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California Today: An Oscars Roundup You Can Read in 3 Minutes

• Frances McDormand won best thespian for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”

• Gary Oldman won best actor for “Darkest Hour.”

• Allison Janney won best ancillary actress; Sam Rockwell won best ancillary actor.

A #MeToo moment

• Ashley Judd, Salma Hayek and Annabella Sciorra — 3 of Harvey Weinstein’s accusers — took a theatre and introduced a shred highlighting a significance of farrago in film.

The red carpet

• Miss your favorite star’s arrival? From Saoirse Ronan and Jordan Peele (who took a endowment for best strange screenplay), to a Olympic figure skaters Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu, we can see 69 of a stars here.

• A passionate nuisance explain opposite Ryan Seacrest combined doubt to a E! red runner show. But as it incited out, Mr. Seacrest did not ask any questions about passionate nuisance or compensate equity, and a eventuality could have fit in any before year.


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Jimmy Kimmel’s got jokes

• Wielding his dry, caustic style, Mr. Kimmel delivered an opening digression that took jabs during Mr. Weinstein, Mel Gibson and President Trump.

And he began this year’s uncover where final year’s left off.

“Last year, about a week before a show, a producers asked me if we wanted to do some comedy with a accountants,” he said. “And we said, ‘No, we don’t wish to do comedy with a accountants.’ So, afterwards a accountants went forward and did comedy on their own.”


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“And we have to palm it to them, it was hilarious,” he continued. “But it won’t occur again.”

You can examination his whole digression here.

And a word about “Lady Bird” …


Greta Gerwig

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Despite being nominated for 5 awards, a film that served as a executive Greta Gerwig’s adore minute to Sacramento came adult empty-handed on Sunday.

“Snubbed,” as The Sacramento Bee put it.

Still, reporters for a journal described a jubilant, upbeat stage during a observation celebration during St. Francis High School — Ms. Gerwig’s alma mater.

Most of a some-more than 200 people in a gymnasium whistled and cheered whenever Ms. Gerwig was mentioned or featured on camera, the journal said.

And, during a red runner interview, she done certain to give them a shout-out.

“If anybody is examination in Sacramento, we adore we guys,” she said. “I adore you. we adore we and we adore St. Francis.”

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A snowstorm in Sacramento final week.

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• As storms blew by California final week, dual avalanches struck towering resorts, injuring several people. At Squaw Valley, a physique of a blank snowboarder was detected — yet a means of his genocide stays unknown. [The Los Angeles Times]

• In a apart episode, a 36-year-old man during China Peak Mountain Resort died after descending headfirst into several feet of uninformed sleet — and suffocating. [The Fresno Bee]


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• The sovereign supervision systematic Qualcomm to check a shareholder assembly to yield some-more time for a examination of Broadcom’s due $117 billion takeover. It was a rarely surprising intervention. [The New York Times]


Aluminum rolls during a bureau in China.

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• President Trump’s devise to levy a tariff on alien steel could have an outsize outcome on California. The state has about 5,500 steel workers and some-more than 100,000 people whose pursuit is to spin steel into other products. [KPCC]

• Scientists have found that a snowpack opposite a American West has been dramatically disappearing over a past 6 decades — a trend that will substantially means some-more H2O shortages. [The Associated Press]

• At slightest dual dozen plantation workers and other undocumented people in Kern County have been incarcerated after another sweep by sovereign immigration agents. [The Bakersfield Californian]

• California’s share of a Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument might shortly be during a core of a inhabitant discuss over open lands. The Trump administration is deliberation shortening a size. [The San Francisco Chronicle]


Straws mostly finish adult on beaches and in oceans.

Robert Stolarik for The New York Times

• Last week, Malibu banned restaurants from giving out cosmetic straws, following a lead of cities like San Luis Obispo. Could Berkeley be next? [The New York Times]

• A flourishing series of tech leaders are flirting with a thought of withdrawal Silicon Valley. “I’m a small over San Francisco,” one said. “It’s so expensive, it’s so congested, and frankly, we also see opportunities in other places.” [The New York Times]

• In hunt of reasonable rent, members of San Francisco’s core category are relocating into dorms. [The New York Times]


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• Thanks to an initial silver offering, a messaging association Telegram is on lane to lift in a billion dollars in only 4 months. [The New York Times]


Shohei Ohtani of a Angels.

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Shohei Ohtani is already a source of amour during Angels open training. Why? He’s a star pitcher and hitter. [The New York Times]

Richard Weinstein, a former vanguard of a School of Architecture and Urban Planning during U.C.L.A. who helped name designs for a Walt Disney Concert Hall, has died. [The New York Times]

Charles Wilson, a pioneering San Francisco neurosurgeon who achieved several surgeries any day while also building a heading mind growth investigate center, has also died. [The New York Times]

Coming adult this week


The use courts during a Indian Wells Tennis Garden.

Patrick T. Fallon for The New York Times

• The 2018 BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, improved famous as a Indian Wells Masters, starts today.

• The thespian and songwriter Lionel Richie will place his handprints and footprints in concrete during a TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Wednesday. Then, Thursday, Mark Hamill, of “Star Wars” fame, will be respected with a 2,630th star on a Hollywood Walk of Fame.

• Senator Kamala Harris is approaching to pronounce during an afternoon luncheon during a Yerba Buena Center for a Arts in San Francisco on Friday.

And Finally …


Jordan Peele usurpation a Indie Spirit for best underline for “Get Out.”

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There was another endowment uncover in Southern California this week that we would be forgiven for not meaningful about.


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As The Times reported, “Get Out” was a large leader Saturday during a Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica — a rather looser event than a Oscars that was hold inside a large tent.

“Get Out” won best feature, and Mr. Peele took home a endowment for best director.

As during a Oscars, Ms. McDormand, Mr. Rockwell and Ms. Janney won behaving prizes. But distinct during a Academy Awards, Timothée Chalamet won best masculine lead for his opening in “Call Me by Your Name.”

Another disproportion from a Oscars scene: Ms. McDormand supposed her Indie Spirit dressed in pajamas and hairy slippers.

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California Today is edited by Julie Bloom, who grew adult in Los Angeles and graduated from U.C. Berkeley.

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