Tom Yuen, longtime Orange County tech mogul and philanthropist, dies at 70

Thomas C.K. Yuen defied chronic kidney disease for decades, enduring lifelong dialysis sessions while becoming an Orange County tech mogul and philanthropist. The Newport Beach resident and co-founder of AST Computer, SRS Labs and PrimeGen Biotech died Feb. 13 at age 70. Yuen immigrated as a teenager to California from Hong Kong in 1970, attending… Continue reading Tom Yuen, longtime Orange County tech mogul and philanthropist, dies at 70

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Father mourns son after shelling on Ukraine soccer field

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — The surgeons leaving the operating room don’t make eye contact. One of them holds up his hands. Another looks down, defeated. It’s then that the father waiting at the doorway grabs his forehead, tears welling, and turns away, a wail about to escape his throat. The man, identified only as Serhii,… Continue reading Father mourns son after shelling on Ukraine soccer field

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Operation Underway In Sparrows Point To Remove Abandoned Crab Pots From Chesapeake Bay

SPARROWS POINT, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore area watermen are now on a mission to remove abandoned crab pots that are harming crabs, other marine life and their livelihoods.   13 crews of watermen have been hired by the nonprofit group Oyster Recovery Partnership for a project to remove the crab pots.    “Removing the gear under this… Continue reading Operation Underway In Sparrows Point To Remove Abandoned Crab Pots From Chesapeake Bay

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No need to be a yogi to relax at Carillon Miami Wellness Resort’s mind travel underwater meditation

If you’ve ever meditated longer than 15 seconds, congratulations it’s not easy. But it might be easier if we did it in the water. At the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort you can dive deep into relaxation with their mind travel underwater meditation. Get ready to rest, relax and float at the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort… Continue reading No need to be a yogi to relax at Carillon Miami Wellness Resort’s mind travel underwater meditation

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A townhouse in Lafayette for less than $600,000? Yes, really! (But act quick.)

LAFAYETTE — People have a chance to buy an affordable townhouse in this upscale community, but they need to hurry — the deadline to apply is Tuesday. Lennar is selling 10 townhouses to meet its affordable-housing commitment for its 2022 development, which will have a total of 66 townhouses when it opens this summer. Lennar… Continue reading A townhouse in Lafayette for less than $600,000? Yes, really! (But act quick.)

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South Florida coming together in support for Ukraine in Hallandale Beach

South Floridians with connections to Ukraine gathered in a show of support for their countrymen battling for their homeland. Thursday evening, a growing crowd surrounded Hallandale Beach City Hall to show support and wave the Ukrainian flag. Many supporters were draped in the Ukrainian flag or held one, as they waited to watch the Ukrainian… Continue reading South Florida coming together in support for Ukraine in Hallandale Beach

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Maryland Weather: Bright & Breezy Thursday, With Temps Dropping Overnight

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Skies have cleared Thursday following a cold front that swept across the area.  Temperatures are in the low 50s this afternoon, but the northwest breeze makes it feel more like the mid 40s. Northwest winds will be between 10-25 mph, but we could see gusts up to 25 mph. If the wind and… Continue reading Maryland Weather: Bright & Breezy Thursday, With Temps Dropping Overnight

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Florida Man Known As “The Monkey Whisperer” Pleads Guilty To Trafficking Protected Primates

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that Jimmy Wayne Hammonds, also known as “the Monkey Whisperer” (57, Parrish), today pleaded guilty to having violated the Endangered Species Act and Lacy Act in connection with a conspiracy to sell a protected primate to a celebrity client in California. Hammonds faces… Continue reading Florida Man Known As “The Monkey Whisperer” Pleads Guilty To Trafficking Protected Primates

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Franchot Pushes For State Income Tax Credit To Incentivize Donations To Ukraine

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot on Thursday urged the state’s General Assembly to pass emergency legislation to make a state income tax credit that would incentivize donations from residents and businesses to Ukraine. In a letter to Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne Jones, Franchot the state is in… Continue reading Franchot Pushes For State Income Tax Credit To Incentivize Donations To Ukraine

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