‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ to Stay Dark Next Week Amid COVID Spike in California — Variety

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” will stay dark next week amid the growing alarm about rising COVID-19 infection rates in Los Angeles County and the rest of California. The syndicated daytime talk show has been airing reruns since Dec. 10 when DeGeneres announced that she had contracted coronavirus…

‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ to Stay Dark Next Week Amid COVID Spike in California — Variety

Winter storm to hit SoCal Monday — Orange County Register

Southern Californians can anticipate slick, wet roadways Monday, Dec. 28, as winter’s first storm is expected to roll through, weather forecasters said. The storm, anticipated to bring roughly a half-inch of rain to most areas, is expected to kick in Monday morning and last into the evening, forecasters said Saturday.

Winter’s first storm to hit Southern California Monday — Orange County Register

Santa Ana winds return Monday, along with heightened fire risk — Orange County Register

A swirling mass of air forming above Southern California late Sunday, Dec. 6, will drive the return of powerful Santa Ana winds and a heightened risk of wildfire across the region through the start of the week. The low pressure system forecast to develop overnight will set the stage for warmer temperatures and gusty conditions…

Santa Ana winds return to Southern California Monday, along with heightened fire risk — Orange County Register

NBA says Kobe’s delayed Hall induction coming in May 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021. The NBA said Saturday that the delayed Hall of Fame weekend — it was to have taken place in Springfield, Massachusetts in August, before being pushed back because of the coronavirus pandemic…

NBA says Kobe’s delayed Hall induction coming in May 2021 — FOX 5 San Diego

Dena Dietrich Dies: “Mother Nature” In Classic Margarine Commercials Was 91 — Deadline

Dena Dietrich, a character actress who appeared in numerous TV shows and on Broadway but was instantly recognizable as the face of Mother Nature from a popular, long-running commercial campaign for Chiffon margarine, died Saturday, Nov. 21 of natural causes…

Dena Dietrich Dies: “Mother Nature” In Classic Margarine Commercials Was 91 — Deadline