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‘Laverne & Shirley’ Actor Eddie Mekka Dies at Age 69

‘Laverne & Shirley’ Actor Eddie Mekka Dies at Age 69

Eddie Mekka, known best as Carmine “The Big Ragoo” Ragusa on “Laverne & Shirley,” has passed away at the age of 69. His brother Warren Mekjian stated that Mekka died at his home in Newhall, California, on Nov. 27, 2021. His cause of death has not been disclosed. Born Edward Rudolph Mekjian on June 14, […]

San Francisco Health Department Reveals First Omicron Variant Infection

San Francisco Health Department Reveals First Omicron Variant Infection

The first Omicron COVID variant was found in San Francisco, California. The confirmed case was discovered after a person tested positive for the virus after they returned from South Africa, reports the Centers for Prevention and Disease Control (CDC). Both the California Department and San Francisco public health departments confirmed the unnamed 50-year-old arrived entered […]

Chicago’s Clean Energy Plan to Reach 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

Chicago’s Clean Energy Plan to Reach 100% Renewable Electricity by 2030

The Clean Energy Plan of the Cook County government is set to reach 100% renewable electricity for its 171 county buildings by 2030.   However, the county government cannot hit this target alone. County officials are now on the market for a powerful partner. The county’s current and future on-site solar panel installations, including panels installed […]

Lee Elder First Black Man to Play at the Masters Dies at 87

Lee Elder First Black Man to Play at the Masters Dies at 87

Robert “Lee” Elder, the first Black man to play at the Masters, has passed away at the age of 87. The man who broke the racial barriers on the pro golf tour died in Escondido, California on Nov. 28, 2021. He was born on July 14, 1934, in Dallas, Texas. Elder was the youngest of […]