Help! My Mom Turns Pleasant Holidays Into Emotionally Charged Sympathy Sessions.

Slate

Q. Mentally ill momma: For more than a decade (I am in my early 30s now), my mother has engaged in a cruel habit of inviting me to a family gathering only to disinvite me at the last moment. Her motivations for doing so always have to do with the fact that I did not demonstrate "enough deference/respect/sympathy" toward her in some trivial conversation leading up to my visit. These are all imagined offenses, but they are nevertheless used to turn a pleasant holiday into an emotionally charged sympathy session for her.


Pedestrian Body Found on I-80 ID'ed as Pleasant Grove Man

U.S. News

The 28-year-old man's body was initially found around 3:30 a.m. with no identification. Authorities released details about his clothing and several tattoos, which led to family members identifying him.


Fortnite: Battle Royale's Pleasant Park Treasure Map: Where To Find The Treasure

Forbes - Tech

Have we arrived at the most important treasure map in Fortnite to date? Kind of, given that it's one of the only remaining challenges standing between you and the Blockbuster skin, The Visitor. The skin has already leaked a few days early via loading screens, but is officially out for the first time today if you have completed all seven weeks of challenges, including the one that is just going live right now. Treasure maps are not exactly Fortnite's hardest challenges because you can simply…look up the answer to them. Like you've done right this very moment to land on this article.


Chico Pleasant Valley defeats Riverside Notre Dame in boys' Division III final

Los Angeles Times

It was only the second time in two days that a Northern California team had won a game. Kremer made six consecutive free throws in the final 30 seconds and finished 13 of 14 from the line while scoring 28 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. Asked if he was comfortable in an NBA arena, Kremer said, "It's just another gym." Junior Anthony Holland had 21 points and 10 rebounds for Notre Dame (33-4), which tied the game several times but could never get past Pleasant Valley (32-2).


10 dogs killed in an Ohio house fire

FOX News

Ten dogs perished in a fire that caused extensive damage to a house in rural Ohio, according to a report. Emergency crews responded to the fire in Pleasant Hill around 1:45 p.m. Saturday, WHIO-TV reported. Pleasant Hill Fire Chief Jeff Alexander told the station that there were 10 other dogs in the house that survived. He said the fire originated in the kitchen. The homeowner escaped the fire, according to the station.