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Baseball: Crespi alums return for over-the-line tourney to honor Coach Muckey

Green softballs were being hit all around the Crespi football field on the day after Thanksgiving. The annual over-the-line tournament was back. Suspended last year, the tournament was started by former baseball Coach Scott Muckey in the early 1990s. Muckey passed away last March at the age of...

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  • Game show host Wayne Brady makes a deal for Palisades condo

    Game show host Wayne Brady makes a deal for Palisades condo

    Brady, who hosts 'Let's Make a Deal,' has made one himself with the purchase of a Pacific Palisades condo for $1.75 million.

  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

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  • Encino is about to get a new ramen restaurant from two big-name chefs

    Encino is about to get a new ramen restaurant from two big-name chefs

    One chef known for his meat-centric dishes and another chef known for his vegan food are joining forces to open a ramen restaurant in Encino.  Luke Reyes, who used to be the executive chef at the Hollywood restaurant Butchers & Barbers, and Phillip Frankland Lee, the chef and co-owner of Scratch...

  • NFL defensive back Joe Haden buys a $4.3-million home in the L.A. area

    NFL defensive back Joe Haden buys a $4.3-million home in the L.A. area

    Professional football player Joe Haden has found a tricked-out spot on the West Coast to spend his off-seasons. Haden, a defensive back for the Cleveland Browns, has bought a custom home in Encino for $4.3 million. The newly built Traditional in the Amestoy Estates area contains a world of standout...

  • Hot Property | Joe Haden

    Hot Property | Joe Haden

    The newly built home in the Amestoy Estates area of Encino sits on more than half an acre with a saltwater swimming pool, a pool house and a basketball half-court.

  • Basketball: CIF state championship schedule

      2016 CIF Basketball State Championships Schedule – Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento Thursday 10:00 a.m.  Division V Girls – Village Christian vs. Eastside College Prep 12:00 p.m. Division V Boys – St. Bernard vs. St. Joseph Notre Dame 2:00 p.m.   Division III Girls – Lakeside vs. Sacred Heart Cathedral...

  • Football: Former Crespi running back Russell White is new head coach at Flintridge Prep

    Football: Former Crespi running back Russell White is new head coach at Flintridge Prep

    Russell White, considered one of the best running backs in Southern Section history during his days at Encino Crespi in the 1980s, is returning to Southern California to become football coach and assistant athletic director at Flintridge Prep. White, who went on to play for California and was drafted...

  • Actress Jeri Ryan lists Encino estate she created in classic French-country style

    Actress Jeri Ryan lists Encino estate she created in classic French-country style

    Vive la France! Jeri Ryan of “Star Trek: Voyager” fame has put her Encino house, which displays her love for the country, up for sale at $6.999 million. The ardent Francophile had materials, antiquities and architectural elements imported from France to create the classic French-country estate....

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