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  • GOP's John Boehner speaks to vets on Iraq, the Afghan war, economy -- with some praise for Obama

     
    Text of House Republican Leader's speech in advance of the Democrat's Oval Office address tonight....
  • Two things Barack Obama won't say in his Oval Office Iraq war speech

     
    Anyone think George W. Bush will get the blame for the troop surge's success?...
  • Angels can't hit, so Mike Scioscia cancels batting practice

     
    The Angels have scored 10 runs in the last five games and are three-for-28 with runners in scoring position in those games, so what did Manager Mike Scioscia do before Wednesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox in Fenway......
  • Baseball: Playa del Rey wins Legion opener

     
    Jamal Moore, a senior pitcher at Westchester, threw six innings, and Crenshaw grad Kenji Corbisiero threw the final three innings to help Playa del Rey defeat San Mateo, 4-3, in an opening game of the American Legion state championships in......
  • Baseball: Gallardo strikes out 12 for Playa del Rey

     
    The Playa del Rey Dirtybirds, made up primarily of players and ex-players from Westchester, Hamilton and Crenshaw, continue to be a surprise team in the American Legion state championship playoffs in Yountville. Steven Gallardo, a Hamilton grad, struck...
  • Baseball: Long Beach Wilson, San Bernardino advance

     
    Long Beach Wilson and San Bernardino have advanced to the Tuesday championship game of the American Legion state playoffs in Yountville. Playa del Rey was eliminated after losing to Wilson, 6-3, and San Bernardino on Monday. Wilson is the only......
  • Baseball: Dreaming of World Series

     
    Two baseball teams made up of Southern California players are dreaming of the World Series for Connie Mack and American Legion, respectively. The Conejo Oaks Connie Mack 18U team, coached by Chaminade's Frank Mutz, begins a series Sunday to determine........
  • Baseball: Playa del Rey Dirtybirds advance in Legion play

     
    The Playa del Rey Dirtybirds, made up of players and ex-players from Westchester, Crenshaw and Hamilton, have advanced to the American Legion state playoffs in Yountville after defeated Culver City, 19-2, on Saturday. Danny Skahill pitched a six-hitter,...
  • An Anton Bruckner convergence in Southern California

    An Anton Bruckner convergence in Southern California
    In 2011 we will not be celebrating a round-numbered anniversary pertaining to Anton Bruckner (1824-96). The music world will be busy feting Liszt (born 200 years ago) or Gustav Mahler (died 100 years ago). Nevertheless, the schedules in Southern...
  • Dr. David Sencer dies at 86; CDC director from 1966 to '77

    Dr. David Sencer dies at 86; CDC director from 1966 to '77
    Dr. David Sencer, a prominent former federal health official whose career was tainted by controversy over a swine flu vaccination campaign in the 1970s, died Monday in an Atlanta hospital after a bout with pneumonia. He was 86. Sencer was director of the...
  • Flag wrapped up in dispute over Montrose antiwar protests

    When Roberta Medford retired after 38 years as a UCLA librarian, she decided to devote much of her time to ending the Iraq war. She'd fought against Vietnam too -- another senseless and costly war, in her opinion. Never again, she said, did she think she...