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  • Flynn Robinson gave NBA stars the star treatment

    Flynn Robinson gave NBA stars the star treatment
    Players come and go in the NBA. They have their glory, get old and live later lives out of the limelight. Unless your name is Michael Jordan or a few others, you depart Earth in the company of family, a few friends and a neighbor or two. Then there is...
  • For baby boomers, staying fit past 50 is not a gray area

    For baby boomers, staying fit past 50 is not a gray area
    Greta Goplen stood in position with a cane at the ready, like a ninja warding off invisible foes. As an instructor yelled out directions to the class — "left, left, jab, jab, nose! right, right, jab, jab, nose!" — the 59-year-old raised...
  • San Diego tries to avoid a repeat of 2012's epic fireworks fizzle

    San Diego tries to avoid a repeat of 2012's epic fireworks fizzle
    SAN DIEGO — As a civic black-eye, it was a doozy. The July 4th Big Bay Boom Fireworks of 2012 was to be set to patriotic music and last a spectacular 16 minutes above the West Coast home of the U.S. Navy. Instead it was over in an explosive...
  • Kobe Bryant hopes he'll be at 90% by Wednesday's game

    Kobe Bryant hopes he'll be at 90% by Wednesday's game
    Kobe Bryant didn't practice Tuesday for the second consecutive day because of a sore ankle and strained right foot, but he expects to be nearly at full strength when the Lakers play Utah on Wednesday. "Hopefully I'll be about 90% by tomorrow ... put this...
  • Boy Scouts' opposition to background checks let pedophiles in

    Boy Scouts' opposition to background checks let pedophiles in
    Amid reports of widespread sexual abuse of children in the late 1980s, several leading youth organizations began conducting criminal background checks of volunteers and staff members. Big Brothers Big Sisters ordered the checks for all volunteers...
  • Grant Gerson dies at 92; founder of Calamigos Star C Ranch

    Grant Gerson dies at 92; founder of Calamigos Star C Ranch
    To generations of children attending summer camp in the Santa Monica Mountains, Grant Gerson was the happy-go-lucky guy in the boots and cowboy hat who brought the West alive for them. Gerson, who opened the Calamigos Star C Ranch in 1947, died Dec. 6...
  • Jack Gilbert dies at 87; unconventional poet knew fame and obscurity

    Jack Gilbert dies at 87; unconventional poet knew fame and obscurity
    Jack Gilbert, a poet who eschewed conventions of career and writing style to develop a singular voice that combined intellectual heft with a spare specificity of language that made him among the major figures of American poetry over the last half-century,...
  • 2 hospitalized after fight at Glendale YMCA housing building

     
    A YMCA housing tenant was stabbed Monday morning during a dispute with a janitor at the Louise Street building, officials said. The tenant, 47, and the janitor, 66, who sustained blunt force trauma to the head, were taken to Los......
  • 1917 glass plates offer glimpses into WWI-era Russia

     
    American photographer John Wells Rahill crossed the Pacific and made the long journey to Russia in 1917, where he cataloged life....
  • Hundreds gather in Pasadena to honor slain youth coach

     
    About 400 people gathered Thursday evening at the steps of Pasadena City Hall to mourn a youth sports coach killed by stray gunfire on Christmas morning in Pasadena. Victor McClinton, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department technician, was...
  • Jerry Brown takes a new tack with UC Regents

     
    The University of California’s Board of Regents has long been considered among the most plum of gubernatorial appointments. It has been compared by past members to the College of Cardinals at the Vatican. Former Gov. Pat Brown said it was akin to &#...