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  • Where is Seabiscuit buried?

    Where is Seabiscuit buried?
    Make no bones about it. The location of Seabiscuit's burial is an issue. Friday and Saturday, as many as 100,000 horse racing fans will gather at Santa Anita to watch the Breeders' Cup. Some may wander to the paddock, where a bronze statue commemorates...
  • California lawmakers again consider legalizing sports betting

     
    California lawmakers consider legalization of sports betting...
  • Petro Vlahos dies at 96; advanced blue-screen technology for film

    Petro Vlahos dies at 96; advanced blue-screen technology for film
    In the 1950s, special-effects pioneer Petro Vlahos laid the groundwork that made a modern movie genre possible — the blockbuster. He did it by vastly improving a composite-image process commonly known as the "blue-screen effect" for the 1959 epic...
  • PASSINGS: Alan Kirschenbaum

    Alan Kirschenbaum, 51, a television producer and comedy writer who worked on such shows as "Raising Hope," "My Name is Earl" and "Yes, Dear," which he co-created, was found dead Friday at his Burbank home. Early reports indicate he may have committed...
  • Margaret Osborne duPont dies at 94; Grand Slam tennis champion

     Margaret Osborne duPont dies at 94; Grand Slam tennis champion
    Tennis champion Margaret Osborne duPont, the winner of 37 Grand Slam singles and doubles titles from the 1940s into the 1960s, has died in Texas. She was 94. DuPont died Wednesday in El Paso while in hospice care, Mary Skinner of VNA Hospice said. The...
  • Edward Vincent dies at 78; first black mayor of Inglewood

    Edward Vincent dies at 78; first black mayor of Inglewood
    Edward Vincent was a year away from making history in 1983 as Inglewood's first black mayor when he heard a woman screaming on a city street that her purse had been snatched and decided "to practice what I've been preaching." At the time, he was a city...
  • Assemblyman Hall attended Kentucky Derby as fact-finder, fundraiser

     
    Assemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton) takes fact-finding trip to Kentucky Derby. He said taxpayers did not pay for his trip and he did not bet on a horse....
  • Jack Disney has lived, breathed and written of SoCal's sports icons

    Jack Disney has lived, breathed and written of SoCal's sports icons
    An athlete plays 15 or 20 years, retires and there is great fanfare upon his departure. Maybe tears, maybe gifts given, maybe his number hung in honor. Los Angeles' very own Jack Disney calls it a day and he's just gone. Disney is good people. There...
  • Doug O'Neill earns respect, even if some won't give it to him

    Doug O'Neill earns respect, even if some won't give it to him
    I like the guy, and that's before I hear about Armando Gonzalez and talk to Armando's brother, Ralph. I've known horse trainer Doug O'Neill for years, not so well that he tips me off before I'll Have Another wins the Kentucky Derby and then the...
  • Eight former champions entered in Breeders' Cup

    Eight former champions entered in Breeders' Cup
    Eight Breeders' Cup champions are among the 180 horses that have been pre-entered for the 29th Breeders' Cup World Championships set for Nov. 2-3 at Santa Anita. Final entries will be taken Monday. Game On Dude, a multiple Grade I winner trained by...
  • Breeders' Cup looks to add to rich history

    Breeders' Cup looks to add to rich history
    The 28 years of horse racing's traveling carnival, also known as the Breeders' Cup, have been a tale of more than two cities; 10, actually, if you count Los Angeles and New York twice each for their separate participating tracks. The history of this...