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  • Football: Riding the train to Dorsey High

     
    It just got a lot easier to attend a Dorsey High football game at Jackie Robinson Stadium. The Metro Expo Line has stops at Jackie Robinson Stadium (Expo/La Brea) and right next to Dorsey's campus (Farmdale). Whether that helps attract......
  • '42' star: Jackie Robinson pic shows we're 'evolving as a race'

     
    "42," the Jackie Robinson baseball movie starring Harrison Ford as Branch Rickey, also features Hamish Linklater as Ralph Branca. Directed by Brian Helgeland, it will be released at the start of next year's baseball season....
  • Football: New schools placed in leagues for City Section

     
    The City Section Interscholastic realignment committee has assigned five new schools competing in football this fall to new leagues. Sotomayor will join the Northern League and Hawkins, Marquez, South Region No. 9 and South Region No. 12 will be part........
  • Pasadena family rescued after being trapped on balcony during fire

     
    Firefighters rescued a Pasadena family from a balcony during an apartment fire late Sunday afternoon that left more than 60 residents were displaced, according to fire officials. Shortly after 5 p.m., firefighters arrived at 775 Worcester Avenue to find...
  • Harrison Ford sells longtime Brentwood home

    Harrison Ford sells longtime Brentwood home
    Actor Harrison Ford has sold his compound in Brentwood for $8.195 million. The Colonial Revival-style house, designed by Gerard Colcord and built in 1951, sits at the end of a long gated driveway. On more than three-quarters of an acre with mature...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs

    Southern California Close-Ups: Pasadena and environs
    First published on Nov. 27, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. It's 1922, and nothing much is up in Pasadena. Not among the orange groves, not along the leafy streets. Just as the little old ladies like it. But wait. Down in the Arroyo Seco, a...
  • Not Just for Kids: Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire launches full-court press for reading

    Not Just for Kids: Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire launches full-court press for reading
    NBA superstar Amar'e Stoudemire is so passionate about promoting literacy that he has a tattoo on his forearm that says "Read." This week, the 29-year-old captain of the New York Knicks is translating that ink to the page with a new book series he's...
  • Mickey Mantle play in the works from pop music author David Leaf

    Mickey Mantle play in the works from pop music author David Leaf
    It looks like “batter up!” again on the theatrical boards: Mickey Mantle is the subject of a new play that writer-producer David Leaf is working on with the cooperation of Danny and David Mantle, sons of the incredibly talented but careless...
  • Sandy Koufax revels in his roots as he comes to help Dodgers bloom

    Sandy Koufax revels in his roots as he comes to help Dodgers bloom
    — Shortly after noon Sunday, a black SUV pulled up at the front door of Camelback Ranch amid the breathless aura of a royal homecoming. Two Dodgers employees were waiting on the curb. Several others were staring out from inside the main building....
  • Former major leaguer Don Buford keeps the dreams alive

    Former major leaguer Don Buford keeps the dreams alive
    It is early Monday morning, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But Don Buford is not standing on a stage and talking about having a dream. That's not his style. Besides, he has already lived one himself, the kind Dr. King preached about. Buford has a new job,...
  • Hey, football fans, have we got a bowl for you

     Hey, football fans, have we got a bowl for you
    We need a new rule: You cannot go to a bowl game unless you are in the top 25. Some 70 teams will play bowl games this year, including 6-7 Georgia Tech. Wisconsin comes to the Rose Bowl with five losses. What's this, AYSO? Every player gets a bowl game?...