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Football: Paraclete wins Bonita passing tournament

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Former Alemany Coach Dean Herrington is already working wonders at his new school, Paraclete. There were no pads on, but the Spirits won the Bonita passing tournament championship with a six overtime win over Valencia in the final. Paracelete defeated Cathedral in the semifinals and Valencia defeated...

Top NBA draft pick Ben Simmons' cousin killed in hit-and-run

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Family members say the cousin of Ben Simmons, who was picked first by the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA draft, has died after being struck by a car in a New Jersey neighborhood.  Twenty-one-year-old Zachary Simmons died after being struck early Saturday while crossing a street in Hoboken. Authorities...

Fairfax takes down Chino Hills in championship game of the Summer Block Party

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

As hard as it is to conceive, there is already talk that the 2016-17 Chino Hills High boys basketball team could be even better than its predecessor — a scary thought for potential opponents.   On Saturday night, however, Los Angeles Fairfax showed that the Huskies are far from unbeatable, pulling...

Angels GM Billy Eppler not willing to talk about making changes

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The Angels entered play Saturday with the fifth-worst record in Major League Baseball. Three of the four teams worse than them entered this season hoping to lose.  The 2016 season, to date, has been an unequivocal failure. But, five weeks away from the nonwaiver trade deadline and one week away...

Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez has been mostly ineffective at the plate this month

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Adrian Gonzalez illuminated his ongoing dilemma at the plate with two swings in the ninth inning of a 6-1 loss to the Pirates on Saturday. He has skidded through June, with his on-base-plus-slugging percentage down to.709, his worst production since he was a 23-year-old rookie with Texas in 2005. ...

Reyes signs with the Mets

2 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The New York Mets have signed shortstop Jose Reyes to a minor league contract.  Reyes, 33, played primarily at shortstop for the Mets from 2003 to 2011, but may be used in a utility role in his reunion with the team.  Reyes was cut by Colorado after serving a 59-day suspension for violating Major...

College World Series roundup: Arizona heading to CWS finals after 5-1 win over Cowboys

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Roundup of today’s College World Series games: Arizona 5, Oklahoma State 1 Bobby Dalbec pitched seven innings of four-hit ball, Zach Gibbons drove in three runs and Arizona beat Oklahoma State 5-1 on Saturday to advance to the College World Series finals.  The Wildcats, who forced a second Bracket...

PGA Tour cancels Greenbrier Classic because of flooding in West Virginia

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The PGA Tour announced Saturday that the Greenbrier Classic scheduled for next month has been canceled because of the devastating flooding in West Virginia.  The tournament had been scheduled for July 7-10 at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, which was inundated with floodwaters after...

Bill Cunningham dies at 87; New York Times fashion photographer

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for the New York Times who captured the well-dressed on the streets and at society events, has died. He was 87. New York Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy said Cunningham died Saturday in New York City. The Boston-born photographer had recently been...

Wiz Khalifa still rankled by Twitter feud with Kanye West

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Rapper Wiz Khalifa says that he hasn't entirely gotten over the feud that erupted between him and Kanye West earlier this year after West misunderstood a tweet he had posted. "He apologized," Khalifa told the New York radio program the Breakfast Club on Friday morning. "I wouldn't necessarily say...

U.S. Olympic swimming trials: More pressure, more Ledecky

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

The picture sprawls 58 feet across the front of CenturyLink Center, one more reminder of how much has changed for Katie Ledecky in the last four years. She arrived at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in 2012 as a relative unknown, another goosebump-covered 15-year-old trying to find her way at...

Lionel Messi is playing for a title and his legacy in the Copa America final

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Two fans paid StubHub more than $5,000 each for tickets to Sunday’s Copa America Centenario final between Argentina and Chile in East Rutherford, N.J. (5 p.m. PDT, FS1, Univision, UDN). And while most right-thinking people would consider it an indulgence to spend as much on a two-hour soccer match...

Kanye West's 'Famous' premiere is only skin-deep

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

When you’re Kanye West, a music video is not just a music video, it’s a “visual.” And a premier for your “visual” is not just a small-screen event, it’s a ticketed spectacle at a Los Angeles arena in front of thousands. Friday at the Forum, fans braved the 110 and 405 freeways at rush hour to watch...

German leader Angela Merkel urges caution on 'Brexit' talks as uncertainties grow

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday urged her fellow European Union leaders to react cautiously to Britain’s vote to leave the EU, breaking with fellow European ministers who seek a swift and decisive divorce with Britain. “It should not take ages, but I don’t think there’s any reason to...

Trump walking back Muslim ban?

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

What does 'Brexit' mean for the U.S. presidential election? June 25, 2016, 10:33 a.m. Donald Trump prepares to returns to the United States after his vocal response in support of the Brexit. Here's what Britain's vote to leave the EU tells us about the U.S. presidential election Bernie Sanders...

Tough weekend ahead for deadly Kern County wildfire

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Live updates: Deadly Kern County wildfire destroys at least 100 homes, structures June 25, 2016, 9:59 a.m. The frantic effort to control the raging Erskine fire in the southern Sierra Nevada has drawn firefighters and emergency crews from across the state to the rural towns along the southern part...

Essential Arts & Culture: A controversial Santa Monica play, a terrifying architectural slide, how 'Brexit' affects the arts

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

I’m Carolina A. Miranda, staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, and I’m ready to newsletter after being on vacation for two weeks. (During which, incidentally, I read Valeria Luiselli’s wondrous novel “The Story of My Teeth,” an austere tale that offers some wry observations about art and the...

Opinion: Trollishness pervades American politics in 2016

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

What does 'Brexit' mean for the U.S. presidential election? June 25, 2016, 8:29 a.m. Donald Trump returns to the United States after his vocal response in support of the Brexit. Here's what Britain's vote to leave the EU tells us about the U.S. presidential election Bernie Sanders says he'll cast...

What does 'Brexit' mean for the U.S. presidential election?

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

What does 'Brexit' mean for the U.S. presidential election? June 25, 2016, 8:29 a.m. Donald Trump returns to the United States after his vocal response in support of the Brexit. Here's what Britain's vote to leave the EU tells us about the U.S. presidential election Bernie Sanders says he'll cast...

United Airlines hopes slim seats and exclusive lounges will help generate $3 billion

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Hoping to match the profit margin of his competitors, United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz laid out a plan this week to generate $3.1 billion in new revenue and savings by 2018. One way he hopes to meet that goal is do what airlines have been doing a lot lately: Squeeze more thin-cushion seats...

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