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From the Arhives: Oil well blowout

The blowout occurred during drilling in the Athens neighborhood in Los Angeles. The original caption in the Oct. 3, 1975 Los Angeles Times for this two photo combo reported: TABLEAUX IN MUD - Workers struggle to put cap with a shutoff valve in place after an oil well being drilled at Figueroa St....

Frustrated with campus discourse limits, California Republicans take on 'free speech zones'

In the realm of political odd couples, state Sen. Jim Nielsen of Gerber and aspiring public interest lawyer Nicolas Tomas may be among the oddest. Tomas, a 26-year-old Democrat, is a promoter of the vegan lifestyle. Nielsen, a 72-year-old Republican, is a cattleman and dairyman by trade. The unlikely...

For the Record

Streaming TV: In the May 21 Business section, a chart with an article about streaming TV services said that DirecTV does not offer original content. It does feature original scripted programming. Chris Cornell: In the May 20 Calendar section, an article about the death of Soundgarden singer Chris...

After raising tuition, Cal State trustees grapple with smaller budget increase in governor's latest proposal

California State University’s Board of Trustees, which recently approved a controversial tuition hike, grappled Tuesday with Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget proposal, which takes away some additional funding on the grounds that the rise in tuition will cost the state more in aid to low-income...

NHL playoffs: Mike Hoffman's goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Bobby Ryan also scored a rare power-play goal for Ottawa and Craig Anderson stopped...

NBA playoffs: Kyrie Irving's 42, LeBron James' 34 pushes Cavaliers past Celtics in Game 4

Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern...

Engine catches fire on United Airlines flight headed to San Francisco

New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport has temporarily closed after a plane engine caught fire. United Airlines Flight 1579 from Newark to San Francisco was scheduled to take off Tuesday night when its engine caught fire, officials say. A spokesman for United, Jonathan Guerin, said the...

Chargers' Rivers focuses on competition to avoid boredom of early-season workouts

Of the 22 players on the football field and of the 60-plus gathered around, no one had been in this position more than Philip Rivers. Under center, helmet, jersey and shorts on, Rivers was on the field Tuesday, preparing, once again, to lead the Chargers. He’s been in the meeting rooms, on the...

Don't tweak the NFL overtime rule, fix it

The NFL’s theater of the absurd is once again working overtime. At the owners’ meetings in Chicago on Tuesday, the league finally made a change to the dumbest rule in sports. Except it’s still the dumbest rule in sports. The owners agreed to shorten the league’s onerous overtime period from 15...

Injuries knock champions Cody Garbrandt and Michael Bisping off UFC 213 fight card

Injuries to two UFC champions has resulted in a watered-down UFC 213 card, the organization said Tuesday. While the women’s bantamweight title fight between champion Amanda Nunes and top contender Valentina Shevchenko remains intact as the main event, the new co-main event is a middleweight bout...

Predators take a page out of the Ducks playbook to advance to Stanley Cup Final

As it turned out, the Ducks didn’t have a monopoly on resilience in the conference finals of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Until then — and even into the third period of what was their season finale — they had excelled at overcoming deficits, bowling over obstacles, and getting contributions from youngsters...

Cancer research, public health and worker safety would all see steep cuts under Trump budget

Under the heading “Putting America’s Health First,” the Trump administration’s 2018 budget blueprint includes a $5.8-billion cut for the National Institutes of Health, a move that would slash the medical research agency’s funding by just over 18%. It would reduce public health spending by the U.S....

Trump budget underscores new national priorities — slashing the safety net and taxes — but Congress will write its own

Even President Trump distanced himself from his inaugural budget, literally, as it was released on Tuesday while he was overseas. Republicans in Congress said they will write their own, and Democrats uniformly condemned the $4.1-trillion plan for its proposed mix of big tax cuts for the wealthy...

From a friendly Mideast, Trump arrives in a skeptical Europe

From the hushed halls of government to cobblestoned streets and plazas across the Continent, Europeans are greeting Donald Trump’s first visit with considerable skepticism, no small degree of apprehension — and even overt hostility. The president’s inaugural overseas trip, which began Friday in...

Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets

Salt Lake City police are on the hunt for four people captured on surveillance video stealing a 700-pound statue of Mormon prophets Joseph Smith and Brigham Young from a business park early Tuesday. The heist of the bronzed iconic figures of the Mormon Church — which is headquartered in Salt Lake...

Ben Carson’s palatial pad in West Palm Beach sells for $920,000

Dr. Ben Carson, the one-time presidential hopeful and current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has sold his home in West Palm Beach, Fla., for $920,000. While it's no Mar-a-Lago, President Trump’s private Palm Beach estate and golf club, the 6,155-square-foot house holds its own when...

Rams quarterback Jared Goff is growing on and off the field

He is listed on the roster at 6 feet 4 and 215 pounds, a slight change from his rookie season. Quarterback Jared Goff began organized team activities this week larger if not taller. Goff said he had gained five to 10 pounds. “Every year I’ve kind of gotten bigger and stronger, and I’m still growing,”...

Members of Manchester's Muslim community among those most strongly condemning deadly suicide bombing

Greater Manchester police ran a mock anti-terrorist operation a year ago featuring a bomber shouting in Arabic, "Allahu akbar,” or God is great. Eight hundred volunteers took part in the overnight drill at a huge shopping center on the outskirts of the city to make it as realistic as possible...

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