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No One Who Says “Comparable” Is Even in the Running for “Funnest”

Girl #1: Last time I went to Target with Ken, it was sooo much fun. It was, like, one of the funnest days of my life.Girl #2: Maybe today will be comparable!Girl #1: Honey, I love you, but I doubt it.–Bx9 busOverheard by: Sromeo

Track: Freshman Sean Lee of Trabuco Hills clears 6-9 in high jump

There's a new track phenom in Orange County, and his name is Sean Lee from Trabuco Hills.

UCLA basketball will have depth, more experience next season

Moments after his second season with the Bruins ended in the same way as his first, UCLA Coach Steve Alford stepped to a lectern here and talked about this season's progress.

Nine Photos from Today's Minimum Wage Celebration

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SEIU 775 President David Rolf rallied Saturday to celebrate minimum wage increases that will begin Wednesday. Garland This had to be the happiest minimum wage rally ever, right? People chanted "Hip hip hooray! Seattle'sShow More Summary

Skateboarders Steven Fernandez, Keelan Dadd draw big crowd in Downey

Thousands of teenage fans swarmed Stonewood Shopping Center in Downey on Saturday to see skateboarding stars Steven Fernandez and Keelan Dadd, causing authorities to cancel their event and temporarily shut down the mall. 

In conservative Indiana, bemusement amid boycott threats over religious freedom law

Indiana conservatives watched their brethren in state after state approve legislation that, supporters said, was crafted to ensure the religious rights of their citizens. Kansas in 2013, Mississippi in April, and, on Friday, Arkansa...

It snowed Saturday, with flakes falling by the dozens, hundreds and thousands

Snowflakes by the millions of millions may provoke exasperation and even annoyance. But snowflakes in the seeming hundreds, such as fell in Washington on Saturday, produce curiosity and perhaps a sense of wonder and enchantment. Read full article >>

My totally delusional blind date with Amber Rose

I have a longstanding crush on Amber Rose. It's complicated.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Angels' Garrett Richards steps closer to return with strong outing

You could sense the excitement in Garrett Richards' voice as the Angels right-hander, seven months into his rehabilitation from major left-knee surgery, discussed the five scoreless innings he threw in a triple-A game against Colorado on Saturday.

CIF chief wants athletic calendars to mesh more with school dates

Roger Blake, the executive director of the California Interscholastic Federation, said Saturday one of his top priorities will be trying to move up the sports calendar.

Emanuel and Garcia scour city for votes

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia held dueling rallies and both made appearances before an African-American women’s convention Saturday as they scour the city for votes ahead of the April 7 runoff election.

Expo Line Service Only Partially Restored After Crash With Car Near USC

Expo Line service is only partially restored after a crash Saturday morning that injured 21 people, including the train operator and a car driver, near the USC campus. [ more › ]

Nan Tucker McEvoy, media executive and philanthropist, dies at 95

Nan Tucker McEvoy, a newspaper heiress who headed the parent company of the San Francisco Chronicle in the 1980s and 1990s and who, as a longtime Washington resident, became the first woman to chair the governing board of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, died March 26 at her home in San Francisco. She was 95.Read full article >>

Josh Hamilton could become a distraction for Angels if he returns

Josh Hamilton is out of sight but not out of mind, the questions about the outfielder's status — if or when he will return, and how he might fit in if he does — hovering over the Angels like a cloud.

‘No Limits’: Quadriplegics sweat and strain in a tailor-made athletic contest

In a crowded gym Saturday afternoon, 31-year-old Mikey Taylor hoisted a sandbag into the air, over and over again, until his biceps burned with fatigue. Judges counted his repetitions and kept time with stopwatches. Onlookers cheered, counted along and shouted, “Let’s go Mikey!”Read full article >>

Can volunteers help kids read more proficiently? New research says yes.

Public schools have long relied on volunteers to manage bake sales and to chaperone field trips. But what if schools could harness and organize volunteers to do something bigger and more difficult?They can, according to new research that suggests that volunteers could be instrumental in helping millions of American children to read proficiently.Read full article >>

Golf: La Canada's Collin Morikawa wins Champions' Invitational

With top teams and top golfers competing, Collin Morikawa of La Canada ran away with the individual title in the Champions' Invitational at The Golf Club at Terra Lago in Indio.

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