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Boys' volleyball: Southern California Regional championship results

BOYS' VOLLEYBALL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday at Edison Div. I: Mira Costa d. Corona del Mar, 25-23, 27-25, 25-20 Div. II: Burbank Burroughs d. Oak Park, 25-23, 21-25, 25-23, 25-21 Div. III: Saddleback Valley Christian d. Los Angeles Jordan, 25-13, 25-16, 25-13

Around the horn: K-Rod reaches 400 saves

Francisco Rodriguez of the Detroit Tigers became the sixth player in major league history with 400 saves. His first save preserved a victory for John Lackey in 2003; the two still are going strong. Lackey and Rodriguez each made his debut with the 2002 World Series champion Angels; the two accounted...

His velocity may be down, but Tim Lincecum is on fast track to return to big leagues with Angels

The International Drone Racing Assn. held its North American Cup West championships at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Saturday. A quarter-mile away, forced onto a back field at the Angels’ spring training complex by the high-flying event, Tim Lincecum warmed up for his first game with his new team.  He...

Moreno's big throw helps El Camino Real beat Chatsworth for City baseball title

It was the kind of throw from center field at Dodger Stadium that would have made Willie Mays or Roberto Clemente nod with approval. Daniel Moreno of El Camino Real retrieved a single by Chatsworth’s Andrew Renteria in right center after one bounce. He was moving forward when he released the ball...

Meet Carl Lahr, the man who put the wind in the Clippers' sales

Carl Lahr sold for the Clippers during their darkest days — literally. When Lahr joined the team as a ticket salesman in San Diego in 1981, the folks who ran the San Diego Sports Arena wouldn’t turn on the lights during the day, so Lahr would have to show potential ticket-holders their seats in...

Dodgers option left-hander Julio Urias back to triple A after one start

The first big league stint of Julio Urias’ career lasted barely 24 hours. A day after Urias became the first teenage pitcher to start a game for the Dodgers since Fernando Valenzuela, the team optioned him to triple-A Oklahoma City. Urias, the 19-year-old left-handed prospect, could not finish...

Prison riot leaves several inmates in hospital

Officials from High Desert State Prison in Susanville are still trying to determine what prompted a riot Friday that sent several inmates to hospitals. The riot broke out about 10:30 a.m. and involved 65 inmates, according to a statement from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation....

Baseball: Saturday's City championship scores

BASEBALL CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS Saturday at Dodger Stadium Div. I: El Camino Real 2, Chatsworth 1 Div. II: Eagle Rock 10, Franklin 6

Utilities & DOE Seek Better Management Of Solar Electricity From DERs

There happens to be a bunch of extra clean electricity now being fed to the grid, the renewable kind we like to applaud — generated from sources like wind and rooftop solar. The Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot Initiative is pushing...Show More Summary

Real Madrid defeats Atletico Madrid in penalty shootout for Champions League title

Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflicting another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid.  For the second time in three years, the biggest game in club soccer ended with Ronaldo sealing victory then ripping...

The start of the Indianapolis 500 is unique, thrilling and dangerous

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis 500 is steeped with traditions but only one kept Michael Andretti awake the night before a race: The start. “It’s all you think about,” said Andretti, a former IndyCar driver and now team owner. “You run that start through your mind about a million times. There’s...

Bryce Dejean-Jones, a former Taft High and USC basketball player, is fatally shot

DALLAS — New Orleans Pelicans rookie Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday.  Officers were called early Saturday and found the 23-year-old player collapsed in an outdoor passageway, Senior Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in a...

Flint, Michigan, pipe-replacement cost nearly doubles: newspaper

(Reuters) - The cost of replacing water lines in Flint, Michigan, has nearly doubled amid a health crisis from high lead levels in drinking water, the Detroit Free Press reported on Saturday.

"Dream ticket" of Gary Johnson and Bill Weld faces skepticism from Libertarian faithful

Bernie Sanders and his celebrity supporters dart across California to rally voters May 28, 2016, 2:27 p.m. Bernie Sanders is the lone presidential candidate stumping in the state today ahead of the June 7 primary. Welcome to the Bernie Sanders celebrity RV road trip Donald Trump says he won't debate...

'Such ignorance and animosity': Veterans memorial vandalized in Venice

In the week before Memorial Day, Venice residents noticed the frustratingly familiar sight of graffiti. But this time, the location was especially egregious: Vandals scrawled big, white letters over part of a mural memorializing Vietnam War veterans. “It’s sad and shocking,” said Venice Chamber...

Lionel Messi is uncertain for Copa America soccer match after he sustains an injury against Honduras

Argentina’s Lionel Messi, the five-time world player of the year, is uncertain for next month’s Copa America Centenario after sustaining bruises to his lower back and rib cage in the second half of Friday’s tournament tuneup against Honduras. Team officials said Messi was in “intense pain” after...

These heartfelt messages left for California's war dead reminds us about the true reason behind Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, the Los Angeles Times pays tribute to the California service members who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq by publishing a selection of comments posted over the last year by those who knew and loved them. Hundreds more can be read on The Times' database, California's...

Presidential candidates weigh in on the feud over Norwegian Air

Bernie Sanders and his celebrity supporters dart across California to rally voters May 28, 2016, 12:07 p.m. Bernie Sanders is the lone presidential candidate stumping in the state today ahead of the June 7 primary. Welcome to the Bernie Sanders celebrity RV road trip Donald Trump says he won't...

Baseball: Alvarez twins lead Eagle Rock to City Section Division II title

Twin brothers Andrew and Jacob Alvarez did everything but carry the water bottles in leading Eagle Rock to its first City Section baseball championship in school history. Andrew struck out nine, threw a complete game and had two hits while Jacob had a single, double and three RBIs in Eagle Rock's...

Obama's mantra is usually 'no drama.' Here's how his Asia trip challenged that mentality

President Obama’s historic trip to former enemy nations in Asia got off to a bad start this week when, just after he announced a grand gesture of reconciliation with Vietnam, he learned that its communist government was intimidating dissidents he had invited to meet with him privately.  Obama fumed...

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