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St. John Bosco puts big hurt on Mater Dei

If you have the best football player on the field and he stands 6 feet 5, weighs 310 pounds and is headed to Ohio State, you find a way get him involved. And that’s what Bellflower St. John Bosco Coach Jason Negro did on Saturday night in the Southern Section Division 1 championship game against...

Football: Saturday's City and Southern Section championship scores

Saturday, December 3rdCITYDIVISION I CHAMPIONSHIPNarbonne 42, Dorsey 34DIVISION II CHAMPIONSHIPLos Angeles 36, Hawkins 6DIVISION III CHAMPIONSHIPFranklin 27, Reseda 18SOUTHERN SECTIONDIVISION 1 CHAMPIONSHIPSt. John Bosco 42, Mater Dei 28DIVISION 5 CHAMPIONSHIPCalabasas 35, Capistrano Valley 14DIVISION...

Narbonne hangs on against Dorsey to win City title

Harbor City Narbonne appeared unstoppable heading into the City Section Division I championship game Saturday night at El Camino College. The top-seeded Gauchos (14-0) looked the part early but had to withstand a furious second-half comeback to defeat Los Angeles Dorsey, 42-34, for their third...

Ducks slip in overtime against the Oilers, 3-2

Leon Draisaitl scored 3:16 into overtime and the Edmonton Oilers came away with a 3-2 victory over the Ducks on Saturday night.  Drake Caggiula and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins also scored for the Oilers, who have won two in a row. Jordan Eberle assisted on all three goals.  Ryan Kesler and Rickard Rakell...

Five people shot as fight escalates during wake in South Los Angeles

Five people were shot Saturday afternoon at a wake in South Los Angeles, authorities reported. A fight broke out about 3:30 p.m. during the wake, which was held at a storefront near the intersection of West 91st Street and Western Avenue, said Los Angeles Police Sgt. Thomas Bojorquez. According...

Path to soccer title game came after USC players decided to take a knee

Despite all that Keidane McAlpine has accomplished with the USC women’s soccer team this season — winning 18 games and a spot in Sunday’s NCAA championship game for just the second time in school history — he says one of his proudest moments as a coach was a private one that took place in a locker...

Girls' volleyball: CIF State Championship results

CIF STATE VOLLEYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPSSaturdayOpen Division: San Jose Mitty d. Santa Margarita, 25-19, 25-22, 25-18Division II: San Diego Cathedral d. San Jose Valley Christian, 25-23, 26-24, 25-22Division III: Lafayette Acalanes d. Crossroads, 25-13, 28-26, 22-25, 17-25, 16-14Division IV: Atherton...

At defense forum, Trump's promises on spending draw praise, but other questions linger

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to increase military spending. It’s a pledge that had widespread support among the hundreds of defense officials — including members of Congress, military leaders and industry executives — who met Saturday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi...

Los Angeles captures City Section Division II football title

When the football playoffs began, Los Angeles High was hoping for a chance at redemption against Coliseum League rival Hawkins.  The Romans' opportunity came Saturday afternoon in the City Section Division II championship game and they made the most of it, scoring 36 consecutive points and forcing...

'There are bodies that have been seen but have not yet been reached'

Officials preparing for up to 40 fatalities in Oakland warehouse fire Dec. 3, 2016, 6:28 p.m. At least nine people died when a fire raced through an Oakland warehouse crowded with people attending a Friday night concert, officials said. But officials said they are preparing for up to 40 fatalities,Oakland...

Some of the missing have been found alive, but death toll expected to grow significantly after Oakland fire

Officials preparing for up to 40 fatalities in Oakland warehouse fire Dec. 3, 2016, 6:28 p.m. At least nine people died when a fire raced through an Oakland warehouse crowded with people attending a Friday night concert, officials said. But officials said they are preparing for up to 40 fatalities,Oakland...

Angels look to make tweaks at MLB winter mettings

The Angels lost 88 times this year and have committed only about $15 million to new acquisitions this off-season, but they do not have many traditional holes to fill in the two months that remain until spring training begins. They have starting pitchers they favor for next season’s starting rotation;...

Hawaii's highest peaks get 2 feet of snow - and more is on the way

Ski season is underway in Hawaii. The island’s two highest peaks — Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa —  are getting hit with a cold, wet storm that has dumped about 2 feet of snow, and an additional foot of snow is possible when another storm hits the islands later this weekend. National Weather Service...

'Life is not going to be the same': Slaying of beloved USC professor leaves colleagues and friends crestfallen

When students enrolled in USC’s daunting neuroscience graduate program needed help cracking a tough project, they all went to Bosco Tjan.  It didn’t hurt that his advice often came with a free cappuccino. Mara Mather, a professor of gerontology and psychology at USC, described Tjan as an affable,...

Tennessee wildfires spread quickly, leaving little time for escape

Tracey Mayberry told her boss to fire her. It was 2:00 Monday afternoon in Gatlinburg, and the sky was dark with smoke. Mayberry's shift as a manager at the resort where she worked did not end until 5 p.m., but she could see a wildfire crawling down the mountain. Local officials said the city had...

China struggles to make sense of Trump and his phone call with Taiwan

President-elect Donald Trump's surprise phone call with Taiwan’s president left many in China reeling over a perceived assault on the country’s sovereignty and questioning their assumptions about America’s future leader. Although Trump repeatedly denounced China’s trade policies as unfair during...

Dodgers making progress on reunion with Rich Hill as winter meetings approach

On the eve of the winter meetings, the Dodgers appeared on the verge of re-signing the pitcher they viewed as the best of this free-agent class. The team was believed to be making progress toward a multi-year reunion with Rich Hill, according to people familiar with the situation. The people requested...

4 bodies removed from burned warehouse; cadaver dogs brought in to help

Officials preparing for up to 40 fatalities in Oakland warehouse fire Dec. 3, 2016, 4:28 p.m. At least nine people died when a fire raced through an Oakland warehouse crowded with people attending a Friday night concert, officials said. But officials said they are preparing for up to 40 fatalities,Oakland...

Italy's prime minister says he'll resign if Sunday's referendum on political reforms goes against him

Italians will vote in a referendum Sunday on reforms proposed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi that would bring complex changes to Italy’s constitution, but which he says would streamline the country’s sluggish lawmaking and centralize state power. Voter approval of Renzi’s plans could dramatically...

Steven Mnuchin, Trump's pick for Treasury, resigns as MOCA board member

Trump speaks with Taiwan's president, which could provoke China Dec. 3, 2016, 11:48 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening: Trump's call could upset delicate relations with China Gen. James Mattis will need...

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