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Football: Sterling Salguero comes through for Birmingham

City Section teams struggled in intersectional games but not Birmingham. All-City running back Sterling Salguero rushed for 184 yards in the Patriots' 22-20 win over Newbury Park.

In Houston, public school football coaches make pretty good money

They love high school football in Texas, and the Houston Chronicle has published a story detailing the salaries of 64 public school football coaches in Houston.

Man Vaccinated Against Polio 28 Years Ago Has Been Shedding Mutated Highly Virulent Form The Whole Time; Other Mutated Strains Found In Sewage Samples The World Over

In yet another example of things turning out not quite the way that they are advertised… It’s come to light that a man vaccinated against polio 28 years ago has actually had an active infection in his gut the whole time, shedding the virus in his stools for the whole 3 decades. Show More Summary

Washington state reservation meets fire threat with generosity

The lemonade lady lives in subsidized housing on the reservation. She has lupus. Her joints ache. Her energy ebbs.

Redevelopment of Navy's waterfront property in San Diego one step closer

The long-awaited redevelopment of the Navy's downtown waterfront property cleared its next-to-last hurdle Thursday with the announcement of a settlement between the Navy and the California Coastal Commission.

Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS review: Fast, fun and surprisingly comfortable

Porsche doesn't make any bad cars, even any mediocre cars. It's only a matter of good, better or best.

China passes new pollution law, sets sights on coal consumption cap

BEIJING (Reuters) - Legislators have approved amendments to China's 15-year-old air pollution law that grant the state new powers to punish offenders and create a legal framework to cap coal consumption, the Asian giant's biggest source of smog.

Registration Opens for 2015 Yosemite Conference–The Nation’s Top Environmental Law Event

Registration is now open for the 2015 edition of the State Bar of California’s Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite.  That conference, held each fall, is unquestionably the premier environmental law-related event in California.  I would go so far as to argue that it’s actually the top such program in the entire United States. The Yosemite Conference […]

Oaks Christian rallies for win on Bill Redell's night

The opening game of the high school football season came down to the closing seconds, but the Oaks Christian Lions were able to pull out a 41-34 victory over Notre Dame on the same day that they re-named the football field in honor of longtime coach Bill Redell.

Tropical storm losing strength as it nears Florida, 20 dead in Dominica

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Erika was soaking Haiti with heavy rain and strong winds on Friday as it swirled across the Caribbean but showed signs of losing steam as it headed toward south Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Jim Buss defends Coach Byron Scott and the Lakers' use of analytics

A popular topic in NBA circles is analytics, which involve studying advanced statistics to gain an advantage on the basketball court.

Doctor known as 'Candy Man' convicted of trafficking in pain medications

A Santa Barbara doctor known to patients as the "Candy Man" is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison after his conviction Friday for trafficking in highly addictive pain medications.

Huntington Beach police wrongfully entered residence without warrant, jury finds

An Orange County Superior Court jury has determined that two Huntington Beach police officers wrongfully entered a resident's apartment without a warrant during an investigation of a noise complaint two years ago.

Will new technology translate into real-world gains?

The stock market's gyrations during the last two weeks and the doubts they've raised about the strength of the U.S. economy have revived an old question about innovation and its influence on productivity: If we're really in the midst of a technology boom, how come we're not all doing better?

Do some stats suggest Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson is below average?

The Dodgers have benched rookie center fielder Joc Pederson, who batted.169 in July and is batting.114 in August. The team had stuck with him for weeks, even as his offensive performance dropped, citing his outstanding defense.

Will jet lag slow American Pharoah in the Travers?

Rival trainers hope the rigors of travel overtake American Pharoah in the Travers Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course, because their horses have been unable to.

In Alaska, Obama Will Be in Middle of Oil and Climate Change Battle

As the president visits Alaska to examine the effects of climate change, the state is battling over oil, its chief source of revenue, and the implications of drilling.

Robert Griffin III will not play against Ravens because of concussion

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will not play against the Baltimore Ravens in a preseason game on Saturday as expected after a neurologist reversed course Friday regarding Griffin's recovery from a recent concussi...

CanAm Spyder review: Newbies may dig it, serious bikers, not so much

The CanAm Spyder is one of the most eye-catching vehicles on the road, a Batmobike that elicits squeals of delight from people who don't ride motorcycles and sneers of disdain from people who do.

Tribe in Idaho to draft recovery plan for wild reindeer

SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A Native American tribe in Idaho has been assigned the task of drafting a plan for saving a tiny band of wild reindeer from extinction in a far corner of the northern Rockies straddling the U.S.-Canadian border, federal wildlife officials said on Friday.

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