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A problem with how we treat cancer -- and how to fix it

23 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

I was diagnosed with cancer after giving birth to my third child. The tumor had grown especially large thanks to my body’s hormones that had been growing my baby. The medical community helped my disease, but could not help my despai...

Home of the Week: A two-story contemporary in Malibu's Point Dume area

23 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

This two-story contemporary in Malibu's Point Dume area is designed in an S-shape with curved glass walls to evoke the waves and nearby shoreline. Glass doors open to an outdoor living area to seamlessly blend the interior and exterior entertainment space.

Bruno Mars loads up on amenities in Studio City

23 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Grammy-winning singer Bruno Mars has purchased a tricked-out, two-acre estate in Studio City for $6.5 million.

MLB's Arbitration-Eligible Stars Who Are the Biggest Bargains

In today's MLB —where Giancarlo Stanton inks a deal that could pay him nearly double the gross domestic product of the Republic of Kiribati —"bargain" is a relative term. Still, during their arbitration years, many players sign for less than what the market would bear. Show More Summary

'Wolfpack' follows 7 kids locked in an apartment, and raised on films

Movies at the Sundance Film Festival often arrive with tags of "originality" and "boldness." But there are few offerings that substantiate the claim like "The Wolfpack," a documentary about imprisonment, parental abuse and the power of classic films to redeem them both.

Farewell to Mr. Cub, an Elegant Ambassador and All-Time Hall of Famer

To spend time with Ernie Banks was to gain entrance into an endless summer. He was employed by the Chicago Cubs, but he belonged to all of us. Nobody, anywhere, could possibly represent either his profession or his calling with any more...Show More Summary

8 Lebanese soldiers killed in clash with Islamists near Syria

The bodies of three more Lebanese soldiers were discovered Saturday in a battlefield near the Syrian border, bringing to eight the number killed in the latest clashes with Syrian Islamist rebels, authorities said.

California DMV retracts memo requiring commercial plates for Uber, Lyft

The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Friday night revoked an earlier memo that implied that drivers for ride-hailing services such as Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar are required to carry commercial license plates.

Ex-officers sue over release of confidential information

A group of former officers from a defunct Los Angeles County police organization has filed a lawsuit accusing the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department of leaking confidential information to the Los Angeles Times.

Reaction to the Death of Chicago Cubs Great Ernie Banks

yesterdaySports / Baseball : Bats

Reaction to the death Friday night of Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks:

Boys' basketball: Alemany, Crespi stay tied for first place in Mission League

Alemany (15-6, 5-1) and Crespi (16-5, 5-1) are on a collision course to play for first place in the Mission League on Wednesday night at Crespi.

Lakers sit Jeremy Lin, go with younger starters in 99-85 loss to Spurs

"Linsanity" wasn't yet part of basketball lexicon the last time this happened.

Boys' basketball: Tommie Groce scores 28 points in Dorsey win over Crenshaw

The good news for Dorsey is that the Dons took over sole possession of first place in the Coliseum League on Friday night, picking up a 67-61 road victory over rival Crenshaw behind 6-foot-4 Palmdale Highland transfer Tommie Groce, who scored 28 points.

The kids are all righteous at NHL's All-Star weekend

For years the NHL's most familiar player was Mr. Hockey, who gave way to the Great One, who in turn gave way to the Next One.

Max Scherzer Makes Nationals WS Favorite, Should Keep Rotation Together

Ever since Max Scherzer turned down a $144 million offer from the Detroit Tigers last March, speculation has been rampant about which team he would sign with and how much his contract would be worth. Jon Morosi of Fox Sports reported...Show More Summary

'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks Dies at 83

yesterdaySports / Baseball : Bats

Chicago Cubs legend and Hall of Famer Ernie Banks died on Friday at the age of 83, the Cubs said in a statement.

Ernie Banks, baseball's 'Mr. Cub,' dies at 83

Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks, the two-time MVP who never lost his boundless enthusiasm for baseball despite years of playing on losing Chicago Cubs teams, died Friday night in Chicago. He was 83.

Jason Brown dazzles crowd again in short program

It was in this arena at the U.S. Championships four years ago that Jason Brown first showed the appeal that made him a crowd favorite well before he became one of the top figure skaters in the country.

The fall and rise of Clyde Beswick and his CB1 Gallery's new downtown digs

Clyde Beswick is not your stereotypical art dealer. He is not into scene-making or air kissing or gray power suits. He's easy-going and personable, and you’re much more likely to find him in red flannel or bright gingham. He's the type of dealer who runs a gallery because he relishes...

Peggy Charren dies at 86; tireless advocate for quality children's TV

Critics of Peggy Charren, a tireless activist for quality children's television, accused her of hating TV.

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