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Coaches, As we head toward the 2014 fall sports season, we need your help to supply us with rosters and other information about your teams. Click on a link below to download a team survey in Microsoft Word format (.doc). Fill out the survey, save it......
From: Orange County Register | Monday, July 28, 2014
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LOS ANGELES – Shelly Sterling posed for pictures with her family and attorneys just outside the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, smiling and joking with attorney Pierce O’Donnell about celebrating her victory at Disney World. Later, she talked about...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN WOIKE | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Chip maker Broadcom is planning to cut 240 jobs at its Irvine headquarters, and 630 throughout California, as the company winds down its cellular baseband business, according to layoff notices sent to the state. The reductions are part of a larger...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY Lily Leung | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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It’s unlikely that state health insurance exchange officials will deliver a rate shock later this week when they announce premiums for 2015 plans sold by Covered California. Several factors, including recent comments from some of the state’s...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BERNARD J. WOLFSON | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Six Los Angeles-area Congress members are trying to end the season-long carriage dispute over SportsNet LA. Their proposal would put the Dodgers on the air on DirecTV and other providers sooner than later – but only if DirecTV is willing to play...
From: Orange County Register | By: By MICHAEL LEV | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The United States beach team of Morgan Martin (Capistrano Valley High) and Kathryn Plummer (Aliso Niguel High) won the gold medal Sunday at the inaugural FIVB Under-17 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Acapulco, Mexico. Plummer, an incoming...
From: Orange County Register | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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SEATTLE — Landon Donovan assisted on Gyasi Zardes’ goal in the eighth minute, then scored off a rebound 10 minutes later and led the Los Angeles Galaxy to an impressive 3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders on Monday night. Donovan and the Galaxy won......
From: Orange County Register | By: ASSOCIATED PRESS | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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HUNTINGTON BEACH – Following outcries from mobile home residents, a divided Huntington Beach City Council on Monday approved a ballot measure to bring the question of rent control in mobile home parks to voters. The ballot item will allow voters to......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JONATHAN WINSLOW | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The stormy weather that claimed the life of a college student and injured others stuck around Monday, and National Weather Service experts predicted the lightning may return. The lightning that also knocked out power in the South Bay and started...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ALYSSA DURANTY | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Fifty times between January 2013 and the July 23, 2014, fire that took her life, Rosemary DePalma called firefighters to her condominum in Laguna Niguel. Almost always, the 911 calls were sparked by less-than-emergency situations. DePalma, who was in......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY TONY SAAVEDRA | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The Lakers made official Monday night what was clear Saturday: Byron Scott is their new coach. The member of three Showtime-era championship teams will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday. “I am ecstatic to once again be a Laker and to have......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BILL ORAM | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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There was very nearly an outfield collision Friday night at AT&T Park when new Giants second baseman Dan Uggla leisurely lifted a ball to left center and Dodgers outfielders Carl Crawford and Yasiel Puig converged. Neither player called for it, and......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY PEDRO MOURA | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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LOS ANGELES – Shelly Sterling walked out of the second-floor courtroom at Los Angeles Superior Courthouse with tears in her eyes Monday. These tears weren’t caused by her husband’s name-calling. These tears weren’t caused by V. Stiviano, or......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN WOIKE | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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County transportation officials sparred Monday over how to proceed with the county's $1.3 billion project to widen I-405 between the 73 and the Los Angeles County line, as members of the public urged them to fight the state’s plans to add tolled...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MORGAN COOK | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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BREA – The parents of a 3-year-old girl rescued from inside a sweltering vehicle were released from jail Sunday night after posting bond, police said Monday. Ho Kim, 33, and Tae Kim, 35, both of Fullerton, were arrested on suspicion of felony child......
From: Orange County Register | By: By DENISSE SALAZAR | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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When Huston Street found out he was traded from San Diego to the Angels on July 19, his mind didn’t turn to thoughts of a pennant race or a bullpen in the process of stabilizing after a rough start. Instead, the right-hander turned to other...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DANIEL GALLEN | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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HUNTINGTON BEACH – The Van Doren Invitational, the skateboarding competition at the U.S. Open of Surfing, kicks off on Tuesday with the start of the women’s event at 4 p.m. On Monday, several of the skateboarders in the women’s event practiced......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL PETERSON | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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SAN DIEGO — The Chargers ended their first phase of training camp on Monday and are off until Wednesday. Tuesday won’t be the first idle day for some players. On Monday, linebacker Melvin Ingram rested. On Sunday, tight end Antonio Gates and...
From: Orange County Register | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The world’s best surfers kicked off the main men’s event at the U.S. Open of Surfing on Monday, with a disappointing withdraw from 11-time world champ Kelly Slater and local Orange County surfers dominating to advance into the next round. Slater......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY LAYLAN CONNELLY | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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LONG BEACH – Young patients at Torrance Memorial Medical Center are getting a bonus to their care as they now have bedside access to pediatric specialists from Miller Childen’s Hospital Long Beach under an agreement announced Monday. The...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY GREG MELLEN | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Orange Lutheran defensive end Keisean Lucier-South, who is No. 38 in ESPN's ranking of the top 300 recruits in the nation for 2015, released a list of the top five schools he is likely to sign with - UCLA, Florida, Michigan, Oklahoma and Oregon. The......
From: Orange County Register | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Lunchroom chaos is a staple at any school – people shouting, food spilling, cliques of students scrambling to sit together. But at the cafeteria on the California Institute of the Arts campus in Valencia, the bustle is set at low. Many students...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY ALANA MOUCHARD | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I recently read the column on free speech by President Doti, and I could not suppress a cheer. Like him, I am a big supporter of this concept, and probably more so than most, because I come from a country where speech has severe limits. In Italy,...
From: Orange County Register | Monday, July 28, 2014
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I realize I have come to the right place when my admiration for Richard Meier’s impressive architecture is interrupted by the sight of the octagonal logo of the Dharma Initiative on a pair of coveralls. Instantly, I’m done with travertine and am......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL HEWITT | Monday, July 28, 2014
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LOS ANGELES - Probate court judge Michael Levanas ruled Shelly Sterling, acting on the best interests of the Sterling Family Trust, can proceed with the sale of the Clippers once his ruling is finalized. Shelly Sterling’s actions in removing her...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DAN WOIKE | Monday, July 28, 2014
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One of the side benefits of USC’s NCAA sanctions coming to an end is more public access to Trojans football practices. Below you can find the dates and times of training-camp practices that are open to the public. Fans wishing to attend must sign......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL LEV | Monday, July 28, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO - Once again, Ned Colletti has made a trade-deadline deal. For the second straight year, though, it's a small one. The Dodgers acquired second baseman Darwin Barney and cash from the Cubs on Monday, in exchange for a player to be named......
From: Orange County Register | By: Pedro Moura | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Los Alamitos punter Blake Johnson said he has committed to Arkansas, which offered him a scholarship during a visit to the campus last week. Johnson is one of the top-ranked punters in the nation for the class of 2015. Rivals ranks him fourth in the......
From: Orange County Register | Monday, July 28, 2014
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How better to fix what ailed the Olympic movement than to treat the world to a taste of Southern California hospitality? See Focus on the 1984 Olympics.
From: Orange County Register | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The Costa Mesa City Council is moving forward with an ordinance that would set the bar higher for long-term occupancy motels – a move that could limit housing options for low-income residents, advocates say. The council voted 3-2 on July 15 to...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY LAUREN STEUSSY | Monday, July 28, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO – Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu unveiled a new curveball on March 31, a new cutter on June 16 and a new slider earlier this month, although the latest pitch was really unveiled to the baseball world Sunday night at AT&T Park.......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY PEDRO MOURA | Monday, July 28, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO – Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon has made his major-league living by studying pitchers’ every move on the mound and using his speed to steal lots of bases. Sunday, he studied San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey from third......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY PEDRO MOURA | Monday, July 28, 2014
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1. Get in the mood. Read David McCullough's wonderful book "1776" and watch the classic "All the President's Men" about President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal or the Netflix series "House of Cards." For devoted politics watchers, start...
From: Orange County Register | Monday, July 28, 2014
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The Healthnuts & Handlebars, a bicycling trio of graduate students who initially planed a trip as a last hurrah before leaving for medical school, ended up with the goal of raising $12,000 for a local charity as they started a coast-to-coast trek...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY STEVEN GEORGES | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A Fullerton couple was arrested on suspicion of felony child endangerment after police found their 3-year-old daughter locked in a van outside Brea Mall today. Officers showed the girl how to unlock the doors to the black Nissan Quest van after a...
From: Orange County Register | Monday, July 28, 2014
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A 20-year-old man was killed and seven others, including one teen, were hospitalized Sunday afternoon after lightning from a rare summer storm struck Venice Beach and Catalina Island, injuring at least 14. The man was pronounced dead at a hospital...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY IAN WHEELER | Monday, July 28, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO – Weeks ago, the Dodgers mapped out this Bay Area weekend series. Zack Greinke would start first, followed by Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-jin Ryu. With that rotation configuration, they thought, they could be in the National League West......
From: Orange County Register | By: Pedro Moura | Monday, July 28, 2014
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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers...
From: Orange County Register | Monday, July 28, 2014
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LONG BEACH – When Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross arrived here for the World Series of Volleyball, they were in a funk after finishing ninth in the previous two international events. Sunday, they were just funky. Coming out for introductions in......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY BOB KEISSER | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Coyotl Tezcatlipoca had a big issue with security as he stood near the base of Huntington Beach Pier, where bikini- and boardshorts-wearing beachgoers were flooding into main venue of the U.S. Open of Surfing. “Searching people’s bags, I don’t......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY LAYLAN CONNELLY | Monday, July 28, 2014
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ANAHEIM – When Angels right-hander Mike Morin entered Sunday’s game against Detroit with one out in the sixth, it appeared as if the Tigers were set to build a scoring threat in a 1-1 game. Austin Jackson had singled to center, snapping a streak......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DANIEL GALLEN | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Organizers of two of the biggest comic book conventions in the country are clashing. A lawyer for San Diego Comic-Con has issued a cease-and-desist letter to organizers of Utah’s Salt Lake Comic Con demanding them to stop using “Comic Con” in......
From: Orange County Register | Monday, July 28, 2014
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LOS ANGELES – President Barack Obama on Thursday called for Congress to strip tax advantages that have encouraged a rush of mergers and acquisitions that give companies an overseas base while they maintain their presence in the United States. In an......
From: Orange County Register | By: By MICHAEL D. SHEAR | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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ANAHEIM - Many times this season, Angels players have talked about the depth up and down their lineup and the ability for any player batting in any spot to come through with the big hit they need. In the second and third games of their four-game set......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY DANIEL GALLEN | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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HUNTINGTON BEACH – The second day of action at the U.S. Open of Surfing on Sunday featured the opening trials of the men’s division, as 32 surfers vied for the four final spots in the main event, and the first two rounds of the junior women’s......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY MICHAEL PETERSON | Monday, July 28, 2014
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LOS ANGELES – Eight people have been struck by lightning on Los Angeles’ popular Venice Beach boardwalk, and a ninth person was hit on Santa Catalina Island as rare summer thunderstorms rolled across Southern California on Sunday, authorities...
From: Orange County Register | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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A couple years ago, I wrote two columns on street smarts that really resonated with readers. They asked for more! Drawing on what I've learned over many decades in business, I just barely scratched the surface. These are little nuggets that you...
From: Orange County Register | By: BY HARVEY MACKAY | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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In the promotional image for “Solo for Two,” the first independent concert tour from dance superstars Ivan Vasiliev and Natalia Osipova, which premiered Friday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, the formidable Russian dancers appeared side by......
From: Orange County Register | By: BY JEAN LENIHAN | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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The California State University system had to scale back an ambitious plan to increase overall student enrollment by 20,000 this fall after it failed to secure the necessary state funding. Instead, the 23-campus system will increase enrollment by...
From: Orange County Register | By: By FERMIN LEAL | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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SANTA MONICA – Josh Bigelow was one of a handful of men in a conference room at the Shore Hotel. A couple dozen women gathered to discuss the lack of women in tech jobs. The biggest names in the tech industry recently released their diversity...
From: Orange County Register | Sunday, July 27, 2014
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