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California's U.S. Senate candidates are on their own as the national Democratic Party sits it out

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:05:00 PDT

The president has endorsed a candidate. The seat hasn’t been open since 1992. It’s one of the most expensive states from which to run for Congress. Either person on the ballot would make history.

California’s U.S. Senate race has all the makings of a contest that would attract national attention,...

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Kamala Harris cashes in on the state Democratic Party's Senate endorsement while her rival gets nothing

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:05:00 PDT

Two Democrats will be on California’s U.S. Senate ballot this November, but only one has the state Democratic Party’s blessing — and money.

The California Democratic Party has provided more than $560,000 to state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris’ campaign, spending close to $100,000 on mailers, window...

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Hillary Clinton was the matador to Donald Trump's bull in first presidential debate

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:05:00 PDT

So 84 million TV viewers — the largest presidential debate audience ever — watched Donald Trump get all flustered and act like a raging bull. I credit Hillary Clinton’s bright red suit.

A very clever choice of garment. Bold and strategic. Sure beat the traditional navy blue with striped tie.

Clinton...

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With drug prices spiking, Americans want more government action, new poll finds

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT

More than three in four Americans believe that prescription drug prices are unreasonable, a new poll shows.

And large majorities — including Democrats and Republicans — favor aggressive government steps to make pharmaceuticals more affordable for consumers, according to the survey by the nonprofit...

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Julio Urias in October? Dodgers might have to start prized rookie

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:55:00 PDT

Julio Urias reflected on where he was four months ago, where he is now, and smiled.

“It feels closer, no?” he said in Spanish.

He was talking about the possibility of being part of the Dodgers’ postseason rotation, something that was farfetched when he was first promoted to the major leagues.

Urias...

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Biotech's L.A. presence grows, with trade groups fighting over turf

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:50:00 PDT

In a sign of growing interest in Los Angeles County as a major biomedical hub, the California Life Sciences Assn. has opened an office in Monrovia.

It also this week announced partnerships with two organizations in the L.A. region — LA BioMed, a nonprofit research institute in Torrance, and the...

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Alex Meyer makes some progress with delivery in Angels' 8-6 victory over the A's

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:40:00 PDT

Seeking to recapture his form from earlier this month, Alex Meyer resorted to the earliest captures he could find on the Internet: YouTube.

“Yeah, I literally just hopped on YouTube,” he said. “I was talking to one of the trainers and they wanted to see some old footage, so I thought, ‘Let’s see...

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Jonathan Quick returns to Kings after disappointing World Cup tournament

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:25:00 PDT

Jonathan Quick is typically short and succinct with his comments, and his sentiment about his World Cup experience left no ambiguity.

“Disappointing,” Quick said. “We went 0 and 3.”

Quick sounded ready to put the tournament behind him and get on with his ninth season as Kings goalie. He rejoined...

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Dodgers' three home runs are not enough in 6-5 loss to Padres

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:15:00 PDT

Rookie Hunter Renfroe hit the first home run in Petco Park’s 12-year history to land on the roof of the brick warehouse in the left-field corner and drove in four runs to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-5 victory over the Dodgers on Wednesday night. 

With one out in the third inning, Renfroe drove...

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Candace Parker displays many sides of her game in Sparks' Game 1 win over Sky

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:05:00 PDT

There were a few different Candace Parkers at the Pyramid in Long Beach on Wednesday night. 

There was scowling Candace Parker after two first-quarter fouls. There was screaming Candace Parker after a hard-fought layup. There was smiling Candace Parker after she poured in 19 first-half points. 

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Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu has elbow surgery, should be ready to pitch in 2017

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:35:00 PDT

Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu underwent an arthroscopic left elbow debridement to clean out the damaged tissue in the area on Wednesday. The operation was performed by Neal ElAttrache and the team indicated Ryu will be ready to pitch in 2017.

But the Dodgers also declared Ryu capable of...

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Santa Barbara TV station threatens legal action after GOP congressional candidate uses news clip in attack ad

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:07:00 PDT

Essential Politics: 'Doctor shopping' targeted in law signed by Brown, Santa Barbara congressional race sees new anti-Trump ad Sept. 28, 2016, 8:26 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:Gov. Jerry Brown continues to...(image)



L.A. city leaders question financial risk of hosting 2024 Olympic Games

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:50:00 PDT

The deadline is looming to submit another round of bid materials to the International Olympic Committee, but many Los Angeles city leaders continue to have questions about what legal and financial protections will be in place should L.A. be awarded the 2024 Summer Games.

The second round of bid...

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Ukrainian prankster lunges at Kim Kardashian West at Paris Fashion Week

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:40:00 PDT

Vitalii Sediuk has struck again. The Ukrainian prankster, who attacked Gigi Hadid in Milan last week, on Wednesday went after Kim Kardashian West shortly after she visited Balmain's headquarters in Paris during the French capital's fashion week. Sediuk lunged at the reality television star as she...(image)



Essential Politics: 'Doctor shopping' targeted in law signed by Brown, Santa Barbara congressional race sees new anti-Trump ad

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:26:00 PDT

Essential Politics: 'Doctor shopping' targeted in law signed by Brown, Santa Barbara congressional race sees new anti-Trump ad Sept. 28, 2016, 8:26 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:Gov. Jerry Brown continues to...(image)



El Cajon police say black man was holding vape smoking device in hand when officers fatally shot him

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:20:00 PDT

Just moments after an African American man was shot and killed by El Cajon police Tuesday, his sister was captured in an eyewitness video as she wept and screamed at officers, saying she told authorities her brother was mentally ill.

In the video posted on YouTube (some explicit language), the...

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Gary Johnson has 'Aleppo moment' when asked to name favorite foreign leader

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:16:00 PDT

Gary Johnson, the Libertarian nominee for president, had been raring for Wednesday night's "town hall" on MSNBC. He had been cut from the first televised debate after missing the polling threshold, and he had not been invited when the network hosted a "commander-in-chief forum" with Hillary Clinton...

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Oh, brother: The trash-writing starts early at the Ryder Cup

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:05:00 PDT

A school teacher in England, Peter Willett, or P.J. Willett in his Twitter feed, is known both as the brother of Masters champion Danny Willett and a bit of satirist.

Also an antagonist, depending on one’s sense of humor.

If Peter gained a measure of fame for his tweets as Danny played the final...

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Jared Goff awaits a chance as Rams offense starts to click

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:35:00 PDT

The No. 1 pick in NFL draft is accustomed to holding the football and his team’s fate in his hands, but instead stands on the sideline and holds a clipboard.

He watches the quarterback he is supposed to replace lead an offense working to become more than average, and is relegated to taking notes...

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Trump keeps on criticizing the Venezuelan beauty queen he once called 'Miss Piggy'

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:32:00 PDT

Campaign 2016 updates: 'If you don't vote, that's a vote for Trump,' Obama says Sept. 28, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaign together Wednesday in New Hampshire. Donald Trump heads to Iowa and Wisconsin. Hillary Clinton picks up some conservative endorsements with nods...(image)



LAPD shoot man who escaped from police custody during medical visit at USC hospital

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:30:00 PDT

Los Angeles police Wednesday shot and wounded a man who had escaped from custody during an examination at USC’s sprawling medical campus in Boyle Heights, authorities said.

The shooting came after officers chased the man, who stole an SUV that crashed into a tree outside USC’s School of Pharmacy,...

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Campaign 2016 updates: 'If you don't vote, that's a vote for Trump,' Obama says

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:30:00 PDT

Campaign 2016 updates: 'If you don't vote, that's a vote for Trump,' Obama says Sept. 28, 2016, 7:30 p.m. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaign together Wednesday in New Hampshire. Donald Trump heads to Iowa and Wisconsin. Hillary Clinton picks up some conservative endorsements with nods...(image)



Richards faces hitters for first time since May

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:05:00 PDT

Garrett Richards faced hitters for the first time in four months Wednesday afternoon at Angel Stadium. As most of his teammates crowded around to observe, he threw 20 pitches and broke two bats.

“I felt good on the mound,” he said. “The ball is coming out of my hand good. It’s got the same action...

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Former Santiago star Blake Barnett might be transferring from Alabama

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:05:00 PDT

Alabama Coach Nick Saban says he doesn't know if backup quarterback Blake Barnett remains with the team. 

Saban says the redshirt freshman came to see him before Wednesday's practice “with some concerns about his future.” He says he hasn't received a final decision on Barnett's plans. 

A report...

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Napolitano sues Hahn over six-figure campaign contribution violation

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:00:00 PDT

Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Steve Napolitano has sued his opponent, U.S. Rep. Janice Hahn, demanding that she return hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions deemed improper by county officials. The suit also seeks a court order prohibiting Hahn from spending the...

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