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From the Archives: Aircraft thief leaves note on hangar door

26 Apr 2019 08:00


Thief steals aircraft, but leaves note on hanger door.


Taylor Swift’s ‘Me!’ is nowhere near as smart as she is

26 Apr 2019 07:40


So — not a country song, then.

In the breathless run-up to Taylor Swift’s new single, “Me!” — which debuted late Thursday on streaming services and as part of an elaborate music video on YouTube — the singer’s social-media clue-dropping led many to predict that Swift had returned to her roots for...


Sri Lanka says militant leader died in Easter bombings

26 Apr 2019 07:20


Sri Lankan police said Thursday that the alleged leader of the Easter attacks died in the blast at the Shangri-La hotel, one of six hotels and churches targeted in the bombings that left more than 250 people dead.

It was the first official confirmation of the death of Mohammed Zahran, a radical...


Angels' bats help them avoid sweep against Yankees

26 Apr 2019 06:20


A team in dire need of a morale boost and a victory got both Thursday night when the Angels muscled their way out of a four-run hole for an 11-5 win over the New York Yankees, preventing a four-game sweep by the visitors in Angel Stadium.

The Angels had lost 10 of 12 games, seven by two runs or...


Chargers take Notre Dame DT Jerry Tillery with 28th pick in NFL draft

26 Apr 2019 05:50


In an attempt to expand the limits of their defense, the Chargers drafted a player whose limits are so expanded that some observers have questioned his commitment to football.

With the 28th pick of the first round Thursday, the team selected Jerry Tillery, a defensive lineman from Notre Dame and...


Pipeline firm gets $3.3-million fine for worst California oil spill in 25 years

26 Apr 2019 05:35


A pipeline company was fined nearly $3.35 million Thursday for causing the worst California coastal spill in 25 years.

A judge issued a fine and penalties against Plains All American Pipeline for a 2015 spill that sent 140,000 gallons of crude oil gushing onto Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara...


Rams trade out of the first round of NFL draft, add two picks from Falcons

26 Apr 2019 05:30


Sean McVay enjoyed unprecedented success in his first two seasons leading the Rams.

He was voted NFL coach of the year in 2017, led his team to two division titles and also a Super Bowl.

Perhaps one day the NFL’s youngest head coach will enjoy another personal milestone: Leading a team with a first-round...


Cardinals make Kyler Murray first pick of NFL draft, but Josh Rosen stays put

26 Apr 2019 05:10


It was a night of history and heartache.

The Arizona Cardinals ran an agonizing quarterback keeper Thursday, making Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray the first pick in the NFL draft, yet hanging on to former UCLA standout Josh Rosen, the passer they selected 10th overall a year earlier.

After the opening...


John Havlicek dies; Boston Celtics star won eight NBA titles in 16 seasons

26 Apr 2019 04:00


John Havlicek, the all-time leading scorer in Boston Celtics history and one of the greatest players in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 79.

Havlicek, who had Parkinson’s disease, played all 16 of his professional seasons in Boston, winning NBA titles in each of his eight finals appearances,...


NFL draft 2019 first-round results: Pick-by-pick analysis

26 Apr 2019 03:55


After months of anticipation and countless mock drafts, Thursday’s NFL draft ushered in a new class players poised to be game-changers for their respective teams for years to come.

Engulfed by the glitz and glamour that accompanies every draft, the game’s top young players got a final chance to...


High school boys' volleyball: City playoff pairings

26 Apr 2019 03:15


BOYS' VOLLEYBALL

CITY

OPEN DIVISION

Quarterfinals, May 2, 7 p.m.

#8 Granada Hills at #1 Palisades

#5 Eagle Rock at #4 Chatsworth

#6 Los Angeles University at #3 Bell

#7 Taft at #2 El Camino Real

DIVISION I

First round, Tuesday, 7 p.m.

#1 Carson, bye

#9 Sun Valley Poly at #8 Rivera

#12 San Pedro...


High school baseball: Jared Karros pitches Mira Costa to Bay League championship

26 Apr 2019 03:10


Jared Karros of Mira Costa had shut out Redondo for six innings on Thursday in the Bay League championship game. Then Redondo scored two runs in the seventh and had the tying and winning runs on base.

Karros, a UCLA commit, refused to back down. He struck out the next two batters to preserve a...


Preocupa a votantes que los candidatos demócratas no aborden la seguridad de la frontera

26 Apr 2019 03:06


Pocos temas les dan a los demócratas la certeza de tener la ventaja contra el presidente Trump que el de la seguridad en la frontera: sus planes para construir muros, separar a las familias inmigrantes y castigar a los solicitantes de asilo han alejado a los votantes desde que asumió el cargo.

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What's on TV Friday: 'Blindspotting' on Cinemax

26 Apr 2019 03:00


SERIES

MacGyver Two American tourists go missing while doing a scavenger hunt through some of the world’s most dangerous countries. Lucas Till, Tristin Mays and Justin Hires star in this new episode of the adventure series. 8 p.m. CBS

The Blacklist The task force is drawn into the investigation...


Stacy Lewis juggles golf and a baby and she shares lead at Wilshire Country Club

26 Apr 2019 02:50


Sometimes golf is the easy part. String three birdies together? Sure, done it tons of times. Drain a curling downhill five-foot par putt to complete a six-under-par 65? Just another day at the office.

Comfort a wailing 6-month-old daughter who isn’t interested in being comforted in the middle of...


USC cardiovascular fellowship to be stripped of national accreditation

26 Apr 2019 02:25


A national oversight panel has moved to revoke the accreditation of the USC medical school’s fellowship in cardiovascular disease, an embarrassing blow to the once-vaunted training program.

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education formally notified USC and Los Angeles County this...


‘Avengers: Endgame’: Our reporter braved the 65-hour Marvel movie marathon

26 Apr 2019 02:15


Along the path to “Avengers: Endgame,” there was a 21-movie pit stop — a marathon viewing of every Avengers-related Marvel film starting with 2008’s “Iron Man” — that included between-film appearances by Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes) and Cobie Smulders (Agent Maria Hill), plus Hulk-shaped fruit...


Sherman Oaks Notre Dame wins Mission League baseball championship

26 Apr 2019 02:00


Down by three runs in the seventh inning of the Mission League championship game, Harvard-Westlake had two runners aboard and home-run hitter Drew Bowser at the plate. On the mound was pitcher Chris Aldrich of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. The count was stuck at 2-and-2.

Five times Bowser fouled off...


Nuevo robot quirúrgico puede recorrer el corazón vivo de un cerdo

26 Apr 2019 01:42


Un grupo de científicos crearon un dispositivo robótico que puede deslizarse por su cuenta de forma segura a través de los delicados ventrículos del corazón vivo de un cerdo.

Según un estudio publicado el pasado miércoles en la revista Science Robotics, el robot quirúrgico, cuyo movimiento se inspiró...


Angels' late starts on getaway days all about maximizing revenue

26 Apr 2019 01:40


Mike Trout was already feeling sluggish after a long night of weather-related travel delays in Texas limited him to five or six hours of choppy sleep before an April 18 home game against Seattle.

The center fielder’s shoulders seemed to sag even more when he glanced at the wall-sized schedule in...


The Bridge/El Puente, un proyecto musical que tiene su origen en las caravanas migrantes

26 Apr 2019 01:20


The Bridge / El Puente es un proyecto de promoción y arte intercultural que fomenta la solidaridad entre culturas y apoya a la caravana a través de la canción y el servicio, así define el proyecto el músico estadounidense, Adam Elfers, quien junto con el compositor y letrista hondureño, Douglas...


Thousands take to L.A. streets to demand recognition for the Armenian genocide

26 Apr 2019 01:15


Dressed in all black and waving the colors of the Armenian flag, thousands of people marched through the streets of Los Angeles on Wednesday to demand that the century-old killings of 1.5 million Armenians officially be recognized as a genocide.

“There can be no reconciliation if it’s not recognized...


Dave Roberts' faith in Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly rewarded, at least for a day

26 Apr 2019 00:35


Dave Roberts said he has made sure to communicate his confidence in Joe Kelly as the reliever has traversed rough terrain to begin his Dodgers career. He told Kelly he still believed in him despite his 9.82 ERA in his first 11 innings as a Dodger, despite allowing a run in seven of his 10 outings,...


Man turns himself in for the 2014 death of an acquaintance, police say

26 Apr 2019 00:25


Nearly five years after a man was found dead two days before Christmas, a man turned himself in for the crime, police in Hollister, Calif., say.

The Hollister Police Department announced the arrest of Christopher Larios on Thursday, following interviews that it said provided enough information...


Amid measles fears, more than 200 students and staff at L.A. universities are quarantined

26 Apr 2019 00:20


Trying to stop a measles outbreak from spreading, health officials announced Thursday that more than 200 students and staff members at UCLA and Cal State L.A. who have been exposed to measles are being asked to stay home.

The five people diagnosed with measles so far in L.A. County this year include...

          
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