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One Legislative Story on the Budget
6-1-2011 4:03 pm
Ray Haynes
State Capitol
 

The Legislature is getting to the point where it must pass a budget.  The good news is that the Democrats don't need a single Republican vote to pass that...


Another Ammo Bill Passes Out Of Senate
6-1-2011 11:37 am
Doug LaMalfa
North California
 

SB 124, a bill to further regulate and limit ammunition purchases passes the State Senate.  It is a followup to AB 962 of last year that was found...


Jerry Brown - & His emerging crime wave
5-25-2011 10:56 am
Shawn Steel
Statewide
 

With the appropriately named Brown vs. Plata up to 46,000 felons will be prematurely released from California state prisons. The vast majority of these...

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Yasiel Puig and Dodgers are triple threats in 8-1 win over Giants

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 3:28 am

Yasiel Puig made history again Friday night, when his three triples in the Dodgers' 8-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants tied a single-game franchise record more than a century old.

Dodgers triple their way past San Francisco Giants, 8-1

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 3:23 am

KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers blew open the game with a five-run fifth inning that expanded their lead from 1-0 to 6-0. Pitcher Zack Greinke led off the inning with a single and scored on a triple by Dee Gordon, who, in turn, scored on a triple by Yasiel P…

Kerri Walsh Jennings-April Ross pass test to advance at Long Beach

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 3:11 am

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross were tested Friday as the German pair of Laura Ludwig and Julia Sude took them to three sets for the first time at the Asics World Series of Beach Volleyball, but the Americans came away with the victory at the FIV…

Angels' hitters do just enough in win

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 3:04 am

Not so long ago, in a time back before the All-Star break, the Angels were a hitting-driven team. Their pitching was passable but not a core of the team's success.

Yasiel Puig has three of Dodgers' five triples in 8-1 rout of Giants

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 2:47 am

Seems that old chewing gum commercial had it wrong. Why double your pleasure when you can triple your fun?

Angels figure it out by the sixth inning to beat Tigers, 2-1

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 2:43 am

KEY MOMENT: After appearing to be mystified by left-hander Drew Smyly in the first five innings, the Angels broke through in the sixth. Kole Calhoun doubled to score the tying run and Efren Navarro, playing after Josh Hamilton left with an injury, gr…

Lakers negotiating with Byron Scott

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 1:13 am

The Lakers are getting closer to hiring their third head coach since Phil Jackson left their sidelines in 2011, engaging in negotiations with Byron Scott, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Conservative hostility to Dodd-Frank continues unabated

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 12:55 am

You might have thought, listening to the general political discourse, that the Affordable Care Act is the single greatest economic threat foisted on us by Congress in recent years.

There's way too much noise about the Dodgers trading Matt Kemp

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 12:37 am

The July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline is drawing near. Are you ready for the noise? It can be deafening.

Kerri Walsh Jennings at home at Grand Slam in Long Beach

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 12:14 am

Like a lot of moms and dads, Kerri Walsh Jennings made her kids lunch Thursday morning, dropped them off at summer camp and headed to work.

California stem cell agency head takes stand on 'personal ethics'

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 26, 2014 12:00 am

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has continued in damage-control mode since the state agency’s former president, Alan Trounson, joined the board of directors at StemCells Inc. this month, just seven days after leaving the agency.

White House pursuing plan to expand immigrant rights

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 11:30 pm

Obama could use executive action to protect from deportation many immigrants who are already here illegallyObama could use executive action to protect from deportation many immigrants who are already here illegally

Yasiel Puig in center field and Hanley Ramirez returns for Dodgers

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 11:16 pm

Yasiel Puig will start in center field for the first time this season and Hanley Ramirez will return to the lineup when the Dodgers open a three-game series Friday at AT&T Park against the San Francisco Giants.

Colorado woman's quest for jihad baffles neighbors

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 10:55 pm

To those who knew her, Shannon Maureen Conley was a bright teenager lost in middle-class suburbia who went searching for love and purpose.

Dallas Cowboys are looking to put a stop to woes on defense

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 10:32 pm

The question would be unthinkable in years past, particularly in light of the rich history of this NFL team. Still, it's appropriate now:

TV Picks: China, Iraq, Penn & Teller, space cartoon, comic space

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 10:08 pm

"POV: Fallen City" (PBS, Monday); "Frontline: Losing Iraq" (PBS, Tuesday). Two hard-to-watch documentaries set across two separate seas, and each worth your while. I never promised this would just be fun.

Amateur cab driver says Nissan NV200 Taxi is in fare condition

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 10:06 pm

If you want to find out how much Southern Californians love their cars, drive a taxi for a week.

Dallas Cowboys are looking to put a stop to defensive woes

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 10:03 pm

The question would be unthinkable in years past, particularly in light of the rich history of this NFL team. Still, it's appropriate now:

Brett Simpson has home-break advantage in U.S. Open at Huntington Beach

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 10:00 pm

Surfing, as he started out, was not the gig Brett Simpson thought it would be.

Philadelphia-area hospital shooting ended by armed doctor, cops say

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 9:50 pm

A shooting that left a hospital case worker dead this week was ended after a doctor returned fire with his own weapon, according to authorities in eastern Pennsylvania.

Cellphone unlocking bill passes Congress, heads for Obama's desk

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 9:36 pm

The U.S. House unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would allow consumers to unlock their cellphones when switching providers, at least for two more years.

Lakers make Xavier Henry signing official; roster is up to 11 players

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 9:31 pm

The Lakers officially signed Xavier Henry on Friday, locking in their 11th player.

Dry heat: Hot Jupiters hold surprisingly little water, study finds

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 9:15 pm

Planetary scientists searching for water on three distant exoplanets have come up dry. Scientists who trained NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope on three “hot Jupiters” have discovered that they have far less water vapor than previously thought.

Google reportedly finalizes deal for live stream service Twitch

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 9:14 pm

Google Inc. has reportedly finalized a deal to buy game live-streaming service Twitch Interactive Inc. for $1 billion and fold it into its YouTube unit.

Not letting the Dodgers get off cheap

Source: LAT Opinion
Jul 25, 2014 9:00 pm

In 2009, the Dodgers could have picked up Cliff Lee for a measly $10 million. They didn't; the Phillies did, and they went to the World Series.

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