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Chris Taylor, Joey Gallo homers lift Dodgers to 10th consecutive win

LOS ANGELES — Well, that wasn’t even close after all. But few of them have been. Chris Taylor and Joey Gallo hit home runs to turn a tie game into an 8-5 Dodgers victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night, completing a mini-sweep of their two-game interleague series. The win was the Dodgers’ 10th in a row –…

Angel City FC gets late goal to knock off Tigres in exhibition

<p>LOS ANGELES — Stefany Ferrer Van Ginkel has played for Tigres, but now calls Angel City Football Club home.</p><p>On Wednesday night, as the teams kicked off their two-year partnership, Van Ginkel earned her first start and helped Angel City pull off a 1-0 exhibition win in front of 12,258…

Little League West Regional: Arizona tops Northern California to reach title game

SAN BERNARDINO — Sidewinder Little League manager Troy Silva said, “We don’t want to ‘taco-bout’ it. We want to be about it.” J.J. Silva had four hits, and Troy “Taco-Man” Tewers struck out 12 as Arizona defeated Northern California, 8-1, in a West Region semifinal on Wednesday night at Al Houghton Stadium. “It was …

LAFC’s Carlos Vela gets MLS All-Stars going in victory over Liga MX

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer ST. PAUL, Minn. — Dayne St. Clair entered the interview room, wearing a smile as bright as his orange goalkeeper’s jersey and clutching a crystal trophy after helping the MLS All-Stars beat Liga MX. Coach Adrian Heath said slyly, “What did you win?” “MVP,” St. Clair coolly replied, …

Top Gascón aide fears physical harm if civil service hearing is open to public

A controversial top aide to District Attorney George Gascón wants a Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission hearing closed to the public and her testimony sealed because she fears for her safety, according to a declaration obtained by the Southern California News Group. Tiffiny Blacknell, who is Gascón’s c…

Dustin May on track to rejoin Dodgers after next rehab outing

LOS ANGELES — One start away. According to Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, right-hander Dustin May will make one more start on a minor-league injury rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday and then rejoin the Dodgers. That puts May on track to make his return from Tommy John surgery to the majo…

Suspect barricaded in Arcadia after officer, 2 others injured in shooting

A barricade situation in Arcadia was ongoing Wednesday night after a family dispute turned violent, leaving one officer and two other people shot and injured. The immediate residences surrounding a home in the 2500 block of Greenfield Avenue were evacuated early in the evening, and people in several blocks around th…

Hoornstra: How the ‘Bobby Bonilla contract’ became a $180,000 auction item

The Bobby Bonilla Contract has lived many lives. It was at first a simple pact between a player and his team, known only to both parties and the agent who brokered the deal. After Bonilla retired, but before the first $1.2 million payout in 2011, the pact became a symbol of the New York Mets’ ineptitude. Once the co…

A Pasadena-Glendale-Burbank affordable housing trust just took a giant step toward reality

A bill that taps $23 million to get a trust fund going to boost affordable housing in Pasadena, Glendale and Burbank has been approved by the state Legislature and is headed to the governor’s desk for his signature. State Sen. Anthony J. Portantino’s Senate Bill 1177 creates an affordable housing regiona…

GOP rallies around Trump after FBI searches Mar-a-Lago

By Steve Peoples | Associated Press NEW YORK — For much of the year, small cracks in Donald Trump’s political support have been growing. Dissatisfied Republican primary voters began to consider new presidential prospects. GOP donors grappled with damaging revelations uncovered by the Jan. 6 committee. S everal…


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