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Dodgers come up short in latest replay of rivalry with Padres

Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws to the plate during the second inning of Thursday’s game against the Padres at Dodger Stadium. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/ SCNG) Manager Dave Roberts #30 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on against the San Diego Padres in the first i…

Anthony Davis rusty in return as Lakers fall to Mavericks

As the buzzer sounded above him, Anthony Davis shuffled off to the baseline, kicking the display screen as if he had already lost. LeBron James, clad in street clothes, received him as Davis shook his head and looked up at the display board. There were still 24 minutes to play, but the 28-year-old All-Star’s night w…

Whicker: Lakers’ Anthony Davis doesn’t look great, but you have to re-start somewhere

Anthony Davis came walking through that door Thursday night. It might be a while before he recaptures the room. Lakers coach Frank Vogel gave him 16:45 in the first half at Dallas to jab the memories of his muscles. That was enough time for Davis to hit the deck five times, and for Vogel to recover from arrhythmia w…

Donna Manfredi appointed new principal at Golden Oak Adult School in Santa Clarita

  Donna Manfredi has been named as the new principal at Golden Oak Adult School in Santa Clarita. (Photo courtesy of William S. Hart Union High School District)   Donna Manfredi, an almost 30-year educator in the William S. Hart Union High School District, has been named as principal of the Golden Oak Adul…

Alex Cobb, Mike Trout knocked out early in Angels’ loss

The Angels’ Mike Trout grimaces in pain after being hit by a pitch by the Astros’ Cristian Javier during the fourth inning of Thursday night’s game in Houston. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) HOUSTON, TEXAS – APRIL 22: Alex Cobb #38 of the Los Angeles Angels pitches during t…

Lakers, Mavericks feel intensity of 2-game series with playoff implications

This weekend marks the last time the Lakers will play an opponent twice in a row before the playoffs begin, which is a detail in itself that speaks to the urgency of their series with Dallas. Is it a little bit like a mini-playoff series? Coach Frank Vogel was reluctant to lean into that framing. “I think there is a…

National Merit Scholarship Awards 2021 corporate-sponsored high school winners in LA County

  A high school senior’s decorated graduation cap message. (Photo by Michael Kitada, Contributing Photographer)   The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of high school students in Los Angeles County on April 21 who are recipients of corporate-sponsored scholarships in 2021. Th…

Former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke dies following car accident in L.A.

Terrence Clarke, a freshman guard for Kentucky this past season, died following a car accident in Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon. Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul confirmed Clarke’s death in a statement provided to ESPN. Police told WKYT in Lexington, Kentucky, that Clarke, 19, was taken to Northridge Hospital where h…

After turbulent year, owners of San Fernando yoga studio aim to adapt to post-lockdown world

It was supposed to be the beginning of a new era for sisters Daniela and Alexandra Del Gaudio. After nearly 10 years of working long shifts and multiple jobs, they finally saved enough money to open the Wild Plum yoga and wellness studio in San Fernando just two years ago. But the pandemic wreaked havoc on their bus…

How surge in hate crimes is pushing Asian Americans to stand up for mental health

In late March, Jackie Vu posted a typewritten, racist letter sent anonymously to her family’s nail salon in Riverside. She said she posted the letter not to draw attention to the business or how her family was affected, but to make the point that racism of any form is unacceptable. “It’s 2021. I don’t have time to f…


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