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Trout, Angels finalize record $432 million, 12-year deal

Mike Trout and the Angels announced their 12-year contract, a record deal that ties baseball's top player to Los Angeles for what likely will be the rest of his career            [Author: AP]
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Trout thrilled to stay an Angel 'for years to come'

Mike Trout and the Angels announced their 12-year contract, a record deal that ties baseball's top player to Los Angeles for what likely will be the rest of his career.
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Lakers’ Magic Johnson celebrates new tech lab with Crenshaw students

LOS ANGELES — One of Los Angeles’ great game-changers was in attendance at Crenshaw High School on Wednesday morning, checking in on what the city’s innovators of the future are up to. The students in Mr. Abe Abraham’s STEMM (Science Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine) and Robotics Lab were happy to share their work with Magic Johnson and the other dignitaries who visited, a crowd that included Rep. Maxine Waters and several L.A. Unified School District leaders. Students showed off a tri...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Lebron James, Johnson, Magic Johnson, Lakers, Adams, The Lakers, Kentavious Caldwell Pope, Spencer Hawes, CRENSHAW, Maxine Waters, Jeanie Buss

LA researchers create tools to help those likeliest to stay homeless

Los Angeles-based researchers say they have created tools that can accurately pinpoint who are at the highest risk of becoming persistently homelessness and may need the greatest attention and help early on. The Economic Roundtable released the prediction tools Wednesday, as a follow-up to a report the group released last year that argued early intervention was needed to stem the stream of people becoming and staying homeless. RELATED STORY: LA County’s homeless need more than housing to stay of...
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Lightning strikes, hail and rain falls, and floodwaters flow throughout patches of Southern California

Unstable rain clouds scattered throughout the Southland on Wednesday pelted residents, bringing thunder and lightning, flooding a major freeway, and in some places, dropping rarely seen hail. The inconsistent rain poured intensely in some metro areas, while creating only a light mist in others. A driver plows through a flooded portion of Del Amo Blvd during a heavy thunder and hail storm in Long Beach on Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019.. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG) A woman pushes a...
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Bernie Sanders returns to California, fires up striking workers at UCLA

WESTWOOD — Campaigning in California for the first time in his second run for president, Bernie Sanders flashed familiar themes Wednesday in a speech to UCLA workers staging a one-day strike amid stalled contract negotiations. Carrying her 11-month-old baby Daisy Lynette Bell, a UCLA occupational therapist who has not had a raise in three years, joins striking UC workers at a rally at UCLA in Westwood on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Presi...
Tags: California, White House, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, New Jersey, San Diego, Howard Schultz, Warren, Starbucks, Associated Press, UC, University Of California

On heels of scandals, USC announces new president

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California on Wednesday announced a new school president to usher "a new era" following a series of high-profile scandals that culminated last week with a massive college admissions bribery case.
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USC pro day draws lower-profile class of prospects aiming to impress

Southern California running back Aca’Cedric Ware sprints during USC Pro Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Pro Day is intended to showcase talent to NFL scouts for the upcoming draft. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) Southern California cornerback Iman Marshall runs through a sprint drill during USC Pro Day, Wednesday, March 19, 2019, in Los Angeles. The Pro Day is intended to showcase talent to NFL scouts for the upcoming draft. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) Sound The gallery w...
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Bobcat killed by car after surviving California wildfire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a bobcat that survived a Southern California wildfire has been hit and killed by a car.
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Clippers players appreciate Doc Rivers’ long-term commitment plans

LOS ANGELES — In an effort to quell rumors that he was interested in taking over the Lakers head coaching job (which, for now, Luke Walton holds) Doc Rivers revealed Tuesday that he has a verbal agreement to extend his Clippers deal for multiple years. “It’s been kind of agreed upon,” Rivers said, revisiting the topic briefly after the Clippers defeated Indiana 115-109 for their eighth victory in nine games. “We didn’t make a big deal about it; I thought I had to, just today, because all the noi...
Tags: Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Nba, Ncaa, Rivers, Brooklyn Nets, Lakers, Clippers, Patrick Beverley, Doc Rivers, Lou Williams, Luke Walton, Sam Cassell

Police chase has strange and funny ending

Law-breaking turned into breakdancing at the end of a Los Angeles vehicle pursuit.            [Author: AP]
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Dog stored in cargo hold dies on 11-hour Amsterdam-to-LA flight on Air France-KLM

A dog was found dead on an Air France-KLM flight from Amsterdam to Los Angeles Tuesday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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New USC president Carol Folt dealt with previous academic-athletic scandal

LOS ANGELES — In a news release Wednesday announcing Carol Folt as its new president, USC highlighted her previous experience as the chancellor at North Carolina when she inherited one of the worst academic fraud cases in college sports history. Folt oversaw the fallout from the scandal when her tenure began in 2013. For nearly two decades until 2011, thousands of students, including many North Carolina football and men’s basketball players, took fraudulent “paper courses” in the African and Afr...
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See Alan Parsons Music Video From Star Wars-Themed Film 5-25-77

See Alan Parsons music video from Star Wars-themed film 5-25-77 Legendary prog rocker Alan Parsons has just released his first album in 15-years titled “The Secret,” and you can see the first video from the album for the song “I Can’t Get There From Here” featuring Jared Mahone. The video was directed by Patrick Read Johnson (Spaced Invaders, Baby’s Day Out, Angus) and features lots of cool footage from his Star Wars-themed autobiographical film 5-25-77. Check out the video below! ...
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Satellites just photographed California's dazzling 'super bloom' of spring flowers from outer space

Parts of Southern California are experiencing "super blooms" of flowers. Walker Canyon and the city of Lake Elsinore, about 50 miles southeast of Los Angeles, have an ongoing super bloom of orange poppies. Tourists are clogging the valley's roads with cars in their efforts to see the flowers. DigitalGlobe's WorldView-2 satellite photographed the bursts of color and activity from space on Tuesday. The hot, dry hillsides of Southern California are normally covered in drab desert scrub. But some...
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Grimes speaks out about her feelings for Elon Musk and what it's been like since his 'funding secured' scandal

Grimes was featured in a profile for WSJ Magazine ahead of the release of her newest album. In the interview, Grimes discussed her relationship with Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who she referred to as a "super-interesting goddamn person." Grimes said it was "disturbing" to see how much attention she garnered from a since-deleted tweet from last year, in which she wrote that Musk hasn't prevented Tesla employees from unionizing. Grimes declined to comment on her feud with singer Azealia Banks that stem...
Tags: Elon Musk, Banks, China, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Azealia Banks, Shanghai, Nintendo, SEC, Fox News, Grimes, WSJ, Musk, Tesla Gigafactory, Securities Exchange Commission

Would you eat a burger that’s been dry-aged for 150 days? Well, now you can

Grillmaster and cookbook author Adam Perry Lang has made his mark in the epicurean landscape of Los Angeles, and he’s done so by blending French cooking techniques with traditional American smoking and barbecuing. Lang is now serving his latest creation, The Burger, at his APL Restaurant. The Burger consists of beef that has been dry-aged for 150 days or more and is topped by American cheese, crisp white onion, pickles and mustard aioli on a potato bun. “It’s an amazing burger,” Lang said. “It’s...
Tags: Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Guy Fieri, Burger, San Pedro, Beaumont, San Fernando Valley, LANG, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN

LA's Mountain Lions May Face Extinction—But There’s a Way to Save Them

Cougars have called California home long before humans have. In Los Angeles, however, urbanization and human activity are driving nearby mountain populations toward possible extinction, according to a new study. Read more...
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Canoga Park marijuana honey oil lab explosion seriously burns 2, collapses roof, police say

CANOGA PARK — Two men were badly burned Wednesday in an explosion in one unit of a Canoga Park commercial building that authorities said apparently was being used as a drug lab. Firefighters were sent to 7851 Alabama Ave. about 11 a.m., along with a hazardous materials team and building inspectors. The blast, which was reported in one unit of the building, also damaged two other units and resulted in a partial roof collapse, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. Los Angeles firefighters ...
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Wednesday Afternoon Hockey Thoughts

from Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, - ... The focus should be on repairing the problems and focusing on the playoffs. This is too important a time of year. Babcock’s not walking away, but is anyone else wondering if this marriage is in trouble? - I think Vancouver is going to look at finding a youngish defenceman, maybe somebody in his early to mid-20s. Troy Stecher’s in that range, and he’s made real good strides. Quinn Hughes is younger, Alexander Edler and Chris Tanev older. Think...
Tags: Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Vancouver, NHL, Babcock, Steven, Gary Bettman, Tampa Bay, Mclellan, Elliotte Friedman, Todd McLellan, Alexander Edler, Chris Tanev, NHLPA, Rob Blake

Mother charged with murder after 9-year-old found in duffel bag

The mother of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found in a duffel bag outside Los Angeles now stands charged with murder, prosecutors said Wednesday.
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Mother of girl, 9, found in duffel bag near Los Angeles charged with murder

The mother of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found in a duffel bag outside Los Angeles now stands charged with murder, prosecutors said Wednesday.
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USC names Carol L. Folt next president amid admissions scandal

LOS ANGELES — The USC Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved the hiring of Carol L. Folt, former chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as the university’s 12th president, making her the first female leader of the Trojan campus. Former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol L. Folt was named USC’s new president on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, by the Southern California university’s board of trustees. (Photo courtesy of UNC Chapel Hill) The hiring...
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On heels of scandal, USC announces new president

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of Southern California has announced a new president to usher in “a new era.” The university said Wednesday that Carol Folt will become the university’s 12th president. The announcement comes a week after news broke of a massive college bribery scandal involving USC and other universities across the country. […]
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What’s a centibillionaire? Ask Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, the only members of the $100 Billion Club

Bloomberg tracks the fortunes of some 2,800 billionaires. Of those, 145 are worth at least $10 billion, making them decabillionaires. Now, the world contains two centibillionaires simultaneously. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, once the world’s richest person, has again eclipsed the $100 billion threshold, joining’s Jeff Bezos in the exclusive club, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Gates’s fortune, now $100 billion on the nose, hasn’t reached such heights since the dot-...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Microsoft, France, Los Angeles, Georgia, Spain, Bloomberg, Sport, Soccer, Bill Gates, Warren, Jeff Bezos, Amancio Ortega, Kohl, Bezos

15 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, March 22-28

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘Alice in Wonderland: The Musical’ A modern musical-comedy take on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale about a young girl’s adventures in a strange and magical world. When: March 23-June 15. Where: Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 N. Orange St., Glendale. Tickets: $12. Information: ‘Bar Mitzvah Boy’ West Coast Jewish Theatre presents a new play by Mark Leiren-Young about an older man seeking faith through his bar mitzvah ceremony while his rabbi aims to ret...
Tags: London, New York City, Roald Dahl, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Ireland, Lewis Carroll, Vietnam, Peter Pan, John Cameron Mitchell, West End, Brian Friel, Tim Minchin, Alice

LA-area pursuit suspect breakdances before surrendering

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Law-breaking turned into breakdancing at the end of a Southern California vehicle pursuit. TV news helicopters were overhead Tuesday night when a suspect pursued by the California Highway Patrol finally surrendered, but broke out into a 10-second dance before being handcuffed. The pursuit began in the Calabasas area and headed east […]
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Watch the Trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Sony Pictures have released the first teaser trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s forthcoming, highly anticipated film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Watch after the jump… Set in Los Angeles in 1969, the movie follows TV actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) as they try to break into the film industry. The all-star cast also includes Margot Robbie (as Sharon Tate), Al Pacino, Damian Lewis, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern and Emile Hirsch. Once Upon a Tim...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Los Angeles, Leonardo Dicaprio, Jazz, Brad Pitt, Sony Pictures, Quentin Tarantino, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Hollywood Watch, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Rick Dalton Leonardo DiCaprio

LA-area mom charged in death of daughter found in duffel bag

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a mother with murder in the death of her 9-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a duffel bag along a suburban horse trail near Los Angeles. Twenty-eight-year-old Taquesta Graham was charged Wednesday in the death of Trinity Love Jones. It’s unclear whether she has an attorney. Graham […]
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Manafort-Linked PAC Tries To Explain Unreported $1M To FEC

A super PAC tied to Paul Manafort tried to explain on Tuesday to the Federal Election Commission why it failed to report a $1 million contribution it received one week before the 2016 election. Rebuilding America Now PAC sent a letter laying out its position on the “inadvertent omission,” telling the FEC that a series of clerical errors had led to its failure to report the $1 million contribution. The note also revealed that the PAC conducted an internal audit in late September 2018. That man...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Fbi, Palmer, PAC, Committee, Trump, FEC, Federal Election Commission, Larry Noble, Manafort, Paul Manafort, Geoffrey Palmer, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Rebuilding America Now