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High school football: Friday’s scores, Oct. 18

Scores from the CIF-SS Week 8 high school football games Friday, Oct. 18. O.C. SCORES & STATS FOOTBALL SCORES CIF-SS 605 LEAGUE Cerritos at Artesia Glenn 30, Pioneer 26 ACADEMY LEAGUE Fairmont Prep 62, Southlands Christian 20 ALMONT LEAGUE Alhambra 33, San Gabriel 6 Bell Gardens 62, Keppel 6 Schurr at Montebello AMBASSADOR LEAGUE Aquinas 20, Linfield Christian 3 ANGELUS LEAGUE Cathedral 51, Salesian 0 St. Francis at Crespi BASELINE LEAGUE Chino Hills at Los Osos Upland 42, Etiwanda 10 Rancho Cuc...
Tags: High School Football, High School Sports, Sports


Studio Movie Grill opens Oct. 17 in Glendale

Studio Movie Grill, a combination multiplex and full-service restaurant, will open in Glendale on Thursday, Oct. 17. This will be the chain’s fourth location in Southern California. The first three are in Downey, Monrovia, and Redlands. All three were acquired from Krikorian Premiere Theatres and totally made over. Studio Movie Grill took out snack bars and replaced them with food servers visiting guests’ recliner seats to take orders for burgers, pizza, salads, sundaes and cocktails as well as ...
Tags: Movies, Restaurants, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Glendale, Studio Movie Grill, Taco, Southern California, Torrance, Redlands, Brand Boulevard, Top Stories LADN, Restaurant Reviews + Food, Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Downey Monrovia


Taco Bell’s World Series promotion, ‘Steal a Base, Steal a Taco,’ returns

After running a promotion for seven years, what do you do to make it a little more interesting? Taco Bell is introducing sports betting to “Steal a Base, Steal a Taco,” which is coming back for the 2019 World Series. It begins Oct. 22 with either the Houston Astros or the New York Yankees facing the Washington Nationals. The first player to steal a base in the series will trigger a giveaway of one Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco to anyone who wants to claim it at participating Taco Bell location...
Tags: Mississippi, Washington, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Fast Food, New Jersey, Nevada, MGM, Houston Astros, New York Yankees, Taco Bell, Torrance, Irvine, LaLa, Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos Taco


Why The Brews Hall will stand out in Torrance’s thriving beer scene

Like a malty lighthouse calling beer lovers from all around, a 27-foot-tall silo stands prominently at the corner of Torrance’s latest brewery. But this beacon of brews marks a brewery that is unlike any other in this beer-loving city. While plenty of breweries serve food or call in food trucks, The Brews Hall, which is set to open by the end of the month, combines a high-end food hall anchored by four counter-service restaurants that offer seafood, burgers, fried chicken and Mexican fare with a...
Tags: Restaurants, Sport, Beer, Things To Do, Soccer, Porto, Mesoamerica, Anaheim Ducks, Breweries, George, Honda Center, Torrance, Lopez, Manhattan Beach, Goodyear, George Lopez


Charity events in the San Fernando Valley area, Oct. 14-21

  AIDS Walk Los Angeles takes place on Oct. 20 at Grand Park in Los Angeles. (Photo by APLA Health/AIDS Walk Los Angeles)   Here is this week’s sampling of charities in the San Fernando Valley area that need your support through donations or volunteer work.   EVENTS   American Red Cross blood donations: Blood, especially type O, and platelet donations needed. There are many locations to give blood in the San Fernando Valley including: 12:15-7:15 p.m. Oct. 16 and 7:45 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19 a...
Tags: Hollywood, Charity, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Volunteer, Local News, Jack Black, Unicef, Fundraiser, Ucla, West Hollywood, Northridge, Olivia Munn, Lawrence, Torrance


High school football: Friday’s scores, Oct. 11

Scores from the CIF-SS Week 7 high school football games Friday, Oct. 11. O.C. SCORES & STATS FOOTBALL SCORES Note: Several games were not played Friday for fire-related reasons. Games marked as ppd. were postponed and will be rescheduled; games marked as canceled will not be rescheduled. CIF-SS ALMONT LEAGUE Alhambra at Montebello San Gabriel at Bell Gardens Schurr at Keppel AMBASSADOR LEAGUE Aquinas at Bermuda Dunes Desert Christian Arrowhead Christian 50, Western Christian 20 Ontario Christia...
Tags: High School Football, High School Sports, Sports


No wonder good people don’t run for office in California

At the very beginning, I said I was going to make them do this in full view of the public. They’re doing it, and I am making it fully public. The California Fair Political Practices Commission is proposing to fine me $12,500 for late filing of campaign finance reports during a 90-day period in 2013, even though the FPPC acknowledged in writing that the campaign “substantially complied” with the law, and even though fines for the identical late filings were already paid to the Secretary of State’...
Tags: Supreme Court, California, Opinion, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Citizens United, Patty Lopez, Bart, Ed Buck, John Phillips, Doug Mcintyre, Brown, Legislature, Torrance, Watergate


High school football: Friday’s scores, Oct. 4

Scores from the CIF-SS Week 6 high school football games Friday, Oct. 4. O.C. SCORES & STATS CIF-SS ALMONT LEAGUE Alhambra 69, Schurr 27 Montebello at Bell Gardens San Gabriel at Keppel AMBASSADOR LEAGUE Linfield Christian vs. Arrowhead Christian Aquinas 41, Ontario Christian 7 Western Christian at Bermuda Dunes Desert Christian BASELINE LEAGUE Upland 21, Damien 3 Etiwanda 33, Los Osos 29 Rancho Cucamonga at Chino Hills BAY LEAGUE Peninsula 20, Leuzinger 0 Palos Verdes 34, Mira Costa 9 Redondo a...
Tags: California, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Trinity, Saddleback, Sonora, Santa Fe, Monrovia, High School Sports, Tesoro, Colony, Dorsey, Highland, Walnut


LAX to direct rideshare users to new pickup lot starting in late October

Jason Van Norman waited for his rideshare driver outside Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport late Friday morning, watching the slow crawl of traffic that was steadily pushing back his expected arrival time back home in Woodland Hills. “Usually in the early mornings it’s no biggie,” he said. “This is probably the worst I’ve seen it.” The 43-year-old said he travels about three times per month from the airport – the second busiest in the country. He usually times his rides and flights ...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Lax, Torrance, Los Angeles International Airport, Costa Mesa, Rodriguez, Woodland Hills, Redondo Beach, Uber and Lyft, Tony Rodriguez, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE


Irvine food distributor that serves Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Chipotle moving HQ to Texas

Quality Custom Distribution, based in Irvine, makes 17,000 deliveries a week from 19 distribution centers across the country. (Courtesy: QCD) Quality Custom Distribution opened a new 183,000-square-foot facility to solely service local Starbucks. (Courtesy: QCD) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Show Caption of Expand Quality Custom Distribution, a fast-food industry supplier for the likes of Starbucks, Chick-fil-A and Chipotle, is moving its corporate hea...
Tags: Business, Texas, Jobs, California, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Tennessee, Dallas, Starbucks, Pasadena, Hammer, Southern California, PepsiCo Inc, U S Forest Service, Torrance


Rancho Palos Verdes mom faces murder charges for death of her 2-year-old daughter, who was left in car

A Rancho Palos Verdes woman now faces murder charges for the death of her 2-year-old daughter, who authorities say was left alone for hours in a parked, running car with the heater on. Lacey Mazzarella, 34, is accused of leaving her daughter in a car Sunday night, Sept. 22, in an unincorporated part of the county between Carson and Torrance, Deputy District Attorney David Zygielbaum said in a statement on Friday announcing the charges. Mazzarella returned early the next morning to find her child...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Malibu, Torrance, Carson, Sheriff s Department, Augusto, Rancho Palos Verdes, Mazzarella, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, South Vermont Avenue


Senior Living: Advice on handling behavioral changes in loved ones with dementia

By Dr. Nicole Z. Lawrence, M.D. Contributing writer There is this one dress — brown swirls, turquoise flowers, flows just past the knee — that makes me look good no matter my size: at my thinnest, at my biggest, postpartum or pregnant. It is that kind of dress. When I wear this dress, it brings me back to the time I acquired it — a time of immense change in my life and, unfortunately, the life of the person you gave me that dress. I went to South Dakota to see my grandparents between my second a...
Tags: News, Sport, Soccer, South Dakota, Buick, Torrance, Senior Living, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN


European Ryder Cup Hero Sam Torrance Quit Playing Golf Two Years Ago: 'I've Kind of Lost the Love for It'

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Tags: Europe, Sport, Ryder Cup, Golf, Sam Torrance, Torrance, BBC Radio, The Armchair Golfer


Graduation 2019: Thrown off course by the Vietnam War, Huntington Beach veteran finishes college at 71

  Graduate Joe Taylor at Cal State Dominguez Hills in Carson, CA, on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Taylor graduated with a bachelorÕs degree in business administration. The Huntington Beach resident had something to prove to himself, and a promise to fulfill to his twin 19-year-old granddaughters. A decorated Navy combat veteran, Taylor had been on the college track when he returned from the Vietnam War in 1972. However, the psychological effects of the war and the need to support his growing famil...
Tags: News, Education, Navy, Sport, Soccer, Graduation, Venice, Taylor, Huntington Beach, Inglewood, Torrance, Orange County Register, Richard Taylor, Hollywood Park Racetrack, Carson CA, El Camino College


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, May 24-32

  The Chambers Brothers perform on the Blues stage at the 2018 Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Music Festival. (Photo by Dean Musgrove/Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   St. John Eudes Parish Summer Carnival: A multi-cultural festival with food, games, live music, rides and a silent auctio...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Memorial Day, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Here’s a still-sealed vinyl LP from 1976 featuring local LA bands supporting public radio

Reader Richard Koenig of Torrance sent me a real treat this week: a promotional album from a now-defunct radio station. Still sealed, it has the Licorice Pizza pricing sticker on the front; it cost $1.06, the numbers echoing the station’s frequency, and a date of May 1976. “I purchased the LP at a record store back in the early 1980s and never opened it up as I just didn’t expect the music to be very good,” Koenig explained. In the early 1980s, Licorice Pizza was still around (they were bought b...
Tags: La, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Radio, Things To Do, Soccer, Sirius Xm, Smith, Elvis, Chris Carter, Klos, Torrance, Perry, KABC, Koenig


$150 million Seal Beach naval project would change the way sea turtles travel to the ocean

NOAA biologist Jeff Seminoff, leader of the Marine Turtle Ecology and Assessment Program, examines the belly of an Eastern Pacific Green Sea Turtle in Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge Seal Beach, CA, on Thursday, May 16, 2019. NOAA set up a net to catch and examine the sea turtles. Photographed under the authority of NMFS ESA Permit number 18238. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) NOAA biologist Jeff Seminoff, leader of the Marine Turtle Ecology and Assessment Program, e...
Tags: News, Navy, Mexico, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Military, Hawaii, Ocean, Community, Noaa, Pentagon, Pacific Coast Highway, Boeing, Trump


Charter school founder sentenced for lavishly misspent public funds that led to Canoga Park recording studio

By Fred Shuster LOS ANGELES – The founder of Los Angeles charter school network Celerity Educational Group was sentenced today to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for misappropriating $3.2 million in public education funds and using the money for personal expenses. Vielka McFarlane pleaded guilty in January to a single felony count of conspiracy to misappropriate and embezzle public funds, admitting that she used part of the money to pay for personal expenses including first-class air travel, fine ...
Tags: News, Education, La, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Beverly Hills, Courts, Tokyo, Local News, Torrance, COLUMBUS Ohio, U S Attorney s Office, U S Department of Education


Westlake’s Paige Sommers continues vaulting success at Masters Meet

TORRANCE >> When Westlake’s Paige Sommers was in seventh grade, she saw the pictures of her father John Sommers pole vaulting at UCLA. “It really inspired me, and I asked him if I could do the pole vault,” she recalled. “He told me that I was too young — but I kept bugging him, and finally, he let me try.” Sarah Shulze of Oak Park wins the 3200 meter run during the CIFSS Track and Field Masters meet at El Camino College on Saturday, May 18, 2019 in Torrance, California. (Photo by Keith Birmi...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Notre Dame, Valencia, High School Sports, Ucla, Southern California, Torrance, Westlake, Oak Park, Sommers, Grubb, Moorpark, West Valley, Mayfield


Grace Luderer leads Louisville softball to first-ever CIF title in program history

IRVINE — A group of Louisville softball players gathered inside Deanna Manning Stadium on Saturday. They were anxious to commemorate a 5-1 win over Torrance in the CIF Southern Section Division 5 title game with a selfie. “Wait for your teammates,” an assistant coach scolded. “Rude,” teased sophomore Grace Luderer as she jogged toward the pack. It’s hard to image Luderer could be forgotten in the aftermath of a dominant postseason. The pitcher lifted the No. 8-seeded Royals to victories over the...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Royals, Norman, High School Sports, Louisville, Miller, Cohen, Torrance, Irvine, San Fernando Valley, Jason Cohen, CIF Southern Section Division, Michael Fernandez, High School Softball


Grace Luderer leads Louisville to its first CIF-SS softball title

IRVINE — A group of Louisville softball players gathered inside Deanna Manning Stadium on Saturday. They were anxious to commemorate a 5-1 win over Torrance in the CIF Southern Section Division 5 title game with a selfie. “Wait for your teammates,” an assistant coach scolded. Louisville players celebrate beating Torrance 5-1 during the CIF Southern Section Division 5 softball championship game. Saturday, May 18, 2019 in Irvine. (Photo by Michael Fernandez, Contributing Photographer) Louis...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Royals, Norman, High School Sports, Louisville, Miller, Cohen, Torrance, Irvine, San Fernando Valley, Jason Cohen, CIF Southern Section Division, Michael Fernandez, High School Softball


Photos: El Segundo-based Hot Wheels celebrates 51st birthday with Leno and Legends

Jay Leno and Adam Carolla take part in the Hot Wheels Legends Tour, a nationwide search for life-size custom cars worthy of being made into a Hot Wheels toy car, at Hot Wheels headquarters at Mattel in El Segundo on Saturday, May 18, 2019. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) Jay Leno, Adam Carolla and Paxton Booth take part in the Hot Wheels Legends Tour, a nationwide search for life-size custom cars worthy of being made into a Hot Wheels toy car, at Hot Wheels headquarters at...
Tags: Business, Jay Leno, Uncategorized, Cars, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Las Vegas, Pasadena, Local News, Mattel, Torrance, James Young, El Segundo, Leno, SEMA


Photos: Torrance salutes military at 60th Armed Forces Day march

While Torrance’s  streets filled with camouflage and military blues and greens, the sidewalks were packed with red, white and blue as the Armed Forces Day parade rolled down Crenshaw Boulevard on Saturday afternoon. The 60th annual parade — billed as the nation’s longest-running military procession — drew scores of civilians to ogle at the tanks, cannons and Humvees, the highlight of a weekend-long event. “We’re excited we get to represent our armed forces,” said Col. Vince Krepps, who has been ...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Sport, Syria, Things To Do, Soccer, Military, Marine Corps, Marines, Jordan, Vietnam, Air Force, Local News, Susan, Torrance, U S Air Force


Senior Living: Finding forgiveness can fuel a happier life

By David W. Hart, Ph.D., Contributing writer Nearly all of us have experienced injustices. These real or perceived slights might include lack of parental love, being treated unfairly in the workplace, or being disappointed by friends. Victims are frequently left with feelings of anger, sadness, despair, and maybe even the desire for revenge. Negative feelings aren’t necessarily unhealthy. Feelings are meant to motivate us to behave in certain ways to attain specific outcomes: Anger may motivate...
Tags: Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Torrance, Desmond Tutu, Senior Living, Department of Counseling, David W Hart, David Hart Ph D, Always Best Care Senior Services, California State University Fullerton Hart, South Bay Dementia Education Consortium, Redondo Beach Main Library


Runners will hoof it for Freedom at Torrance’s Armed Forces Day weekend 5K run

You don’t need a tank to tool around town to celebrate Armed Forces Day weekend in Torrance. Some folks just need a pair of sneakers. Runners will jog around town in the 4th annual Torrance Armed Forces Day 5K for Freedom on Saturday, May 18. Race start time is 8 a.m. The race starts at Del Amo Fashion Center (on Madrona Avenue, between Carson St. & Fashion Way). For more information: www.torrancechamber.com/5k/  
Tags: News, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Local News, Torrance, Del Amo Fashion Center, Madrona Avenue, Carson St Fashion


Photos: Navy Band Southwest celebrates Armed Forces Day with ensemble performance

Tim Hutchens performs the third movement of the Trombone Concerto by Rimsky-Korsakov with the Navy Band Southwest as the City of Torrance celebrates its 60h Annual Armed Forces Day with an annual military concert at the Armstrong Theater on Friday, May 17, 2019. (Photo by Axel Koester, Contributing Photographer) The Navy Band Southwest performs as the City of Torrance celebrates its 60h Annual Armed Forces Day with an annual military concert at the Armstrong Theater on Friday, May 17, 2019. ...
Tags: News, Navy, Uncategorized, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Military, San Diego, Local News, Torrance, Rimsky Korsakov, Del Amo Fashion Center, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Axel Koester, Navy Band Southwest


Southern, City Section softball and baseball championships highlight the weekend

Many local programs will have the opportunity to win the last game of the season this weekend. The CIF Southern Section baseball championships will all be played on Saturday. Divisions 1, 2 and 3 will be played at Dodger Stadium, highlighted by the final game of the evening between Harvard-Westlake and Cypress at 6:30 p.m. for the Division 1 crown. Tickets are $15 ($7 for high school students with a school I.D.) and parking is free. The Wolverines are expected to throw Vanderbilt-commit Sam Hlib...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Cypress, Birmingham, Kennedy, High School Sports, Santa Margarita, Louisville, Torrance, Roosevelt, Arizona State, San Fernando, Falcons, Vanderbilt, Irvine


Thunderstorms and heavy downpours possible as rain hits Southern California

LOS ANGELES — A weather system out of the Pacific will generate widespread rainfall in the Southland Thursday, and there’s a slight chance of thunderstorms accompanied by brief but intense downpours and small hail, National Weather Service forecasters said. The storm could produce roadway flooding, flooding near small streams, downed tree limbs and power lines, a rough morning commute and hazardous conditions at sea, they said. But it will trigger no major flooding, mud slides or debris flows, s...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Rain, El Nino, Local News, Orange County, Pacific, Ventura County, Nws, Southern California, Lax, FREMONT


Rain — with possible thunderstorms, hail — coming to Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Widespread rainfall is expected late Wednesday night or after midnight, and there’s a slight chance of thunderstorms Thursday morning accompanied by brief and heavy downpours and possibly small hail, forecasters said. Between a quarter-inch and three-quarters of an inch is expected along the coast and in the valleys, and an inch is expected in the mountains, according to the National Weather Service. The snow level in the San Gabriel mountains will drop to 6,000 feet, the NWS said,...
Tags: Weather, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Rain, Local News, Orange County, Nws, Southern California, San Pedro, Lax, Anaheim, Torrance, Burbank


Torrance man charged with killing Downey liquor store co-owner, firing at pursuing officers

DOWNEY — A man accused of killing a Downey liquor store co-owner and then firing shots at police officers during a wild pursuit from Maywood to Vernon three days later was charged Tuesday with murder and assault with a firearm on a police officer. Dylan Andres Lindsey, 24, of Torrance, was charged with murder for the May 7 shooting death of Gurpreet Singh, 44, of Cerritos, at ASL Liquor and Market in the 8500 block of Paramount Boulevard. He was also charged with eight counts of assault with a f...
Tags: News, Sheriff, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Homicide, Alfred, Maywood, Hart, Los Angeles County, Norwalk, Lindsey, Torrance, Liu, Downey, Vernon