Archive for October, 2017

Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill plays to the crowd

There is a time to stand up for your teammates, for justice, for what you believe to be right. This, presumably, was not that time. This was the World Series, and an elimination game at that.

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NFL notes: Failure to file paperwork costs the Browns a trade with Bengals for QB A.J. McCarron

A proposed trade by the Cleveland Browns for Cincinnati Bengals backup quarterback A.J.

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Biographer of original ‘Godzilla’ director will speak at Glendale Central Library.

On Thursday, the Glendale Central Library will host writer and Glendale resident Steve Ryfle for a discussion about his new book “Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film from Godzilla to Kurosawa,” which chronicles the life and films of the original “Godzilla” director.

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Seven in the running for seats on the Crescenta Valley Town Council

Seven candidates will vie for three regular and three alternates seats on the Crescenta Valley Town Council this weekend.

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Days before police killed him, homeless veteran fatally beat 80-year-old friend, authorities say

A man shot and killed by a Huntington Beach police officer in September in an incident caught on tape was identified Tuesday as a suspect in the fatal beating of an 80-year-old man that occurred three days before the shooting. Also Tuesday, Huntington Beach police identified the beating victim ..

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Burbank church displaced by Talaria project opens new doors

For the past 2½ years, Nick Reed, pastor of the City Light Baptist Church in Burbank, has stashed away a white cross that was once atop the steeple of the church on the corner of West Alameda Avenue and North Avon Street before the house of worship was demolished. Having been displaced in 2015…

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Ducks’ injury woes continue as Ryan Getzlaf is put on injured reserve because of an eye injury

The litany of Ducks injuries is reaching comical proportions, only Randy Carlyle isn’t laughing. The coach has more adjustments to make after it was revealed Tuesday that Ryan Getzlaf would be sidelined for at least the next three games.

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Consumer protection chief appeals directly to Trump in bid to save class-action lawsuit rule

In a rare direct appeal to the White House, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wrote a letter to President Trump this week, asking him to let stand a rule that makes it easier for consumers to file class-action lawsuits against financial firms. Congress narrowly passed legislation…

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Facebook tells Congress that 126 million Americans may have seen Russia-linked ads

As many as 126 million Americans may have seen divisive Russian-generated ads and posts on Facebook over the last two years, apparently part of a wide-ranging effort by Moscow to influence the 2016 presidential election, the social media company told Congress on Tuesday. Russia’s large-scale use..

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Man takes teacher hostage, barricades self inside classroom at Riverside elementary school

A parent has taken a teacher hostage and is barricaded inside Castle View Elementary School in Riverside, school district officials said Tuesday. The district was notified about the situation just after 11:20 a.m., Riverside Unified spokesman Justin Grayson said

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