2:53 AM EDT, Sun July 23, 2017
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Comic-Con 2017: This psychologist uses Batman characters to help people learn about mental illness

Comic-Con 2017: This psychologist uses Batman characters to help people learn about mental illness

Clinical psychologist, podcaster and Comic-Con panelist Dr. Andrea Letamendi uses Batman characters to help people learn about mental illnesses.
57 mins ago
Remembering Eddie Lopez, the animal who laughed

Remembering Eddie Lopez, the animal who laughed

Tattoos weren’t always mainstream accessories. Your accountant wasn’t likely to wear one. They were reserved for military veterans and inmates and members of, shall we say, social organizations in cities. Eddie “The Animal”  Lopez, heavyweight, wore his proudly. On his stomach was a prominent “Hazard” tattoo, signifying Big Hazard, the long-standing gang in East L.A. […]
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Who’s Next? Cody Bellinger, Sean McVay lead young contingent rising fast in SoCal sports scene

Who’s Next? Cody Bellinger, Sean McVay lead young contingent rising fast in SoCal sports scene

The youngest head coach in NFL history. The youngest Dodgers position player ever selected to an All-Star game. The reigning NFL defensive rookie of the year. Southern California is home to plenty of budding young talent, not all of which fits onto the list of the 50 Most Powerful in Southern California Sports – yet. […]
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Garage at Irvine apartment complex damaged in fire

IRVINE A garage at an apartment complex in Irvine sustained damage Saturday, July 22, when a car caught on fire, authorities said. The fire at the complex on Alicante Aisle was reported around 8 p.m., Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Alan Wilkes said. The fire was confined to the garage and did not spread to any […]
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Lawmakers herald bipartisan deal on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

Lawmakers herald bipartisan deal on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.
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Man arrested after 15,000 Xanax pills found in car in La Palma

LA PALMA A man was arrested Friday, July 21, during a traffic stop in La Palma after police found more than 15,000 Xanax tablets hidden in his car, police said. Acting on a tip, officers stopped the man’s silver Honda around 5 p.m. near the intersection of Thelma Avenue and Walker Street, said La Palma […]
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Top 50 Most Powerful in Southern California Sports: No. 19 Scott Boras, Sports Agent

Scott Boras, 64, Sports Agent Last Year’s Rank: 21 Ranked the world’s most powerful sports agent by Forbes for yet another year, Boras shows no signs of slowing down and currently has nine clients with contracts worth over $100 million, evidence that he remains the most fierce negotiator in all of sports.
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Accelerate rushes to upset win over Arrogate at Del Mar

Accelerate rushes to upset win over Arrogate at Del Mar

DEL MAR >> Trainer John Sadler is beginning to make upsets look commonplace, taking the place of the late Allen Jerkens as horse racing’s “Giant Killer.” Last year, Sadler saddled Stellar Wind for a surprise victory over Beholder in the Clement L. Hirsch, one of the most thrilling races of the Del Mar summer meet. […]
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Dodgers trade Sergio Romo to Tampa Bay for cash or player to be named

Dodgers trade Sergio Romo to Tampa Bay for cash or player to be named

LOS ANGELES — When he signed with the Dodgers this spring, veteran reliever Sergio Romo was thrilled to get a chance to play for the team he grew up following and for which his family cheered. He might not have the same warm feelings about his new employer. Romo was traded to the Tampa Bay […]
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Dodgers notes: Brock Stewart pitching well while caught between roles

Dodgers notes: Brock Stewart pitching well while caught between roles

LOS ANGELES – Think of this as Brock Stewart’s gap year. The 25-year-old right-hander has a bright enough future as a starting pitcher that the Dodgers deflected attempts to get him included in trades this offseason. But he has thrown just 22 1/3 innings and made only four starts this season – three in Triple-A […]
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Bud Norris earns job as Angels’ closer, but isn’t given the title

Bud Norris earns job as Angels’ closer, but isn’t given the title

ANAHEIM — Right-handed reliever Bud Norris made five appearances going into Saturday since returning from the disabled list July 1, including four in a row in the ninth inning. He recorded his 12th, 13th and 14th saves of 2017 in that stretch, the most by an Angel since Huston Street had 40 in 2015. Overall, Norris […]
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Braves at Dodgers: Sunday game time, TV channels and starting pitchers

Braves at Dodgers: Sunday game time, TV channels and starting pitchers

BRAVES at DODGERS When: 1:10 p.m. TV: SportsNet LA (where available) Where: Dodger Stadium THE PITCHERS DODGERS LHP CLAYTON KERSHAW (15-2, 2.07) Vs. Braves: 3-0, 1.52 At Dodger Stadium: 79-30, 2.02 Hates to face: Nick Markakis, 2 for 5 (.400), 1 double Loves to face: Anthony Recker, 0 for 3, 1 strikeout BRAVES LHP SEAN […]
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Comic-Con 2017: ‘Stranger Things’ trailer takes fans back to the ’80s and they’re down for the ride

Fans could barely contain their excitement for the upcoming seasonof Netflix's "Stranger Things" following the release of a season two trailer during Comic-Con.
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A pinball wizard debuts new Star Wars and Batman machines at Comic-Con 2017

A pinball wizard debuts new Star Wars and Batman machines at Comic-Con 2017

The classic arcade game is experiencing a resurgence according to the maker of these new machines
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Santa Margarita Little League All-Star team advances at SoCal Regional

Santa Margarita Little League All-Star team advances at SoCal Regional

LONG BEACH Santa Margarita National got plenty of offense early in their second-round game against Encinitas at the Southern California Divisional Little League Tournament played Friday, July 21, at Stearns Champions Park. SMLL broke out to an 8-0 lead, held off a late charge by Encinitas and then hung on for an 10-7 victory. SMLL […]