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Protesting a coffee house over gentrification fears is silly — and misses the point of L.A.

The new coffee shop on Cesar Chavez Avenue in Boyle Heights was busy and steamy Thursday afternoon. Busy because people seem to like its menu of food and beverages. Steamy because a vandal had smashed the glass front door, and the air conditioner couldn’

today, 13:43 in Regional

Episcopal bishop faces suspension over efforts to sell Newport Beach church

An Episcopal Church disciplinary panel has recommended a three-year suspension for the bishop who locked worshippers out of St. James the Great church in Newport Beach after a failed sale attempt two years ago. The panel also recommended that the shutter

today, 10:42 in Regional

Streak ends for ‘bulldog’ Alex Wood

Alex Wood could be described by his college alma mater’s mascot, a former teammate of his said. “He’s a bulldog,” Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman said. “He went to Georgia and that’s their mascot. He is 100% that.” Call a pitcher a bulldog a

today, 02:12 in Sport

After two second-place finishes, Edvald Boasson Hagen wins Tour de France Stage 19

After two second-place finishes, Edvald Boasson Hagen finally got a stage victory in the 2017 Tour de France. Chris Froome and the other top riders took it easy, saving themselves for their last big fight this weekend. Boasson Hagen, from Norway, caught

yesterday, 14:53 in Sport

Fire-displaced residents in Merced share worries and crack a few jokes

Residents displaced by the Detwiler fire attended a community meeting at the Merced Theatre on Thursday night, where they expressed concerns about security and inquired about when they could return home. The meeting followed a format similar to one held

yesterday, 07:07 in Regional

Nunes-Shevchenko rematch placed on UFC 215 Edmonton card Sept. 9

This month’s scrapped women’s bantamweight title fight between champion Amanda Nunes and No. 1 contender Valentina Shevchenko will be fought Sept. 9 at UFC 215 in Edmonton, Canada, the UFC announced Thursday. In keeping with the word of UFC President Dan

Thursday, 20:16 in Sport

Stuart Manley, an extreme long shot from Wales, is off to a good start at the British Open

Stuart Manley of Wales was atop the British Open leaderboard early, shooting a two-under 68 as part of the second group of the day. His only bogey of the day came on No. 1, and he offset that with two birdies and an eagle. Manley, 38, is making his debut

Thursday, 10:20 in Sport

Birmingham looks to take its best shot in City Section Open Division playoffs

These are exciting times for 34-year-old Nick Halic. He and his wife are buying a house in Huntington Beach. And he’s the head coach for the No. 1-seeded Birmingham Patriots boys’ basketball team that begins the City Section Open Division playoffs Friday

Wednesday, 21:37 in Sport

Fairfax claims Western League title with victory over Westchester

Steve Baik was the national coach of the year last season at Chino Hills, when his team went 35-0 and scored 100 or more points 18 times. Now he’s the head coach at Fairfax, and he’s starting to understand what happens when his team faces rival Westchest

Wednesday, 21:37 in Sport

LaMelo Ball's 92-point game gets everyone's attention, including members of the Rams and Dodgers

The Ball brothers of Chino Hills have been well known for a while, and now the youngest has made a name for himself. Everyone took notice of LaMelo Ball on Tuesday night after he scored 92 points during a 146-123 victory over Los Osos. Even some of L.A.’

Wednesday, 21:37 in Sport

With his high-scoring brother out hurt, Chino Hills sophomore LaMelo Ball shoots for 92 points

Sophomore LaMelo Ball of Chino Hills found a remarkable way to reignite excitement after the Huskies had their 60-game win streak end Saturday. He scored 92 points on Tuesday night in a 146-123 victory over visiting Los Osos. Ball’s brother, LiAngelo, th

Wednesday, 21:37 in Sport

Tour de France rookie Primoz Roglic wins Stage 17

Speeding downhill at 45 mph on unprotected Alpine roads, Tour de France rookie Primoz Roglic scaled the race’s highest peak and then barreled down the other side while holding off the competition on the famed Galibier climb to win Stage 17 on Wednesday.

Wednesday, 14:27 in Sport

People keep leaping to their deaths from iconic Pasadena bridge. How do we stop them?

As you stand on the majestic Colorado Street bridge in Pasadena, high above the Arroyo Seco, it’s hard to imagine the depth of despair that would drive someone to jump. “There is hope,” says a sign on the east side of the Beaux Arts bridge. The sign incl

Wednesday, 08:10 in Regional

Former head of South Korean geoscience center convicted of laundering $1 million in bribes

The former head of South Korea’s earthquake research center was convicted this week of laundering more than $1 million in bribes from two seismological companies, including one based in Pasadena, that paid him in exchange for insider information. After a

Wednesday, 07:11 in Regional

Galaxy's Jelle Van Damme, Giovani dos Santos named to MLS all-star team

Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos and defender Jelle Van Damme were selected Tuesday for the MLS All-Star team that will play Spanish superclub Real Madrid on Aug. 2 in Chicago. They were named to the team by Chicago Fire head coach Veljko Paunović, supp

Tuesday, 15:57 in Sport

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