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Ricky Nolasco struggles in the first inning, Angels fall to Red Sox

Ricky Nolasco and the Angels fell five runs behind the Red Sox after the top of the first inning Friday night at Angel Stadium. They never recovered, going on to lose for the eighth time in 12 game…

Dodgers, Alex Wood implode in 12-3 loss to Atlanta Braves

Alex Wood's mostly magical season took a bad turn Friday night when the Braves pounded him for nine runs, including a grand slam by the opposing pitcher, in the Dodgers' 12-3 home defea…

Dodgers notes: Coaches who catch comprise a secret society in baseball

Dodgers bench coach Bob Geren isn't afraid to grab and mask and jump behind the plate to warm up a pitcher when the need arises. "Catching all those years, my body still can do it,̶…

Former Newport Beach Police horse, one of the original members of mounted unit, dies

NEWPORT BEACH — A police horse that was also a familiar sight at community events in and around Newport Beach has died, the department reported on its Facebook page Thursday, July 20. Levi, a…

How you can take the Iron Throne for a spin while you’re at Comic-Con 2017

If you want a ride at Comic-Con, why not ride in style? Take a pedicab that is all decked out to promote new (and returning) television shows and movies.

Andrelton Simmons turns shortstop into his island kingdom for Angels

ANAHEIM — We hear about island kids, following dreams. Andrelton Simmons had already awakened from his. "If you're 16 and you haven't signed, people don't think you're going to make it," Simm…

New law, inspired by an O.C. case, helps police investigate non-reported accidental deaths

GARDEN GROVE — Starting next year, law enforcement authorities will have more time to prosecute anyone who dumps a body to conceal a crime, Orange County officials announced Friday, July 21. …

Angels’ injured pitchers closer to return to rotation, but when remains question

The Angels' collection of starting pitchers recovering from various injuries have shown some modest signs of improvement. But will Garrett Richards, Matt Shoemaker, Tyler Skaggs and Andrew He…

Episcopal panel recommends suspension for L.A. Bishop J. Jon Bruno, return of Newport Beach church to locked-out congregants

A panel of officials from the national Episcopal Church issued its recommendation on misconduct charges against J. Jon Bruno, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, on Friday, July 21, nea…

Two people shot in car-to-car shooting in Westminster

WESTMINSTER — Two men were shot while sitting in their vehicle by another man in a SUV on Friday, July 21, authorities said. The two men in their 20s were stopped near the intersection of Haz…

Caltrans fast-tracking 4 Orange County road repair and construction projects

In anticipation of Senate Bill 1 funds, the California State Transportation Agency and Caltrans on Friday, July 21, announced plans to fast-track dozens of road repair and construction projects sta…

Kyle MacLachlan, Naomi Watts and more talk ‘Twin Peaks’ at Comic-Con 2017

The assembled told tales of David Lynch and, in one case, were asked to do impressions of Shaggy from 'Scooby-Doo'

Adopt a cat: Maisie is as sweet as can be

Breed: Tabby Age: 2 years old Gender: Spayed female Maisie's story: Maisie was taken from a neglectful owner. She had an eye infection that went uncared for, necessitating the eye's rem…

Firefighters extinguish house fire, save dog in Placentia

PLACENTIA — Orange County firefighters made quick work of a house fire Friday, July 21, and rescued the residents' dog. The fire was reported at 1:10 p.m.

Miller: When it comes to generating buzz, Lakers’ Lonzo Ball already among the league leaders

Dismissing the performances was easy, the nature of the competition suggesting that what happened in Vegas would, indeed, stay in Vegas. Portland general manager Neil Olshey brought the most brutal…