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Under the headline "Aviator Jumps Off Building," the Los Angeles Times reported the next day: Frank Clark (later Clarke), 22-year-old stunt aviator, yesterday “jumped” off the 10-story Los Angeles Railway Building at 11th Street and Broadway and thereby pioneered the airway for the tired bus…
03.24 / 08:55
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Say hello to Calvin. Or maybe not. Calvin is the resident alien on space station Plymouth Rock and really, he would as soon suck the life out of you as look at you. Calvin comes from Mars, if you must know, but in truth his talents for havoc and devastation were wasted on the cold, dead Red…
03.24 / 08:55
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An Amber Alert was issued late Thursday for two toddlers who were abducted during a car theft in Riverside County. An unknown suspect stole a white Honda Accord about 6:45 p.m. in the 31500 block of Whispering Palms in Cathedral City, just east of Palm Springs, according to the Cathedral City…
03.24 / 07:49
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These are intriguing times for impressionable young investors. The Dow’s cresting 20,000 for the first time in January before making a 24-day climb to 21,000 — the fastest 1,000-point climb since 1999 — coupled with this month’s $3.4-billion initial public offering for Snap Inc., parent company…
03.24 / 07:49
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Two men were killed and another man was injured in an ambush shooting by two gunmen Thursday outside a South Los Angeles liquor store, authorities said. The shooting was reported outside Eddie’s Jr. Liquor and Market about 5:45 p.m. near 108th Street and Western Avenue, according to the Los A…
03.24 / 07:49
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“Suntan” opening: In the March 17 Calendar section, a review of the Greek film “Suntan” gave the impression that the movie opened March 17. The film opens March 24 in West L.A. and Pasadena. If you believe that we have made an error, or you have questions about The Times’ journalistic standards…
03.24 / 06:45
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For most of the third period Thursday the Kings looked like their old, championship-caliber selves, breaking open a close game against the Winnipeg Jets by scoring two power-play goals and a short-handed goal as they cruised to a 5-2 victory at Staples Center. It was all too rare a sight in…
03.24 / 06:45
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A San Francisco man was arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot a woman wearing a hijab because she is Muslim, police said Thursday. Joshua Ruano, 27, is being held on suspicion of making a criminal threat with a hate-crime enhancement, according to the San Francisco Police Department.…
03.24 / 06:45
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Brook Lopez scored 19 points, K.J. McDaniels had a season-high 16 and the host Brooklyn Nets beat the Phoenix Suns, 126-98, on Thursday night to give them consecutive victories for the first time this season. Trevor Booker added 14 points for the league-worst Nets (15-56), who beat Detroit…
03.24 / 06:45
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Harrison Barnes made the go-ahead basket, then stole the ball from Blake Griffin with 3.9 seconds left as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 97-95, on Thursday night. Barnes made a 14-foot jumper with 1:06 remaining for the game's 11th lead change, making it 96-95. After he…
03.24 / 04:36
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NCAA tournament live updates: Oregon, Gonzaga advance to regional finals March 23, 2017, 8:51 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. March 23, 2017, 8:51 p.m. Kansas City,…
03.24 / 04:36
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NCAA tournament live updates: Oregon, Gonzaga advance to regional finals March 23, 2017, 8:51 p.m. Want to keep up with how you're doing in your office pool? We will post reports here as soon as each game ends, so get a pen and have your bracket handy. March 23, 2017, 8:51 p.m. Kansas City,…
03.24 / 04:36
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Bethanie Mattek-Sands needed a wild-card invitation just to be able to play in the Miami…
03.24 / 03:42
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Anatoly Lomachenko’s philosophy is simple. There is always something new to learn from every fight. As the father-trainer of one the world’s best boxers prepares to send his son and two other Ukrainian fighters he’s coached since their amateur days to the top of an HBO-televised card in Maryl…
03.24 / 03:37
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The Los Angeles Police Commission on Thursday launched its latest effort to answer one of the biggest questions facing law enforcement today, one that has increasingly tested the LAPD and other agencies as video consistently inspires fresh scrutiny of policing: When should footage from police…
03.24 / 03:37
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SERIES Tangled: The Series Rapunzel and Cassandra go to a wizard’s cottage to learn what has happened to Rapunzel’s hair in the premiere of this animated series. 7:30 p.m. Disney Grimm The dark prophecy appears to be nearing fulfillment when a sinister force arrives in Portland with its eye…
03.24 / 03:37
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The realization struck Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier as he sat at his home Wednesday. For the second spring in a row, an injury has sidelined him near the end of spring training. A herniated disk in his lower back could cause him to miss opening day. He can only hope to avoid the…
03.24 / 03:37
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The Dodgers picked up a 10-2 victory over the Texas Rangers in a Cactus League game on Thursday. ON THE MOUND: Alex Wood and Julio Urias both ventured to the back fields of Camelback Ranch for their pitching assignments on Thursday. Wood threw five innings and gave up one run against a group…
03.24 / 03:37
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California opened another front in its fight against global warming on Thursday, launching a new strategy for slashing so-called super pollutants that have an outsize impact on the climate. The plan targets emissions such as methane from cow manure, black carbon from diesel exhaust and…
03.24 / 02:31
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An organization founded by conservative activist David Horowitz said it would put up posters at UC San Diego on Friday calling for University of California President Janet Napolitano to be prosecuted over "sanctuary campuses." The UC system announced in November that it would not assist…
03.24 / 02:31
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