CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 26, 1990
Gov. George Deukmejian on Tuesday signed a bill that supporters describe as a first step toward turning the 58-mile-long Los Angeles River flood control channel into a park and recreation area. The measure by Sen. Art Torres (D-Los Angeles) gives the state Coastal Conservancy the authority to prepare a master recreational plan for the concrete-lined channel, which begins in the San Fernando Valley and flows into San Pedro Bay at Long Beach.
August 7, 2010
CHIVAS USA TODAY AT TORONTO When: 1 p.m. PDT. Where: BMO Field. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket, TeleFutura. Radio: 690. Records: Chivas USA 5-9-3, Toronto FC 6-6-5. Update: After a strong July, which the team finished with a 2-0-2 record, Chivas is two points behind Houston in the Western Conference and could pull out of last place with a win. Toronto has won one regular-season game since May and is coming off of a July 31 loss to Kansas City.
May 11, 2009 |
Alan Gordon headed in the tying goal off a feed from Mike Magee late in the first half, helping the Galaxy extend its unbeaten streak to six games with a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders on Sunday. Gordon's goal was his second of the season for the Galaxy (1-1-6), which played the final 32 minutes with a man advantage after Seattle's James Riley was sent off with a red card following a multiplayer scuffle in the 58th minute.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 29, 2008 |
Alan Gordon, 64, a songwriter who with his writing partner Garry Bonner penned the Turtles' No. 1 hit "Happy Together" and other catchy pop songs in the 1960s, died of cancer Nov. 22 at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz. Besides "Happy Together," which topped the charts in March 1967, the songwriting duo also wrote "She'd Rather Be With Me," "You Know What I Mean" and "She's My Girl" for the Turtles, as well as "Celebrate" for Three Dog Night. On his own, Gordon wrote "My Heart Belongs to Me" for Barbra Streisand, who recorded it for her 1977 album "Streisand Superman."
June 1, 2008 |
TORONTO -- Second-half goals by defender Julius James and forward Jeff Cunningham carried Toronto FC to a 2-0 victory over the Galaxy on Saturday, which played without midfielder David Beckham. Both teams had depleted rosters because of injuries and international callups, most notably England's Beckham. After only one shot on goal in the first half, a Sean Franklin foul on Cunningham set up the game's first goal in the 49th minute.
August 27, 2006 |
Landon Donovan scored two goals and was a factor in another, and the Galaxy defeated D.C. United, 5-2, Saturday night. Donovan's penalty kick gave the Galaxy a 3-1 lead in the 66th minute. His second score came in the 92nd, when he took a pass from Herculez Gomez on a breakaway, juked goalkeeper Troy Perkins into falling down and put the ball into the open net for the game's final goal. Donovan was driving for a shot in the 71st minute when defender Facundo Erpen got in his way.