CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1991
Wilmington Home Owners (WHO) was greatly concerned to hear that the Port of Los Angeles is proposing to offer Hiuka (a scrap metal business) Berth 147 in Wilmington as a site for its business. It appears WHO has not succeeded in getting its adamant opposition to Hiuka's presence close to the Wilmington community across to Ezunial Burts and the harbor commissioners. It is our intention to oppose any berth offered to Hiuka except one location either in the southeast side of Terminal Island or on Pier 300. Our objections to Berth 147 are as follows: 1)
July 10, 2009 |
Matt Kemp said Thursday that to get as close as he did to becoming an All-Star was enough of a reward. Kemp was fourth in fan voting among the five candidates competing for the final spot on the National League team. Shane Victorino of Philadelphia earned the selection, beating out Pablo Sandoval of San Francisco, Mark Reynolds of Arizona, Kemp and Cristian Guzman of Washington. "That's something everybody should experience if they can," Kemp said. Kemp, who is hitting .
October 28, 2009 |
While Dodgers and Angels fans still wrestle with thoughts of "what-if," the East Coast media have virtually thanked our local teams for stepping out of the way so the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies can occupy the World Series stage. An example of that sentiment was provided by Bryant Gumbel on HBO's "Real Sports. "I will admit up front to some bias, and I'll certainly understand if the folks in Anaheim would beg to differ, but having the Yankees in the World Series is clearly in the best interest of Major League Baseball," Gumbel said.
October 15, 2010 |
Galaxy tonight VS. COLORADO When: 7:30. Where: Home Depot Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket (delayed); Radio: 1150, 1220 (Spanish). Records: Galaxy 17-6-5; Rapids 11-8-9. Record vs. Rapids: 1-0. Update: With a victory Saturday night, the Galaxy would secure the MLS' Supporters Shield, which goes to the team with the league's best regular-season record. That would also give the Galaxy home-field advantage through the first two rounds of the league playoffs, which begin later this month.
September 21, 2009 |
at Seattle 7, New York 1: Ken Griffey Jr. homered and drove in four runs for the Mariners, who delayed the AL East-leading Yankees' clinching of a playoff berth. Boston 9, at Baltimore 3: Jason Bay and Jacoby Ellsbury each homered and drove in three runs. Bay's 35th homer tied a career high, and the three RBIs gave him a career-best 110. Kansas City 2, at Chicago 1: Robinson Tejeda won his third straight start for the Royals, who have won 10 of their last 13 games.
August 14, 1994
In real life, George Gershwin said to Oscar Levant, "Upper berth, lower berth, that's the difference between talent and genius." In the movie, "Rhapsody in Blue," the overnight train trip was filmed, but the comment was apparently deemed unsuitable for George to say, so Oscar was given the line. JUNE LEVANT, LOS ANGELES