December 27, 2013 |
That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study. The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to University of Buffalo researchers. Streptococcus pneumoniae , the leading cause of ear and respiratory tract infection in children, and Streptococcus pyogenes , the bacterial culprit behind strep throat and skin infections, lingered on surfaces in cribs, toys and books many hours after they had been cleaned, according to a study published Friday in the journal Infection and Immunity.
December 13, 2013 |
Live like a king, or a captain, with an overnight stay aboard a private yacht. Dockside Boat & Bed rents luxe vessels for a night - or two or three - at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach. Roomier than most hotel rooms, the boats include galleys, living rooms and sequined reflections from the harbor itself. The tab? Our one-night, two-day stay totaled $275, including $50 for meals. The boats never leave the dock, but the experience is as relaxing as only a night on the water can be. The bed Dockside (Dock 5, Rainbow Harbor; 
December 8, 2013 |
Five weeks ago Huntington Beach had a losing record and was all but out of the CIF playoffs. Now, it is a Southern Section champion for the first time. Kai Ross threw for 219 yards and three touchdowns and returned two interceptions for scores in the fourth quarter as the Oilers won the Southwest Division title with a 42-28 victory over Newport Harbor on Saturday afternoon at Angel Stadium. "This was a test of our season — we were the last team into the playoffs and now we've done something our school's never done," said Ross, who has orally committed to Montana, where he hopes to play both offense and defense.
December 7, 2013 |
The Southwest Division final at Angel Stadium is shaping up to be much more competitive than the teams' last meeting -- a 40-14 rout by Huntington Beach in Sunset League play. The game is tied 14-14 and Newport Harbor will get the ball first in the second half. Newport Harbor took a 14-7 midway through the second quarter on a 31-yard pass from Cole Norris to Cory Stowell. Huntington Beach pulled even just over one minute later on a 23-yard scoring pass from Kai Ross to Maurice Barber.
December 7, 2013 |
Trevor Shaw dove over the goal line from the 1-yard line on the first play of the second quarter and Newport Harbor has tied Huntington Beach 7-7. The Oilers drove 92 yards in 12 plays to take a 7-0 lead on Travis Heer's 1-yard run late in the first quarter.
December 6, 2013 |
Saturday's high school football championship games: Santa Ana Mater Dei (11-2) vs. Bellflower St. John Bosco (13-0) at Angel Stadium, 8 p.m. Prime Ticket, 830 AM: It could be a rainy, muddy night for the Pac-5 Division championship game, and that could create some intriguing moments when each team's big offensive line tries to grind out drives. Mater Dei lost the first meeting, 24-2, in the Trinity League. Coach Bruce Rollinson will have his players fired up, but unless the Monarchs' defense puts pressure on quarterback Josh Rosen, the Braves will be tough to topple.