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September 29, 2012 | By Kevin Baxter
When: 4 p.m. Where: Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, Colo. On the air: TV: KDOC Radio: 1150 AM, 1330 AM. Records: Galaxy 15-11-4, Colorado 9-18-3. Record vs. Colorado: 2-0-0 . Update: The Galaxy's playoff push could gain some additional momentum if midfielder David Beckham is able to play for the first time in a month. Beckham returned to training last week, but he hasn't appeared in a game since Sept. 1 because of a sprained left ankle.
March 13, 2014 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Sarah Jessica Parker has welcomed a reporter to her townhouse in New York City's West Village for an interview and a peek inside, and SJP fans with enough fortitude to withstand the interview's rapid-fire pace are welcome to sneak a peek. She's shared the home with husband Matthew Broderick for about 13 years, with son James Wilkie and twin daughters Loretta and Tabitha joining them in 2002 and 2009, respectively. The joint has a homey but sophisticated feel, punctuated by shelves full of books, a piano, the actress' collection of globes and a pingpong table smack in the middle of everything.
August 18, 2012 | By Barry Stavro
Chivas USA Saturday At Colorado When: 6 PDT. Where: Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, Colo. On the air: TV: KDOC, KWHY (Spanish). Records: Chivas USA 7-9-5; Rapids 8-15-1. Record vs. Rapids: 0-1. Update: Chivas is only two games under .500, but it has slipped to seventh in the West and is 11 points behind the Galaxy, Seattle and Vancouver for the final playoff spot. The team's problem? Offense. Chivas has scored a league-worst 14 goals this season and was shut out for the eighth time this year in a 4-0 loss to the Galaxy on Sunday.
March 13, 2014 | By David Undercoffler
Its resume reads like an overachieving supercar. A twin-turbocharged V-8 unleashes 577 horsepower to all four wheels, it takes 3.6 seconds to go from zero to 60 mph, the sticker price passes $100,000 even quicker than that, and it's a station wagon that seats five comfortably. Wait, what was that last part? Yes, for the few buyers who crave a vehicle that can haul the entire family to a night at the movies fast enough to earn them a night in jail instead, Mercedes-Benz would like to offer the E63 S AMG station wagon.
September 6, 2013
GALAXY VS. COLORADO When: 7:30. Where: StubHub Center. On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 1150, 1330. Records: Galaxy 13-9-4, Rapids 10-8-9. Record vs. Rapids: 1-1-0. Update: After going 3-0-1 in August, the Galaxy plays its third regular-season game against Colorado, with the teams having split the first two. The Galaxy won, 1-0, on March 23 at StubHub Center, and the Rapids took the next match, 2-0, in Colorado.
October 22, 2004
at Colorado, 6:30 PDT Fox Sports World Channel 22 (Spanish, 8 p.m.) Site -- Invesco Field. Radio -- KMPC (1540), KMXE (830). Records -- Galaxy 11-9-10, Rapids 10-9-11. Record vs. Rapids -- 1-0-3. Update -- The Galaxy comes into the two-game, total-goals series having shut out Colorado in all four previous playoff matches involving the clubs. The Galaxy won, 3-0 and 2-0, in 1999, and 4-0 and 1-0 in 2002. Striker Carlos Ruiz's starting role is in doubt because of a continuing hamstring problem.
March 5, 2013 | By Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times Daily Travel & Deal blogger
Rolling on the river in Alaska means getting up-close with wild lands where bears, moose, bald eagles and other wildlife roam. Mountain Travel Sobek leads trips on the Tatshenshini and Alsek rivers this summer and offers $400 off to those who make a reservation by the end of March. The 13-day Alsek River trip runs through three national parks and rafts down Class II to Class IV rapids along the way. Hike in forests, camp by the river at night and see large icebergs in Glacier Bay National Park.
September 25, 1999 | MIKE PENNER
TONIGHT vs. D.C. United, 7:30 * Site--Rose Bowl. * Radio--KRLA (1110), KNTQ (1020, Spanish). * Records--Galaxy 18-10 (48 points), United 22-7 (54 points). * Record vs. United--1-0. * Update--D.C. United has clinched the regular-season Eastern Conference title and the home-field advantage through the playoffs, but the Galaxy is still scuffling to achieve the same in the Western Conference.
February 25, 2014 | Jonah Goldberg
Down with stakeholders. The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out against affordable healthcare for kids. Retail medical clinics - at drugstores, Wal-Marts, etc. - are cropping up across the nation, thanks in part to the expected longer waiting times and out-of-pocket expenses stemming from Obamacare. And the pediatricians don't like it. "While retail clinics may be more convenient and less costly, the AAP said they are detrimental to the concept of a 'medical home,' where patients have a personal physician who knows them well and coordinates all their care," reported the Wall Street Journal.
February 2, 2014 | By Jonathan Guthrie
When asked how he went bankrupt, a character in Ernest Hemingway's novel "The Sun Also Rises" replies: "Two ways. Gradually and then suddenly. " This neat summation of how business failure creeps up on victims is quoted in "Big Bang Disruption: Strategy In The Age of Devastating Innovation," a new book with more than a whiff of apocalyptic prophecy about it. The book, published by Portfolio Hardcover, plays to the belief that technology has...
January 31, 2014 | By Robyn Dixon
MALAKAL, South Sudan - The looters came by the thousands. They were organized, systematic and took their time. At two World Food Program warehouses in this dusty South Sudanese town, they opened thousands of USAID cans of vegetable oil and poured the contents into stolen jerry cans. They ripped open packets of high-nutrition food and took the contents. They stole computers, light fittings, fans and roof tiles, and even cut away the canvas from storage tents. The food they took - 1,700 tons in all - would have fed more than 100,000 families for a month.
January 27, 2014 | By David Undercoffler
Like an owner who resembles his or her dog, Mitsubishi's 2014 Outlander is just as much an oddity as the brand itself. Though the Japanese automaker sold more cars in the U.S. in 2013 than Porsche or Volvo (and just a few thousand less than Jaguar), Mitsubishi is a quirky company with a quirky lineup that flies well below the radar of many shoppers. In addition to the midsize Outlander SUV that starts at $23,820, Mitsubishi also sells the Outlander Sport compact crossover; regular, hatchback and high-performance versions of the Lancer compact sedan; and the new Mirage, a tiny morsel of a hatchback that starts just under $14,000.
January 21, 2014 | By Lee Romney
SAN FRANCISCO - A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was shot and killed by a partner Tuesday in an apparent accident while conducting a probation search at a Dublin apartment complex, authorities said. In a brief statement, a somber BART police chief said the officer was the first to die on duty in the department's history. Taking no questions, Chief Kenton Rainey said he was confirming the "tragic loss" with "a heavy heart. " "Our condolences go out to the immediate family and friends and the extended BART family," Rainey said.
January 8, 2014 | By Rong-Gong Lin II, Rosanna Xia and Doug Smith
New state geological maps released Wednesday show several major developments planned in Hollywood are much closer to an active earthquake fault than Los Angeles city officials initially said. The maps chart the course of the Hollywood fault, which runs from Atwater Village and Los Feliz, through central Hollywood and west along the Sunset Strip. The state accelerated completion of the maps last fall amid controversy over the Los Angeles City Council approving a skyscraper development on or near the fault.
December 26, 2013 | By David Undercoffler
Take a good look at Aston Martin's Rapide S, a task made easy by its breathtakingly sleek design. The look carries all the gravitas of the rest of the brand's lineup, yet is differentiated by a second set of doors artfully etched into the side of the car. Those doors are as far as Aston plans to deviate from its longstanding sports car ethos. And it's barely a deviation at all. This dramatic Rapide picks up where the DB9 coupe leaves off, and adds to it the doors, a pair of (barely)
December 17, 2013 | By Andrew Khouri
Southern California home sales plunged in November as prices stayed flat, continuing a cooling trend that started this summer. But experts expect a jolt in prices soon. Home prices "will start rising again in the spring, because that's when demand heats up," said Christopher Thornberg, founding partner at Beacon Economics. The regional median home price, $385,000 in November, has stayed essentially the same since June after a rapid run-up in prices in the first half of this year, according to San Diego research firm DataQuick.
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