October 7, 2013 |
It's called a Ravine, but on this night it was an ocean, thousands of flapping blue towels washing over the visiting Southerners in giant roaring waves of Dodger. Hanley Ramirez blasting, Carl Crawford tumbling, Chris Capuano dealing, Yasiel Puiging, the old house alive and roaring, run after run after run. "Sends chills up your body," said A.J. Ellis. "Freaking constant pressure all night," said J.P. Howell. Postseason baseball returned to Dodger Stadium for the first time in four years Sunday, and the ensuing mixture of quaint tradition and relentless play resulted in four hours of joyful swagger that could be defined in a single declaration Welcome home.
October 4, 2013 |
MEXICO CITY -- At least 12 people were killed and many more injured Friday morning when a passenger bus overturned on a highway west of the Mexican capital, according to government and media reports. The accident occurred on a highway linking the Mexico City suburb of Naucalpan with the city of Toluca, according to a statement released by the Naucalpan municipal government. The news service Milenio reported that the driver lost control of the bus at around 7 a.m., causing it to overturn and plunge into a ravine.
September 9, 2013 |
MEXICO CITY - A packed passenger bus plunged off a highway into a ravine in the Guatemalan highlands Monday morning, killing at least 38 people and injuring dozens, government officials said. The accident occurred about 40 miles west of Guatemala City, in the department of Chimaltenango, according to a statement released by the federal government. The bus, which had more than 70 passengers aboard, was headed from the town of San Martin Jilotepeque, in Chimaltenango, to the capital.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 2013 |
A 56-year-old Los Angeles man was found dead near Inspiration Point in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday afternoon after another hiker passing by spotted his body in a ravine, authorities said. Members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Air Rescue 5 unit located the man, who was pronounced dead at the scene before being airlifted to Farnsworth Park in Altadena. A preliminary coroner's examination determined that the man died from trauma sustained during a fall from a steep trail.
August 2, 2013 |
The first thing to go was the pitcher's mound, which was shrouded in black cloth before being jackhammered into fine dust. Then came the infield, with the grounds crew digging deep into the dirt to create trenches running from foul line to foul line, and filling them in with sod and covering it with grass. By early Friday morning the transformation was complete and the field at Dodger Stadium, among the most handsome and stately in baseball, had become a soccer pitch. In its 51-year history, Dodger Stadium has welcomed the Beatles and the Harlem Globetrotters.
June 13, 2013 |
The improbable dream is now even more unlikely. The romantic idea of an NFL stadium at Chavez Ravine, one that overlooks downtown Los Angeles, was already a long shot. News that Frank McCourt is in position to demand some involvement only increases the degree of difficulty. The Los Angeles Times obtained documents Wednesday that show the unpopular former Dodgers owner has the option to buy back land if another sports facility - let's say an NFL football stadium - is built on Dodger Stadium property.