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School was back in session for the young U.S. national team Thursday. And once again the lessons it learned in an exhibition were harsh ones, with Colombia running roughshod over an inexperienced American defense in a 4-2 victory. “You can scout teams, you can watch teams, you can talk about...

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Hallie Tran has been improving in singles throughout the season for the Costa Mesa High girls’ tennis team, but one area she has struggled with has been putting away the short ball. Tran has still racked up the wins in Orange Coast League play, but instead of being satisfied, the junior took...

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BURBANK — The Burroughs High girls’ volleyball team headed crosstown to Burbank to end the regular season with a rivalry match and a share of the Pacific League title on the line. The Indians did what they intended to do, defeating the Bulldogs, 25-16, 25-21, 21-25, 25-13, and sweeping the...

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Richard Gregory Bauer didn’t hide his identity when he gathered information to hack into the email and social media accounts of his female friends, family members and co-workers. In some cases, the U.S. attorney’s office said, he told them via Facebook that he was working on a class project...

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A Lancaster man has been arrested after authorities say he sent an email threatening to kill U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif). Authorities say Craig Shaver sent a Sept. 30 email to the senator. No other details were released. Prosecutors said Thursday that Shaver, who has a 1991 grand theft...

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A capsule look at the Boston Red Sox-Houston Astros ALCS: When they matched with the Boston Red Sox in last year’s American League Division Series, the Houston Astros seemed unstoppable. They’d bolstered their starting rotation with the waiver-deadline acquisition of Justin Verlander, scored...

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Regulators fined the Bay Area’s transit agency $650,000 on Thursday for safety failures that led a commuter train to strike and kill two workers inspecting a track five years ago during a union strike. The California Public Utilities Commission also placed the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency on...

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Weaving around the debris on Highway 98 in a red golf cart — dodging a washing machine to the left, and a detached roof to the right — Jackie Spann scanned the horizon for her home of 27 years, a three-story stucco house with a Spanish-style roof. “It’s gone,” the 83-year-old retired...

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The Los Angeles Football Club has clinched a postseason berth and its first playoff game is at least 20 days away. But forward Diego Rossi says this is no time to pause and admire those accomplishments because there is much still to play for, beginning with Friday’s match against the Houston...

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In a strongly worded decision that faulted the state's use of the death penalty as "arbitrary" and "racially biased," the Washington state Supreme Court on Thursday abolished capital punishment. The 5-4 ruling, which makes the state the latest in a growing number to outlaw the death penalty...

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The Deciem drama is moving from Instagram to the courtroom. The Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. has filed an injunction against founder Brandon Truaxe, following Truaxe’s announcement on Instagram that Deciem was shuttering operations. Truaxe posted an e-mail from the Lauder lawyer Mark Gelowitz on...

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Can-Am, the motorcycle division of the Canadian power sports behemoth BRP, already turns $350 million in global sales of its three-wheeled Spyders. That’s a drop in the bucket compared to the $4.5 billion in BRP’s overall sales, which includes Can-Am off-road vehicles and BRP’s Ski-Doo...

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Perhaps emboldened by the opening of Rick Caruso’s Palisades Village boutique retail center, Kevin Nealon has put his home in Pacific Palisades back on the market for a dollar shy of $5 million. Earlier this year, the comedian and actor and his wife, Susan Yeagley, had asked $4.7 million for...

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Among the 48 homes that changed hands in Inglewood in April, one transaction stood out. James T. Butts Jr., the mayor of the city, paid $680,000 for a three-bedroom home in the Morningside Park neighborhood. The home was sold by Christine Robert, a politically connected and prominent public...

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With enough money and a growing business, the timing was right for eco-friendly brand and retailer Whimsy + Row to open its first standalone store. The company inked a deal for a 3,500-square-foot space on Venice Boulevard in Los Angeles, with about half allocated to a store and the rest serving...

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Record producer Jeff Bhasker, who has won multiple Grammy Awards for his work with Kanye West and Jay-Z, has listed his home in Venice for sale at $2.15 million. The loft-style residence is among four attached units in a building designed by noted architect Steven Ehrlich. Built in 2002, the home...

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