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BURBANK — Burbank High boys’ basketball trailed by 17 at the start of the fourth quarter in its Pacific League rivalry game against host Burroughs on Friday. The Indians were shooting the ball efficiently in the first half to unease the Bulldogs, especially with junior Emery Goulet on a roll...

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AL MVP Mookie Betts, NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom and major league home run champion Khris Davis reached high-priced one-year deals to avoid salary arbitration, while slugger Nolan Arenado and pitchers Gerrit Cole, Luis Severino and Aaron Nola were among 15 players still on track for...

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The Santa Barbara San Marcos girls’ water polo team is the defending CIF Southern Section Division 1 champion, but still came into this weekend’s Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions as a bit of an underdog. After beating Orange Lutheran in a nonleague match Thursday night leading into the...

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The Camp fire in Northern California was the costliest single natural disaster in the world for insurers last year, resulting in $12.5 billion in covered losses, and was the most destructive wildfire ever, according to a new report by a German reinsurance firm. The Camp fire resulted in a record...

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John Collins made a fadeaway jumper with 25 seconds left and Atlanta hung on when Philadelphia flopped on its final plays to lead the Hawks to a 123-121 win over the 76ers on Friday night. Jimmy Butler was fouled on a drive and had a chance to tie the game with 2.4 seconds left. Butler, an 86...

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Northern California authorities say two adults and a child have died in a murder-suicide in a rural residence. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said the bodies were found Thursday in the town of Willits and evidence indicates 32-year-old Krissy Orbon and her 8-year-old son Damian Wilkins...

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BURBANK — Calm and composed, the Burroughs High boys’ soccer team enjoyed a lot of possession around the Burbank penalty area for much of their Pacific League match Friday. The Indians controlled the tempo and pace of the match, so much so that the Bulldogs failed to string two passes...

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The Rock wants to set the record straight: That “generation snowflake” interview “never happened.” Dwayne Johnson took to social media Friday in response to a story that claimed the “Rampage” actor called out millennials as a generation that is “looking for a reason to be offended.”...

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Megyn Kelly’s turbulent two-year run at NBC News is over as both sides reached an agreement Friday night on her exit from the network. Terms of her departure were not disclosed, but people familiar with the negotiations said the former morning show host is leaving with the money she was owed on...

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On a cloudy Friday afternoon, during the middle of an infield rundown drill, Sylmar High baseball coach Ray Rivera gathered his players for a final talk on an issue that has been on everyone’s minds for several weeks — a potential teachers’ strike. “We’ve got guys still struggling,”...

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Ventura County officials are scrambling to contact thousands of patients who received vaccines that may have been ineffective because county workers stored them at the wrong temperature. Approximately 23,000 patients who got shots at county clinics between October 2017 and November 2018 need to...

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A citrus worker in the Central Valley has died after a 600-pound blade from a wind machine broke loose and hit him. The Fresno Bee says 53-year-old Richard Escobedo was fatally injured on Jan. 3 in an orchard near Visalia. Wind machines circulate warmer air to prevent orchards from freezing....

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A shallow magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon in Santa Monica’s Ocean Park neighborhood, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:07 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was one mile from Venice and four...

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On California’s freeways, in biker bars and during not-infrequent clashes with other outlaw motorcycle clubs, members of the Mongols are easily identified. They are the ones in the leather vests and jackets adorned on the back with the distinctive image of a Genghis Khan figure in sunglasses...

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Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Iger got a big pay bump last year. Iger’s total compensation hit $65.6 million in fiscal 2018, an increase of 80% from the prior year, according to a Friday regulatory filing. The surge was mostly due to a much larger stock bonus the Burbank...

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SpaceX, citing a need to get “leaner,” said Friday it will lay off more than 10% of its roughly 6,000 employees. The cuts were cited in an email sent to employees by President Gwynne Shotwell, which was provided to The Times. “This was a very difficult but necessary decision,” Shotwell...

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It wasn’t supposed to be a dangerous call. Officer Natalie Corona, 22, responded alone to the scene of a three-car crash near 5th and D streets just before 7 p.m. Thursday. She was considered a rookie — fresh from the Davis Police Department’s field training program — and had been assigned...

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Los Angeles County is considering what amounts to a voluntary ban on electric scooters as it develops regulations for companies to operate them safely in unincorporated areas. The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a plan that would, for now, halt their operations in...

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