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NEWPORT BEACH BOAT PARADE RINGS IN THE HOLIDAYS - AND MILLIONS IN REVENUE

The annual Newport Beach boat parade is like a floating, electrified version of Pasadena's Rose Parade: beloved and lucrative.

THE SPORTS REPORT: YANKEES SIGN GERRIT COLE

Cole reached agreement with the New York Yankees for $324 million over nine years.

 
 
 

COLUMN: ST. JOHN BOSCO'S DRAKE METCALF WILL CARRY THE FLAG ONE LAST TIME

St. John Bosco offensive lineman Drake Metcalf, who has committed to Stanford, leads the Braves into the CIF Open Division bowl championship...

BRASE DOTTIN LEADS HARVARD-WESTLAKE TO SIGNATURE BASKETBALL WIN OVER CORONA CENTENNIAL

6-foot-5 junior scores 21 points to help 10-0 Wolverines to 63-50 road victory

 
 
 

MLB WINTER MEETINGS: DAVE ROBERTS SAYS DODGERS ARE AGGRESSIVELY PURSUING TOP-TIER TALENT

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Tuesday the team's off-season strategy is to focus on signing or trading for players that can make...

NUMBERS DON'T LIE: LAKERS' LEBRON JAMES, ANTHONY DAVIS AMONG TOP DUOS IN NBA

Lakers forwards Anthony Davis and LeBron James are the only duo that rank in the top three in points, rebounds and assists in the NBA.

 
 
 

LOS ANGELES WANTS TO BUILD A HYDROGEN-FUELED POWER PLANT. IT'S NEVER BEEN DONE BEFORE

If L.A. succeeds, a hydrogen-burning Intermountain Power Plant could become a model for governments and electric utilities around the...

USC WIDE RECEIVER MICHAEL PITTMAN JR. ANNOUNCES HE WILL PLAY IN BOWL GAME

USC senior Michael Pittman Jr. will play in the Holiday Bowl against Iowa in San Diego on Dec. 27.

 
 
 

KAWHI LEONARD DIDN'T SPARK CANADA'S LOVE OF BASKETBALL, HE COMPLETED IT

Clippers Kawhi Leonard Toronto return

RAPTORS BUILT LAST SEASON A MENTALITY FOR WINNING WITHOUT KAWHI LEONARD

The Toronto Raptors are in the playoff hunt this season without Kawhi Leonard because of experience they gained winning big games with...

 
 
 

JOSHUA KELLEY IS UCLA'S ONLY MEMBER OF ALL-PAC-12 FIRST OR SECOND TEAMS

Running back Joshua Kelley was the only member of the UCLA Bruins to be selected as a member of the All-Pac-12 Conference first or...

ANAHEIM MIGHT NOT GET PAID IN ANGEL STADIUM PROPERTY DEAL FOR MANY YEARS

The Anaheim City Council is expected to approve a sale of the Angel Stadium property next week, but the city could wait several years...

 
 
 

FORMER DOLPHIN BRANDON MARSHALL FIELDS OFFERS FOR FLORIDA MANSION

After upping the asking price for his Florida mansion three times, star wide receiver Brandon Marshall has trimmed the tag to $4.799...

STEPHEN STRASBURG SURELY CAN AFFORD A GYM MEMBERSHIP. BUT HE WON'T NEED ONE

Newly re-signed Stephen Strasburg "wanted to make sure that was open every day in the off-season so that he can go there and work out,"...

 
 
 

CHARGERS' HUNTER HENRY DOESN'T FEEL LIKE SEASON WAS A LOST CAUSE

Chargers tight end Hunter Henry has 43 catches for 536 yards and four scores this season, a bit underwhelming for the fourth-year pro...

KIM WOO-CHOONG, FOUNDER OF DAEWOO BUSINESS GROUP, DIES

Kim built Daewoo Corp. in 1967 and it grew into South Korea's second-largest business empire. Later he was sentenced to prison on fraud...

 
 
 

RUNNING BACK DAVON BOOTH A LEADER FOR UNBEATEN EL MONTE

Senior Davon Booth has rushed for 2,722 yards and 32 touchdowns for 15-0 El Monte. "He's gifted," says coach Jesse Ceniceros.

DALLAS STARS FIRE JIM MONTGOMERY FOR UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

The Dallas Stars' second-year coach was fired for what the team called unprofessional conduct. But the team's GM did not elaborate.

 
 
 

BASKETBALL: SCORES FROM MONDAY

High school basketball scores from Monday

PATRICK MAHOMES' GIRLFRIEND BRITTANY MATTHEWS ALLEGES HARASSMENT BY PATRIOTS FANS

Brittany Matthews, girlfriend of Patrick Mahomes, said she and the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback's brother were moved for their own...

 
 
 



Philip McKeon, former child actor, has died at 55

Philip McKeon, former child actor, has died at 55

Philip McKeon, the former child actor best known for his role on the CBS sitcom “Alice,” died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. He was 55. McKeon died in Texas after a long... Read more ...

Jersey City's mayor says gunmen targeted kosher market

Jersey City's mayor says gunmen targeted kosher market

The mayor of a New Jersey city says gunmen targeted a kosher market during a shooting that killed six people Tuesday. Read more ...

Federal judge blocks use of billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build...

Federal judge blocks use of billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build border wall

A federal judge has ruled the Trump administration cannot use military construction funds to build additional barriers on the southern border. Read more ...

Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

Las Vegas residents spotted two of the birds around town in tiny cowboy hats this week. No one seems to know how the birds got the hats, but it worries a local bird rescue group. Read more ...

Saudi Arabia is on a roll with Aramco, Ruiz vs Joshua, and a new tourist...

Saudi Arabia is on a roll with Aramco, Ruiz vs Joshua, and a new tourist visa. Mohammed bin Salman could use these 'wins' to whitewash his awful human-rights record

Saudi Aramco became the most valuable company in the world on its opening day of trading on Wednesday, leaving US giants like Apple and Alphabet in the dust. Though the process... Read more ...

The Pentagon orders operational training pause for all Saudi students in the...

The Pentagon orders operational training pause for all Saudi students in the US after NAS Pensacola shooting

The Pentagon has ordered a pause on operational training for all Saudi military personnel training in the US in the wake of the Naval Air Station Pensacola shooting. The move... Read more ...

Yankees sign free agent Gerrit Cole to nine-year deal, multiple reports say

Yankees sign free agent Gerrit Cole to nine-year deal, multiple reports say

New York gets the staff ace it craved. Read more ...

Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court upheld the verdict in the first celebrity trial of the MeToo era. Read more ...

Saudi Aramco shares are spiking after hitting the market in the world's...

Saudi Aramco shares are spiking after hitting the market in the world's biggest-ever IPO

Shares in Aramco, the Saudi-owned oil giant, spiked 10% Wednesday when they hit the market in the world's biggest-ever IPO. The spike came as shares began trading on Riyadh's... Read more ...

House Democrats To Begin Amending Impeachment Articles Wednesday Evening

House Democrats To Begin Amending Impeachment Articles Wednesday Evening

The Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing for 7 p.m. to mark up the legislation by which the House could then impeach President Trump, possibly by Christmas. Read more ...