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Glove story: Defensive improvement keys Angels fast start

Glove story: Defensive improvement keys Angels fast start ANAHEIM — The day Perry Minasian was hired as the Angels general manager, he was quick to add the phrase “run prevention” whenever the topic turned to pitching. Although the pitchers tend to get the credit or blame for how many runs a team allows, the total […]

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Senior living: Long COVID-19 symptoms often overlooked in seniors

Senior living: Long COVID-19 symptoms often overlooked in seniors Nearly 18 months after getting COVID-19 and spending weeks in the hospital, Terry Bell still struggles with hanging up his shirts and pants after doing the laundry. Lifting his clothes, raising his arms, arranging items in his closet all leave Bell short of breath and often […]

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San Bernardino hookah lounge where 9 were shot had no business permit, police say

San Bernardino hookah lounge where 9 were shot had no business permit, police say A San Bernardino hookah lounge that was the scene of a deadly gun battle late Friday night lacked a permit to operate as a business, police said Sunday. Police investigators continued to search for the people who fired at each other […]

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Just Like Heaven Fest: The Hives, Interpol, M.I.A. and more thrill fans at Pasadena music festival

Just Like Heaven Fest: The Hives, Interpol, M.I.A. and more thrill fans at Pasadena music festival Hives’ singer Howlin’ Pelle Almqvist paused a few songs into the Swedish garage rockers set to acknowledge the time-traveling aspect of Just Like Heaven Fest in Pasadena on Saturday. “Welcome to the greatest festival of 2005!” he announced to […]

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Roosevelt softball team wins Division 1 title with improbable seventh-inning rally

Roosevelt softball team wins Division 1 title with improbable seventh-inning rally IRVINE — A Roosevelt victory seemed improbable when the bottom of the seventh inning started. But a “team of destiny” made the improbable happen in a blink of an eye Saturday. The Roosevelt team celebrate with the CIF-SS Division 1 softball championship plaque after […]

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Melody Acevedo’s tiebreaking HR gives Hillcrest softball team win over Elsinore in Division 6 final

Melody Acevedo’s tiebreaking HR gives Hillcrest softball team win over Elsinore in Division 6 final IRVINE — Melody Acevedo said she was trying to become a base runner. Being a base jogger was even better. With two outs and the bases empty in the top of the seventh of a tied game Saturday, Acevedo hammered […]

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Delanie Wisz, UCLA slam Grand Canyon in NCAA softball opener

Delanie Wisz, UCLA slam Grand Canyon in NCAA softball opener LOS ANGELES — Delanie Wisz went 3 for 3 with a grand slam and drove in a career-high six runs as the fifth-seeded UCLA softball team earned a 12-1 mercy-rule victory over Grand Canyon University in an NCAA regional opener on Friday night at Easton […]

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Dodgers’ Julio Urias gets revenge with 5 scoreless innings against Phillies

Dodgers’ Julio Urias gets revenge with 5 scoreless innings against Phillies PHILADELPHIA — Julio Urias wrote a better sequel. Lit up for eight runs in six innings – and four home runs – when the Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies met last week, Urias held the Phillies scoreless for five innings this time around as the […]

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Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol

Russia claims to have taken full control of Mariupol By ELENA BECATOROS, OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI and CIARAN McQUILLAN POKROVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia claimed to have captured Mariupol on Friday in what would be its biggest victory yet in its war with Ukraine, after a nearly three-month siege that reduced much of the strategic port city […]

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School bus driver arrested for selling fentanyl to students at Riverside special needs school

School bus driver arrested for selling fentanyl to students at Riverside special needs school A school bus driver and campus security guard suspected of selling fentanyl to students at a Riverside school for special needs was arrested after a student suffered an overdose, police announced Thursday, May 19. On Tuesday, Riverside police responded to Bright […]

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