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Clippers’ choice: Win or go home

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April 26 0

LOS ANGELES-There are no other options left. Win or go home. Life in the postseason without Blake Griffin hasn’t been kind so far to the Los Angeles Clippers. If they blink too long, the Clippers […]

Clippers restore order in Game 2

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April 20 0

LOS ANGELES-The past few seasons, the Clippers had bad luck in the playoffs due to injuries to superstars Blake Griffin and Chris Paul.  This season, the dynamic duo are both healthy and still the Clippers […]

Game 1 too much Jazz for Clippers

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April 16 0

LOS ANGELES-Chris Paul was determined not to let the Los Angeles Clippers fall flat on their backs and lose the opening salvo of their first round playoff series against the Utah Jazz. He tried but […]

Clippers part city ways against Lakers

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April 2 0

LOS ANGELES-You can’t fault the Los Angeles Clippers in keeping things interesting whenever they step out on the basketball court. Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center was just the latest chapter in […]

Buddy’s blitz block Clippers victory

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March 29 0

LOS ANGELES-Losses and wins in the regular season come and go. But for the Los Angeles Clippers, their one-point defeat Sunday at the hands of the Sacramento Kings, might sting for a while. Hopefully, not […]

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Sweet Sixteen is UCLA’s calling card

March 21 0

LOS ANGELES-Well, that was easy. Now comes the hard part for the UCLA women’s basketball team: UConn. The Bruins turned the first and second round of the NCAA Women’s Tournament into a walkthrough clinic of defense, […]


Bruins’ NCAA win is Canada’s takeover

March 19 0

LOS ANGELES-Size. Speed. Strength. Strategy. Those kind of things kind of matter in the college basketball postseason. The UCLA have plenty of those attributes and it was too much for Boise State to handle. The first round […]


UC Davis dances on UC Irvine’s missteps

March 13 0

ANAHEIM, CA-Not too many people gave UC Davis men’s basketball team an ounce of a chance to bring down UC Irvine in the Big West Tournament. When you looked up at the crowd attending the […]


Time for 49ers to go dancing

March 13 0

ANAHEIM, CA-Long Beach State women’s basketball coach Jody Wynn was besides herself after seeing her team pull off a 56-55 nail-biting win against UC Santa Barbara in the Big West Tournament final to advance to […]


Heat turned up in Big West tourney

March 10 0

ANAHEIM, CA-The action was fast. The tempo was somewhat furious as the first action of Big West Tournament men’s basketball saw the top four seeds stave off the competition for the right to battle for […]


Uncertainty turns into clarity for USC

March 6 0

LOS ANGELES-No, not a whole lot of people saw this coming. USC men’s basketball coach Andy Enfeld said as much during a postgame press conference following the Trojans’ regular season wrap up against Washington at Galen […]

Soul Stroll

Maxine Waters rocks L A Press Club forum

April 19 0

LOS ANGELES-Don’t mess with auntie. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) mean a lot of things to a lot of people. For her constituents in the 43rd District, which encompasses a large swath of South Los Angeles, […]

The Trump-California collision course

April 12 0

It’s on. California. Trump. State’s rights versus federal authority. This brewing legal battle between the Golden State against the potential overreach of the federal government is soon coming to a town near you. The locked […]

CAAM spotlights ‘No Justice, No Peace’

March 20 0

LOS ANGELES-The images say everything. There was pain. There was destruction. Desperation and overdue justice was thrown in the mix as well. There were no winners in the 1992 Los Angeles riots. April marks the 25th year […]

Women sound off about equal rights

March 10 0

LOS ANGELES-Women in red. Black women. White women. Latino women. Asian women. Professional and working-class women. Students and retirees. Women who showed up to attend a rally to celebrate International Women’s Day in front of Los […]

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NBA Playoffs: What will the Clippers do?

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LOS ANGELES-Regular season out. Playoffs in. For the Los Angeles Clippers, this is where the rubber meet up with the road. The Clippers  finished the 2016-2017 NBA season with 51 wins, thanks to a 115-95 win in the [...]


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Pat Metheny wows with UCLA performance

September 22 0

LOS ANGELES-Jazz guitar virtuoso and living legend, Pat Metheny, was the chosen one to kick-off the 2016-17 season for the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA’s acoustically-sound Royce Hall on Thursday. He was […]


Beyonce pour out her ‘Lemonade’ on LA

September 18 0

LOS ANGELES-There was excitement brewing at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night.  No, it wasn’t Dodgers pitching ace Clayton Kershaw throwing a no-hitter. It was Beyonce and her “Formation World Tour” hitting a two-hour home-run on the […]


Peter Asher is still a musical force

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SANTA MONICA, CA–When Gordon Waller passed away seven years ago, his long-time partner Peter Asher decided to carry the torch for the British duo that were famously known as “Peter & Gordon.” On Saturday at […]


Kool & the Gang keeps the funk alive

August 30 0

LOS ANGELES-There was a “celebration” at the Microsoft Theatre on Sunday night as the “Keeping The Funk Alive Tour” spaceship landed, bringing with it the old-school funk. On board was headliner and Grammy Award-winning Kool […]

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Tom Brady’s Super Bowl playground

February 6 0

Now who is the Bad Man? Matt Ryan just proved that he will never be that guy. Tom Brady reminded all of his that he is that guy. For Brady, the New England Patriots’ 34-28 […]


Chargers ready for the fight for LA

January 13 0

Just like that, Los Angeles has two NFL teams. Just like that, the name in front of the Chargers went from San Diego to Los Angeles. And just like that, the Chargers, if you view their new […]


‘Hard Knocks’ a reality for LA Rams

December 13 0

Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson is somewhere smiling. The Los Angeles Rams pulled the trigger on the Jeff Fisher era, finally giving the veteran coach the boot. But was it enough to stop […]


All Jameis (Winston) does is win

December 5 0

SAN DIEGO-Jameis Winston doesn’t have the turbo skates that Michael Vick used to have. He just gets the job done. Winston is not the chiseled Statue of Liberty Superman that Cam Newton has become. He […]


Win does Chargers’ hearts good

October 18 0

SAN DIEGO-Maybe the San Diego Chargers should play the Denver Broncos more often. Judging by their 21-13 win at home last week against their AFC West wolfpack rivals, the Chargers looked like more of the […]

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Chargers are now enbedded in LA

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March 31 0

Change is not always easy. But the Los Angeles Chargers are making it work. For the first time in over five decades, the Chargers will be playing in a home not called San Diego. During […]

Coaching staff could flip Chargers switch

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February 23 0

New stadium. New philosophy. New logo. New coaching staff. Everything is new for the Los Angeles Chargers these days. The Chargers coaching staff could have the right mix of NFL minds to get the team […]

Chargers’ Anthony Lynn man of the hour

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January 18 0

CARSON, CA-The Los Angeles Chargers are moving about as fast as the moniker placed on the side of their helmets. In less than a month, the Chargers have dismissed former coach Mike McCoy, relocated their franchise into […]

Casey Hayward’s Pro Bowl spotlight

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December 21 0

One team’s loss is another team’s treasure. When the San Diego Chargers signed cornerback Casey Hayward to a multi-year contract in the offseason, the Green Bay Packers knew they let one get away. The Chargers knew […]

Raiders Nation casts shadow over Chargers

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December 19 0

SAN DIEGO-Raiders Nation run deep. So does the motto “Just win, baby,” spawned by the late Al Davis. That’s what the Oakland Raiders had in their hip pocket when they defeated the San Diego Chargers, 19-16, […]

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Dodgers, Kershaw’s Opening Day bash

April 4 0
LOS ANGELES-Dodgers pitching ace and three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw took the mound on his seventh consecutive Opening Day start and allowed two runs on just two hits in seven innings while striking [...]

Kershaw sit down Nationals with fireball

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LOS ANGELES-Well, that was fun. MVP versus MVP. Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw stood on the mound at the top of the seventh standing with two outs, ready to pipe down the Washington Nationals’ bid to [...]

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Hitting the road aboard the Megabus

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LOS ANGELES- It’s that time of year again. Barbeque, picnics, plenty of sunshine, a couple of months of vacation days and an over abundance of  planned family reunions. Traveling to those family jaunts can be [...]

What’s to Like About the San Diego Zoo

August 7 0
SAN DIEGO-Like many people around the world scratching their itch in curiosity about the wild whenever they attend an enclosure full of God’s wonderful creations, I headed to the San Diego Zoo with my family [...]