Dodgers settle for split in doubleheader with Cubs

Marooned inside a cramped office, barred from returning to the dugout, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts fixed his eyes on a television for the final inning of one of the most tumultuous games of the season. As Kyle Farmer stepped into the batter’s box against Chicago Cubs reliever Justin Wilson,...

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Robert Zemeckis Taking On Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’

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Robert Zemeckis Taking On Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’ Robert…

Robert Zemeckis Taking On Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’ Robert Zemeckis is final talks to direct and adapt an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1973 novel The Witches about a seven-year old boy who becomes entangled with witches for Warner...

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L.A. school board approves $8.2-billion spending plan amid concerns over future

The Los Angeles school board on Tuesday approved an $8.2-billion spending plan for the next school year as expected, but also pledged support for a comparatively tiny amount of new spending to give students free college admissions tests and college savings accounts. The school board also...

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Richard Valeriani, NBC News correspondent bludgeoned for civil rights coverage, dies at 85

Richard Valeriani, an NBC News correspondent who was once clubbed by an ax-wielding assailant at a civil rights demonstration, earned the ire of the Johnson and Nixon White Houses for his television reporting, and later worked on the other side of the camera advising corporate executives and...

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Brush fire burns in hills below Griffith Observatory

A small brush fire ignited Tuesday evening in the hills below the Griffith Observatory, drawing a crowd of spectators as firefighters swarmed the scene. The blaze ignited about 7:45 p.m. and burned about 3 to 4 acres of medium to heavy brush, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a series...

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