• Alexander: Are the Angels starting to make a wild-card run?

    ANAHEIM — Let’s take emotion out of it for a bit, even though it could be argued that the Angels have run on extra emotion and energy since the tragic death of teammate Tyler Skaggs.
    And let’s discount, for a moment, a post-All-Star break sweep of the Seattle Mariners, who are a bad enough baseball team that you wonder how General Manager Jerry DiPoto still has a job.
    But the fact is that the Angels have now won five in a row and eight of their last 11 games after Tuesday night
  • Angels win 5th straight, and get a little revenge against Astros’ Jake Marisnick

    Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Andrew Heaney throws to a Houston Astros batter during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
    Houston Astros’ Alex Bregman, right, jump after striking out next to Los Angeles Angels catcher Kevan Smith during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsHouston Astros starting pitcher
  • 4 arrested in Fountain Valley sting on suspicion of selling AR-15 rifles and drugs

    A sting operation in Fountain Valley on Monday, July 15, led to the arrest of three men and one minor suspected of selling drugs and guns.
    Authorities began monitoring a suspect earlier this month who had allegedly been advertising AR-15 rifles and narcotics for sale, Fountain Valley Police Department officials said in a statement. Detectives made arrangements to purchase a gun and various narcotics for $1,200, and set up a meeting at a pre-determined location at 4 p.m. on Monday.
    Officers arres
  • Home Tour: A family starts over in Ladera Ranch after Tubbs fire takes everything

    The Keegans plan to upgrade the backyard of their turnkey Covenant Hills house. (photography by Leonard Ortiz)
    It all happened in almost an instant. Sarah Keegan went to bed in her practically-perfect-in-every-way Santa Rosa home, having put her two young children to bed Sunday evening and said a long-distance goodbye to her husband, Matt, who is a race-car driver for Team Panoz Racing.
    Four hours later, she awoke to find a massive fire coming right at her.
    That was Oct. 9, 2017, the day &ldquo
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  • Say g’day to Australia’s Gold Coast

    You might know tastemaker and restaurateur Jay Lewis as the man behind Costa Mesa’s fresh-to-the-table lunch and take-out dinner spot, Outpost Kitchen (with a second location coming this summer at 3420 Bristol Street). Lewis may now call Newport Beach his home with his wife, Elizabeth, and their son, Lennox Lazer, but he’s never far from his Australian roots. This month he makes a pitch for visiting the Gold Coast, where he grew up. “There is something for everyone there &ndash
  • Phillies answer Dodgers’ ninth-inning rally with one of their own

    Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler wipes his face after giving up a three-run home run to Philadelphia Phillies’ Bryce Harper during the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
    Philadelphia Phillies’ Vince Velasquez pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsLos Angeles Dodgers&rsqu
  • Reports: Clippers poised to name Brian Sieman as Ralph Lawler’s successor

    Brian Sieman’s reference on his job application was impeccable: “He was my First and Only choice,” tweeted Ralph Lawler on Tuesday following media reports that Sieman would be named his successor as the TV voice of the Clippers.
    Lawler, the Hall-of-Fame-bound broadcaster, retired after last season, his 40th calling Clippers games.
    Sieman has spent nine seasons as a member of the Clippers broadcast team, handling radio play-by-play duties on AM 570 L.A. Sports.
    Witty and kn
  • County supervisors approve proposed homeless lawsuit settlement that would leave some south county cities without anti-camping enforcement

    The Orange County Board of Supervisors agreed in a closed session Tuesday, July 16, to a proposed settlement of the 2018 homeless lawsuit that already has led to developing a system of care that includes the opening of shelters, more permanent supportive housing units, stepped-up health care outreach to people on the street, and an increase in mental health care services.
    A copy of the settlement proposal was not yet available. But a court date before U.S. District Judge David O. Carter to
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  • Angels loosening restrictions on reliever use for second-half push

    ANAHEIM — When Ty Buttrey came jogging in from the bullpen on Monday night to protect a four-run lead against the Houston Astros, it was a sign that the Angels’ season is reaching a new level of urgency.
    It was the third straight day that Manager Brad Ausmus had used Buttrey. Ausmus had used a reliever three days in a row just one other time all season, when he used Luís García from June 27-29.
    Ausmus said Tuesday that for “the rest of the way” he would loos
  • Could Julio Urias be the bullpen help the Dodgers need for October?

    PHILADELPHIA — Julio Urias has learned to like his new job.
    “Yeah, of course. The goal is always to be with this team and to help this team. And honestly, I do like it,” he said through an interpreter.
    “It’s not like they use me in high-leverage situations where I’m coming in with runners on second and third. They do use me for two or three innings which might help a bullpen that might be used a lot in the days previous or to save the bullpen for future days.
  • Bayern Munich, Arsenal kick off International Champions Cup on Wednesday in Carson

    Both Arsenal and Bayern Munich will kick off their respective upcoming seasons in less than 30 days.
    Arsenal will open the new English Premier League season on Aug. 11 against Newcastle United and Bayern Munich breaks the seal on the German Bundesliga on Aug. 16 against Hertha Berlin.
    What’s the best way to prepare? Head to Southern California, of course.
    The teams will meet Wednesday at 8 p.m. in their opening game of the International Champions Cup at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson
  • Disneyland’s Splash Mountain marks 30 wet years on Wednesday, July 17

    Disneyland’s Splash Mountain reopened May 27, 2011 after several months of refurbishment. (Photo by Paul Hiffmeyer, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)
    Tony Baxter, a longtime head Disney Imagineer, responsible for major projects such as Indiana Jones, Splash Mountain and Big Thunder Railroad (File photo by Joshua Sudock, Orange County Register) SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsRiders can get wet when they splash down on Splash Mountain. (File photo by Mark Eades, Orange County Register/SCNG)
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  • Retail rivals crash Amazon’s Prime Day party

    By Mae Anderson and Anne D’Innocenzio
    The gravitational pull of Amazon Prime Day is so strong on shoppers it’s benefiting other retailers as well, according to an early analysis from a key data group.
    On Monday, the first day of its 48-hour sales event, large retailers, those that generated annual revenue of at least a billion dollars, enjoyed a 64% increase in online sales compared with an average Monday, according to Adobe Analytics, which measures 80 of the top 100 retailers on th
  • SDCC 2019: Comic-Con Museum opening in Balboa Park, and you don’t need a badge

    While it’s not quite ready to permanently open, the Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park will peel back the curtains during this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego and give the public a sneak peek.
    A pop-up version of the museum, located at 2131 Pan American Plaza, will open for a fundraiser Wednesday night, July 17, and then open to the public Thursday through Sunday.
    During Wednesday night’s ticketed event, Batman will be honored following a black carpet reception that wi
  • New Laker Anthony Davis takes steps into the commercial spotlight

    On the board, his face looked serious and unflinching – as if carved from a sheet of granite.
    Standing next to the picture of himself, even in the same posture, the real-life Anthony Davis’ face broke into a craggy grin. Dressed in a ballcap and sweatshorts, the 6-foot-11 Lakers forward didn’t quite carry the same intimidation factor as he did on the cover of the next NBA 2K20 video game – in which he’s the featured star.
    It might have been the contrast between the
  • Ducks sign four players, including La Mirada native Chase De Leo

    The Ducks signed centers Chase De Leo and Justin Kloos and defenseman Chris Wideman to one-season, two-way contracts Tuesday, and they also made official the signing of defenseman Michael Del Zotto to a one-year deal worth $750,000.
    De Leo, Kloos and Wideman are expected to challenge for spots with the Ducks during training camp in September. Failing that, they will play for the Ducks’ AHL team, the San Diego Gulls. Del Zotto will likely be slotted into the fifth or sixth spot in the Ducks
  • Business briefly: Military supplier to pay $11M over whistleblower claims in Santa Ana

    A Southern California company will pay the U.S. government $11 million to settle allegations it sold electrical connectors to the military that lacked proper testing or had failed tests.
    The government announced Tuesday that ITT Cannon also agreed to follow strict manufacturing and testing protocols.
    ITT didn’t acknowledge any liability, however.
    The settlement resolves allegations filed in a whistleblower lawsuit by the former regional quality manager at ITT’s Santa Ana facility.
  • House condemns Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets in extraordinary rebuke

    WASHINGTON — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn’t “a racist bone in my body.”
    Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should “go back” to their home
  • Diane Keaton’s onetime Laguna Beach home lists for $4.3 million

    The kitchen. (Photo by Leigh Ann Rowe/Compass)
    A look at the open floor plan from the kitchen. (Photo by Leigh Ann Rowe/Compass)SoundThe gallery will resume inseconds(Photo by Leigh Ann Rowe/Compass)
    Through the door of the laundry room is the kitchen. (Photo by Leigh Ann Rowe/Compass)
    The house has a mud room. (Photo by Leigh Ann Rowe/Compass)
    (Photo by Leigh Ann Rowe / Compass)
    A view from the shared deck off the master suites. (Photo by Leigh Ann Rowe/Compass)
    Brick patio. (Photo by Leigh Ann
  • 1 suspect in Santa Ana robbery captured, other still at large

    Tips from the public helped detectives identify one of two men suspected in two armed robberies that were captured by surveillance cameras in Santa Ana earlier this month, police said Tuesday, July 16.
    Authorities named Brian Ho, 28, of Garden Grove as the mustache-wearing robber seen in footage of a heist that took place at about 7:09 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, at M & Toi Cafe, 4702 W. 1st St., Santa Ana Police Department officials said Wednesday in a statement.
    It was the first of two robbe
  • SoCalGas employee killed in Murrieta gas line explosion identified

    The SoCalGas company employee who was killed Monday in the gas line explosion in Murrieta was identified during a Tuesday afternoon news briefing.
    Wade Kilpatrick, 31, was a lead construction technician who had been with the company for 11 years, officials said. He started in 2008 as a meter reader.
    Kilpatrick leaves behind his mother, six brothers and a sister. One of his brothers is also an employee at the company.
    His hometown was not immediately available.
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  • 2 OC sheriff’s deputies injured in confrontation at La Mirada home

    Two Orange County sheriff’s deputies serving a restraining order were injured Monday night, and a man in his 30s hospitalized, after an encounter at a home in La Mirada.
    The deputies arrived around 8:40 p.m. at the home in the 8100 block of Barrington Lane, responding to reports of a family disturbance, as well as a request to assist with a restraining order regarding a son of the people who lived at the residence, Orange County sheriff’s Sgt. Joses Walehwa said.
    The son, who is in h
  • Alejandro Aranda returns for first Southern California shows after ‘American Idol’

    Alejandro Aranda, who finished second on “American Idol” in May, returned to Los Angeles for the first of three shows in Southern California this week, reclaiming his stage name of Scarypoolparty and rekindling the fervor of his fans with a sold-out show at the Moroccan Lounge on Monday.
    The 24-year-old from Pomona, whose virtuosity as a singer-songwriter and musician captivated fans and “Idol” judges alike, seemed the same down-to-earth performer he was on the show throu
  • Rosemary Dugard provided support for her husband and many youth softball players

    Rosemary Dugard, wife of former longtime Woodbridge High softball coach Alan Dugard, loved being at softball parks in Irvine where she could enjoy her favorite sport and mingle with players, coaches and umpires.
    She was there to support her husband as the unofficial team manager and to encourage the many young players Dugard coached.
    Rosemary Dugard enjoyed going to softball games and visiting with players, coaches and umpires.(Courtesy of the Dugard family)
    Rosemary Dugard died July 2 at the ag
  • David Crosby confronts life and death in Cameron Crowe-produced documentary ‘Remember My Name’

    David Crosby is used to the question by now: How on earth, after so many years of hard living and bad decisions, are you still alive?
    “Well, none of us have the answer to that – it doesn’t make any sense at all,” he says, laughing on the phone from his home in Santa Ynez. “All I can do is be grateful.”
    At 77, the singer-songwriter who with the Byrds and then Crosby, Stills and Nash is a two-time inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is calling to talk ab
  • Long Beach Harbor Commissioner Lori Ann Guzmán steps down to take post in Costa Mesa

    Lori Ann Guzmán
    Lori Ann Guzmán announced Tuesday that she will step off the Long Beach Harbor Commission to concentrate on her new job — city manager of Costa Mesa.
    Guzmán is near the end of her first six-year term on the commission. She would have been eligible for reappointment to a second term.
    “It’s been an honor and a privilege to serve the Port of Long Beach for the past nearly six years, and I’ll look back with pride on the amazing progress we
  • Warriors’ Bob Myers on D’Angelo Russell: ‘We didn’t sign him with the intention of just trading him’

    OAKLAND – Even before he signed his new contract with the Warriors, D’Angelo Russell’s days appeared numbered.
    The Warriors view next summer as their chance to restock a championship roster with improved financial flexibility. After committing to a four-year, $117 million deal following his first All-Star season in Brooklyn, the 23-year-old Russell gives the Warriors their best chance on acquiring more assets. Warriors general manager Bob Myers, however, insisted otherwise.
  • New Swan Shakespeare Festival in Irvine is a rite of summer

    Summer and Shakespeare … the two blend so well they deserve an ampersand. Call it Shakespeare & Summer, a brand reflecting seasonal mini theater festivals that beckon us to long evenings with the Bard.
    There are close to 20 of these festivals running right now across Southern California. They are generally modest, temporary events, lasting a month or so, benevolent squatters in parks, emptied-out college campuses and otherwise seasonally available spaces.
    The most appealing of these d
  • San Clemente’s surfing Gudauskas brothers headline panel discussion on how to ‘Share the Stoke’

    Patrick, Dane and and Tanner Gudauskas, from left, all pro surfers from San Clemente, created a foundation called the “Positive Vibe Warriors,” hoping to give back to less fortunate.KEVIN SULLIVAN / Orange County Register
    Appreciate the moments in the water that give you joy, and be thankful. Give it your best. And remember to always share the stoke.
    Those are just some of the ways San Clemente pro surfer Dane Gudauskas keeps a smile on his face — reminders in and out of the wa
  • Lake Forest residents show off their new emergency response skills

    Another 21 Lake Forest residents are ready to jump into action to help their neighbors when there is an emergency.
    The community members graduated the city’s Community Emergency Response Team training program on Saturday, July 13.
    Edith Fu, Kim Ly, Matt Kasa and Maha Alani, from left, get ready to lift a dummy survivor during the CERT final exam in Lake Forest on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Community Emergency Response Training members get basic life saving and emergency response training so
  • Orange will cancel special election and go to seven member council in 2020

    Orange is canceling its November special election to fill a vacant seat, after the city last week settled a lawsuit that was filed to stop the vote, saying Orange should choose its future council members by districts.
    The cancellation means the city will likely go until the end of 2020 with a four-member council.
    The special election would have been held under the city’s traditional at-large system, where all voters citywide choose from the slate of candidates for the council. The seat was
  • Huntington Beach woman goes on ‘Today’ show to describe survival in remote wilderness

    A Huntington Beach woman who spent several days lost in the Inyo National Forest told a TV interviewer Tuesday morning that wasn’t sure she would survive her ordeal.
    Sitting next to her husband and adult children, the dog she went missing in the wilderness with in her lap, Sheryl Powell in a ‘Today’ show appearance said she was “doing ok,” and was “just happy to be here with my family, I’m happy to be here to tell my story, didn’t know if I’d
  • Kings sign goalie Cal Petersen to 3-year extension

    Kings goaltender Cal Petersen on Tuesday signed a three-year contract extension, the club announced.
    The first year of the deal is a two-way contract, but the final two are one-way. Petersen will earn an average annual salary of $858,333.
    Petersen this past season made his NHL debut with the Kings. He played in 11 games – with 10 starts – and showed he belongs in the league by posting a goals-against-average of 2.61.
    Petersen had one shutout.
    Petersen, 24, is 6-foot-1, 185 pounds and
  • Orange Planning Commission delays discussion on a housing project near Orange Park Acres

    The Orange Planning Commission has delayed until Aug. 5 its discussion of a 128-home project proposed for the former Sully Miller quarry site in east Orange.
    The commission on Monday, July 15, heard more than four hours of staff and developer presentations and public comments on the project, dubbed The Trails at Santiago Creek. But that wasn’t enough time for the commission to go through everyone who wanted to speak, so the discussion will carry over to the next meeting.
    The 109-acre prope
  • Surfer scientist will bring shark tours to Redondo Beach, hoping to dispel fears

    An image of an 18-foot female shark seen during a trip to Guadalupe Island, Mexico, in 2016. (Photo by Apryl Boyle)
    Apryl Boyle, marine scientist, off Gudaulupe island, Mexico in 2016 to see great white shark in the wild. (Photo courtesy of Boyle)SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsApryl Boyle, marine scientist, surfing her favorite break at El Porto in Manhattan Beach. (Photo courtesy of Boyle)(photo courtesy of El Porto Sharks/Adam Reynolds)
    Apryl Boyle, a local surfer and diver who is setti
  • Landmark 14-story office tower in Huntington Beach sells for $97 million

    Part of the Huntington Beach skyline, a 14-story office tower with a history dating to the national savings and loan crisis, has been sold as part of a $97 million deal.
    Decron Properties says it has sold what’s today known as Ocean Plaza, an 8.6-acre mixed-use complex at the corner of Beach and Warner, to Onni Group. The new owners are major developers in Vancouver that have grown into the U.S. with moves that include buying some high-profile Southern California properties such as the old
  • Justin Amash shows us why we need more independents

    It’s “racist and disgusting,” Rep. Justin Amash tweeted this Sunday in response to Donald Trump’s attack on four freshman Democratic congresswomen, in which he told the quartet to “go back” to “the crime-infested places from which they came.” Amash’s clarity on the president’s statements stood in stark contrast with many of his former Republican colleagues’ quiet mumbles of disapproval. When Amash left the Republican Party earlier
  • Here are 5 Southern California places that were key to putting a man on the moon

    Imagine being on top of a 6 million-pound Saturn V rocket, 360 feet in the air, when the countdown reaches one.
    The rocket fires five F-1 engines that burn 4.5 million pounds of fuel in 150 seconds and produce 7.5 million pounds of thrust. It then screams 38 miles high before reaching a second stage that takes it as far as 100 miles from the planet and out of the Earth’s atmosphere.
    A third stage then leaves Earth’s orbit and heads to the moon, 238,000 miles away.
    Fifty years ag
  • Taco Tuesday: Everything but the trompo at Taqueria el Trompo

    Most restaurants that serve trompo-style tacos al pastor do so only after dark and often only on weekends. I knew this before driving to Taqueria el Trompo in Anaheim, but given the restaurant’s name I was somewhat surprised when I came here on a Saturday afternoon and didn’t get to see the lavishly marinated pork spinning slowly on a vertical rotisserie. 
    “Where’s the trompo?” I ask, pointing to an empty rotisserie. 
    “Oh, later,” says the cash
  • Taco Bell strives to be both cool and hot with a new pop-up and Carolina Reaper fries

    Taco Bell isn’t kicking back this summer. As the days count down until the Irvine-based fast food chain opens its four-day pop-up hotel in Palm Springs, it has several other projects going on.
    Among them is are pop-up “T-MoBell Stores” — combination T-Mobile wireless service stores and Taco Bell restaurants — open July 23-25 in three metropolitan markets. In addition to New York and Chicago, there will be one at 1410 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica.
    The stores
  • Why should independents pay for partisan primaries?

    With California’s March presidential primary less than eight months off, herds of candidates arrive in the state regularly, seeking both votes and campaign cash.
    But one often unspoken question remains about that vote, which will look very different from most other primaries in this state: Why should people who declare themselves independent, no party preference (NPP) voters pay for a primary where they can’t vote for anyone they please?
    This question arises because state government
  • Amtrak boosts capacity to handle travelers flocking to Comic-Con 2019

    Amtrak is anticipating one of the busiest weeks of the year on its Pacific Surfliner route as people take the train south to San Diego Comic-Con and is adding personnel and extra cars — about 9,500 additional seats — to accommodate the increased demand. The rail line will boost the size of its trains by 14 cars from Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 21.
    More than 160,000 attend Comic-Con each year and some of those visitors travel by rail to avoid traffic and parking heada
  • 4 homes red-tagged following Murrieta gas explosion that killed 1, injured 15

    Four homes are uninhabitable following a gas explosion Monday, July 16, that killed a SoCalGas employee and leveled one house, Murrieta fire officials said.
    Murrieta Fire & Rescue Deputy Chief David Lantzer said Tuesday morning, four homes near the corner of Spinning Wheel Drive and Wooden Horse Trail were red-tagged, meaning no one can live in them. A fifth was yellow-tagged, which means the home was moderately damaged and has limited habitability.
    Lantzer said the SoCalGas worker who died
  • Lack of insurance adds to transgender community’s unique health care challenges

    By Deepa Bharath, The USC Center for Health Journalism Collaborative
    The possibility of becoming sick keeps Jennifer Leyva up at night.
    The 38-year-old transgender woman doesn’t have health insurance. Since she began her transition about five years ago, she’s bought female hormones at street corners, swap meets and stores that sell them under the counter.
    She’s taken on odd jobs and even performed sex work to cover the cost of hormones and laser hair removal, which could all ad
  • Southern California heat wave is loosening its grip

    LOS ANGELES — The first Southland heat wave of summer 2019 showed signs of breaking Tuesday, with the start of a cooling trend expected Wednesday thanks in part to increased onshore flow, but in the meantime temperatures will remain above normal in Valley communities.
    Temperatures will stay high, about 5 degrees above normal in the San Fernando Valley, though not quite as high as they’ve been since Thursday, when the heat wave started.
    “People should still take precautions,&rdq
  • Ask the Lawyer: Is my backyard pool a liability?

    Q: We now have a pool, completed in time for summer. There is a fence between our yard and our neighbor. The neighbor has a young child. We take a lot of precautions, but if something happened, the kid sneaks in and gets hurt, is that on us?
    -D.H., Rancho Palos Verdes
    Ron Sokol
    A: As of January 2018, newly permitted California pool owners are required by law to install at least two specific safety measures (whether the pool is new or remodeled). This is per the California Pool Safety Act: (a) An
  • 3 things to do at Southern California casinos (July 19-25)

    Harrah’s Resort Southern California 
    Catch some reggae, R&B and pop music poolside when singer and songwriter Anuhea performs at Dive on July 21.
    Anuhea, whose popular hits include “Simple Love Song,” “Higher Than The Clouds” and “Come over Love,” has performed alongside such notable artists as Jack Johnson, Bruno Mars and Ziggy Marley. She received awards for “Contemporary Album of the Year” and “Most Promising Artist” a
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ slashes its way to historic 32 Emmy Award nominations

    LOS ANGELES — HBO’s “Game of Thrones” has slashed its way to a record-setting 32 Emmy nominations Tuesday for its eighth and final season.
    The bloodthirsty saga’s total eclipsed the all-time series record of 27 nods earned by “NYPD Blue” in 1994.
    The showing by “Game of Thrones” led HBO back to dominance over Netflix, the streaming service that bumped it last year from its longtime Emmy dominance.
    This photo provided by CBS show
  • Power restored to most in Fullerton after overnight outage

    FULLERTON — Southern California Edison crews worked Tuesday morning to restore power to 87 customers in Fullerton still offline following a power outage along Harbor Boulevard that affected 13,902 SCE customers at its peak.
    The outage was reported at 8:40 p.m. Monday and was caused by a problem at a substation near the intersection of South Harbor Boulevard and Walnut Avenue, according to SCE spokesman Paul Netter. Crews worked to restore power as quickly as possible and had rerouted power
  • SDCC 2019: Can the cosplay at this year’s Comic-Con outdo these 50 favorites?

    San Diego’s Comic-Con International is almost upon us.
    And as the great range of comics creators and cosplay characters descend upon the San Diego Convention Center from July 18-July 21, there will be a festival of folks dressing up as both the comic world’s greatest heroes and the most insane made-up mashup you’ll ever see. Plus, there will be plenty of real-life heroes on hand to make sure everything goes off as planned.
    So while things have changed in the 50 years the conven

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