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Joey Klein of El Camino Real is West Valley League MVP

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Sondheimer) — First baseman Joey Klein of El Camino Real has been selected the MVP of the West Valley League in baseball. Cole Kitchen of El Camino Real is the pitcher of the year. First-team all-league C_Parker Tuszynski, El Camino Real, Sr.; Johnny Tincher, Birmingham, Sr.; Isaiah Velazco, Granada Hills, Jr. ...
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Pro wrestler Chris Jericho seeks new champion for Florida home

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jack Flemming) — Former WWE star Chris Jericho is looking to knock out a home sale in Odessa, Fla. His lakefront estate, complete with 175 feet of water frontage, is on the market for $1.149 million. The Tampa suburb will remain the wrestler’s stomping ground, it seems. Earlier this year, he slammed down $3.255...
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Food Bowl this week: Fried chicken, GUSH and dinner in the L.A. River

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jenn Harris) — Food Bowl, our monthlong food festival, is almost over. Here’s a rundown of some of the stuff you should check out this week before May is gone: MAY 27: ONE DAY AND NIGHT IN BANGKOK BY WAY OF L.A. Everson Royce Bar will throw a party with Gaggan Anand of Gaggan in Bangkok. The event will include...
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Former Dodger Mark Ellis seeks $8 million for loaded desert mansion

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Jack Flemming) — Four years after retiring from baseball, former Dodger Mark Ellis is looking to score once more in the Arizona desert. His amenity-loaded mansion in Scottsdale is on the market for $7.95 million, records show. The one-acre grounds offer plenty to do both inside and out. In nearly 10,000 square...
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An environmental hero has his moment — and so do the photos of places he loved

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold I just had to respond to “ Chasing After Edward Abbey ” (Christopher Reynolds, May 19). Abbey’s “Desert Solitaire” is one of the most accurate depictions of nature I have ever read. Also super photo of Arches National Park by Reynolds. I was pleased to see the Travel section could devote that much...
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On a trip to Guatemala with my toddler, her grandparents' fears give way to fun

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Cindy Carcamo) — When I told my parents I was bringing my 3-year-old daughter with me on assignment to Guatemala City, I heard a gasp. “What? Are you crazy?” my mother said over the phone. She turned her attention to my father, who was listening in. “She’s taking Cora to Guatemala. Can you believe it?” “She’s crazy,”...
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Corruption case against USC’s Tony Bland shows what government had — and didn’t

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Nathan Fenno) — The floor-to-ceiling curtains were drawn in the sprawling penthouse suite as midnight approached and Tony Bland sank into the couch that, on video, blended into the low light. Assistant coaches from some of the nation’s top college basketball programs slipped out of triple-digit temperatures on...
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SoCal movie events & revivals, May 26-June 2: ‘Cruel Intentions,’ the Hola Mexico Film Festival and more

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Matt Cooper) — Lawrence of Arabia Peter O’Toole portrays the titular WWI-era British officer in director David Lean’s Oscar-winning 1962 historical epic; with Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn, Claude Rains, Alec Guinness. Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. Sun., 7:30 p.m. $15. americancinematheque.com ...
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L.A. movie openings, May 29-31: ‘Rocketman,’ ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ and more

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kevin Crust, Matt Cooper) — May 29 Always Be My Maybe Childhood sweethearts reconnect after a falling-out 15 years earlier. With Ali Wong, Randall Park, Keanu Reeves, Daniel Dae Kim, Charlyne Yi. Written by Wong, Park, Michael Golamco. Directed by Nahnatchka Khan. (1:41) NR. May 30 Cargo A fisherman with a gambling problem...
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A little-noticed zoning twist is set to spark a home-building boom in L.A.

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Andrew Khouri) — On a recent spring day, bulldozers leveled the low-slung Holiday Auto Plaza in Palms, home to several repair shops. Just another unremarkable commercial building being swept away — except for the intriguing turn that its replacement might mark for L.A.’s housing crisis. The Venice Boulevard site...
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A different Oregon unfolds in the wild, wild East

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kathleen Squires) — I do it every time: overschedule a visit to Portland, Ore. Leave it to a New Yorker to make one of the country’s most laid-back cities seem like a giant escape room with a gantlet of back-to-back appointments. Thankfully, I saved time for a vacation afterward. I craved a respite where I could withdraw....
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Two tax hikes for schools could end up on California’s 2020 ballot

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (John Myers) — Though it’s never a sure bet that California voters will sign off on a tax increase, the odds improve when the money is promised to schools. Less clear, though, is what happens if two school tax measures are on the same ballot — now a distinct possibility for next year’s statewide election. Asking...
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Japan sets aside worries about trade and North Korea as Trump attends a sumo match

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Noah Bierman) — The two sumo wrestlers, 785 pounds of flesh between them, paused as the American president walked in from the corner of the ring waving, clapping and pointing to the crowd, who stood to applaud. This was the moment 11,500 spectators — and much of the Japanese public — had waited for: President...
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A trip to flyover country to commemorate the ‘forever wars’ Americans would rather forget

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Andrew J. Bacevich) — Earlier this month, I spent a day in Marseilles, videotaping a documentary about recent American military history, specifically the ongoing wars that most of us prefer not to think about. Lest there be any confusion, let me explain. I am not referring to Marseilles (mar-SAY), France, that nation’s...
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