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Mike Davis

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  • Upset specials: Michigan, Georgia and Oklahoma fall

    Upset specials: Michigan, Georgia and Oklahoma fall
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Bill Belton ran for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth overtime to lift Penn State past No. 18 Michigan 43-40 in maybe the biggest win in Coach Bill O'Brien's two seasons with the Nittany Lions. Penn State's Christian Hackenberg...
  • Kevin James grilled during City Hall confirmation session

    Kevin James grilled during City Hall confirmation session
    After being grilled about controversial past statements on immigration and climate change, former mayoral candidate Kevin James was confirmed as a new appointee to the Los Angeles Board of Public Works by the City Council. The council voted 11-0 on...
  • Latasha Harlins shooting exposed L.A. race in issues long before Zimmerman

    Latasha Harlins shooting exposed L.A. race in issues long before Zimmerman
    Two decades before George Zimmerman spotted a young man in a hoodie walking through a Florida subdivision, another case involving the shooting of an African American teenager roiled Southern California and exposed racial divisions. Latasha Harlins was...
  • Prison design faces judgment

    It might be the most carefully hidden building boom in American architectural history. Over the last 40 years, beginning with strict drug-sentencing laws introduced in 1973 by New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and quickly copied around the country, the...
  • Garcetti stays within familiar territory on city appointments

    Garcetti stays within familiar territory on city appointments
    After he was elected mayor, Eric Garcetti put out a call to civic-minded Angelenos to serve on city boards and commissions. "We are looking for people with new ideas, practical experience, policy expertise and, most of all, a true commitment to public...
  • Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board

    Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named former rival Kevin James, who placed third in the March 5 primary election, to serve on the powerful Board of Public Works. James, a Republican radio host who campaigned aggressively for Garcetti in the...
  • Candidates line up to succeed L.A. Councilmen Parks, LaBonge

    Candidates line up to succeed L.A. Councilmen Parks, LaBonge
    With the next Los Angeles municipal election more than a year away, more than a dozen people have already stepped forward to compete for seats held by two of City Hall's most prominent political veterans: Councilmen Bernard C. Parks and Tom LaBonge....
  • Michigan gambles and loses, 42-41, to Ohio State

    Hoping his Wolverines had one more magical play left, Michigan coach Brady Hoke went for a 2-point conversion with 32 seconds left that would have given his team a shocking upset win over No. 3 Ohio State. But cornerback Tyvis Powell stepped in front of...
  • Getting a read on the city with Edward W. Soja's 'My Los Angeles'

    When people say that Los Angeles is hard to read, as they often do, they're usually not talking about books. They're talking about the city itself or rather the megalopolis, made up of dozens of cities. It is this sprawling, tangled, confusing,...
  • The rise of Ronda Rousey tops the Glendale News-Press' Top 10 Sports Moments of 2012

    The rise of Ronda Rousey tops the Glendale News-Press' Top 10 Sports Moments of 2012
    1) Glendale-trained Ronda Rousey takes titles and MMA world by storm — Much like her six professional bouts — which have never extended past the first round — the year 2012 was a whirlwind of success for “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey....
  • Masters stage belongs to Davis

    Masters stage belongs to Davis
    Mike Davis has dedicated much of his track season, if not career, with the Glendale High track team to mastering the 200-meter dash. It's fitting then that the Nitro's outstanding junior campaign comes down to Friday night's CIF Southern Section...