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  • A literary look back

    A literary look back
    Rick Kogan, Tribune reporter "The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood" By Jane Leavy Harper, $27.99 Leavy's "The Last Boy" is as masterfully researched and beautifully written as any biography this year. Sox fans like me may...
  • With ears still ringing...

     
    If the Orioles go through with plans to put “Baltimore” on the road jerseys, they should wear them whenever the Red Sox come to Camden Yards. There had to be more noise here for Manny Ramirez’s 500th home run than......
  • Women in Little Tokyo Charged as B-Girls

     
    And all this time, I thought people were joking about winning the Irish Sweepstakes. The prolonged steel strike puts 6,100 local General Motors employees out of work. The affected factories are GM's Chevrolet, Fisher Body and truck plants in the San...
  • ‘Ben-Hur’ Premieres in Benefit for USC

     
    Nov. 25, 1959: Los Angeles' population reaches 2.4 million. Parents pose with newly adopted children in a program of the Adoption Institute. “Ben-Hur” premieres as a benefit for USC. Gore Vidal worked on the script for “Ben-Hur?” William Wyler,...
  • Meet Jackie Kennedy

     
    March 8, 1960: Fletcher Knebel writes about Jacqueline Kennedy as part of his series on presidential candidates’ wives. It’s hard not to feel a pang of sorrow when Knebel notes that the Kennedys have just celebrated their daughter Caroline’s...
  • Governor ‘Powerless’ to Halt Execution

     
    March 11, 1960: Gov. Pat Brown says he is powerless to interfere with Caryl Chessman’s May 2 execution … and a Los Angeles County official says U.S. automakers are resisting attempts to reduce pollution from car exhaust. “You’ve Given Me the...
  • Ben Roethlisberger sexual assault, Tiger Woods affairs, Shaun Rogers arrest: Entitled athletes

     
    Sports headlines are dominated by extramarital affairs (Tiger Woods), gun possession (Shaun Rogers and Gilbert Arenas) and sexual assault (Ben Roethlisberger) and assault charges (Santonio Holmes)....
  • ‘Larry King Live’ to end in the fall

     
    Larry King announced tonight that he will end his CNN show, “Larry King Live,” in the fall. The announcement comes after months of speculation about what CNN might do with its flagship 9 p.m. telecast, which has suffered eroding ratings. The....
  • Baseball: San Gabriel Valley team reaches World Series

     
    The San Gabriel Valley Arsenal won the AABC Mickey Mantle regional tournament to advance to the World Series Aug. 3-9 in McKinney, Texas. Steven Baltierra from Hacienda Heights Wilson threw a no-hitter in the final game and C.J. Saylor from......
  • Baseball: SGV Arsenal wins Mickey Mantle World Series

     
    The San Gabriel Valley Arsenal won the Mickey Mantle World Series, with Claremont junior Kenny Chapman earning tournament MVP honors after going 2-0 on the mound and hitting .380. -- Eric Sondheimer...
  • Lisa Leslie, Michael Strahan to be honored at March of Dimes luncheon in N.Y.

     
    Lisa Leslie will be honored as sportswoman of the year and Michael Strahan as sportsman of the year at the 27th annual March of Dimes sports luncheon on Dec. 1 in New York. Leslie, a four-time Olympic gold medalist and......