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NBA Pacific Division

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    February 22, 2010

    Kobe Bryant, at Home and on the Heli-Pad

    Photo by Andrew YoussefTwo Orange County icons thrill Disneyland guests last June.​J. R. Moehringer is a former Times Orange County sportswriter and the ghostwriter of Andre Agassi's controversial autobiography Open. Moehringer profiles Kobe Bryant in the March issue of GQ. Actually, it's more lik ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    Services Private for Angels Broadcaster Rory Markas

    Rory Markas (right) with Mark Gubicza.​Memorial services this week for Angels play-by-play announcer Rory Markas will be private.

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    5 Scummiest Athletes With Orange County Ties

    ​After years of refusing to spill the syringes, Mark McGwire admitted today to having used steroids on and off again for a decade. "I wish I'd never touched steroids," said the former big league slugger, via ESPN. "It was foolish and it was a mistake. I truly apologize. Looking back, I wish I had ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Clippers Commentator Allegedly Stole $735,000 From Retiree With Inoperable Brain Tumor

    NBA.comMike Smith​With seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Los Angeles Clippers are pulling off an improbable victory over the Los Angeles Lakers--and Mike Smith is helping to call the action alongside Ralph Lawler on Fox Sports West.Nice work if you can get it--especially when you are facing ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009
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    October 7, 2009

    Important Words From the Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers open the preseason tonight with a game at the Honda Center against the Golden State Warriors. That means a lot of things (namely, my life will once again have meaning), but most importantly, it gives me the opportunity to post this video. Sure, it ain't the current Lakers, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2009

    Last Night: Powerhouse at Honda Center

    ​Last Night: Powerhouse 2009 at the Honda Center featuring Jay-Z, Black Eyed Peas, Pitbull, Lil' John, Flo Rida, Sean Paul, LMFAO, Kid Cudi, Far East Movement, New Boyz and Ya Boy.Better Than: A long, shitty drive to San Manuel Casino.Download: Pssh, like you really need ME to tell you what to dow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2009

    2009 Maloof Money Cup Opening Ceremony This Afternoon

    The official opening ceremony and course christening--my, aren't we being Christian--for the 2009 Maloof Money Cup skateboarding competition begins at 3 p.m. at the Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa.Created by Joe Maloof, who will attend the opening with his brother and Palms Hotel/ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Even More MJ News

    I'm really tempted not to type anything about Michael Jackson because I don't want to feel like some scumbag TMZ "reporter," but his passing -- and the word of his public funeral -- is news.Rumor has it an event is planned for 10 a.m. July 7 (that's Tuesday) at the Staples Center and the adjacent No ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Maloof Rides Into etnies to Talk Maloof Money Cup

    Joe Maloof (left) and Pierra Andres Senizergues appear ready to hop on a board in etnies' training facility.Joe Maloof--who with his brother Gavin owns the Sacramento Kings of the NBA, the Sacramento Monarchs of the WNBA, ARCO Arena, the Palms resort and casino in Las Vegas and film, music and telev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    More Signs the Pulse is Getting Weaker at Times OC

    Usually when you click on the "O.C." tab on the online version of the Los Angeles Times' California/Local page, you'll come to another page with a fairly meaty Orange County-related headline and story link across the top. But as of 2 p.m. today, that prime position for readers seeking Orange County ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    What If You Threw a Lakers Parade and Only Kobe Showed Up?

    Photo by Andrew YoussefM-I-C . . . See you in the paint . . . K-E-Y . . . Why? Because we OWN you!Disneyland Resort media types had said it would be Kobe Bryant and other unnamed Lakers visiting the Anaheim theme park today for a victory parade down Main Street USA. But just like the name on the MVP ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Lakers Victory Parade Keeps Chugging to OC Thursday A.M.

    The Orange County version of the Lakers victory parade above is tomorrow, Thursday, at 10 a.m. on Main Street USA at Disneyland. The Anaheim resort issued a media advisory saying that MVP and Newport Coast resident Kobe Bryant and other unnamed players will participate in the event.Perhaps the deje ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Harbor High Loses Surfing Crown to Eventual Champ

    Photo by Jimmy Wilson, Red Bull PhotofilesMira Costa High School MVP Dane Zaun catches air. Photo Credit: Jimmy Wilson, Red Bull PhotofilesWell, at least the Lakers and Cal State Fullerton's Titans won.As for Newport Harbor High School, the Sailors' dreams of winning the national high school surfing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2009

    Vanessa Laine Bryant Food Quiz Time!

    Since no free photos of Vanessa exist, we'll use Taco Man as a reminder of her half-wabette ethnicityI loathe Kobe Bryant, the wife-cheating, Shaq-insulting, pouting pendejo who happens to star on my favorite NBA team. I do feel bad for his wife, Vanessa Laine Bryant, but she ain't no long-suffering ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2009

    Susan Kang Schroeder Fires Back At Angry OC Deputies

    Jack, Morgan, Susan & Mike"Ahhhh . . . Wayne is a friend who is just doing his job as a passionate union leader. I know at the end of the day, we have the same goal--to make Orange County law enforcement better. Cases such as the Chamberlain jail beating murder, OCSD Deputy Gerald Stenger child ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Magic Johnson Dribbles Into Irvine for Earth Day Chat

    Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be among the speakers participating in an Earth Day Summit in Irvine.Sodexo, a global food services company that runs chow lines everywhere from military bases to UC campuses, is bringing together local farmers, leaders and "forward thinkers" Wednesday, April 22, at Park ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2008

    Last Night: Beck @ Club Nokia

    Last Night: Beck at Club Nokia November 9, 2008. Better Than: seeing Beck at the Hollywood Bowl. Download: "Gamma Ray" from the Beck website [http://www.modernguilt.com/#4] It was a grand evening for the grand opening of Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Club Nokia appears to have studied many ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2007

    Monday's Headlines & Surprises: Ass Slapping Fun!

    Worm Attack in Dana Point? TMZ reports that Orange County police are investigating former Los Angeles Laker/Chicago Bull Dennis Rodman for allegedly committing a “crime” inside the Hennessy's Tavern near PCH in Dana Point. The celebrity website says Rodman was accused of slapping a female custo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2006

    Two Shades of Green

    Perhaps it's only logical that in a state which has a man still trading on his movie role as a killer cyborg from the future as governor, politics would grow closer to comic books. Or perhaps it isn't. Either way, it's California. At last weekend's state GOP convention, the San Francisco Chronicl ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 11, 2006
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    May 4, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    April 26 - May 2

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    January 26, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Jan. 18 - Jan. 24

  • Features

    September 8, 2005
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    September 8, 2005
  • Music

    August 25, 2005

    Bo$$ Dogg

    Is Snoop selling out or just selling?

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    February 24, 2005
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    December 16, 2004
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    November 4, 2004
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    September 2, 2004
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    August 19, 2004
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    July 22, 2004
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    January 15, 2004

    Whos Your Daddy?

    Its Rebecca Schoenkopf!

  • Columns

    December 25, 2003

    So Joey Bishop Walks Into A Bar . . .

    Mr. Gottlieb lights a chocolate menorah, and we celebrate Christmas with the superrich

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    August 21, 2003
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    August 7, 2003
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    June 19, 2003
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    May 22, 2003
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    August 22, 2002
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    April 4, 2002

    Our Little Secret

    The ABAs and Anaheim Surf attempt to do what few OC teams can: Survive

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    May 31, 2001
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    August 3, 2000
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    April 6, 2000
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    January 13, 2000
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    October 14, 1999
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    July 1, 1999

    The Smell of Victory

    Please welcome your world champion Anaheim Bullfrogs!

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    July 1, 1999
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    June 24, 1999

    The Shaq Trap

    The Lakers are not going to win with Shaquille ONeal

  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Danas Point

    Can a Times columnist save Arthur Carmona?

  • Columns

    March 18, 1999

    Saying 'Yes' to the Universe

    But 'no' to 'depth!'

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