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$4.5 billion from tech giants won’t dent California’s housing shortage

SAN FRANCISCO — A mile from Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, lies the sun-faded carcass of the Vallco Shopping Mall. At the moment it consists of empty, buff-colored buildings, acres of black asphalt and a pile of rubble where the parking garage used to be. About a year ago, a developer submitted a proposal to…
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Boys basketball tournaments: Schedule for Santa Ana/Garden Grove Four City Classic,...

The Santa Ana/Garden Grove Four City Classic will be held this week: Nov. 18-23. The championship game is Saturday, Nov. 23 at Santa Ana High. Click here for the full schedule.  Related Articles Orange County boys athlete of the week: Max Miller, San Juan Hills Orange County girls co-athletes of the week: Jane Paulsen and…
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Woman trying to park plows through front of Costa Mesa office

A woman trying to park her sedan in front of a business in Costa Mesa on Monday, Nov. 18, drove through the front of the building instead, officials said. The collision happened at 3188 Airway Ave. at about 11:46 a.m. Costa Mesa police Lt. Scott Bakkila said. A gray 2000 Nissan Sentra lost its front…
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Trucker lawsuit shows AB5’s harm to workers

Supporters of Assembly Bill 5, the recently signed California law that forbids many companies from using independent contractors as their workers, have portrayed it as something that forces big corporations to pay workers a fair wage and benefits. For instance, it’s author, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, decried the opposition by “big corporate interests” who are…
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Why USC understood Christian Rector’s targeting penalty

It was a tough blow to the USC defense, especially on the opening drive of the game. Almost as tough as the hit by Christian Rector that led to it. USC’s senior defensive end was ejected during the opening drive of USC’s win over California due to a targeting penalty. The Trojans have been on the…
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USC notebook: RB Stephen Carr feels good after return from injury

USC finally got one of its three injured running backs back this past weekend as junior Stephen Carr returned from a Grade 2 hamstring strain in Saturday’s 41-17 victory over Cal. Carr, who missed the previous two games, said following the win that he felt like he was fully healthy, but he showed signs of…
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There are no good exit strategies in Afghanistan. The U.S. should...

U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been back on the diplomatic circuit in recent weeks, trying to restart U.S.-Taliban peace talks, which President Trump abruptly cancelled via Twitter in September, outraged over an attack that killed an American soldier. As part of his trip, Khalilzad was seeking a prisoner swap between the Afghan government and the…
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Mountain High ski resort in San Bernardino Mountains sets opening date...

Mountain High resort in Wrightwood plans to christen the 2019-20 winter season with an opening day bash Friday, Nov. 22. The first Southern California ski resort to open for business this year, Mountain High expects to have live broadcasts from local radio stations, ticket and promotional giveaways, DJs throughout the day and live entertainment. Mountain…
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How USC forward Nick Rakocevic is leading Trojans on defense

LOS ANGELES — As USC men’s basketball prepares for a return home to face Pepperdine on Tuesday night, a senior Trojan picked up a piece of hardware. Forward Nick Rakocevic was named Pac-12 Player of the Week after averaging 25.5 points and 13.5 rebounds in a pair of USC wins. The senior is half a…
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The 50 Greatest Dodgers of the 2010s: #43, Andrew Toles

Editor’s note: This is the Nov. 15, 2019 edition of the Inside the Dodgers newsletter. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. I broke the story of Andrew Toles’ promotion to the big leagues in the summer of 2016. One thing I didn’t include in any of my reporting at the time…