Friday, May 3, 2024

Dodger superstar Shohei Ohtani and wife Mamiko attend Los Angeles charity event

The internet is buzzing about Dodger superstar Shohei Ohtani and his wife Mamiko’s appearance at the 8th Annual Blue Diamond Gala in Dodger Stadium last night. The charity event, which raises funds for the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, aims to improve education, health care, homelessness, and social justice for all of Los Angeles. Thursday night’s gala featured a concert by […]
Saturday, April 27, 2024

The Los Angeles Sparks set to open training camp 2024 tomorrow

The Los Angeles Sparks open training camp tomorrow, April 28. Lexie Brown, Rae Burrell, Zia Cooke, Layshia Clarendon, Nia Clouden, Dearica Hamby, and Azurá Stevens are returning to the Sparks this season. Also, suiting up in the purple and gold are new additions: Julie Allemand, Monique Billings, Aari McDonald, Kia Nurse,  Li Yueru, Blake Dietrick, Virag Kiss, and Taylor Mikesell. […]
Sunday, March 3, 2024

NBA superstar LeBron James reaches historic 40,000 career points

Another age-defying achievement by King James. During a home game against the Denver Nuggets last night, LeBron reached and surpassed the 40,000 career points milestone. In front of a sellout crowd during the second quarter at Crypto.com Arena, LeBron drove to the hoop and hit a left-handed layup. The game continued but everyone knew they had just witnessed history in […]
Monday, September 11, 2023

Coco Gauff’s US Open 2023 win is one for the history books

Tennis phenom, Coco Gauff, won the women’s US Open title over the weekend. On NBC’s “Today Show” this morning she admitted to being shocked at her own achievement. It “still doesn’t feel real at all,” Gauff said. However, the 19-year old did indeed become the youngest winner since Serena Williams did it at 17 in 1999. It was not an […]
Monday, August 28, 2023

El Segundo champs return home to celebrate Little League World Series victory

The El Segundo Little League champs got the superstar treatment when they arrived home Monday. On Sunday, the El Segundo kids won the Little League World Series title in a thriller. For most of the game, El Segundo had a comfortable lead over a tough Curacao team. Then it all changed. In the top of the fifth inning, Curacao shook […]
Sunday, May 22, 2016

Going out of business sales at Sports Authority

Going out of business sales at Sports Authority stores expected to begin the middle of this week, just as the long Memorial Day weekend kicks off. One of the 450 stores closing is at the Empire Center in Burbank. Sports Authority was once the largest sporting goods retailer in the country. Heavily in debt,  the company filed for Chapter 11 […]
Thursday, April 14, 2016

Kobe Bryant retires from the NBA

Number 24, Kobe Bryant, reminded everyone last night what kind of player he has been during his record-setting 20 seasons with the Lakers. During the past few months of his final season, it has seemed many times Bryant was limping into retirement — a shadow of the player he used to be. Then last night, before a sold out crowd […]
Sunday, October 4, 2015

After 28 years Dodger organist calls it quits

It’s been a bumpy season for veteran Dodger organist, Nancy Bea Hefley, so perhaps that’s the reason she decided it was time to retire. You might remember, Hefley was the apparent target of a campaign to phase her out and replace her with “pre-recorded pop and hip hop music” at Dodger Stadium. Well, the fans took to social media and […]
Monday, August 3, 2015

Missing Special Olympics athlete found safe

A Special Olympics athlete missing from USC since last Saturday, turned up in Hayward — more than 350 miles north in the East Bay today. Yesterday, photos of  Andi Gusmari  were splashed all over social media. This morning, Gusmari, 44, reportedly walked into the Hayward PD headquarters. He was described as “healthy,”but hungry. Gusmari speaks only Albanian and has a […]
Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Burbank a Special Olympics 2015 Host Town

Burbank is rolling out the welcome mat this week for the members of the Zimbabwe and Botswana teams participating in the Special Olympics World Games 2015. The Media City is “…one of nearly one hundred communities from San Diego to San Luis Obispo that has volunteered to serve as a Host Town,” according to a news release. As part of […]
Sunday, June 28, 2015

Photo Gallery: Ponytail softball parade 2015 in Burbank

The Annual Ponytail Softball Jamboree kicked off with a parade of teams along West Clark Avenue, from Burroughs High School to George Izay park, in Burbank yesterday. Spectators were treated to a colorful contingent of spirited softball teams — some even shared their favorite cheers with the parade watchers. Later, the girls gathered on several baseball diamonds at the park […]
Friday, June 12, 2015

Social media saves Dodger employee’s job

Another demonstration of the power of social media. Long time  Dodger Stadium organist, Nancy Bea Hefley, was apparently being phased out and replaced with “pre-recorded pop and hip hop music” at the ballpark. Hefley has been playing for the Dodgers for more than 20 years. However, lately the Dodger front office had been giving her hints she was no longer […]