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  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 8/1 log (updated Tuesday PM with LSC 48 additions)

    10:30 a.m.    Baseball: May 2008: Bethel vs. Hampton.--LSC 48 1 p.m.    Baseball: Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees.--MASN 1 p.m.    Baseball: Chicago White Sox at Minnesota.--MLB Network 2 p.m.    Basketball: 1997 state Group AAA boys quarterfinal: Varina vs....
  • Fencing: Where wits foil physical prowess

    Fencing: Where wits foil physical prowess
    SANTA ANA — For those who practice it, fencing is a form of physical chess. Each move is carefully plotted. Possible scenarios are planned. Defensive strategies are at hand, should an opponent make an unexpected move. Tucked away off busy Harbor...
  • Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars

    Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars
    Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
  • PASSINGS: Mitchell Page, Rick Martin

    Mitchell Page Oakland Athletics outfielder, hitting coach with Cardinals Mitchell Page, 59, an Oakland Athletics outfielder who had his best season as a rookie in 1977 then went on to become a hitting coach for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Washington...
  • R.W. 'Bob' Loveless dies at 81; master knife-maker

    R.W. 'Bob' Loveless dies at 81; master knife-maker
    R.W. "Bob" Loveless, who made some of the world's most coveted sporting cutlery by refining knife design to high art, has died. He was 81. Loveless died Sept. 2 of lung cancer at his longtime home in Riverside, said his friend Jack Lucarelli. "He is...
  • Jazz drummers vary the beat

    Jazz drummers vary the beat
    In jazz, this is the era of the drummer. On a scene largely defined by the proliferation of creatively ambitious trap set experts, every year seems to bring a new crop of gifted rhythmic explorers. While steeped in jazz history, many of these musicians...
  • Book review: 'The Thieves of Manhattan' by Adam Langer

    Book review: 'The Thieves of Manhattan' by Adam Langer
    The Thieves of Manhattan A Novel Adam Langer Spiegel & Grau: 260 pp., $15 paper In his wonderfully mischievous new novel, "The Thieves of Manhattan," Adam Langer tells the story of an unpublished fiction writer who can't seem to tell a story other...
  • Look what's in store

    Look what's in store
    Bottega Louie, 700 S. Grand Ave. The trendy restaurant-patisserie-bar-market is a terrific place to pick up a hostess gift or birthday present, choosing from among all manner of pastries, gift baskets and gourmet goodies. Colorful macaroons will give...
  • Marijuana and munchies

    Marijuana and munchies
    Our neighbors to the north have concluded that marijuana makes you hungry and gives you the munchies. The study out of the University of Alberta found that small doses of marijuana's active ingredient, THC, boost the appetite of terminal cancer patients....
  • Man discovers a knife blade lodged in his head. It happens.

    Man discovers a knife blade lodged in his head. It happens.
    If you have stabbing pains in the head, maybe it's because you were stabbed in the head. That's what Li Fu, a Chinese man in Yunnan province found out when he visited the doctor complaining of splitting headaches: There was a broken-off 4-inch knife...
  • For the record

    State bar: An article in the May 17 LATExtra section about the California Supreme Court considering a request by the state bar to allow an illegal immigrant to practice law said that Sergio C. Garcia had passed a written test and a moral examination. It...
  • Gil Cates dies at 77; producer, director and showman

    Gil Cates, the Hollywood showman who transformed the annual Academy Awards telecast from a tired and predictable affair into a polished entertainment extravaganza with hosts such as Billy Crystal and Steve Martin, has died. He was 77. Cates may have been...