Trump vowed in January to hire 5,000 new Border Patrol agents. Now there are actually fewer.

Five days after President Trump took office, he signed an executive order that promised a swift, sharp crackdown on illegal immigration — immediate construction of a massive border wall, quick hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents and stepped-up deportation of undocumented migrants. “Beginning… from latimes.com – Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-border-security-20170818-story.html

Letters: When it comes to the Dodgers, unseen forces are at work

Just wondering, if the Dodgers win the World Series do only 30% of fans get to attend the parade? Bill Hokans Santa Ana :: Now that Vin Scully has finally retired, the Dodgers can shed the years of disappointing play. The Cubs had their 1945 Billy Goat curse, the 1919 White Sox had a scandal… Continue reading Letters: When it comes to the Dodgers, unseen forces are at work

Letters: When it comes to the Dodgers, unseen forces are at work

Just wondering, if the Dodgers win the World Series do only 30% of fans get to attend the parade? Bill Hokans Santa Ana :: Now that Vin Scully has finally retired, the Dodgers can shed the years of disappointing play. The Cubs had their 1945 Billy Goat curse, the 1919 White Sox had a scandal… Continue reading Letters: When it comes to the Dodgers, unseen forces are at work

Trump vowed in January to hire 5,000 new Border Patrol agents. Now there are actually fewer.

Five days after President Trump took office, he signed an executive order that promised a swift, sharp crackdown on illegal immigration — immediate construction of a massive border wall, quick hiring of 5,000 new Border Patrol agents and stepped-up deportation of undocumented migrants. “Beginning… from latimes.com – Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-border-security-20170818-story.html

MLB notes: Cubs place ace Jon Lester on 10-day disabled list

The Chicago Cubs got an encouraging report Friday on Jon Lester before placing the ace left-hander on the 10-day disabled list. Lester was examined by team physician Stephen Gryzlo after he left Chicago’s 13-10 loss to Cincinnati on Thursday in the second inning. He was diagnosed with tightness… from latimes.com – Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/la-sp-baseball-notes-20170818-story.html

How L.A. students will — or won’t — experience Monday’s solar eclipse

On Monday morning, as the moon passes directly in front of the sun, more than 2,000 students at the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies, one of L.A. Unified’s most sought-after magnet schools, will get to view the eclipse in person through NASA-approved glasses. Another 500 students at Leland… from latimes.com – Los Angeles Times… Continue reading How L.A. students will — or won’t — experience Monday’s solar eclipse

Chargers and Saints joint practices prove to be a study in NFL diplomacy

The Saints fans who remained at Jack Hammett Sports Complex long after practice ended alternated chants of “We want Drew” and “Who ’Dat?” hoping to lure their team’s quarterback over for another round of autographs. Drew Brees, who had just finished signing for an entire section of other fans,… from latimes.com – Los Angeles Times… Continue reading Chargers and Saints joint practices prove to be a study in NFL diplomacy