Bill Plaschke

Sports Columnist, Los Angeles Times

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Major League Baseball found that in the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros concocted a scheme -- using video cameras and garbage cans -- at their home stadium to steal pitching…

Did the Astros cheat the Dodgers out of the World Series?

Major League Baseball found that in the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros concocted a scheme -- using video cameras and garbage cans -- at their home stadium to steal pitching…

from Greater LA

There have been a lot of slam dunks since the Clippers picked Blake Griffin in the 2009 NBA draft.

What does trading Blake Griffin mean for the Clippers?

There have been a lot of slam dunks since the Clippers picked Blake Griffin in the 2009 NBA draft.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

UCLA Bruins LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill, and Cody Riley are back from China.

After shoplifting in China, UCLA basketball players are suspended from the team

UCLA Bruins LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill, and Cody Riley are back from China.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Parents are upset about new sex ed resources that the California legislature approved. Parents say they’re too graphic, too encouraging, and doesn’t focus on the consequences of sex.

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John J. Lennon is a confessed killer doing time at Sing Sing Prison. He’s also published in the Washington Post, the Atlantic, and Sports Illustrated.

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Hundreds of people congregated in downtown LA to mourn former Laker Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash Sunday. Nearby the Grammy Awards were taking place.

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See the brutally delicate work of Chuck Moffit; support site-specific performance art at Sowden House; go to two events from Materials & Applications: watch a performance…

One of the oldest hospitals in LA is permanently closing this week. Its owner, Verity Health System, filed for bankruptcy in 2018. The announcement of the closure came as a surprise.

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Kevin Salk was an angry and alienated teenager in the South Bay when he started photographing LA's emerging punk rock scene. Now his old photos are gaining new attention.

Two new projects are putting their own design or architectural twist on LA landmarks.

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