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Dodgers’ dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

Just a year ago, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was attempting to get through the late innings of tight playoff games with long appearances by closer Kenley Jansen, a hodgepodge of veteran relievers and one desperate bailout from ace Clayton Kershaw. One October later, Los Angeles’ bullpen is downright dominant as …

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Pettifoggery thrives in one-party legislative domination

Critics, particularly Republicans, often complain that Democrats who control the state Legislature yearn to minutely control or heavily tax any human behavior they don’t like. Democratic legislators often seem eager to justify the criticism by passing pettifogging “nanny” bills. But in doing so, they occasionally engender some kickback – adult …

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Turner homers in 9th, Dodgers top Cubs 4-1 for 2-0 NLCS lead

Justin Turner savored every last stride as he followed in Kirk Gibson’s famous footsteps at Dodger Stadium. The kid from Southern California knew all about the history attached to this home run trot. On the 29th anniversary of Gibson’s celebrated pinch-hit homer that shocked Oakland in the 1988 World Series …

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The Latest: PG&E expects to restore all power soon

The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Pacific Gas and Electric Company officials say they expect to restore power to all its customers in the fire zones by late Monday. The company said in a statement Sunday that power has been restored to more than 92 percent …

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Growers find technology a good way to manage the margins

Researchers at California Ste University’s Fresno State campus are finding efficiencies in two separate on-farm systems helping growers more efficiently manage their margins in two common areas: irrigation and chemical applications. Rob Willmott, Fresno State’s orchard manager, saw an immediate savings in time and chemicals used with technology he learned …

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San Joaquin Valley air quality to improve with wind change

Air quality – degraded for days by wildfire smoke – is likely to improve by Tuesday as wind direction changes and a chance of rain descends on the central San Joaquin Valley, according to the National Weather Service in Hanford. Smoke from the Northern California wildfires has created breathing hazards …

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Leader of California Senate to challenge US Sen. Feinstein

Democrat Kevin de Leon, leader of the California Senate, said Sunday he will challenge U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in next year’s election. The Los Angeles Democrat announced via email that he’s ready to run on his progressive record fighting climate change and pushing for immigration reform, women’s rights and quality …

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More than 100 firefighters battle huge LA warehouse blaze

Authorities say it took 130 firefighters more than two hours to knock down a huge blaze that destroyed a sprawling warehouse near downtown Los Angeles. City fire spokeswoman Amy Bastman says crews had to focus on defending adjacent buildings because the intense flames ripped through the roof and compromised the …

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