Posts Tagged California

Chargers cut banged-up linebacker Larry English

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Chargers have released outside linebacker Larry English, a former first-round pick.

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Visitors walk past a plaque marking the George Harrison Tree, in Griffith Park on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. The tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles. The pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation and removed last month. (AP Photo)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed — by beetles.

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Los Angeles school requires concussion tests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A boys Catholic high school in Los Angeles will require all students to undergo baseline testing for concussions — whether they are athletes or not.

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‘X-Men’ VR experience coming to Comic-Con

This photo provided by Oculus Rift/Fox shows a scene from “X-Men: Days of Future Past” virtual reality experience. Comic-Con attendees will have an opportunity to enter the mind of Professor X. Fox has created an "X-Men" virtual reality experience especially for the pop-culture extravaganza, which kicks off Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Oculus Rift/Fox)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X.

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Jones’ pair of 2-run HRs leads O’s over Angels 4-2

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones blows a bubble as he rounds the bases after hitting his second two-run home run of the game during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Adam Jones’ swing certainly looked fine a week after the Home Run Derby, an event that’s knocked more than a few sluggers off kilter.

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