Posts Tagged California

Jockey Jerry Lambert, 3-time Hollywood Gold Cup winner, dies

In this June 30, 2007, file photo, Jerry Lambert, who rode Native Diver to three consecutive Hollywood Gold Cup wins from 1965 to 1967, appears at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. Lambert, one of California’s leading jockeys through the 1960s and ‘70s, was found dead Monday morning, Feb. 23, 2015, at his place of employment, Magali Farms in Santa Ynez, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lambert, a leading jockey on the Southern California circuit in the 1960s and ’70s who rode Native Diver to three consecutive Hollywood Gold Cup victories, has died. He was 74.

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Angels’ Hamilton meeting with MLB about disciplinary issue

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is meeting with Major League Baseball officials about a disciplinary issue.

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Bay Area’s Semien in the mix for A’s shortstop job

Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien (10) throws during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — In the last year, the Oakland Athletics traded away two of their top shortstop prospects, Addison Russell and Daniel Robertson.

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Appeals court won’t overturn McCourts’ divorce agreement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California appeals court has refused to overturn a financial settlement between former Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and his ex-wife, who argued that McCourt misled her about the value of the team and television broadcast rights.

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Los Angeles-area city celebrates stadium deal, awaits NFL

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.

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