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  • Book hits close to home

     Book hits close to home
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — More than 100 volleyball fans went to a bookstore to see Misty May-Treanor serve up more than balls. She can be one funny act, even at a Barnes & Noble on a Tuesday night in Huntington Beach. Mostly teenage girls, mothers and...
  • From temp to all-star

    From temp to all-star
    Five weeks ago, Jordan Leyland showed up to Cotuit, Mass., to play for the Cape Cod Baseball League team in town. No one guaranteed the UC Irvine player a roster spot. "I was a temporary guy," said Leyland, knowing any day might be his last with the...
  • Ratledge looks for work

    Ratledge looks for work
    Ed Ratledge rides a beach cruiser to work and shows up in flip-flops. He slips out of them when he reaches his so-called outdoor office. The beach is where Ratledge works. On the sand is where he earns a living. Ratledge now has to find other ways...
  • Musselman stood tall for CdM

    Musselman stood tall for CdM
    Once the fourth quarter started, Alex Musselman was under fire from all directions. Musselman had "only" six saves entering that fourth quarter in a CIF Southern Section Division I semifinal match against Foothill on Feb. 23. The Corona del Mar High...
  • Who made this year's DP 103?

    Who made this year's DP 103?
    No. 1 Jim Righeimer You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in town who had a bigger news year than Costa Mesa City Councilman Jim Righeimer. The former Planning Commission chairman went toe-to-toe with the police union, which smeared his name on...
  • Former Angel Jim Edmonds gets $6.775 million for O.C. home

    Former Major League Baseball outfielder Jim Edmonds has sold his home in Irvine for $6.775 million. The Santa Barbara-style estate, on about an acre in the Shady Canyon area, spans three stories with beamed cathedral-style ceilings, wrought iron...
  • Angels aficionado pens new book

    Angels aficionado pens new book
    Joe Haakenson grew up a Los Angeles Dodgers fan. His allegiance was to Dodger Blue. At the time, he knew of but didn't closely follow that other Major League Baseball team one county away in Orange County. Now he knows plenty about that organization....
  • After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?

    After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?
    To fill his friends at the Huntington Beach and Los Angeles police departments with envy, Larry Bullock would send them pictures of himself holding a hot dog and a beer at a baseball stadium. The former officer — he spent 20 years with the LAPD...
  • Baseball fields getting major repairs

    Baseball fields getting major repairs
    The City Council has approved a partnership between Laguna Beach and local Little League to renovate baseball fields at Riddle Field and Alta Laguna Park in the next two months. The estimated cost for both fields is $33,000, with the league committed to...
  • Robinson selected by Twins in MLB Draft

    Robinson selected by Twins in MLB Draft
    Ocean View senior Timmy Robinson was drafted in the 31st round (940th overall) of the Major League Baseball First-Year Draft on June 6 by the Minnesota Twins. Robinson, who signed last month with USC, batted .523 during the prep season, hit 12 home runs...
  • 'Take Me Out' to the monument

    "He is the Francis Scott Key of baseball, and whatever you can do to preserve his memory and legacy, it's definitely something baseball fans should get involved with." That's what Los Angeles Dodgers team historian Mark Langill told me last week in...
  • City Lights: Writing isn't always glamorous

    I still remember the first time I saw my name in print. It was the spring of my freshman year in high school, and I submitted an essay on the Major League Baseball strike to a Los Angeles Times column, "My Turn," that featured work by local teenagers....