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According to ESPN.com, the Dodgers and Diamondbacks agreed to a deal that would send Randy Johnson to Los Angeles. That's great news for Dodgers fans, except Johnson told Arizona he would not waive his no-trade clause to be a Dodger. Oh well. You can't blame Paul DePodesta and Frank McCourt for not trying. As the mainstream baseball media would say, this proves they "want to win."
Um... duh. You don't buy the Dodgers to lose.
While the price of Guillermo Mota, Jayson Werth, Chad Billingsley, and Chuck Tiffany is a high one to pay, when you're getting a premier franchise pitcher like Randy Johnson it's a fair price to pay.
In the meantime, with Johnson fixated on the Yankees, the Dodgers may have their sites set on Steve Finley. LAist would be satisfied with that acquisition, so long as Finley plays right field and leaves center to the younger and more athletic Milton Bradley. Even at 39, Finley is a decent upgrade over Juan Encarnacion.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.