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CHP urges football fans to be a team player on Super Bowl Sunday so everyone gets home safely

The Super Bowl is one of the most celebrated sporting events in the world. As the most anticipated sporting event of the year, it is an opportunity for family, friends, and fans to gather together, celebrate, and root for their...
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Ninth Circuit nixes San Jose suit against Major League Baseball

The Oakland A’s, facing dwindling attendance and revenue, want to move to San Jose. Problem: San Jose is not within the A’s operating territory, which is made up of Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. It’s within the opera...
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Surprise! Lots of Californians playing for Oregon Ducks in college championship

The Oregan Ducks will face off against the Ohio State Buckeyes in the first ever college football championship game on Monday, Jan. 12, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. Considering how much Texas loves football, you couldn...
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USC hoopsters drop first game of new year, look next to Colorado

UCLA was in Colorado for their first game — and lost. The Bruins are headed to Utah on Sunday. USC was in Utah for their first game — and lost. The Trojans are headed to Colorado on Sunday, then will return home to the Gale...
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UCLA basketball stumbles in Colorado, heads to Utah on Sunday

As the Bruin football team was dismantling the Florida State Seminoles, the Bruin basketball team tripped over the first game of the new year, losing 62-56 to Colorado at Colorado. The team will be in Utah on Sunday. Here’s t...
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Los Alamitos Race Course to host first major stakes race of 2015 on Sunday, Jan. 4

2015’s first major stakes race set for Sunday night Don’t miss the first major stakes race of 2015 at Los Alamitos with the running of the Grade 2 $100,000 Charger Bar Handicap on Sunday, Jan. 4. Named in honor of t...
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UCLA win over K-State in Alamo Bowl wraps local college football

My brother attended UCLA. His son attended Kansas State. Their family lives in Manhattan, Kansas — the home of K-State. It was hard to pick a team to root against in yesterday’s Alamo Bowl. Here are the details from UCLA At...
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After the Rose Bowl: UCLA v. K-State in Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2

If your football itch won’t be scratched adequately by an off-brand Rose Bowl featuring #3 Florida State Seminoles against #2 Oregon Ducks — it’s not a real Rose Bowl unless UCLA or USC is playing — you have tomorrow’...
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Top Ten Stories for all of 2014

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last year (excluding weather forecasts): Knott’s announces 2014 Scary Farm dates and the return of Elvira 5.4 magnitude quake hits east of Sonora High in L...
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Mater Dei defensive tackle McMorris to play in All-American Bowl

Malik McMorris, a defensive tackle from Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif., arrives at player check in Carson on Dec. 30 for the Marine Corps’ Semper Fi All-American Bowl. “My biggest role model is my mother. She pa...
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USC takes a Holiday from the Huskers

The Boys from Troy almost let another game slip through their fingers, beating the Nebraska Cornhuskers 45-42 in the Holiday Bowl. The release from USC:
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Race on the Base triathletes invited to free race clinics

The Southland Credit Union Annual Los Alamitos Race on the Base is set to take place on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 and all triathlon participants are invited to the FREE Triathlon Race Clinics. Register now and don’t miss valuab...
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Bejarano takes LARC Thoroughbred meet jockey title, Baffer the trainer title

Reno Rebel, the 2-1 favorite, led virtually throughout to win the $48,406 feature Sunday at Los Alamitos. The 1 ½-length win in the main event on the final day of the Winter thoroughbred meet clinched the jockey title for Rafa...
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First LARC Winter Thoroughbred meet wraps with a rise in out-of-state betting

Los Alamitos ended a successful first Winter Thoroughbred meet Sunday, averaging more than $5.64 million ($5,640,866) in daily total combined mutuel handle and showing a sizable gain in wagering out of state. “This meet did e...
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