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Dodgers' Matt Kemp making most of limited role - Los Angeles Times

Matt Kemp celebrated his 34th birthday Sunday by driving in the 1,000th run of his career on a solo home run that …<p>Hold up.<p>Wait, Matt Kemp is 34?<p>“Google it,” Kemp said with a smile.<p>Matt Kemp is really 34?<p>“I don’t even want to talk about it, man,” he said. “It’s getting up there.”<p>Kemp …

San Diego Padres

Dodgers have one week to prove they're better than Rockies

Let's get right to it: The Los Angeles Dodgers are a better team than the Colorado Rockies. This isn't really a matter of debate, although I'm …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Mind-Blowing Destinations To Visit Before They Disappear Forever

Our planet is filled with jaw-dropping sights and incredible creatures, but human intervention threatens to wipe out some of its most magnificent …

Sea Level

Dodgers Magic Number Is 66

Easiest headline ever.<p>Yasiel Puig’s booming three-run home run in the seventh inning gave his Dodgers a sweep of the formerly first place Rockies Wednesday night at Chavez Ravine, inching the locals ever closer to their sixth straight National League West crown. The actual magic number to clinch …

San Francisco

Yasiel Puig’s 3-run homer completes Dodgers’ sweep of Rockies

LOS ANGELES — It took a while for the playoff race to get the Dodgers’ full attention.<p>It has it now.<p>The Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the …

National League (MLB)

Yasiel Puig Left Dodgers Game vs. Rockies Early to Deal with Burglary at Home

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was excused to leave early from Tuesday's game against the Colorado Rockies do deal with a burglary at his home.<p>Bill Plunkett of the <i>Orange County Register</i> tweeted Puig did not want to talk about the incident with reporters.<p>The break-in was the fourth time …

Los Angeles

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig burglarized for the fourth time

The home of Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig was burglarized on Tuesday night, the fourth time a police report has been filed on a residence owned by the baseball star in the last 18 months.<p>It's the third time Puig's current house in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley has been …

Kansas City Royals

Chris Taylor’s walk-off home run in 10th expands Dodgers’ lead over Rockies

The Dodgers’ Chris Taylor #3 is surrounded by teammates after he hit a walk of home run in the bottom of the tenth inning during their game against …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Dave Roberts: Things 'coming together at the right time' for Dodgers

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers have spent most of the year profiling as one of the greatest teams in the sport, with an impressive run differential, …

National League (MLB)

Photoblog: 9/18 vs. Rockies

Los Angeles Dodgers

Downtown Las Vegas Lands Two New Restaurants by the End of 2018

For nearly six years, the down-heal <b>Fergusons Motel</b> floated plans to renovate the 50,768-square-foot, 69-room resort built in 1960. Now comes word the plans may actually move forward, with Daniel Krohmer of <b>Other Mama</b> fame at the helm of two new restaurants.<p>Krohmer tells the <i>Las Vegas Review-Journal</i> …

Las Vegas

Photoblog: 9/17 vs. Rockies

K-Pop

Hong Kong Street Food: Dai Pai Dongs

Hong Kong's street food is one of the city's unique experiences. Identifying individual Dai Pai Dongs is nigh on impossible, as they often have no …

Hong Kong

Yasiel Puig hits three homers, has seven RBIs to lead Dodgers to 17-4 rout of Cardinals

Yasiel Puig’s focus Saturday morning was on a small speaker perched on a railing in the visiting dugout at Busch Stadium. He had a Post Malone track blaring and was intently recording it with his phone. A sea of grasshoppers lined the length of the dugout wall behind him. He was not bothered.<p>The …

National League (MLB)

Dodgers 17 Cardinals 4: Three Puig dongs move the Dodgers into a tie for first

The Cardinals had a big inning, but the Dodgers rode multiple big innings and big dongs in their 17-4 victory. The win give the Dodgers the …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Manny Machado’s home run, 3 RBI helps Dodgers beat Cardinals

Manny Machado homered and drove in three runs to back Clayton Kershaw, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the visiting St. Louis Cardinals 9-7 Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series between playoff contenders.<p>The Dodgers snapped a five-game losing streak against the Cardinals and moved to …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers keep pace in NL West with win over Reds

CINCINNATI — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts didn’t breathe a sigh of relief. He could have.<p>Yasmani Grandal and Justin Turner drove in three runs each, …

Los Angeles

A Las Vegas Favorite Mexican Restaurant Arrives Soon on Water Street

Just seven months after breaking ground on Water Street, <b>Juan’s Flaming Fajitas & Cantina</b> is “so close” to a debut and expects to open its second local restaurant in “late September or early October.”<p>Joining the ongoing revival of this Henderson neighborhood, the cantina is located at the southern …

Baja

Meet The Newest Steakhouse in Las Vegas

<b>Cleaver</b><p><i>Address:</i> 3900 Paradise Road, Suite D-1<p><i>Phone:</i> 702-538-9888<p><i>Hours:</i> Open daily from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m.<p>Nectaly Mendoza’s <b>Cleaver</b> <b>— Butchered Meats, Seafood & Classic Cocktails</b> made its debut over the weekend. Mendoza, perhaps best-known for his nine-year-old cocktail lounge and steakhouse on the …

Ribeye

Brazilian Steakhouse Heads to Henderson This Fall

The very first the first Brazilian churrasco in the United States heads to Henderson next. <b>Rodizio Grill</b> plans to open this fall outside the Galleria at Sunset with a full roster of rotisserie-grilled meats such as beef, pork, chicken, lamb, and fish, carved table side by traditionally dressed …

Side Dishes

Dodgers Pull Closer To Rockies With 4-2 Win

<b>DENVER (AP)</b> — Clayton Kershaw threw six effective innings, Kenta Maeda finished the ninth in place of All-Star closer Kenley Jansen and the Los …

Los Angeles

How to Use Your Costco Membership to Get Amazing Vacation Deals

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Costco seems to have everything: really inexpensive frozen yogurt sundaes, free samples, and more …

Air Travel

Craft Beer To Join Marie Callender’s Pies on the Westside?

A replacement has been found for the <b>Old School Brewing Co.</b> on the westside and the new owner intends to keep the tradition of creating and stocking local craft beer, alongside planned dishes from a very famous national brand.<p>Leo Falkensammer has taken over the 8,879-square-foot space, previously …

Brewpub

Dutch Bros. Coffee Finally Confirmed for Henderson

While “spreading the Dutch Luv” across the region, fans excitedly turned to social media to encourage Oregon-based <b>Dutch Bros</b><b>. Coffee</b> to make its next expansion into Henderson.<p>And three years after arriving in Las Vegas, an 824-square-foot drive-thru outpost is now confirmed to move onto the vacant …

Las Vegas

Home Wiring Demystified: Electrical Cable Basics You Need to Know

Before you take on your next home wiring project, arm yourself with basic information about the electrical cable and wiring that you’re likely to see.<p>…

Arduino

Ancient church hidden in Turkish lake and a Pagan temple may lie beneath it

When Mustafa Şahin first saw photographs of the submerged ancient church under the waves of Turkey's Lake Iznik, he couldn't quite believe what he was seeing.<p>The head of archaeology at Bursa Uludağ University had been searching the shores of the lake for several years, but it wasn't until local …

Turkey

Las Vegas steakhouse turns 60, and turns back the clock with throwback menus

Las Vegas’ oldest steakhouse, the Golden Steer, is celebrating its 60th anniversary with throwback menus that bring back favorite dishes long ago vanished from the restaurant’s offerings.<p>The Golden Steer Steakhouse will feature menus that change the first of each month through December. Here’s a …

Dining Rooms

Matt Kemp homers as Dodgers beat D-backs | MLB.com

LOS ANGELES -- Not since Matt Kemp went swimming in the Chase Field pool has he caused such grief for the D-backs as he did at Dodger Stadium on …

Baseball

David Freese Traded to Dodgers for Minor Leaguer Jesus Manuel Valdez

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded third baseman David Freese to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for minor league infielder Jesus Manuel Valdez on Friday night.<p>Freese, 35, is hitting .283 with nine home runs and 41 RBI in 93 games. His .784 OPS ranks as his best since he was an All-Star with the St. …

Baseball