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City Council commits to 2028 Olympic Games

LOS ANGELES — The City Council Aug. 11 unanimously approved a new memorandum of understanding and host city contract for the 2028 Olympics, despite lacking finalized figures about the costs and potential financial liabilities of an event Los Angeles originally wanted to host four years earlier. Approval of the agreements is one of the final…

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Dodgers unveil statue of Jackie Robinson

LOS ANGELES — A statue of Jackie Robinson was unveiled April 15 at Dodger Stadium on the 70th anniversary of his breaking Major League Baseball’s color line. “This statue … captures Dad’s fierce passion and determination,” Robinson’s daughter Sharon said at the ceremony, attended by Baseball Hall of Fame members Sandy Koufax, Tommy Lasorda and…

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