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Simmons turns shortstop into his island kingdom for Angels

By Mark Whicker ANAHEIM — We hear about island kids, following dreams. Andrelton Simmons had already awakened from his. “If you’re 16 and you haven’t signed, people don’t think you’re going to make it,” Simmons said Friday. “When you get to 17 it’s already the limit. I wasn’t even believing in my chance anymore. I…

Episcopal diocese recommends suspension for L.A. Bishop J. Jon Bruno, return of Newport Beach church to locked-out congregants

By Louis Casiano Jr. A panel of officials from the national Episcopal Church issued its recommendation on misconduct charges against J. Jon Bruno, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, on Friday, July 21, nearly ending a two-year battle during which he tried to sell the St. James the Great church in Newport Beach…

Two people shot in car-to-car shooting in Westminster

By Anthony Mendoza WESTMINSTER — Two men were shot while sitting in their vehicle by another man in a SUV on Friday, July 21, authorities said. The two men in their 20s were stopped near the intersection of Hazard Avenue and Ward Street about 3:45 p.m. when the suspect’s vehicle rolled up next to them…