Geography of California http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27410/all en Reuters Sports News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-sports-news-summary <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current sports news briefs.</p> <p>49ers' Moss gets surprise second shot at Super Bowl 2013-01-23T003904Z_1_BRE90M016_RTROPTC_0_US-NFL-SUPERBOWL-49ERS -MOSS.XML () -</p> <p>Tiger returns to stomping ground at Torrey Pines 2013-01-22T210028Z_1_BRE90L10C_RTROPTC_0_US-GOLF-PGA-WOODS.XML () -</p> <p>Oprah's Lance Armstrong interview viewed by 28 million worldwide</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/reuters-sports-news-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 05:15:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738147 at http://www.globalpost.com Los Angeles official seeks to shut hotels for maternity tourists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/los-angeles-official-seeks-shut-hotels-maternity-tourists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Dan Whitcomb</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A Los Angeles official moved on Tuesday to crack down on so-called maternity hotels he said have sprung up across parts of Southern California as pregnant women travel to the United States in a growing "birthing tourism" trend.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/los-angeles-official-seeks-shut-hotels-maternity-tourists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Geography of the United States Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 03:15:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741347 at http://www.globalpost.com At least 8 killed in California bus accident: TV http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/at-least-8-killed-california-bus-accident-tv <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>At least eight people died and 27 others were injured in a multiple vehicle accident in southern California that involved a passenger bus, local media reported.</p> <p>The KABC television network said the accident occurred at about 6:30 pm local time (0230 GMT Monday) in a rural area north of of the town of Yucaipa.</p> <p>The injured are being treated at area hospitals. Fifteen of them are reported to be in critical condition, reports said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/at-least-8-killed-california-bus-accident-tv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 07:15:37 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745067 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Britain's Knox sets early pace at Pebble Beach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-britains-knox-sets-early-pace-at-pebble-beach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Little-known Briton Russell Knox birdied four of his last eight holes to upstage some of the game's biggest names by grabbing an early one-shot lead in the first round of the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday.</p> <p>A rookie on the PGA Tour last year, Knox fired a six-under-par 64 in mainly sunny conditions on the Shore Course at Monterey Peninsula Country Club, one of three venues being used this week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-britains-knox-sets-early-pace-at-pebble-beach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Human Interest Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749479 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Golf-Mahan and Knox share Pebble Beach lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-golf-mahan-and-knox-share-pebble-beach-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* American Mahan joint top after firing a 66</p> <p>* Briton Knox opens with a 64 at Monterey Peninsula</p> <p>* Mickelson launches title defence with a 69 (Adds Mickelson quotes, detail, paras 15-17)</p> <p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Hunter Mahan, who has long relished playing golf on the picturesque Monterey Peninsula, birdied five of his first seven holes on the way to a share of the first-round lead in the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-golf-mahan-and-knox-share-pebble-beach-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Geography of California Golf Human Interest Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:00:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749527 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading scores on Thursday after the first round of the PGA Tour's $6.5 million Pebble Beach National Pro-Am (USA unless noted):</p> <p>64 - Russell Knox (SCO)</p> <p>65 - Greg Owen (ENG), Ryuji Imada (JPN), Scott Langley</p> <p>66 - Hunter Mahan, Lee Williams, Patrick Cantlay, Brandt Snedeker</p> <p>67 - Matt Every, Seung-Yul Noh (KOR), Ted Potter, Jeff Maggert, Brendon de Jonge (ZIM), Camilo Villegas (COL), Neal Lancaster</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Monterey County, California AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 02:17:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749579 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Pebble Beach a perfect setting for Westwood duo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-pebble-beach-perfect-setting-westwood-duo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Having opted to play the PGA Tour full-time this year, Lee Westwood could hardly have picked a better location and pairing as the backdrop for his first start of the season at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday.</p> <p>Englishman Westwood, partnering his father John in the pro-am celebrity event, was all smiles after firing a four-under-par 68 in the opening round on the iconic Pebble Beach Golf Links, one of three venues being used this week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/golf-pebble-beach-perfect-setting-westwood-duo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Human Interest Lee Westwood Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 04:46:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749616 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading first-round scores in the $6.5 million Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Thursday on the par-72 Pebble Beach Golf Links, par-70 Monterey Peninsula Country Club, par-72 Spyglass Hill Country Club (USA unless noted):</p> <p>6-under</p> <p>64 - Russell Knox (SCO)</p> <p>66 - Hunter Mahan </p> <p>5-under</p> <p>67 - Matt Every</p> <p>67 - Seung-Yul Noh (KOR) </p> <p>67 - Ted Potter</p> <p>65 - Greg Owen (ENG)</p> <p>65 - Ryuji Imada (JPN)</p> <p>65 - Scott Langley </p> <p>4-under</p> <p>68 - Lee Westwood (ENG)</p> <p>68 - Kevin Na </p> <p>68 - Patrick Reed</p> <p>66 - Lee Williams</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Monterey County, California AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 05:00:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749641 at http://www.globalpost.com A former police officer terrorizes Los Angeles, then vanishes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/former-police-officer-terrorizes-los-angeles-then-vanishes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Dan Whitcomb</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 8 (Reuters) - A day after a bloody crime wave attributed to a former Los Angeles police officer with a deadly grudge left the city on edge, the man at the center of the drama seemed to vanish on Friday, leaving behind only a few footprints in the snow.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/former-police-officer-terrorizes-los-angeles-then-vanishes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Dorner Geography of California Los Angeles Police Department Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 23:00:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750652 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Sizzling Snedeker in tie for Pebble Beach lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/golf-sizzling-snedeker-tie-pebble-beach-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 8 (Reuters) - FedExCup champion Brandt Snedeker, the hottest player on the PGA Tour this year, took advantage of ideal scoring conditions by charging into a share of the second-round lead at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Friday.</p> <p>The fast-talking American fired a flawless four-under-par 68 on a glorious sun-splashed afternoon at Spyglass Hill, one of three venues being used for this week's pro-am celebrity event, to post an eight-under total of 134.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/golf-sizzling-snedeker-tie-pebble-beach-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> California Geography of California Human Interest Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 01:00:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750694 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Golf-Sizzling Snedeker in tie for Pebble Beach lead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-1-golf-sizzling-snedeker-tie-pebble-beach-lead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Snedeker shoots a 68 to join Potter at the top</p> <p>* Defending champion Mickelson trails by six shots (Adds Snedeker quotes, detail)</p> <p>Feb 8 (Reuters) - FedExCup champion Brandt Snedeker, the hottest player on the PGA Tour this year, took advantage of ideal scoring conditions by charging into a share of the second-round lead at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/update-1-golf-sizzling-snedeker-tie-pebble-beach-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Human Interest Monterey County, California Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 02:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750710 at http://www.globalpost.com Manhunt for ex-cop set to resume in California mountain range http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/manhunt-ex-cop-set-resume-california-mountain-range <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Alex Dobuzinskis</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 9 (Reuters) - A mountaintop search was to resume on Saturday for an ex-policeman wanted in three California slayings, after authorities interrupted the manhunt during the night as snowfall kept their helicopters grounded.</p> <p>Former Los Angeles officer Christopher Dorner, 33, has declared war on law enforcement officers and their families in a manifesto posted to the Internet that complains of his 2008 firing from the LAPD.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/manhunt-ex-cop-set-resume-california-mountain-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Geography of California Law enforcement in the United States National security Technology War Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 09:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750865 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-L.A. police to revisit firing of fugitive ex-cop http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-manhunt-ex-cop-resumes-california-mountain-range <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Recasts with police chief calling for re-examination of officer's firing)</p> <p>By Alex Dobuzinskis</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Los Angeles police will re-examine the 2008 firing of an officer wanted in three slayings, the police chief said on Saturday as a massive manhunt for the fugitive stretched from a southern California mountaintop to the Mexican border.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-1-manhunt-ex-cop-resumes-california-mountain-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charlie Beck Christopher Dorner Dorner Entertainment Geography of California Human Interest Law enforcement Los Angeles Police Department National security Security Technology War Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 19:30:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5751284 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Pebble Beach National Pro-Am scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading scores on Sunday after the final round of the US PGA Tour's $6.5 million Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on the par-72 Pebble Beach Golf Links, par-70 Monterey Peninsula Country Club, par-72 Spyglass Hill Country Club (Final round at Pebble Beach, USA unless noted):</p> <p>267 - Brandt Snedeker 66-68-68-65</p> <p>269 - Chris Kirk 71-68-64-66</p> <p>272 - Kevin Stadler 69-69-69-65, Jimmy Walker 68-71-67-66, James Hahn 71-65-66-70</p> <p>273 - Jason Day (AUS) 68-68-70-67</p> <p>274 - Fredrik Jacobson (SWE) 71-66-70-67, Patrick Reed 68-69-67-70</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/golf-pebble-beach-national-pro-am-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of California Golf Monterey County, California AFP Mon, 11 Feb 2013 01:00:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5752218 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-cop thought dead in charred US cabin http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/ex-cop-thought-dead-charred-us-cabin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A fugitive ex-cop accused of four killings was believed dead Wednesday after being cornered in a California mountain cabin that burned down, but human remains found inside have yet to be identified.</p> <p>Police found remains inside the charred cabin where an hours-long standoff had unfolded but no identification has been made, local media reported early Wednesday, citing a statement from the San Bernardino County Sheriff.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/ex-cop-thought-dead-charred-us-cabin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Disaster Geography of California Human Interest Labor Los Angeles Police Department Politics San Bernardino, California Social Issues War AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:46:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5754369 at http://www.globalpost.com