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Los Angeles Register newspaper ends publication — LOS ANGELES >> The Los Angeles Register, which debuted in April as a challenger to the Los Angeles Times, has ceased publication. In announcing the closure, Freedom Communications Inc. also said it had sold the Santa Ana headquarters for its flagship paper, the Orange County Register, for $27 million to local developer Michael Harrah.

Los Angeles Kings take the slow route with Jonathan Quick — Jonathan Quick didn't skate onto the Staples Center ice for the Kings' split-squad exhibition game Monday night against the Arizona Coyotes. Nor did he join another set of teammates for their contest against the Coyotes in Glendale, Ariz. Quick underwent wrist surgery June 24 after suffering an unspecified injury during the Kings' second-round playoff victory over the Ducks in May.

Clayton Kershaw claims second straight Roy Campanella Award — Dodgers ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw might only be 26 years old and might not be an everyday player. But Kershaw's leadership and approach are leaving an impression on his teammates and organization.

Dodgers lose in 13 innings to Giants; NL West lead cut to 3 1/2 games — The eye rolls and exasperated breaths probably started when Dodgers pitcher Dan Haren gave up a leadoff homer to the San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco. Then, like Haren has done throughout the season, the former El Camino Real High and Pepperdine star bunkered down and turned in an effective outing.

No trace of missing CSUN student despite family’s efforts — Ahmed Alkadi has helped distribute more than a thousand fliers of his missing brother, posted Arabic-language messages on Twitter that have garnered nearly 15,000 retweets and spoken to local television stations in a plea for help. Yet four days after Abdullah Alkadi was last seen inside his Northridge home, there was no trace of the 23-year-old Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia.