West Hollywood’s original marijuana dispensaries fear city will leave them behind

Among the eight businesses awarded licenses to sell recreational marijuana, one described itself as a wellness center and promised to staff “dietitians, naturopathic physicians, bodyworkers, and acupuncturists.” Another said it hoped to house its store in a “multi-unit commercial building with performance space, a restaurant, bud bar, retail store, museum, and art gallery,” records show.

Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen uses setback as motivation

Matt Beaty was able to retrieve the ball from his first big league homer Friday night without haggling over a price. He plans to give the ball to his father. “It wasn’t hard,” Beaty said. “I just signed a ball, and Belly [Cody Bellinger] signed a ball.” … Reliever Scott Alexander (left forearm inflammation) and outfielder A.J. Pollock (right elbow infection) began playing catch this weekend. … The Dodgers reportedly signed fourth-round pick Brandon Lewis, a power-hitting third baseman from UC Irvine, for $372,500.

A breakout star of ‘Hadestown’ and the chorus boys who steal the show

“In a traditional musical, there may be concern about uniformity,” said Benton Whitley, one of the casting directors for the show, an imaginative retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. “But that is not the world of ‘Hadestown,’ ” which singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell developed from a concept album for the stage with director Rachel Chavkin. In fact, Whitley and his casting partner, Duncan Stewart, who also worked with Chavkin on “Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812,” purposefully sought to cast an ensemble with vividly different looks.

E3 2019: The game studio behind ‘Marvel’s Avengers’ knows you’re unhappy. What’s next?

With more than half a century of comics, as well as more than a decade of films in the current Marvel Cinematic Universe, there’s plenty of art and inspiration to pull from — all of which feed fans’ strong opinions of how, say, Iron Man should look and sound, especially in the wake of this year’s blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame.”

20 years after fatal plane crash, Payne Stewart still evokes classic golf memories

“Payne’s style wouldn’t have worked if he had a short, choppy, gross-looking swing,” said Paul Azinger, among his closest friends. “He had that long, fluid, rhythmic motion that everybody admired. You would watch Payne on TV, and then when the tournament’s over, you would run outside to try to imitate it. Payne was one of those guys who developed a rhythm for the viewer, and they’ve never forgotten it.”

Raytheon and United Technologies are merging, with a focus on R&D

But whereas the Northrop-Orbital deal vastly expanded Northrop’s presence in the space and missile businesses, Raytheon’s merger with United Technologies is merely a “marriage of systems suppliers,” Cai von Rumohr, managing director at Cowen, said in a Monday note to clients. The deal probably won’t enable Raytheon Technologies to enter “large new markets” or to start selling items such as aircraft, rather than supplying components to other companies, he wrote.