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LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 15: In this handout photo, (L-R) Taylor Ann Thompson, Bailee Madison and Rachel Crow attend Taylor Ann Thompson and Un Deux Trois's Boston Marathon Victims charity event on May 15, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.
There are more than 35,000 foster youth in Los Angeles County ... many who seek loving families and many who have found them. Mother's Day seems like the perfect time to shine a light on foster families for the love, kindness and support they offer and to show our appreciation with a day filled with fun, relaxation, and entertainment.
The goal of our life is to follow Jesus and become more like him. So just like Jesus did, we need to learn from our Mother Mary what it means to be a child of God.
Public Health has not identified any other cases of meningococcal disease associated with this patient, nor identified any linkage between this patient and cases being reported in other areas of the countryMore quotes »
Parking fees at California state beaches heat up
parts of the Northern California shoreline where none existed or considering hiking rates to visit popular beaches south of Los Angeles during peak periods.The need to raise money is facing resistance from state coastal regulators concerned about eroding beach 5/18/13 Read more »
NBCUniversal expansion to start with Harry Potter
for nearly 3,000 residences, but that was dropped last year after objections from local residents and politicians.The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors tentatively approved the plan Tuesday, unanimously directing its lawyers to prepare documents for Read more »
Official: Seaford teen Joseph Tutaj died of strep infection
circumstances in February during a school band trip to Disneyland died of an "invasive streptococcal infection," the Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Friday.Joseph Tutaj died Feb. 19, less than 24 hours after being admitted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Read more »
Virgin America marks launch of Newark service
Group founder Sir Richard Branson was at the airport for a red carpet reception for travelers heading to Los Angeles.The visit came a day after a report ranked Virgin America the best of the 14 largest U.S. airlines for 2012.The report from Wichita State University Read more »
Calif's 4 a.m. last call bill already fuels debate
such as the California Restaurant Association and the Hollywood Hospitality Coalition are endorsing the 4 a.m. last call.Los Angeles hosted a record 41.4 million visitors last year, one million more than in 2011. And, the city said, guests spent more than Read more »
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Little attention paid to race in huge community college district
producer specializing in environmental issues who taught anthropology and mass communications at the Harbor and West Los Angeles campuses. She was elected to the board in 2001 and has been a strong advocate of the district's $6-billion, bond-funded campus 3:13 AM from Los Angeles Times Read more »
Keystone Molecules in Nature Punch Over Their Weight in Ecosystems: Report
of the theory, Ryan P. Ferrer of Seattle Pacific University and Richard K. Zimmer of the University of California at Los Angeles, liken such molecules to keystone species, animals or plants that may be uncommon but exert a controlling influence, through predation 3:04 AM from Medindia Health News Read more »
Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki playing it safe by taking some days off
strides out awkwardly while racing to first base. That's what happened in the seventh inning May 1 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. He legged out an infield single, and lingering pain from a left groin strain prevented him from starting five of the next eight 1:48 AM from Denver Post Read more »
Shoshana Bean, Cathy Rigby, Kenny Ortega and More Present at the Jerry Herman Awards May 19 in L.A.
present the second annual Jerry Herman Awards, celebrating achievement and excellence in high school musical theatre in Los Angeles, May 19 at the Pantages. The Jerry Herman Awards are dedicated to "recognizing, encouraging and rewarding achievements and excellence 12:54 AM from Playbill Read more »
1 of 2 fires north of LA contained
CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — One of two wildfires burning in the hills and mountains around Interstate 5 north of Los Angeles was fully contained Saturday and authorities were getting an upper hand on the second one. The 712-acre fire was contained late Saturday 5/18/13 from Kens5.com San Antonio Read more »