| May 18, 2011
| 5:49 PM
A new study shows parents may not know what potentially toxic substances are in products their kids interact with every day. The study was published Wednesday in the Environmental Science & Technology Journal.
Researchers analyzed 101 products from...
| May 13, 2011
| 4:13 AM
A group of Catholic academics is upset with Republican House Speaker John Boehner's recent budget cut proposals they say unfairly target poor people.
They say the Catholic lawmaker is going against "Catholic Social Teaching," which is essentially a...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Former St. Maria Goretti High School basketball standout Lee Green will host a youth basketball camp Saturday, Oct. 22, at Goretti.
Green, who lives in Texas, will conduct two sessions — the first from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for youth in grades...
| Jul 13, 2011
Maybe you have tickets for the theater, or you've been invited to a party. Maybe you've got your heart set on an actual adult conversation that does not involve flying spaghetti.
Whatever the reason, you suddenly find yourself at the mercy of a 16-year-...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:15 PM
The nonprofit that abruptly quit operating 10 Head Start programs in Glendale and Pasadena last week has been under scrutiny for months regarding its use of funds, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
| Sep 28, 2011
| 1:13 PM
A trial program to analyze and hopefully reduce youth shootings in two of the city’s most violent neighborhoods was endorsed today by a City Council committee.
The Chicago Youth Shooting Review would look at all shootings, fatal or otherwise,...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 2:54 PM
Founded in 1946 and growing strong with 89 members, the Women’s Civic League continues to make its presence felt in Glendale. Thursday’s luncheon meeting at the Elks Lodge was no exception. Speaker Sheriff Lee Baca started the league’s...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 2:53 PM
"We have to stop this craziness!" Michael Mulgrew, Teachers Union President proclaimed.
It was just one of the many pleas made by the United Federation of Teachers Thursday, outside of Murray Bergtraum High School in Lower Manhattan Wednesday, in...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 1:32 PM
Most everyone thinks his or her mother is unique. Whether the best, craziest, most aggravating or most loving, Mom is usually in a class all her own.
That works against the latest musical from Jeanie Linders, creator of the phenomenon "Menopause: The...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 9:30 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — The cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants is in hot water from a study suggesting that watching just nine minutes of that program can cause short-term attention and learning problems in 4-year-olds.
The problems were seen in a...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 3:49 PM
Every day the space at 4400 York Boulevard is bombarded by passersby who are curious at the construction going on inside. During smoke breaks, sweaty, tired young men come out of the building and gather in front under the large oak tree. Neighborly...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Teresa Rupp is excited about her program's new facility. "Be sure to get a picture of the playground," she said.
The playground, four new classrooms, a unit for babies and toddlers and meeting offices are all part of the newest Head Start Center in...