| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:34 AM
La Caņada High School student Amber Graves will travel to an orphanage in Africa this summer to complete her Girl Scout Gold Award project.
Residents can assist her in the project by donating lightly used or new sports equipment such as footballs,...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:50 AM
A man who was holed up in a Northridge home after allegedly shooting his girlfriend to death has been taken into custody, police said Friday.
Police rushed to the neighborhood near Kenya Street and Baton Rouge Avenue just south of the 118 Freeway...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:46 AM
A man involved in a Friday morning standoff with police in a Northridge home after allegedly shooting his girlfriend to death was arrested on suspicion of murder, police said.
The man, who has not been identified, was arrested after the standoff, during...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:46 PM
It was a place where thousands got medical treatment -- for conditions both minor and life threatening. Tonight, we have learned the Aid Village Clinic in Africa, funded by Chicago philanthropist Ann Lurie, has closed.
We profiled the clinic last year...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:17 AM
Old World Village held the 11th annual International Celebration of Christmas and live Nativity play on Dec. 2.
The money raised from proceeds and donations will benefit World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization.
Bell choir "Beach City...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 10:53 AM
On a recent Wednesday, Top of the World Elementary School's multipurpose room was like downtown Laguna Beach the weekend before Christmas.
But instead of harried shoppers carrying bags of store-bought goods, all the items being sold were homemade. And...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 8:08 PM
First Academy 66, Circle Christian 20
Buzz: Hudson Price and Fletcher McGee each had 12 points for First Academy (5-1).
Trinity Prep 48, Orangewood 34
Buzz: T.J. Amalbert scored 12 points for Trinity Prep (6-0). Tate Morse...
| May 2, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Jene Meece got involved with Kenya on a whim.
In 2006, the Newport Beach resident read a news story about Father Henry Simaro, head of the African Child Foundation, visiting the United States to raise money for Fanaka Primary School, in the Kenyan...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:30 AM
The straw-colored balls dangling from this acacia tree look like tumbleweed, but they're actually bird nests, built by the aptly named weaver bird.
Jack Seifert encountered the nests at the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya during a safari in early...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Hong Kong authorities confiscated $3.4 million ($26.7 million in Hong Kong currency) worth of ivory found in two shipping containers this week.
The illegal goods weighed more than 8,000 pounds, making it one of the biggest seizures of ivory in Hong Kong....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:36 PM
President Obama told Jay Leno Wednesday night that Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock's comments about pregnancy and rape illustrate why men alone should not be making decisions about women's issues.
"Rape is rape. It is a crime," Obama told...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:26 PM
With a 10th-place finish, Naperville's Chris Derrick helped the United States win a landmark silver medal in the senior men's race Sunday at the World Cross-Country Championships in snowy Bysgoszcz, Poland.
It was the first U.S. senior men's medal at...