| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other illnesses.
Pungent, metallic odors sometimes blanketed...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Glendale was wrong to install a controversial monument honoring Korean sex slaves taken by the Japanese Army during World War II, Mayor Dave Weaver said during an interview published Monday on a Japanese television station's YouTube channel.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:22 PM
State Rep. Mike Schlossberg of Allentown – perhaps the fastest, funniest Tweeter in the House -- has announced he is seeking re-election in 2014. But more incumbents – and challengers too – would be wise to announce their bids for......
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If four creatures created by the legendary Jim Henson Company are holding forth on the TV screen, interviewing guests and chatting about interesting stories and gossip, then you must be watching - a cable-news network?
While it's difficult to imagine a...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.
And this all happened while cameras were rolling.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:16 PM
BEIJING — China announced Friday that it would ease its deeply unpopular one-child policy, a high-profile move by new leaders to limit a program that has prevented millions of births but helped create an aging population that could constrict...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Michelle Mowery has been working in the intersection -- or maybe in the crosshairs -- between cyclists and drivers for the two decades she has been bicycle coordinator for the city's Department of Transportation.
Back when most people in Los Angeles...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:09 AM
In recognition of the increasing number of Filipinos in Glendale, the City Council this week designated October as Filipino American History Month, an extension of the nationwide celebration first started in 1988.
And on Friday afternoon, the Filipino...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 6:00 PM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — Not long ago, the Republican National Committee did something out of the ordinary: The party issued a formal statement marking Diwali, an important Hindu holiday.
"Diwali and the lighting of the Diya celebrate the...
| Dec 11, 2012
There is good and bad news for women, according to the Census Bureau. They still face various forms of discrimination, including earning less than their male counterparts, but they might have some measure of revenge by living longer.
In a report...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Every Sunday morning, the Rev. Paula White stands in front of her congregation at New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka and looks out on thousands of brown faces.
"When people say things like, 'She is a white girl that preaches black' is when I...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report.
With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...