| Jun 17, 2010
Last Monday morning the veil of "June gloom" had been lifted and I awoke to bright sunshine, which was a delightful surprise. I'm really not complaining about our foggy days because I do like it to stay as cool as possible before the heat of summer...
| Jun 21, 2010
| 11:30 AM
NORTHRIDGE -- One person has been killed and another critically injured in a two-vehicle crash in Northridge.
The crash was reported around 8:30 a.m. in the 10300 block of Reseda Blvd.
One person was killed inside a black sedan that was mangled and...
| Jun 30, 2010
It's been nearly a year since Kevin Brett lost his job as a public-relations executive, the longest stretch of unemployment he's ever faced.
The only other major break in his 32-year career was a five-month jobless stint in 1993, but he describes this...
| Jan 5, 2010
| 10:42 AM
Mason Eng is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. He is the Producer and Director of Catharsis, the story of a Holocaust survivor remembering those who perished through his art.
Mason was born in 1981 and has been a life long resident of Santa...
| Jan 15, 2010
| 6:40 AM
PACOIMA, Calif. -- The second of two Southland urban search-and-rescue teams deployed to quake-ravaged Haiti is expected to begin its journey Friday.
Orange County fire authority is sending as many as 80 firefighters from their Urban Search and Rescue...
| Apr 3, 2010
| 9:19 PM
NORTHRIDGE-- Police and family members are searching for a mentally ill man after he disappeared Friday evening.
David Rimmer, 66, disappeared around 6:00 p.m. In the area of Nordhoff Street and Tampa Avenue in Northridge. Since that time, family members...
| Mar 5, 2010
| 5:03 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A professor and six students from Cal State University Northridge were arrested Thursday evening after a confrontation with police during a protest against education cuts, according to university spokesman Vance Peterson.
Peterson said a...
| Mar 23, 2010
Diff'rent Strokes Star Todd Bridges joined us live to talk about his new memoir "Killing Willis: From Different to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted". "Whatchu Talkin' about Willis?" became the mantra of the '80s tied to the popular...
| Oct 19, 2009
| 6:02 AM
NORTHRIDGE -- A 21-year-old man who was shot and killed in Northridge may have been the victim of mistaken identity, police said.
Patrick Shillings, 21, was gunned down shortly after noon Sunday on White Oak Avenue, said Officer Karen Rayner of the Los...
| Oct 6, 2005
IN an announcement about the opening of the Spider Pavilion at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, I recently referred to spiders as insects. It brought this response from a reader in Whittier: "Spiders are not insects! Insects have six...
| Sep 17, 2005
Despite millions of dollars spent in crisis management drills and dozens of plans to deal with earthquakes and other calamities, Southern California emergency preparedness agencies have done little to plan for mass displacement and destruction across a...
| Dec 26, 2005
It was an unusually cold night, even for December. The emergency room was quiet — few people were eager to venture out in the icy weather. I had made my rounds on the pediatric ward and the burn unit and had settled in at the ER nurses' station with...