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  • Some very special collections

    The first order of business at colleges and universities is to dispense knowledge. Second may be collecting stuff. And institutions of higher education in California know how to bring in the goods. As the region's schools have proliferated, collections...
  • Step right in ...

    Chalk it up to climate or to pride of ownership, but Southern California has exceptionally vibrant home, garden and architecture tours. At movie palaces in downtown Los Angeles as well as wildflower patches in our farthest-flung suburbs, doors and gates...
  • L.A. City and County Assistance Programs

    COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES Residents can call a series of City and County hotlines open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Department of Mental Health has therapists on-call at (800) 854-7771. The Suicide Prevention Center operates a...
  • Hundreds of Students Stage Walkout to Protest Layoffs

    Hundreds of Students Stage Walkout to Protest Layoffs
    LOS ANGELES -- LAUSD said Friday it has more than halved the number of layoffs slated for June 30 with the help of federal stiumuls funds and an early retirement program. Superintendent Ramon Cortines said about 2,000 teachers and 260 personnel are set...
  • Burglars Steal $34,000 in Computers from School

    Burglars Steal $34,000 in Computers from School
    LOS ANGELES -- Police are searching for a group of thieves who broke into West Adams High School and stole 23 computers worth $34,000. Surveillance video captured several of the suspects during the crime. Police say the break-in happened just after 11 a....
  • Friends, Family Honor Local Student Killed in Ecuador

    Friends, Family Honor Local Student Killed in Ecuador
    SOUTH LOS ANGELES -- Friends and family on Sunday honored a Cal State Los Angeles student who was brutally murdered during a trip to Ecuador. Daniela Lopez, 26, was found stabbed and her throat slit Sept. 10 in Ambato, Ecuador. A family friend says the...
  • Dozens Arrested in South L.A. Gang Sweep

    Dozens Arrested in South L.A. Gang Sweep
    LOS ANGELES -- More than 1,000 Los Angeles police officers and federal agents arrested dozens of suspected gang members in a crackdown on the "Rolling 40s" gang early Thursday morning. Authorities swarmed 47 locations in South Los Angeles with warrants...
  • Man Killed in West Adams Drive-by Shooting

    Man Killed in West Adams Drive-by Shooting
    LOS ANGELES -- A 24-year-old man was shot and killed in a drive-by attack in the West Adams area of Los Angeles, police said. The shooting occurred around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 1900 block of West 25th Street. The victim was standing outside a home when...
  • Woman Crossing Street Killed by Hit and Run Driver

    Woman Crossing Street Killed by Hit and Run Driver
    LOS ANGELES -- Police are asking the public's help in their search for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a woman as she crossed the street in the West Adams area. The victim, 62-year-old Annette Marie Carter, was crossing the street in the...
  • Sunday Services, Special Events Dedicated To Haiti

    Sunday Services, Special Events Dedicated To Haiti
    LOS ANGELES - Services, special church meetings, and other events at houses of worship in the region were specially dedicated to the victims of the Haitian earthquake disaster Sunday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters joined members of Los Angeles' Haitian...
  • L.A. Seeks Sock Donations to Count the Homeless

    L.A. Seeks Sock Donations to Count the Homeless
    LOS ANGELES -- Officials in Los Angeles are asking for sock donations to help count the city's homeless during the upcoming Census. The month-long sock drive is beign called "Make the Homeless Count." The drive supports the U.S. Census Bureau's homeless...
  • Saving Harvard Heights: Old college try works

    Beginnings Built between 1902 and 1910, the Craftsman-style homes of Harvard Heights owe their grandeur to a land covenant that stipulated that houses built within the tract cost at least $2,500. The city's best architects flocked to the area to build...