Domestic violence exhibit aims to bring hope to survivors

Nationally, 15.5 million U.S. children live in families in which partner violence occurred at least once in the past year. Each year, one in 10 American teenagers suffers physical violence at the hands of a boyfriend or girlfriend, and many ...

Play Catch With Me

The Baldwin Hills Recreation Center, 5401 Highlight Pl., L.A., will host its “Play Catch with Me” event at 6 p.m. tomorrow night; the opening night for the center’s co-ed baseball season. The event will be held at the Baldwin Hills ...

Rich man, I am: Yoda fan wins $425M Powerball prize

You and I got pranked on April Fools' Day. B. Raymond Buxton got paid.

Landslide toll rises to 27 as searchers battle muck, standing water

Among the mounds of mud and ripped-down trees, you see an occasional appliance, a tire here and there, the twisted cables that used to be part of the telephone system. What you don't see are homes.

Wisconsin Defeats Arizona in Overtime for Berth in Final Four

ANAHEIM, Calif., - Frank Kaminsky scored six of his 28 points in overtime and pulled down a team-high 11 rebounds leading Wisconsin to a 64-63 victory over Arizona in the West Region final today at the Honda Center.

Planes dazzle crowds at L.A. County Air Show

Just down the CA-14 Freeway from Edwards Air Force Base at Lancaster’s General William J. Fox Airfield, the county held its Inaugural L.A. County Air Show March 21 and 22.

Palmdale City Councilmember Laura Bettencourt steps down

Frederick Thompson may be appointed to the vacant seat

Legacy Academy teacher arrested

A 35-year-old teacher at Legacy Academy School in Valencia was arrested Thursday for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a student.

Local organizations team up to meet Obamacare deadline

Eight different organizations have come together to help South L.A. residents sign up for health insurance through the Covered California insurance exchange as well as Medi-Cal, county programs and others. The churches, community health centers, labor unions, and community-based organizations ...

Crystal Stairs closing the Nickerson Gardens SAGE Children’s Center

After 20 years of providing high-quality child care services, Crystal Stairs will close the Nickerson Gardens SAGE Children’s Center, effective June 6, 2014.

Dodger Stadium site for Saturday job fair

The Los Angeles Dodgers and LACommunityJobFair.com will host a free job fair at Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Ave., on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Judy Belk named president and CEO of California Wellness Foundation

First African American woman to hold the position

St. John’s Well Child & Family Center opens new health campus in South L.A.

On the fourth anniversary of President Barack Obama’s signing of the Affordable Care Act, St. John’s celebrated the grand opening of the S. Mark Taper Foundation Health and Wellness Campus, which includes the Frayser Health Center for children and mothers, ...

Foster agencies receive sex traffic prevention training

More than 50 percent of the children in Los Angeles County who become victims of sex trafficking are in the child welfare system. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors took a step toward closing the training gap for foster parents ...

Hamilton High School’s Oshaela Gray

Oshaela Gray is known as “The Roadrunner.” That’s because she can get by defenders and to the basket with ease. The 5’5” senior point guard is quick, extremely skilled, and she plays with an aggression that opponents cannot stop. She ...