On Saturday, May 1, at 4:30 a.m., seven very sleepy, yet dedicated dental-assisting students in the William S. Hart Union School District's Regional Occupational Program met with me to travel to the Los Angeles Sports Arena to volunteer our time at the Remote Access Medical (RAM) Free Clinic.
Most people have false assumptions about AVID. The AVID program is assumed to be for either very intelligent students or for poor-performing students. The truth is, AVID is a college-preparatory class helping the "middle" students get into a four-year college straight out of high school.
A group of 30 graduating seniors from Bowman High School were invited to attend "Cougar Days" on April 23 at the College of the Canyons, a beneficial opportunity to learn more about the First Year Experience program.
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Astute folks hear the wisdom that generally accompanies old age. Wise grandparents - and even wise old taxi drivers - have much insight to offer.
The only argument I've seen or heard opposing Arizona's tough new immigration law is that it will result in racial profiling. But racial profiling already exists.
Golden Valley surprised many people with six Foothill League wins last season, but it may have the arms to make an even more substantial impact next season.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Andrea Harrison hit a grand slam, Megan Langenfeld homered for the third time in two games and UCLA put on a record-setting offensive show to beat Arizona 15-9 Tuesday night and win its 11th Women's College World Series title.
Tea can always be enjoyed as a simple, soothing cup of comfort.
WASHINGTON (AP) - California Republicans turned to a pair of wealthy businesswomen, first-time candidates Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina, to lead their party into the fall campaign Tuesday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - While BP is capturing more oil from its blown-out well with every passing day, scientists on a team analyzing the flow said Tuesday that the amount of crude still escaping into the Gulf of Mexico may be considerably greater than what the government and the company have claimed.
Repertory East Playhouse hosts 24 Hour Theatre on Sunday, June 13 at 8 p.m. with a "Since When?" theme.
City of Santa Clarita Transit, Metro and 11 other Los Angeles County transit operators are sponsoring a video contest, Transit Flicks, to give transit riders the chance to show the world what they like about using public transportation.
Los Angeles – The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) has announced that Stan Chambers, former U. S. Navy Veteran and award-winning pioneer Los Angeles news reporter, will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the upcoming Dedication and Ribbon-Cutting ceremony for the beautiful, new Veterans Home of California, West Los Angeles.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel agreed Saturday to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours, a Cabinet minister said. In Gaza, a health official said the Palestinian death toll in 19 days of fighting had surpassed 1,000.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter showers while campers at some popular parks can't take them at all.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - State transportation officials are reserving the right to install toll lanes on a notoriously congested section of Interstate 405 in Orange County, but local officials aren't happy.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Washington after signing a secrecy agreement.
BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky.
Next Sunday, more than 2,000 children and their parents will flock to Iglesia Vida Real to receive backpacks and school supplies in preparation for the start of the school year.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Relatives of an 8-year-old boy who was beaten to death are suing Los Angeles County for failing to remove him from his Palmdale home.
As part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on Interstate 5 between Pico Canyon Road and Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, Caltrans will implement several freeway closures next week. Closures will begin Monday and continue through Friday, Aug. 1.
Department of Motor Vehicles officials will hold two public hearings, in Los Angeles and in Northern California, to receive the public's comments on proposed regulations related to a new law allowing driver's licenses to be issued to undocumented California residents.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Roman Catholic priest has been removed from his post in Guam over allegations that he molested two boys four decades ago while serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, church officials said Friday.