We tried - so very, very hard.
Manuel Mondragon, 7, practices his freestyle strokes during a swimming class for beginners at Los Angeles County Parks Val Verde pool on Wednesday.
A judge Thursday divided $200 million among the many victims of the 2008 Metrolink train collision in Chatsworth, calling his task "judicial triage" and saying the victims were short-changed by at least $64 million.
Chairs, mattresses and blankets littered the ground around Edwards Valencia Stadium theater Thursday.
The family of a 5-year-old Santa Clarita girl who died in a Tulare County crash last week is accepting donations to help cover funeral costs via a fundraiser Monday and online payments.
The public has until Tuesday to submit comments on a grant proposal providing $36,780 to the Sheriff's Crime Prevention Unit.
A judge on Thursday divided $200 million among victims of the disastrous 2008 collision of two trains but said he was forced to short-change them and make "impossible decisions" because of a federal cap on damages.
A power outage struck Canyon Country Thursday morning just before 11 a.m., affecting some 4,000 residents, according to Southern California Edison officials.
Tuesday, July 19
Dear debt adviser: After years of financial trouble, I have decided to face my mistakes and turn them around to the best of my ability. I am engaged and don't want to get married until my credit is in good standing.
A "CAG" is a citizens advisory group.
Americans are not fooled; America has gone to war with Libya, via the personal whim of the president regardless of the "kenetic movement" terms and open denials, without a congressional declaration required by the Constitution.
Castaic Union meeting
In the July 9 article, "Mayhem strikes, are you covered?," it spoke about earthquake insurance.
Regarding "Tree-house hopes hang on appeal," July 8:
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.
PHOENIX (AP) - A former WWE champion known as Daniel Bryan chased two burglary suspects he saw exiting his Phoenix home this week and subdued one until officers arrived, investigators said.