In his column today, W.E. Gutman ("Arizona, patriotism and democracy," May 9) took the position that Arizona's new anti-illegal-immigrant law goes to "unconstitutional extremes."
The United Soccer Leagues Women League Championships presented by Umbro will play out at the Harry Welch Stadium starting tonight, on the Canyon High School campus in Canyon Country.
Moorpark, Calif. - U.S. Census projections have found that the number of homeless senior citizens could increase by at least 33 percent within the next ten years, with that number doubling by the year 2050, the National Alliance to End Homelessness reported last April.
The Los Angeles County Public Library offers a summer reading program designated for young people to continue studying and improving on reading skills during summer months.
New York (AP) - The president of the Heisman Trophy Trust says a decision hasn't been reached on whether to strip former Southern California running back Reggie Bush of the award he won in 2005 honoring college football's top player.
New Orleans (AP) - Tropical rainstorms moving toward the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday threatened to shut down undersea efforts to seal BP's ruptured well, interrupting work just as engineers get close to plugging the leak with mud and cement.
Under Proposition 218, the owner of record for a parcel that is subject to the proposed increase can submit a written protest against the proposed rate increases to the District at or before the time set for the public hearing. If a majority of affected property owners submit written protests, the proposed rate increases will not go into effect.
Two Newhall men were arrested for attempting to steal $345 in clothing from a Valencia department store according to sheriff's reports.
County supervisors Tuesday set aside $32,400 to remove graffiti in Acton, Agua Dulce, Fair Oaks Ranch, Sand Canyon and Vasquez Rocks.
County supervisors Tuesday set aside $1.3 million to repair water-damaged roofs, walls, floors and balconies in the William S. Hart Ranch and Museum.
Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday approved plans to build a $13 million aquatics building at the Castaic Sports Complex.
Dangling at the end of your rope isn't the kind of thing that makes for much fun. This past Sunday, that's exactly how 10 boat guests and I found ourselves, as my boat twisted and pulled against wind and waves, dead in the water, forced-anchored without power a mile offshore from Channel Islands Harbor.
We took our grandson Seth to the Reagan Library yesterday. He was fascinated with the 1/100-scale model of the White House. The docent was explaining to us that all of the rooms had been updated with replicas of the furniture, carpets and wall coverings that President and Mrs. Obama had made.
Bananas aren't just for breakfast or lunch anymore. By grilling this popular fruit, you can add a whole new flavor dimension to a dinner-time recipe and turn a basic dessert into something wow.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire spreading in Northern California has forced hundreds of people to flee and destroyed five homes and several other structures near vineyards in the Sierra Nevada foothills, authorities said Saturday.
A pair of checkpoints set up Friday night to check for drivers who may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs resulted in 16 arrests in Santa Clarita, according to officials.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
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.