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  • L.A. councilman faults 'gaps in communication' after LAX shooting

    L.A. councilman faults 'gaps in communication' after LAX shooting
    A Los Angeles City Council member Tuesday criticized what he called "gaps in communication" between Los Angeles International Airport workers and thousands of stranded, evacuated passengers in the hours after Friday's shooting.   Councilman Mike Bonin,...
  • Passenger chaos after LAX shootings brings official scrutiny

    Passenger chaos after LAX shootings brings official scrutiny
    Fleeing airline passengers spilled onto restricted aircraft ramps at Los Angeles International Airport. Travelers were stuck in terminals for hours with little information. Outside, people — many towing their luggage — streamed onto...
  • LAX shooting: I was in Terminal 3

    LAX shooting: I was in Terminal 3
    As one of the hundreds of people in Terminal 3 at LAX when the shooting began Nov. 1, my first signal that something was wrong was the sound of a stampede. There was a brief instant before passengers and airport employees hit the gate area, fleeing from...
  • 71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift

    71 years after a baby girl's birth, her mother gets a gift
    PASO ROBLES, Calif. — The host was a good cook, famous for his mashed potatoes. No — not potatoes. Beans. Baked beans. That was it. Brooke Mayo held a finger to her cheek. "Old age is getting to me," she said at last. The images of that...
  • Syrian rebels seize Aleppo headquarters of Al Qaeda-linked group

    Syrian rebels seize Aleppo headquarters of Al Qaeda-linked group
    BEIRUT -- Rebels in Syria seized the headquarters of an Al Qaeda-affiliated group in the city of Aleppo on Wednesday, one day after attempts were made to broker a cease-fire among opposition groups in the northern part of the country. Activists reported...
  • Facebook's new donate button lets users more than just 'like' a cause

    Facebook's new donate button lets users more than just 'like' a cause
    Donating to charities on Facebook will now be as easy as "liking" their posts and pages. The 1-billion member social network on Monday introduced Donate, a new feature that will appear on charities' pages and besides their posts, giving users a quick...
  • Big Sur wildfire now 79% contained amid cooler weather

    Big Sur wildfire now 79% contained amid cooler weather
    A wildfire raging in the Big Sur area has grown to 917 acres, but more than 1,000 firefighters on scene have the blaze 79% contained, the U.S. Forest Service said Thursday. Crews, struggling with difficult terrain, had managed to increase containment...
  • Hemet family loses home, presents in Christmas tree fire

    Hemet family loses home, presents in Christmas tree fire
    Seven members of a Hemet family lost their home and all their Christmas presents when lights on their dry Christmas tree sparked a fire, according to a report in the Riverside Press Enterprise. The family was being housed Monday in a hotel by the Red...
  • Students only know a fraction of math teacher's good deeds

    Students only know a fraction of math teacher's good deeds
    No one saw the superhero in mild-mannered Clark Kent. Jim O'Connor keeps his students fooled too. In his algebra and calculus classes at St. Francis High School, he is stern — no excuses, no coddling. "If you look at the clock," said senior...
  • Local Filipino community aids typhoon victims

    Local Filipino community aids typhoon victims
    Filipino community members in Southern California are mobilizing relief efforts to send supplies and aid to areas in the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. With a population of more than 330,000, Los Angeles has the largest Filipino diaspora in...
  • L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims

    L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims
    As the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the powerful typhoon that swept through the Philippines last week, Southern California’s local Filipino community has been mobilizing to assist in relief efforts. A 5K Charity Walk was held...