| Nov 5, 2013
| 8:30 PM
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...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:21 PM
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.
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:02 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:31 AM
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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:05 PM
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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 6:21 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:41 PM
A group of doctors from the Mammoth Lakes area was among the first humanitarian aid groups to reach the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which is believed to have killed about 10,000 people as it moved across the island nation Friday....