A Newport Beach school teacher arrested earlier this year on suspicion of hoarding and neglecting hundreds of snakes pleaded guilty Thursday to one misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty.
Los Angeles County's ambitious, multibillion-dollar drive to upgrade jails and detention centers is leaving behind a dilapidated, 100-year-old lockup for juveniles east of downtown.
Los Angeles transit officials proudly point to growing ridership on the county¿s light-rail and subway system, which last year saw a 5% increase in the number of passengers getting on trains.
The inmate in blue jail-issue scrubs turned toward Mecca and sang the midday call to prayer heard at Muslim places of worship around Southern California on the last Friday of Ramadan.
Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise.
It is near midnight. The Ramadan prayers have just been said, the congregants have paid respect to Allah and headed home. Only the gray-haired imam and his wife remain at the little house of faith they have devoted their lives to.
When state regulators tried to tally water use across California recently, they didn't exactly get a flood of cooperation.
Carole Graebner Doubles champion in tennis Carole Caldwell Graebner, 65, a tennis player who won doubles titles at the U.S. and Australian championships in the 1960s, died Wednesday in New York City after a brief battle with cancer, said her daughter, Cameron Graebner Mark. The top-ranked doubles player in the United States in 1963, Graebner teamed with Nancy Richey to capture doubles titles at the 1965 U.S. Championships, now called the U.S. Open, and the 1966 Australian Championships, now known as the Australian Open. She also won doubles titles at the 1965 and 1966 U.S. Clay Court Championships and was a finalist in singles at the 1964 U.S. Championships, losing to Maria Bueno. Born...