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  • Police 'all over' Monterey Park after school 'shoot up' threat

    Police 'all over' Monterey Park after school 'shoot up' threat
    Students milled around parking lots on the outskirts of East Los Angeles College on Thursday morning after a shooting threat prompted an evacuation of the campus, along with lockdowns at other Monterey Park schools. All Monterey Park schools were locked...
  • Gun threats disrupt L.A. area schools; student detained

    Gun threats disrupt L.A. area schools; student detained
    Anonymous calls and threats made to schools in the Los Angeles area disrupted classes and created confusion Thursday morning as police descend on campuses placed on lockdown. Several law enforcement agencies -- the Los Angeles County Sheriff's...
  • Cecilia Preciado Burciaga dies at 67; longtime Stanford administrator

    Cecilia Preciado Burciaga dies at 67; longtime Stanford administrator
    As one of the first high-ranking Latina administrators at a top American private university, Cecilia Preciado Burciaga inspired and mentored hundreds of Chicano and Latino students and faculty members during 20 years at Stanford University. She taught...
  • Patricia Medina dies at 92; Briton was '50s Hollywood leading lady

    Patricia Medina dies at 92; Briton was '50s Hollywood leading lady
    Patricia Medina, a British-born actress whose Hollywood career as a leading lady in the 1950s spanned the talking mule comedy "Francis" and Orson Welles' crime-thriller "Mr. Arkadin," has died. She was 92. Medina, the widow of actor Joseph Cotten, died...
  • Bring farmworkers' plight into the sunlight

    Bring farmworkers' plight into the sunlight
    FRESNO — It was around 2 o'clock, temperatures rising under an arcing sun, when I met two workers on a peach farm near here recently. One had first entered the country illegally nearly 40 years ago but later became a U.S. citizen at a time when the...
  • L.A. Catholics hope Pope Francis will further address abuse

     
    As L.A.-area Catholics praised the selection of Pope Francis Wednesday, many said they hoped the new pontiff would further address the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the church....
  • Muslim women on pilgrimage from Nigeria detained in Saudi Arabia

     
    More than 1,000 Muslim women from Nigeria trying to make a religious pilgrimage to Mecca have been turned away or detained in Saudi Arabia over allegations they weren’t traveling with husbands or other suitable male guardians, according to...
  • Probe of Amtrak train-big rig crash could take days

     
    It could take days to determine what exactly caused a crash between a semi-truck and Amtrak train in Central California on Monday that injured dozens of people, authorities said....
  • Big rig driver involved in Amtrak crash identified

     
    Authorities have identified the driver of the big rig that crashed Monday into a southbound Amtrak train in the Central Valley, injuring dozens of passengers. Macario Medina, 32, was driving a vehicle filled with cotton gin trash westbound on Kansas......
  • Gunman in Fresno poultry plant shooting methodical, authorities say

     
    Lawrence Jones didn’t seem quite “himself” on Tuesday morning, a co-worker told police....
  • Fresno chicken plant shooting: Witness describes chaotic scene

     
    Roger Medina, 44, was on his way to pick up trophies for his soccer team when he saw a man in full meat-cutter gear running down the Central Fresno street, screaming. "Somebody's shooting!" the man yelled. "Get help!"...