Bison Attack Reported on Catalina Island

The president and chief executive officer of a company that helps to provide conservation and education programs on Catalina Island was recovering in a hospital Thursday, Aug. 27 after being attacked and injured by a bison, an official said. Read More

Huntington Memorial Hospital Officials Investigating Outbreak

Huntington Memorial Hospital officials said Wednesday, Aug. 19 that they are investigating a spread of bacteria that may be linked to a medical scope that has been blamed for infections at hospitals across the country, including at Ronald Reagan UCLA and Cedars-Sinai medical centers. Read More

Heat Wave Intensifies Through Sunday

The region's heat wave will intensify Friday, Aug. 14, producing a "prolonged period of very hot weather through Sunday," increasing the danger of wildfire and heat-related illnesses, according to the National Weather Service. Read More

Heat Wave Planned for Southland This Week

A heat wave will wash over the Southland this week. The hottest conditions will prevail between Thursday and Sunday, with temperatures up to 10 degrees above normal in inland areas, the National Weather Service monitoring office in Oxnard said in a statement posted on its website. Read More

LA County Child Contracts Plague

A Los Angeles County child contracted plague after visiting Stanislaus National Forest and camping in Yosemite National Park, state health officials announced Thursday, July 6, saying it's the first human case in California since 2006. Read More

2015 Special Olympics Conclude in Los Angeles

The 2015 Special Olympics World Games -- described by organizers as the largest international gathering in Los Angeles history and the biggest sporting event in the Southland since the 1984 Summer Olympics -- have come to a close. Read More

Local Lemonade Stand Lands Top Trojan

Lemonade Standweb Practicing one of the axioms he preaches, San Marino resident, USC Athletic Director and Rose Bowl Hall of Famer Pat Haden dropped by a local lemonade stand last week at the precise time this double-fisted reporter was pulling away. Read More

Salute to Our Veterans: Keith McDonald

United States Army Specialist 4th Class Keith McDonald, 504th Signal Company Sacramento, California, 1964 Keith McDonald was sent to the 504th Signal Company Headquarters in Sacramento–a civilian-operated Army depot–where he served as Specialist 4th Class directly under the 1st Sergeant and Commanding Officer. Read More

U.S. Open to Return to Los Angeles

The U.S. Open Championship golf tournament will return to Los Angeles for the first time since 1948, officials with the United States Golf Association announced Wednesday, July 22. Read More

San Marino Sponsors 13 Republic of San Marino Special Olympics Athletes

The San Marino City Council is sponsoring all 13 athletes participating in the Special Olympics from the Republic of San Marino. The cost for each athlete is $250, which covers the cost of room, board and entertainment while they stay in the host town. The council originally budgeted $2,500 in the council hospitality account, but increased it to $3,250 total to cover these costs at the July 8 city council meeting.   Read More

Arcadians to host 87 Special Olympic Athletes This Week

More than 300 Arcadia volunteers, organizations, business members of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, City of Arcadia and Arcadia Unified School District are coming together this week to ensure a memorable first impression of the United States, California and Arcadia for 87 Special Olympics World Games athletes, coaches and mentors from the Caribbean dual-island country of Trinidad and Tobago as well as the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan).   Read More

Beverly Hills Student’s Opera Talents Flourish

Photo by Victor Boghossian Very few of us can say we found our life’s calling at age 4. Golda Berkman is one of those lucky few. Twelve years later the Beverly Hills High School sophomore became the grand prize finalist in classical voice of The Music Center’s Spotlight Awards last March, becoming one of the youngest winners ever in the competition. Read More