Wildfires Rage Across California

Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires Sunday in drought-parched California, where officials evacuated entire neighborhoods and closed miles of highway in the path of the inferno, which has claimed at least one life. 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

Sts. Felicitas & Perpetua Students Attend JrNYLC

Saints Felicitas & Perpetua School incoming sixth-graders Julian Rivera, Kayla Tan and Nathaniel Rosales  Photo by Stacy Lee For the first time in the history of Saints Felicitas & Perpetua School, three students – Kayla Tan, Julian Rivera and Nathaniel Rosales – recently represented it in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. Read More

NASA Confirms ‘Older, Bigger Cousin to Earth’

NASA's Kepler orbiting telescope confirmed the existence of an "older, bigger cousin to Earth" 1,400 light years away -- the first planet known to be in a habitable zone around a sun-like star, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced Thursday, July 23. 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

Special Olympics Flame of Hope to Arrive in Los Angeles

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope, which has been carried in a torch relay across the United States by thousands of runners on three routes, will arrive on Friday, July 10 in downtown Los Angeles, where a cauldron will be lit two weeks ahead of the Special Olympics World Games' opening ceremony. Read More

Actor Omar Sharif Dies of Heart Attack in Egypt

Omar Sharif, the Egyptian-born actor best remembered for the blockbusters "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago," died of a heart attack at a Cairo hospital on Friday, July 10, Egyptian state television reported. He was 83. Read More