Chinatown

Chinatown SAT program beats inequality with opportunity

San Marino attorney Robert Chong knows that when most Americans think of top-scoring SAT students, they’re likely to picture someone of Asian descent. Sadly,...
vaccine

Vaccine shortage complicates efforts to quell Hep A outbreaks

By Stephanie O'Neill Kaiser Health News San Diego County, battling a deadly outbreak of hepatitis A, is postponing an outreach campaign to provide the second of two...
funding

LAUSD leaders say public education is woefully underfunded

By Sarah Favot LA School Report  The city’s education community sent a clear message Tuesday from downtown Los Angeles to legislators in Sacramento: the governor’s funding formula...
manson

“Evil con man” Charles Manson’s death spurs reaction

LOS ANGELES -- Charles Manson's death late Sunday night elicited a wide variety of reaction from politicians, prosecutors and relatives of those murdered by...
vomiting

Smoke too much weed? Experts say the results could be sickening

By Pauline Bartolone Kaiser Health News For 17 years, Chalfonte LeNee Queen suffered periodic episodes of violent retching and abdominal pain that would knock her off her feet for days, sometimes...
eggs

Egg-freezing cocktail mixers offer a look at female fertility

By Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News   Your grandma hosted Tupperware parties. Your mom attended Mary Kay soirees. Now, you might be sipping cocktails at an egg-freezing fête.  Judging from a...
tax

Gas prices continue to drop after early Nov. increase

Gas prices in Los Angeles County have continued to drop for the third day in a row, with the average price of a gallon...
turkey

Turkey giveaway saves holidays, thanks to Monterey Park’s Ed Chau

Thanksgiving dinner is rarely cheap, with the average American family spending almost 50 dollars on turkey dinner, according to USA Today. For families living...
Thanksgiving

What Pasadena services will be open on Thanksgiving Day?

Most Pasadena residents won’t be surprised to learn that City Hall, along with most City services, will be closed next Thursday and Friday for...

SWAT team surrounds Torrance house near elementary school

TORRANCE -- A Sheriff's SWAT team in the South Bay surrounded a residence near a Torrance elementary school where a man suspected of firing...