| Nov 23, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Not long before Julissa Valladares graduated in the top 5% of her senior class at Abraham Lincoln High School in Lincoln Heights, she won acceptance letters from UCLA, UC Irvine and UC Santa Barbara.
But as a student who came to the U.S. at age 10 from...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Adrian Vega and Toni Deluca were driving home on a mid-April night when their car struck bicyclist Cameron Douglas.
But the matter of who was driving the car was the topic of debate that took over a Los Angeles courtroom this week.
Both Vega and...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 5:16 PM
Leila Ann Greenstone, who volunteered with several Burbank organizations, died July 21 in her North Hollywood home. She was 76.
Born Oct. 22, 1933 in the Los Feliz area, the family moved from the Glendale-Burbank area to Redondo Beach in 1936....
| Sep 17, 2010
| 6:16 PM
Everything's coming up roses for Tenley Young.
She's a lot more relaxed now that production has wrapped on "The Arrangement," a reality series she appeared on that pitted 10 floral designers against one another in outrageous contests. The one-hour,...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 3:21 PM
More Glendale and Burbank homes are for sale this year as the well of potential buyers continues to dry up.
In August, 332 Glendale homes were on the market, 43% more than in same period last year. In Burbank, 246 homes were on the market, 69% more than...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 3:28 PM
The government is debating whether or not to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the U.S. military's 17-year-old policy prohibiting openly gay and lesbian servicemen and women from serving in the military. Some say that the military would benefit from the...
| Jun 19, 2010
The La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival will kick off its inaugural season Friday with a production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Byrnes Amphitheatre at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy.
The four-week series is the brain-child of actor...
| Jul 8, 2010
Anton Arboleda grabbed his driver, removing the head cover, a bear surrounded by blue and gold — the mascot, colors and insignia of the UCLA Bruins.
It's Arboleda's skill with a driver, and all the other clubs in his golf bag, which has helped him...
| Jul 8, 2010
•Captured the Rio Hondo League individual title.
•Was voted the Rio Hondo League's Most Valuable Golfer.
•He had an 18-hole scoring average was 69 during his senior season.
•Won the Glendora High School Invitational title.
| Jul 10, 2010
Some people volunteer in hospitals or libraries, but others babysit escape artist orangutans and dig worms for hungry foxes.
The Los Angeles Zoo enlists 800 volunteers from high school teens to retirees throughout the Los Angeles area, many of whom live...
| Aug 14, 2010
| 12:34 PM
The fifth-graders at Broadous Elementary School come from the same world — the poorest corner of the San Fernando Valley, a Pacoima neighborhood framed by two freeways where some have lost friends to the stray bullets of rival gangs.
Many are the...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 2:13 PM
According to an article published last week in the Los Angeles Times, a long-term study conducted by three UCLA researchers and recently published in a new book reveals that college can be the best time for students to discover themselves spiritually. The...