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38 min ago | Pasadena Star-News
Signaling resistance to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan to boost the city's minimum wage, the head of one of the state's largest apparel trade groups predicted Tuesday that manufacturers will leave Los Angeles if the wage increase is passed by the City Council.
3 hrs ago | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News
Pottery by Debbie BB Art is handcrafted and safe for dishwashers and microwaves.
7 hrs ago | Evening Sun
The founder of a Los Angeles-based nonprofit that provides free music lessons to low-income students from gang-ridden neighborhoods began to notice several years ago a hopeful sign: Kids were graduating high school and heading off to UCLA, Tulane and other big universities.
8 hrs ago | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News
Kelly Tipple-Moran and Heidi Kossow Dawson of the Determined Parents Foundation plan on climbing Mount Rainier in less than three weeks to raise awareness for special needs children.
12 hrs ago | Texas Tribune
Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott will call for students to receive college credit for taking massive open online courses - often referred to as "MOOCs" - as part of the higher education plan he unveils on Tuesday, sources with knowledge of his plans say.
16 hrs ago | CNN
Editor's note: Pepper Schwartz is professor of sociology at the University of Washington and the author of many books, the latest of which is "The Normal Bar."
Thomas Steyer's avowed desire to devote his wealth to philanthropic ends appears, at first blush, commendable.
RECORD Associated Students President Taylor Harren starts the Chico State ice bucket challenge by jumping into the pool at the WREC September 1, 2014.
Mike Bianchi douses David Whitley in the Ice Bucket Challenge on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Orlando.
For the first time in 60 years, visitors to Ellis Island will be able to reenter its south-side hospital this October.
The founder of USA Harvest is set to be sentenced after pleading guilty to tax evasion, mail fraud and money laundering after admitting that he spent donations to the charity on himself.
The big event at Mars this year is the close encounter in October with a comet with a name like a housing development, 'Siding Spring'.
Cellar worker Adam Craig moves a wine rack as he cleans up barrels that collapsed in a storage room at Kieu Hoang Winery on Aug. 25 in Napa.
Rocky Mountain National Park begins its year-long centennial celebration on Sept.
In a typical year, Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County builds one to two houses, but there have been years where no homes were built.
Asia & Japan Watch reports that Yumenosuke , a male mixed-blooded dog, was dispatched to the rescue effort from non-profit organization Peace Winds Japan .
This year, the Queen - an outspoken advocate of education, both in Jordan and around the world - launched Edraak, a not-for-profit platform for Massive Open Online Courses in Arabic.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:38 pm
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