Officials say a dean at the University of California, San Diego who was about to start a new position as a chief executive at the University of Southern California has died while on vacation in Africa.
The State Department Friday issued a global travel alert in light of threats against American embassies.
A note that told a student to “go back 2 Africa” strained tensions on campus following an Asian fraternity’s offensive Internet video of a student dancing in blackface.
Authorities are looking for a man and woman who stole two African Sulcata tortoises from a pet store in Hesperia.
Dodger Clayton Kershaw is arguably the best starting pitcher in baseball. But his relief work off the field is even more impressive – using his celebrity to help others. Kershaw and his wife, Ellen, are working to save orphans halfway around the world.
Instead of having a birthday party, a 13-year-old girl has enlisted friends to carry jugs of water in Studio City to raise awareness and money for African water crisis.
How would you like to help reduce poverty in Africa and Asia from right here in the Southland? Shaheen Nanji and Sasha Rawji visited the KCAL9 studio Tuesday to talk about how you can be involved with Partnership Walk LA.
With an estimated 1.25 million children across southern Somalia in urgent need of life-saving care, UNICEF is calling for help to make saving children’s lives the top priority and to urgently support all efforts to reach children in need.