LA County Firefighters On-Call To Provide Aid After Ecuador Quakeirefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department are on alert to scramble to Ecuador Sunday in the aftermath of the earthquake that killed at least 238 people.
Relatives Fear For Family In Hurricane-Ravaged Cabo As Mexican Government Evacuates Stranded TouristsBack at home, relatives remain anxious about the well-being of their loved ones, with vacationers left stranded in areas so flooded the only way out is to wait for a flight.
UCLA Survey: Financial Aid Plays Bigger Role For Incoming College Freshmen College costs and financial aid are playing an increasingly decisive role in how incoming freshman in the U.S. determine where to attend school, according to a new UCLA survey.
Group Of Health Professionals From Mammoth Among First To Aid Typhoon-Stricken PhilippinesMammoth Medical Missions was among the first groups to reach the Philippines to help people in that typhoon-stricken country.
Email Asks For Legal Fund Help For LA County AssessorSupporters of Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez are being asked to donate money so he can make bail in his public corruption case.
Calif. Sends Aircraft, Personnel To Aid East Coast During SandyThe California National Guard and the state Emergency Management Agency have dispatched aircraft and rescue personnel to aid the East Coast during the superstorm.
'Dream Act' Opponents Corral Signatures From 'Black Friday' Shoppers A grassroots effort to repeal the controversial law is headed to the Inland Empire on Friday.
Sherman: Plan To Continue US Aid To China An 'Insult' To AmericansA San Fernando Valley lawmaker sided with Congressional critics opposed to sending millions of dollars in U.S. aid to the nation's biggest foreign creditor.
'Dream Act' Over? Opponents Say Demand For Petition 'Off The Charts'A Southland celebration of the passage of the California Dream Act could be short-lived.
US Debt Deal Likely To Cut Billions in Calif. Health Care, Education Health care for lower-income residents, transportation and education sectors could all see deep cuts once the federal money is cut off.
Military Families Return From Japan; LA Mayor Convenes Aid PanelThousands of family members of American service personnel stationed in Japan are back in California as officials warn the need for aid following the earthquake and tsunami is still alarmingly high.
LA County Fire Sends Elite Rescue Team To JapanAn elite Los Angeles County Fire Department Urban Search and Rescue team is en route to Japan to assist with search and recovery efforts.

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