Due to treacherous conditions, it took more than six hours to rescue the students.
The Sparks will continue to fly in Los Angeles in 2014.
Firefighters have nearly contained a two-alarm brush fire in the city of La Verne that destroyed at least one structure and prompted evacuations in the area.
Beyonce and Jay-Z’s recent trip to Cuba set off a firestorm of protest.
The City Council convened a special meeting on Monday to discuss improved regulation of local boarding homes after four people were murdered at an unlicensed boarding home in Northridge earlier this month.
Jurors said Hotel Shangri-LA owner Tehmina Adaya, who is a Muslim of Pakistani descent, broke the law when she ordered a Jewish group out of the hotel’s pool.
R.E.M., the alternative rock group that shook up the music world with its experimental, edgy sound and then earned multiplatinum success and a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced on its website Wednesday that it has “decided to call it a day as a band.”
The ban, which would even extend to procedures performed for religious purposes, is aimed at supplementing existing California law that prohibits female genital mutilation and extending that protection to young boys.
About 100 UC Irvine educators, including five deans, want charges dropped against 11 students who interrupted an Israeli ambassador’s on-campus speech last year.
A gay rights group in Santa Ana has found a black noose hanging on the door outside of one its local offices.