| Dec 15, 2012
| 7:52 AM
The rampage Friday at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school prompted memorials, beefed up security and calls for tighter gun control laws. The Los Angeles City Council adjourned its meeting Friday in memory of those killed. "If we could just give......
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:19 PM
About 70 anti-foreclosure activists gathered Saturday afternoon outside the San Marino home of Wells Fargo Chief Financial Officer Tim Sloan, testing a city law against political protest in residential areas that was enacted after a previous demonstration...
| Apr 18, 2013
As social media sites have pelted out news of the Boston bombing, playing fast and loose with the numbers of the dead and injured and amplifying hearsay into a cacophony of confusion, one tweet seemed to say it all: "Dear Journalism: Get yourself together...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 8:00 PM
As he stood near the front door of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of Dec. 14, shattered glass near his feet, Monsignor Robert Weiss knew he was as close to evil as he would ever get.
Newtown police officers had asked the pastor of...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Local law enforcement agencies descended on Cal State Northridge on Thursday for active-shooter training, unaware they would be primarily dealing with deaf students. “CSUN has the largest hearing-impaired student population on the West Coast,”...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:47 PM
Nearly 600 students filled Top of the World's multipurpose room Friday, to hear about the importance of spreading kindness.
Ali Nourbakhsh, from Rachel's Challenge, gave an interactive speech to show how a small kind act could spur a chain reaction....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 1:57 PM
The images are still hard to look at, the day a massive shooting unfolded at Columbine High School in Colorado.
Today, students at Pioneer Elementary in Sacramento watched Rachel Scott’s story; she was the first student killed in the 1999 massacre....
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Como parte del proceso de duelo posterior a una tragedia, los estadounidenses siempre quieren hablar — y hablar, y hablar. Es una lástima que tendamos a distraernos y hablar de las cosas equivocadas.
Sucedió nuevamente después del tiroteo en...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 9:24 AM
It's rare that I remember a magazine cover a decade and a half later, but one that has stuck in my mind — and not in a good way — is the issue of Time from the week after the Columbine High School massacre.
Anyone from the class of 1998,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Kindness rained Tuesday morning at Top of the World Elementary School.
Students, teachers and administrators filled the Laguna Beach school's multipurpose room for an end-of-the-year celebration for Rachel's Challenge, a nonprofit that honors people who...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:56 PM
UPDATE: Police say five, not seven, dead in shooting; gunman acted alone
Seven people -- including the gunman -- are dead after a shooting rampage that ended at Santa Monica College, police said.
Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks...