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  • Celebrating a shared history

    Celebrating a shared history
    On an uninviting swatch of arid desert, marked by sagebrush and mesquite trees just east of the California border, the winds of war blew together the fates of two beleaguered peoples. In a now familiar tale, 120,000 Japanese Americans were removed from...
  • L.A. County's early voters don't mind the long line in Norwalk

    L.A. County's early voters don't mind the long line in Norwalk
    Voters hoping to avoid long election day lines found themselves standing in one that lasted nearly five hours Saturday in Norwalk. A crush of early-bird balloters swarmed the Los Angeles County registrar's office, where 100 voting booths filled a tent on...
  • There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern

    There's a hole in this possible earthquake pattern
    As UC Davis physicist and geologist John Rundle ponders the map of recent California earthquakes, he sees visions of a doughnut even Homer J. Simpson wouldn't like. The doughnut is formed by pinpointing the recent quakes near Eureka, Mexicali and Palm...
  • Circle C Ranch's immigrant beginnings

    Circle C Ranch's immigrant beginnings
    Many shoppers at the Hollywood and Santa Monica farmers markets well remember Circle C Ranch for the outlandishly long lines that formed to buy its Persian mulberries. Others fondly recall the connoisseur-quality fruit -- jammy Adriatic figs, super-...
  • Market Watch: New Angel Red pomegranate debuts in Southern California

    Market Watch: New Angel Red pomegranate debuts in Southern California
    Is the world ready for a major new pomegranate variety? We'll soon see whether Angel Red, touted as having softer seeds than conventional varieties, fulfills the great hopes of its discoverer and the many farmers who have rushed to plant it, as it...
  • Market Watch: Cherries, ripe for the picking

    Market Watch: Cherries, ripe for the picking
    "Cherries!?" Almost everyone who passed the Murray Family Farms stand at the Santa Monica farmers market on Wednesday blurted out this word in varied tones of delight, surprise, and skepticism. Delight at the sight of the first stone fruit of the season;...
  • My L.A.: City of Hope

    “Showers!” a counselor commanded. All the boys around me began to strip until they stood naked at the edge of the institution’s showers. “Let’s go!” a second counselor shouted. “One! Two!” I froze. Barely seven years old, lost among rows of beds in an...
  • Judge: Father Who Ate Son's Eyes Not Fit for Trial

    Judge: Father Who Ate Son's Eyes Not Fit for Trial
    BAKERSFIELD -- A man accused of biting out his 4-year-old son's eyes is not competent to stand trial. That's according to a Kern County Superior Court judge who ruled Tuesday that Angelo Mendoza should instead be hospitalized in a mental health facility....
  • Reporter

    Reporter
    Leticia Juarez joined 39 News in April 2009. Since coming to Houston in 2007, Leticia has covered a variety of issues affecting people living in the Bayou City. In May of 2008, she was the first on scene of the Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church...
  • Lance West Bio

    Lance West Bio
    Lance "Danger" West is the anchor for KAUT OK43's Morning show "Rise & Shine Oklahoma". Lance also anchor's Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4's 5:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. newscasts. His first job delivering the news came at the young age of 10, when he was a "paper...
  • MILITARY DEATHS

    Ever since he was a boy, Luis E. Gutierrez-Rosales wanted to be a soldier. He would scribble drawings of guns and tanks on his school notebooks and tell anyone who would listen that he would someday serve in the military. A naturalized U.S. citizen...