Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English

...immigrants, English proficiency was greater among those with higher levels of education, the report showed.In Southern California, Rene Amel Peralta, 28, said he's increasingly used English as he pursues his college degree in chemistry...
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Today In Sports History for Sunday, May 3

...Los Angeles Kings to a 3-2 win against the Anaheim Ducks in the opener of the first playoff series between the Southern California teams. Gaborik is the first player in Stanley Cup Playoffs history to score a tying goal in the final 10 seconds...
Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

...and Alaska, which typically pay the nation's highest average price. An explosion at an ExxonMobil refinery in southern California in February has reduced supplies throughout the state, and California has special gasoline requirements so it...
Brown lawns loom this year in California

...what was little more than an open plain under the Southern California sun.More than a century later, this sprawling...plants.One of the largest water providers in Southern California recently doubled a rebate program encouraging homeowners...
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Baffert aiming horses at 1st 1-2 Kentucky Derby finish since 1948

...beginnings, when he started with one horse. His brothers and a friend cheered him on at his first few races in Southern California. Baffert's horse was badly beaten and they declined his invitation to come back again.Baffert didn't apprentice...
Terror program: Prevention or profiling

...panelists speaking at his Southern California mosque trumpeted a new national...typifies what many Muslims in Southern California and across the United States...ingratiate himself to the Southern California religious community in the...
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Study: Autism linked to diabetes during pregnancy

...STUDYThe researchers looked at medical records for more than 322,000 children born at Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Southern California between 1995 and 2010. Those whose mothers developed gestational diabetes by the 26th week of pregnancy were 40...
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NOAA warns of warmer, less productive Pacific

...NOAA fisheries say the trend is to much warmer and less productive waters.A warming that began last year off Southern California and the Gulf of Alaska now has spread across most of the West Coast. The Pacific is marking record high temperatures...
American flag ban riles California lawmakers

...Legislature to appear on the November 2016 ballot and so far lacked bipartisan support.The debate erupted on the Southern California campus with nearly 30,000 students when someone removed a U.S. flag that hung on a wall in a common area of...
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Today in sports history for Wednesday, Apr. 1

...scores 54 points to lead the Celtics past Atlanta 134-109 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.1984 - Southern California beats Tennessee 72-61 for the NCAA women's basketball title.1985 - Villanova shocks Georgetown with a 66-64...


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