(University of Southern California - Health Sciences) Scientists in the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Gage Crump have revealed how key genes guide the development of the jaw in zebrafish. These findings may offer clues for understanding craniofacial anomalies in human patients, who sometimes carry a mutation in equivalent genes.
Wanted: Volunteers, a.k.a. citizen scientists, to help count the number of bald eagles wintering over in Southern California — no experience necessary. It’s the 39th year that the U.S. Forest Service and California State Parks have organized the seasonal count to monitor how many eagles come to...
The malnourished siblings held captive in their southern California home were only fed just once a day.
A Southern California couple accused of keeping their 13 children captive and malnourished in the family’s squalid suburban home were scheduled to make a first courtappearance on Thursday. David Turpin, 57, and his wife Louise Turpin, 49, were arrested earlier this week after their emaciated...
A winter storm system is heading to California, and is expected to bring the first significant snow to the northern Sierra Nevada since November, but spare Southern California the threat of mudslides. On Thursday, rain is forecast for the San Francisco Bay Area, while the Sierra is expected to...
Rescue crews continued to search the wreckage for trapped people.
The McDonald’s All-American Game announced players selected to the game earlier this week, and there were none from Southern California. Brandon Williams of Encino Crespi took no offense. He missed all of last season because of a knee injury. Anyone who has seen him play in recent weeks, however,...
By Robert Niles: With the holidays now over, Disneyland and the rest of Southern California's theme parks are programming a variety of special-event festivals to keep fans coming back to the parks between now and the start of spring break. Show More Summary
Along the Santa Ana River in Southern California is one of the nation's biggest homeless communities.
Marking its 29th year, the Palm Springs International Film Festival closed Jan. 17 after welcoming over 135,000 attendees and screening 180 films from more than 50 countries in the desert oasis town. The Southern California film festival...Show More Summary
Smoking has been banned in all outdoor areas in the seaside Southern California town of Laguna Beach. The City Council voted 3 to 2 Tuesday to expand a ban that … Click to Continue »
The Southern California home where doubled as a private school for the siblings but faced no government oversight.
He began his career in free-form radio at WBAI, New York City's Pacifica affiliate, and - after a brief, unlikely stint as host of NPR's Weekend All Things Considered - spent decades at Southern California's KCRW. Ira Glass was once one of his production assistants; he and host Madeleine Brand remember Frank in this audio […]
“They are sending out emergency calls for shoes, underwear, sleeping garments, household equipment, mattresses, springs and bedding,” a Los Angeles Times story reported from Southern California. Do-gooders were doing what they could to help the destitute. “They have no sanitation,” a volunteer...
You guys, do you ever have a meal that you can’t stop thinking about even months down the road? That’s how I feel about the amazing salad I had at Lemonade LA that inspired today’s recipe. If you live in Southern California, I highly encourage you to go to this beautiful fast-casual restaurant chain. Show More Summary
The Southern California home where authorities say two parents tortured their 13 children had doubled as a private school for the siblings but faced no government oversight and was never … Click to Continue »
By Alan Devall and Bob Mezan PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - Police said on Tuesday they were still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents' squalid Southern California home, some of them chained to beds under "horrific" conditions in an otherwise ordinary suburb. Show More Summary
Volunteers in a Southern California city near San Diego face misdemeanor charges for handing out food to the homeless.
The Southern California desert is especially alluring in February, when the city of Palm Springs plays host to Modernism Week, the annual celebration of 20th century architecture and design. This year’s event running from Feb. 15-25 will feature more than 85 events, including architecture tours...
(University of Southern California) A close examination of federal survey data shows that while many settings including ERs cut back on prescribing opioids for more than a decade, physicians' offices continued to prescribe them.