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Hunger touches more than 1.7 million in Los Angeles County

More than 1.7 million Los Angeles County residents were at risk of hunger in 2009, more than in any other county in America, according to new research published by Feeding America, the country's ... read more

Southern California mountain lions face possible extinction, study finds

While plans are afoot for freeway “wilderness crossings” to help entice immigration by other lions, actual construction of such a pathway remains uncertain. A $60-million wildlife bridge over 10 lanes ... read more

Food Insecurity in America Tied to Prices, Poverty

For example, in Los Angeles County ... Implications for Health Food insecurity has serious implications for health, the report notes. Among the 10% of counties with the highest estimated rates of food ... read more

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Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem

It's meant to help you run your household. You can use it to keep the lights on, the water running and food ... of 2009, but many of America's schools are still feeling the pinch. A new study of state ... read more

Coachella turns 20 this week — thanks, in part, to Pearl Jam and Phish

It loses so much money — nearly $1 million — that its producer ... The festival debuts its Indio Central Food Market, a 40,000-square-foot food hall featuring fare from 15 top Los Angeles restaurants ... read more

80 percent of U.S. adults face near-poverty, unemployment, survey finds

White single-mother families in poverty stood at nearly 1.5 million in 2011, comparable to the number for ... historically black churches because of their "religious character" LA sheriff says deputy ... read more

Suicide rate of female military veterans is called 'staggering'

New government research shows that female military veterans commit suicide at nearly six times the rate of other ... Leatherman was 24, attending community college in La Mesa in San Diego County and ... read more

National Boy Scouts explain $1.6 million salary for top exec

Says Smith: The Charity Navigator 2009 CEO Compensation Study lists ... and 1.2 million adult volunteers. In addition, the Chief Scout Executive manages approximately $183 million in totalrevenue and ... read more

Is efficiency worth the extra cost?

Tax credits for existing homes, 30 percent of the cost, up to $1,500 in 2009 and 2010: Sometimes it can cost money ... When the magazine tested the same refrigerator, with the ice maker turned on, it ... read more

Arsenic in Some Bottled Water Brands at Unsafe Levels, Consumer Reports Says

“An arsenic level of 17 ppb is a clear violation of the federal bottled water standard of 10 ppb,” says Jean Halloran, director of food policy initiatives ... and found arsenic: A 2011 study conducted ... read more

Is Wealth the Only Road to Community Health?

Poverty and poor health go hand in hand in communities across the country, according to U.S News' Healthiest Communities analysis, a project that examined nearly 3,000 U.S. communities using 80 ... read more

Police Reports - Apr. 15

Two vehicles, including a Lawrence County Sheriff's Department cruiser ... Ellwood City, was stolen from her vehicle prior to 10:20 p.m., Wednesday, borough police reported. The purse contained two ... read more

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