November 12, 2013 |
UCLA Coach Jim Mora insists that freshman Myles Jack will remain a linebacker. The offense, though, is running out of running backs. Damien Thigpen had a walking boot on his right leg as he hobbled into practice Tuesday. Steven Manfro was not in pads, still nursing an ankle injury. Jordon James is trying to return from an ankle injury but his availability is unknown. That leaves Paul Perkins and Malcolm Jones as the only healthy backs who have been in the Bruins' rotation.
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November 10, 2013 |
After a Sunday sermon tailored for the occasion, members of the congregation at Filipino Christian Church in Westlake gave each other hugs and whispered the question they weren't sure they wanted the answer to: "Have you heard from your family yet?" Then congregant Ely Obillo made a plea for her homeland. "Don't forget to send some emails," she said, encouraging everyone to contact their friends to help collect donations for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. "Do some begging. Begging is OK right now. " The church held a rummage sale Saturday and an emergency meeting Sunday to discuss other fundraising options.
November 5, 2013 |
BEIRUT - Syria's escalating humanitarian crisis has left more than 9 million people in the country in need of aid, according to United Nations estimates, and hopes were dashed Tuesday for peace talks this month to help end the nation's civil war. The long-anticipated Syrian peace negotiations known as Geneva II have been put off until at least December, amid deep divisions in the fractured ranks of the Syrian opposition, Lakhdar Brahimi, the U.N.-Arab...
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October 30, 2013 |
A judge will decide Thursday whether to grant the city of Irwindale's request to halt production at Sriracha sauce maker Huy Fong Food's factory while the company tries to limit odors wafting into the neighborhood. The decision could have serious ramifications for next years' supplies of Huy Fong's three hot sauces: Chili Garlic, Sambal Oelek, and the wildly popular Sriracha "rooster" sauce. All of the chilis for next year's sauce supply...
October 27, 2013 |
For Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. in Valencia, it's all about making the right connections. And those connections with customers are helping keep many of the world's civil, commercial and military aircraft safe in the air. Wesco Aircraft manages supply chains for the aerospace industry and is one of the world's biggest sellers and distributors of aerospace parts and components. Its more than 525,000 parts and components include fasteners, fittings, nuts, bolts, bushings, clamps, collars, pins, screws and washers.
October 24, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - Two Americans were taken hostage by pirates who attacked their ship off the coast of Nigeria, U.S. officials said Thursday. The captain and chief engineer of the C-Retriever, a U.S.-flagged oil supply ship, were kidnapped in the attack early Wednesday in the Gulf of Guinea, according to news reports. The ship is owned by Edison Chouest Offshore, a maritime company based in Cut Off, La. A company spokesman didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. The identities of the hostages weren't released.