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  • Evacuations Ordered in Brush Fire Burning in Mountains Above Azusa

    09/23/2013 8:34:59 PM PDT · by Pajamajan · 29 replies
    Brush fire burning in mountains above Azusa Ca...
  • Christian university prevents students from starting conservative group

    10/10/2012 4:36:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/10/12 | Robby Soave
    A Christian university blocked conservative students from forming a Young Americans for Freedom chapter on campus last week.Azusa Pacific, a private Christian university near Los Angeles, California, took issue with “divisive language” on the website of YAF, an advocacy group for college-aged conservatives. University officials also feared that replacing the existing conservative student club with a YAF-affiliated one would limit membership options for students.A spokesperson clarified that while students were free to associate with YAF, no official relationship would be permitted to exist. “They can associate with YAF, we’re just not wanting a formal chapter on our campus,” said Rachel...
  • Latino Gang Targeted Blacks, U.S. Says

    06/07/2011 10:10:38 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | JUNE 8, 2011 | TAMARA AUDI
    Members of a Latino gang affiliated with the Mexican Mafia conspired for nearly 20 years to drive African-Americans out of the Southern California city of Azusa through violence and intimidation, federal authorities alleged Tuesday. An alleged member of the Azusa 13 gang following a raid Tuesday. Fifty-one alleged members of the Azusa 13 gang were indicted on racketeering and conspiracy charges; six were accused of conspiring to violate the civil rights of African-Americans. The case marks the second time federal civil-rights laws have been used against a gang, authorities said. "The Azusa 13 gang waged a campaign of hate during...
  • Woman Killed in Alcohol-Related Accident in Azusa While Hurrying Home to Attend DUI Class

    09/17/2010 12:24:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    Pasadena Star News ^ | Friday, September 17, 2010
    A San Gabriel woman with a prior conviction for DUI reportedly had drinks in a bar before a crash early Thursday that killed her, California Highway Patrol officials said. A passenger in 24-year-old Lidia Kopach's car who survived told CHP officers he and Kopach each consumed two vodka drinks and split two pitchers of beer at a bar in Monrovia before the 2 a.m. wreck on the eastbound 210 Freeway. Kopach lost control of her car, which rolled over. She was pronounced dead at the scene. According to court records, Kopach was convicted of DUI on Sept. 30, 2009, in...
  • 106-year-old pastor recalls history of Pentecostalism

    09/26/2009 5:29:06 PM PDT · by delacoert · 356+ views
    The Florida Times-Union ^ | Saturday, Sep. 26, 2009 | Jeff Brumley
    The Pentecostal has been evangelizing for about 80 years. Bishop Otis Clark began his life as a Pentecostal as a young man in the same place where that movement was born: the Azusa Street Mission in Los Angeles. The 106-year-old Seattle resident was in Jacksonville Friday to preach at a gathering of the Southeastern Azusa Revival Conference, an event paying homage to the early 20th-century revival and its leader, William Seymour.
  • Wildfire north of Los Angeles spreads

    08/26/2009 1:33:54 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 23 replies · 1,241+ views
    UPI ^ | Aug. 26, 2009 | Staff
    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Smoke filled the skies over the Los Angeles Basin Wednesday as a quick-moving wildfire expanded to 750 acres in the mountains north of the city, officials said. With high temperatures and dry winds fueling the flames, firefighters said just 10 percent of the fire was contained by morning. The National Weather Service said temperatures were expected to reach triple digits in the valley, the Los Angeles Times reported Campgrounds in the Angeles National Forest were evacuated Tuesday after a brush fire broke out near the Morris Dam north of Azusa in late afternoon. About...
  • Higher Learning: Christian colleges are booming & reinventing the meaning of faith-based education

    01/27/2004 12:27:30 PM PST · by ZGuy · 3 replies · 368+ views
    Time ^ | 1/26/2004 | REBECCA WINTERS
    If it weren't for the guy in the Kelly green trucker hat emblazoned JESUS IS MY HOMEBOY and the Bibles poking out of several backpacks, this Friday morning cell-biology class could be at any sun-soaked California college. At least until the day's lecture turns to evolution. "Darwin wasn't necessarily a God hater," says Assistant Professor Jon Milhon, in between slides of mitochondria. "You don't have to agree with his theory. I personally don't. But the man wasn't an idiot." Milhon is a biologist at Azusa Pacific University (A.P.U.), the U.S.'s second largest evangelical Christian college, with 8,200 students attending its...