SAN DIEGO (AP) — A woman from San Diego is among those wounded when armed gunmen attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing at least 68. U-T San Diego reports Elaine Dang, a 2005 graduate of Torrey Pines High School, is expected to make a full recovery. The extent of Dang's injuries is unclear, but a photo on her Twitter page showed her with a bandaged head.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Forensic experts are expanding outreach to Guatemalans in Los Angeles to try to identify victims of the country's decades-long civil war. The Forensic Anthropology Foundation of Guatemala will meet with immigrants this week who want to share information about their missing relatives and give DNA samples in the hopes of finding their remains.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a missing California college student continues to hold out hope for his return. Nineteen-year-old Bryce Laspisa vanished late last month while driving from Sierra College to his parents' home in Orange County. His car was found at Castaic Lake, 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles, but an intensive air, ground and underwater search failed to locate him. The LA Times reports Laspisa's father drives to the lake every day in search of clues. Laspisa's friends have set up a Facebook page about the search.
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A Yuma County citrus company has been sold to a Southern California group. The Yuma Sun reports that Associated Citrus Packers was recently sold to Limoneira Company, a 120-year-old international agribusiness headquartered in Santa Paula. ACP owned about 1,300 acres of property in the Yuma area, including 950 acres of lemon orchards.