Kids News - Current Events
On Saturday night, 12-year old Derrionna Adams was sleeping soundly on the first floor, along with her 8 and 9 year old siblings, when their house caught fire. Her parents were downstairs and couldn't get to them because of smoke and flames on the staircase. Instead of panicking, this brave girl led her two siblings to safety.
While Sonoma County in Northern California is known for its Wine Region, few people know about its other attraction - Safari West. Home to over 400 exotic African mammals and birds from all over the world - many of which are endangered or extinct in the wild, this amazing place is open for visitors year-round.
The world of classical music is buzzing with excitement these days thanks to an amazingly talented young conductor called Gustavo Dudamel. At just 27 years of age, he is scheduled to become the conductor for the LA Philharmonic, one of the best Orchestra's in America, when the current conductor retires in 2009.