| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:46 PM
As he looked ahead to the 2011-12 basketball season, Vic Cegles, the athletic director at Long Beach State, had a problem.
His men's basketball coach, Dan Monson, had led Long Beach State to a Big West Conference title the prior season and now Monson...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 8:41 PM
Christopher Schivley was poor, alienated and desperately seeking guidance when he enrolled in a career education class as a freshman at Cal State Long Beach.
Instructor Emmitt Clark grew up in the Chicago projects as the son of a single mom, dodging...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:10 PM
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The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts said it has finished one of the biggest art giveaways of all time, sending the remaining contents of what rocker Lou Reed once dubbed "Andy's Chest"...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 9:07 PM
When Gordon McClelland got his introduction to Rex Brandt, the Newport Beach painter's work came with a ringing endorsement.
"My mother was a watercolor artist, and when I was about 14 years old, she took me to see some paintings by Rex Brandt at a...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Mark Johnson, assistant superintendent of the Los Alamitos Unified School District, will become the new superintendent of the Fountain Valley School District on Jan. 1.
Johnson was chosen by the Fountain Valley district board of trustees to replace...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Jimmy is homeless and, based on stereotypes many of us harbor, looks the part.
His hair is long and shaggy, his beard thick and graying, his face a little weathered. He said he's been homeless since he was 11, the same year he became addicted to drugs....
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:41 PM
The secrets to succeeding at one of the more unfathomable tasks in sports, are less mysterious than one might imagine.
And when Vanguard University senior Kelly Heenan handles the revelation, she is talking as much about her personal journey as the...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 8:24 PM
John Derby spent his last summer vacation hobnobbing with famous astronomers as though they were old friends.
Studying the cosmos at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, Calif. — famed for its explorations of space and search for...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 2:02 AM
High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, which has successfully sprinted from the playing fields of professional athletes to the fitness centers of everyday exercisers, may be coming to a cubicle near you.
Experts say even mini-interludes of this...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Hap Boyd, born in Santa Ana, California, to Robert Keene and Doris Thurston Boyd of Laguna Beach. He lived and attended school in Laguna Beach and graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Alumni of Phi Delta Theta. Earned his master’...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 3:45 PM
I don't give a moldy fig for celebrities.
And don't expect me to know the names of any of today's denizens of the red carpet — held in highest esteem by our vacuous Culture of Celebrity. These ninnies influence my life not one whit....