| May 3, 2015
| 12:30 PM
Retired social worker Joan Melbourne says she always felt like she was on the frontline when it came to helping others.
"When you had a problem, whether it was an addiction or a criminal past or a learning disability, any sort of treatment plan you would...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 4:00 AM
In a residence hall at UCLA, 84 students share a floor dedicated to cutting waste and preserving the environment: They take five-minute showers, they compost and recycle, they goad each other to turn out the lights and, through a grant, they purchased...
| Apr 17, 2015
Concordia University's central quad became a spectrum of color. Lines of shirts floated along the breeze. Students walked by the vibrant garments and immediately stopped in their tracks. They paused to read the messages that were drawn across the shirts....
| Mar 4, 2015
| 2:41 PM
Kamau Stokes always believed he was good enough to play basketball at a high-major school. But coming out of City last spring, every major-conference college coaching staff apparently disagreed.
Without a high-DI offer, Stokes headed to Fork Union (Va.)...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:48 AM
Grief counselors were being sent to schools throughout an Orange County school district Tuesday, a day after a teacher apparently committed suicide in a classroom and her body was found by students and faculty.
On Tuesday, the district sent members of...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:45 PM
A popular 31-year-old photography teacher was found hanging inside an Orange County high school classroom by students as they arrived to school on Monday, police said.
The woman, identified by police as Jillian Jacobson, was found hanging from the...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The end of the bench overflowed with Cal State Northridge basketball players dressed in sweats, the line of chairs snaking from the scorer's table to the corner of the court.
A full bench, and near-empty bench. Only three of the players were actually in...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:26 AM
Students attending the third annual University Folklorico Summit got in some dancing time Sunday morning in the last workshop of the three-day conference at UC Irvine.
The summit is designed for leaders of collegiate folklorico — traditional Latin...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:59 PM
It took pastor Moses Camacho over a year to find it, but when he did, he knew it was the right place.
With its Spanish mission-style architecture, it was clear that Saddleback Church had found a home for its newest campus at 1901 Newport Plaza, in...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:40 PM
Assemblyman Matthew Harper (R-Huntington Beach) has introduced legislation to repeal California's ban on the use of plastic grocery bags, his office said Tuesday.
He also introduced a separate measure to repeal the requirement for retailers to charge...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 5:00 AM
At Beverly Hills High School, a gift of $2,500 will get your name on a seat in the theater. For $50,000, the teachers lounge can be named after you.
And, for $10 million, a campus street can bear your name.
The Beverly Hills Unified School District...