| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A veteran educator with experience in California and Texas was named Wednesday as president of California State University Long Beach.
Jane Close Conoley, 66, is currently serving as dean of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:55 PM
California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White announced a $50-million plan Wednesday to hire more experienced faculty and advisors, create more flexible class schedules and provide students more internships and other opportunities to help them...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Two Long Beach colleges are among 12 nationally that will offer scholarships to low-income students who are in this country illegally and not eligible for federal financial aid, officials announced Tuesday.
Long Beach City College and Cal State Long...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 11:20 PM
Legendary UC Irvine coach Ted Newland will be inducted into the USA Water Polo Hall of Fame April 5 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine.
Newland, in his 39 years as UCI's men's water polo coach (1966-2004), amassed 714 victories and led the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:38 PM
UC Irvine junior Zack La Cavera was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week in men's volleyball after leading the Anteaters to a pair of home wins over top-five opponents last week.
The 6-foot-4 opposite recorded 17 kills, three digs,...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Wednesday is the first day high school seniors can sign an early national letter of intent for all sports but football, soccer, track and field, cross country and men's water polo. Across Southern California, athletes are celebrating with classmates and...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
It seems inconceivable that he's been gone four decades.
Polished and imperturbable, Joe Kroll was an Orange Coast College icon for 22 years. He exuded more charisma than any other OCC leader — ever. Students loved Kroll and labeled him "Joe Cool....
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:45 PM
After La Cañada High wrestling lost its coach, who had more than a decade of history with the program, the Spartans turned to a familiar face.
Justin Luthey, who wrestled under and assisted alongside last year’s coach, Gavin Williams, has been...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Preston GrandPre has committed to becoming a California Golden Bear.
The senior-to-be at Laguna Beach High, a shortstop on the Breakers' baseball team, committed July 30 to play baseball for the Cal program.
GrandPre, who also was in the sights of...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Cal State Long Beach was briefly locked down after someone falsely reported seeing an armed man in the engineering technology department.
Authorities notified the campus community with telephone alerts, Twitter messages and on the university's website....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:31 AM
Re. "Mailbag: Dogs are soiling Balboa Island beaches," (Oct. 3): Writer Dariela Wilson commented on a situation I often observe, people letting their dogs do their business on Balboa Island beaches despite the signs posted every block that clearly state,...