| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:59 AM
This is in response to the Feb. 21 letter to the H.B. Independent ("Affordability is essential to higher education") in which two well-meaning Cal State Long Beach students suggest President Barack Obama intervene to lower college costs.
| Mar 9, 2013
| 8:20 PM
There are the statistics, the persona, the heroics and the tenacity that all combine to define Mike Wilder's four-year UC Irvine men's basketball career.
But any discussion of the 6-foot-2 senior swing man, whose status as big man on campus is as...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:02 PM
The Webb Schools, a private high school in Claremont, is a magnet for college recruiters from around the country and the world. This fall, 113 Ivy League and other schools sent representatives to the campus — more than the 106 students in the senior...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Four days before her death, Monica Quan had news for her team. Quan, an assistant coach at Cal State Fullerton, held up her hand to show off an engagement ring. The players screamed and huddled around her for a closer look, head coach Marcia Foster...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:36 PM
As the California State University system announced a record number of applications Wednesday, a new study found that the system should study its placement exams, eligibility standards and other factors to determine why so many entering students are not...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:06 PM
As a freshman at Cal State San Marcos, Cipriano Vargas' grades were so low, his part-time job waiting tables so consuming and his home life with eight siblings so chaotic that he was on the verge of dropping out.
The first-generation college student and...
| 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....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:03 PM
UC Irvine has been picked to finish eighth in the nine-team Mountain Pacific Sports Federation preseason coaches poll for men's water polo.
The Anteaters, coming off a 14-12 season that included an 0-8 record in the MPSF, received 12 points, one better...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:42 AM
As her fourth-grade teacher remembers it, Kayley King was a born leader who would take control of a situation and make sure everyone was on track.
It was no surprise to College View Elementary School teacher Kathleen Young that her former student...