| May 3, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Channa Horwitz, an artist known for her dizzyingly intricate geometric drawings and paintings based on complex predetermined systems, died Monday of complications from Crohn's disease at St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica. She was 80.
| May 17, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Soon they’ll walk across stages at college campuses around Southern California, accepting their degrees and celebrating with classmates. But at a smaller, more low-key event on Friday, they were honored with a closer set of peers: fellow foster...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:09 PM
William A. Covino, a veteran Florida and California administrator, was named Wednesday as the new president of Cal State L.A., becoming the first new leader of the El Sereno campus in 33 years.
Covino’s selection was among a slate of...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Eva Longoria is backing up her beauty with a whole lot of brain. The actress graduated with a master's degree Wednesday.
Longoria, 38, took home a real degree (not an honorary one) in Chicano studies from Cal State Northridge, where she physically...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:31 PM
If Adelante Latinos — an organization launched in 2004 to promote and celebrate the success of Glendale Unified's Latino students — needs a poster child, Gabrielle Granados would fill the role admirably.
The 17-year-old is set to graduate...
| May 26, 2013
Awards were the furthest thing from the mind of Angel Rodriguez during his first season with the Glendale Community College baseball team.
The Vaqueros' ace pitcher can no longer ignore them now that the season's over. He hauled in his second honor with...
| Oct 1, 2013
Los Angeles has more charter schools than any other school district in the nation, and it's a very bad idea.
Billionaires like privately managed schools. Parents are lured with glittering promises of getting their kids a sure ticket to college....
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Los Angeles was the scene last week of two events that took on corporate-style school reform, which emphasizes competition and accountability and is promulgated by many state governments and the U.S. Department of Education.
The first consisted of two...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:06 AM
A 20-year-old man accused of trying to assault two women near UCLA residence halls turned himself in to police over the weekend.
Daniel Fernando Hoyos Isaza of Santa Clarita surrendered to university police with his attorney present around 1 p.m....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A series of assaults on female students at Cal State Northridge, including one on a woman who used a stun gun to escape, has prompted school officials to paper the campus with fliers seeking more information.
The latest incident occurred about 8 a.m....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Thousands of California students in foster care are suffering from an "invisible achievement gap," with worse academic performance, a higher dropout rate and placement in more failing schools than their statewide peers, according to a study set for...