| 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...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has made it no secret that he wants California colleges to ramp up online education as a way to increase access and reduce costs.
He emphasized the point recently when he named a Cal State Northridge computer science professor to the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:27 AM
It's not rare for the St. Francis High athletic teams to reap first-team honors in the Mission League or CIF Southern Section.
It's not as common for the Golden Knights team of athletic trainers and sports-medicine interns, who are usually out of the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Playing Division I basketball was the furthest thing from Tariq Owens’ mind when he was just a 5-foot-9 eighth-grade football player. But three years, 12 inches and a new sport changed his mindset dramatically.
Owens, now a 6-foot-9, 180-pound...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Mark Sellers describes the music his band Wildhorse plays as southern country rock with a soulful rhythm-and-blues feel.
“I always add southern to it because I grew up in the South and that is really where country rock came from — you have...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Three young immigrants who entered the United States illegally as children are in Mexico and will try to cross the border back into the U.S. as part of a campaign to reduce deportations.
At the border, the three will ask to be admitted legally, but they...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:36 PM
NOGALES, Ariz. — Chanting, “Undocumented, unafraid,” three young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children staged an unorthodox — and risky — demonstration at the U.S.-Mexico border to protest U.S....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Elise Kalfayan plans to create a higher profile of the Friends of the Glendale Public Library in her second term as president.
Since 1990, the Friends have raised more than $750,000 in support of library services and materials. The group also promotes...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Listeners tuning in to KCSN's new HD2 radio station will notice something once unheard of but increasingly common in American culture: Spanish and English being spoken — and sung — together, almost interchangeably.
One day recently, for...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:41 PM
With degrees from both UCLA and USC, William Covino is well aware of the prestige of those higher education heavy-hitters.
Even before assuming the presidency of Cal State L.A. in September, the longtime educator was strategizing ways to add his new...