| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Is the Bible a work of fiction or nonfiction?
The question spawns genuine confusion.
One thing is certain: Calling the Bible a work of fiction is a sure-fire way to rile up believers, particularly as we head into the “war on Christmas”...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:37 PM
Like gears engineered with precision, synchronous by design, Marco Franco and Tarek Morad operate cohesively within conversational distance of one another on the soccer pitch.
Both senior center defenders for Big West Conference Tournament champion UC...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A woman watering her lawn can be slightly sexy, but a silver butane tank can change a man's life.
John Divola, a photographer in chase of the sublime, discerned this as a graduate student in a ponytail, peddling his bicycle and taking pictures of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:59 PM
The gig: Richard Plump is chief executive of Plump Engineering Inc., an Anaheim architectural engineering firm with 38 employees. Plump helped oversee the transportation of the space shuttle Endeavour from Los Angeles International Airport to the...
| 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....