| 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...
| 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...