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  • Lewis Yablonsky dies at 89; Cal State Northridge sociologist

    When Lewis Yablonsky was growing up in New Jersey in the 1930s, he was beaten by poor whites for being Jewish and by black gangs for being white. He committed petty thefts, ran crooked card games and carried a switchblade for protection. Some of his...
  • Briefs: La Cavera honored

    UC Irvine junior Zack La Cavera was named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week in men's volleyball after leading the Anteaters to a pair of home wins over top-five opponents last week. The 6-foot-4 opposite recorded 17 kills, three digs,...
  • Turning to Mark Twain and Coen brothers to translate Salarrue

    Turning to Mark Twain and Coen brothers to translate Salarrue
    When Nelson Lopéz was preparing the first bilingual translation of "Tales of Clay," a landmark short-story collection by the legendary Salvadoran writer known as Salarrué, he turned for inspiration to some unlikely sources: Mark Twain and the Coen...
  • They call Tyler Trapani 'Coach,' just like great-granddad John Wooden

    They call Tyler Trapani 'Coach,' just like great-granddad John Wooden
    The freshman-sophomore basketball team from Reseda Cleveland High is in a panic. It's their first home game, their friends are whooping at them from the creaky stands in the musty gym, and they can't find the basket. In their first four trips down the...
  • Cal State L.A. president hopes to raise profile of campus

    Cal State L.A. president hopes to raise profile of campus
    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...
  • Lynwood public school alumni return to give advice about college

    Lynwood public school alumni return to give advice about college
    When Alma Renteria attended Lynwood High School, one of her best friends was a gifted soccer player and math student. "I thought he'd be an engineer," she said. But her friend was taking too few classes to fulfill requirements and barely graduated. Then...
  • Lifelong Burbank resident, news editor and active community member dies

    Lifelong Burbank resident, news editor and active community member dies
    News editor, educator and lifelong Burbank resident Stan Lynch passed away of natural causes on Jan. 3. He was 69. Lynch was born on Nov. 23, 1944, in Burbank and lived in the city all his life. He graduated from John Burroughs High School in 1963...
  • Perkins takes helm

    Jeff Perkins took over as UC Irvine track and field and cross country coach on Jan. 1. Perkins, who joined the UCI staff in 2007, served the past four years as associate head coach for Vince O'Boyle, who retired Dec. 31 after 32 seasons with the 'Eaters....
  • Eloise Klein Healy finds poetry in her recovery from encephalitis

    Eloise Klein Healy finds poetry in her recovery from encephalitis
    If you listen closely to her, she still speaks like a poet — just not the poet she was before. She sounds more like, say, Gertrude Stein, a free-associating poet who juggles and feints, making verbs serve as nouns and treating syntax like a...
  • In John Divola's photographs, an elusive presence

    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...
  • More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares

    Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now. Harvard University issued that warning Monday morning, and police swarmed the Cambridge, Mass., campus for several...