| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I t-h-i-n-k …
Ido Kedar sits at the dining room table of his West Hills home. He fidgets in his chair, slouched over an iPad, typing. He hunts down each letter. Seconds pass between the connections.
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| 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:40 PM
Three parents were elected to the La Caņada Unified School District Governing Board Tuesday night, pushing out a longtime incumbent, while a Pasadena economist will fill the District 1 seat on the Pasadena City College Board of Trustees.
In the La Caņada...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The flatbed trucks have backed onto the worn grass fields that ring Bulldog Stadium, which can mean only one thing: college football.
It's four days before Fresno State's next game, but preparations have begun. The trucks are packing aluminum frames and...
| 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.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:41 PM
I knew not to expect a pat on the back when I read the email's subject line. Your stupidity it said.
It was a complaint about my Tuesday column lauding the work of a young teacher at a South Los Angeles charter school.
I'd considered that a "good...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:32 PM
I don't know what her students' test scores are like, or what her principal thinks. But I do know that if I had a child in third grade, I'd want someone like Kaylie Gomez to teach her.
Gomez is a rookie teacher at a tiny charter school in South Los...
| 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...