| Feb 25, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Brandon Martin, a former USC basketball team captain, has been named athletic director at Cal State Northridge.
Martin, 39, was a senior associate athletic director at Oklahoma. He previously worked as a senior associate athletic director at USC.
| Feb 18, 2013
After World War II, social workers typically urged Holocaust survivors to forget their horrific wartime experiences and get on with their lives.
That struck Florabel Kinsler as a foolish and impossible order. During a decades-long career, the Los...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Greg Moore has been hired as baseball coach at Cal State Northridge, Athletic Director Brandon Martin announced.
Moore was associate head coach at the University of San Francisco the last three seasons.
“I want to bring a passion to improve...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Beryl Fowlie passed away January 28, 2013 in Monterey, California surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer. She was 83 years old.
Beryl Bernice French was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 13, 1929 to Herbert Fredrick French and...
| 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...
| 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 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...