| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:32 PM
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....
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:17 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Our entire relationship history can be summed up within a 10-mile radius.
It starts in 1976. Paul and I were born at Kaiser Permanente on Sunset Boulevard, two weeks apart. He jokes that he winked at me as I was wheeled by. For a brief time, his...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 4:48 PM
The NCAA and its member institutions often refer to "student-athletes," but the front side of the term isn't often highlighted in a sports section. We asked officials from the Southland's Division I universities to point us toward their best and brightest...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 8:20 AM
The threats came quickly.
Alix Lambert had only just released a trailer about "Mentor" when she began getting unwanted attention by way of tweets, emails and YouTube messages.
The director, nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for the HBO...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Nearly 530 teens considering a career tending to injured athletes turned out Saturday when Saint Francis High School hosted its 13th annual Sports Medicine Competition.
Over the years the event has grown from just four schools participating to 39...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Spring break in Hawaii is an experience most students would covet, but for the members of the UC Irvine women's water polo team, the five-day excursion into paradise this week is mostly about business.
The No. 6-ranked Anteaters open Big West Conference...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 7:24 PM
During a packed and sometimes tense four-hour public hearing Saturday, Los Angeles County transportation officials heard a litany of complaints from transit riders who said a proposed Metro fare hike would strain the budgets of students and working-...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Across the street from a wine lounge and a gourmet sausage spot on Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village, a small red-and-white neon sign reads: "DAVE'S ACCORDION SCHOOL."
Inside, black and tan cases sprawl in a row along the floor, and two shelves hold...
| Mar 8, 2014
Re "The masterpieces of math," Opinion, March 2
As a high school math teacher, I appreciate UC Berkeley professor Edward Frenkel's enthusiasm for the abstractness and applications of math in the real world. I love projects on fractals, snowflake...