| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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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...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:03 PM
A concert to benefit the arts and music programs in Glendale Unified later this month will feature Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, a swing band that’s had major national hits and has local ties — the children of two of its members attend Glendale...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The 3-year-old Valley Performing Arts Center at Cal State Northridge — a growing local hub for live music, dance, drama and other cultural events — has named Thor Steingraber as its new executive director.
Steingraber, 47, was vice president...
| 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...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:38 PM
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,...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Venezuela's state-supported music education marvel, El Sistema, offering free instruction to nearly 600,000 young people in all corners of the country, is not without controversy.
With an increasingly restive Venezuelan public protesting human rights...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:40 PM
Three parents were elected to the La Cañada 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 Cañada...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 3:20 PM
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...
| 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....