| 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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:39 PM
A Southern California tribal manager and a Woodland Hills attorney were among those appointed to the California State University Board of Trustees by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday.
Adam Day, 44, of Alpine in San Diego County, is an assistant manager...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:01 PM
The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer.
Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:03 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 8, 2014
Here we have yet another commentary that is critical of top university administrators and the reliance on part-time faculty. I speak from experience when I say: find the best administrators and pay them well. ("As college presidents earn big bucks,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 7:22 PM
When Providence High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, the class had 80 seniors, fewer students than usual graduating from the private Catholic school in Burbank, said Greg Castro, the school’s community outreach coordinator.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:04 PM
New data show the number of students without health insurance on California State University campuses dropped by 60% after health insurance enrollment, defying concerns that not enough young people would sign up for health insurance.