| Dec 31, 2013
| 8:41 PM
With degrees from both UCLA and USC, William Covino is well aware of the prestige of those higher education heavy-hitters.
Even before assuming the presidency of Cal State L.A. in September, the longtime educator was strategizing ways to add his new...
| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A woman watering her lawn can be slightly sexy, but a silver butane tank can change a man's life.
John Divola, a photographer in chase of the sublime, discerned this as a graduate student in a ponytail, peddling his bicycle and taking pictures of...