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  • Verdugo area consortium wins digital media grant

    Glendale and Burbank educators are looking to further prepare students for working in the Verdugo region, thanks to a $6 million grant aiming to equip students with training to meet local industry needs. The California Department of Education announced...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    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,...
  • Lewis Yablonsky dies at 89; Cal State Northridge sociologist

    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...
  • Briefs: La Cavera honored

    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,...
  • Despite Venezuela link, sensational Bahia Orchestra Project of Brazil proves irresistible

    Despite Venezuela link, sensational Bahia Orchestra Project of Brazil proves irresistible
    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...
  • Valley Performing Arts names Thor Steingraber executive director

    Valley Performing Arts names Thor Steingraber executive director
    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...
  • Colleges get the presidents they pay for

    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,...
  • Providence High graduates 'the little class that could'

    Providence High graduates 'the little class that could'
    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. There...
  • Uninsured students drop by 60% at Cal State campuses

    Uninsured students drop by 60% at Cal State campuses
    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.  The Affordable...
  • Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate

    It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate. It was one of...
  • Arkansas golfer Emily Tubert wins Dinah Shore Trophy

    An update on local athletes playing in college. Emily Tubert (Burroughs High, 2010), Arkansas women's golf, senior: The Burroughs High graduate finished a record-setting career for the Razorbacks and ended her senior campaign with a prestigious award....