| May 17, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Soon they’ll walk across stages at college campuses around Southern California, accepting their degrees and celebrating with classmates. But at a smaller, more low-key event on Friday, they were honored with a closer set of peers: fellow foster...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:09 PM
William A. Covino, a veteran Florida and California administrator, was named Wednesday as the new president of Cal State L.A., becoming the first new leader of the El Sereno campus in 33 years.
Covino’s selection was among a slate of...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Eva Longoria is backing up her beauty with a whole lot of brain. The actress graduated with a master's degree Wednesday.
Longoria, 38, took home a real degree (not an honorary one) in Chicano studies from Cal State Northridge, where she physically...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:31 PM
If Adelante Latinos — an organization launched in 2004 to promote and celebrate the success of Glendale Unified's Latino students — needs a poster child, Gabrielle Granados would fill the role admirably.
The 17-year-old is set to graduate...
| May 26, 2013
Awards were the furthest thing from the mind of Angel Rodriguez during his first season with the Glendale Community College baseball team.
The Vaqueros' ace pitcher can no longer ignore them now that the season's over. He hauled in his second honor with...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Los Angeles was the scene last week of two events that took on corporate-style school reform, which emphasizes competition and accountability and is promulgated by many state governments and the U.S. Department of Education.
The first consisted of two...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:06 AM
A 20-year-old man accused of trying to assault two women near UCLA residence halls turned himself in to police over the weekend.
Daniel Fernando Hoyos Isaza of Santa Clarita surrendered to university police with his attorney present around 1 p.m....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
A series of assaults on female students at Cal State Northridge, including one on a woman who used a stun gun to escape, has prompted school officials to paper the campus with fliers seeking more information.
The latest incident occurred about 8 a.m....
| Oct 13, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Thousands of California students in foster care are suffering from an "invisible achievement gap," with worse academic performance, a higher dropout rate and placement in more failing schools than their statewide peers, according to a study set for...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown has made it no secret that he wants California colleges to ramp up online education as a way to increase access and reduce costs.
He emphasized the point recently when he named a Cal State Northridge computer science professor to the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:27 AM
It's not rare for the St. Francis High athletic teams to reap first-team honors in the Mission League or CIF Southern Section.
It's not as common for the Golden Knights team of athletic trainers and sports-medicine interns, who are usually out of the...