| May 15, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls,...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Orange County Public Schools has honored 90 "Super Scholars" graduating from 17 high schools. Each of them was accepted to at least one top 20 national or world college, or a U.S. military academy.
The district is graduating about 10,000 students this...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Eight high school seniors from La Cañada Flintridge were each awarded a $1,000 scholarship last week.
The La Cañada Thursday Club lauded Matt Singelyn, Colleen Degnan, Kara Lankey, Sophia Eckerle, Liza Upton, Katharine Henry, Danielle Smith and Colby...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:54 PM
School Activities/Clubs: track, Photography Club
Community: peer tutor, Illumination Foundation
Awards/Honors: Most Valuable Player varsity track 2012, Best Varsity Jumper 2010-11
Hobbies/Interests: guitar, golf, skiing,...
| May 5, 2013
Job center orientation/job search basics
May 6 — Learn about the center and its services, and tips for how to approach job searches, how to get organized and where to find job leads. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Washington County Job Center, 14 N. Potomac...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:01 AM
To the age-old question of how many conservatives does it take to screw in a light bulb, we now have a definitive answer: Just one, but it will take him weeks to chase down a vintage incandescent bulb because he won't touch an energy-efficient one.
| May 10, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Expectations are high for this year's commencement speakers at Maryland universities — an august crew that includes the Obamas and their team of writers as well as funnyman Bill Cosby and Hollywood director Jason Winer.
But to stand out — or...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:26 PM
When researcher Erik Patel hiked into the mountainous rain forest of northeast Madagascar in 2001, he was a doctoral student embarking on a quest for basic scientific knowledge about one of the rarest primates in the world: a snow-white lemur called the...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Seeking to solidify its membership following Maryland's decision to depart for the Big Ten, the Atlantic Coast Conference said Monday that 15 current or future members have signed documents granting the conference their media rights for the foreseeable...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:06 PM
For Dr. Antronette K. Yancey, a UCLA public health professor, exercise could be fun and done in short bursts in the workplace, schools and even places of worship.
Her campaign to urge people to incorporate physical activity into their daily lives led to...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:02 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Carolyn McKinstry longed to visit the zoo.
All Wash Booker wanted was a banana split from the lunch counter.
In 1963, they were teenagers attending different high schools — black schools — in Birmingham....