| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:23 PM
For Americans who haven’t been to college, alternative credentials such as professional licenses or educational certificates offer an edge in earnings, a new U.S. Census Bureau report shows.
But Latinos lag behind other Americans in getting such...
| Jan 17, 2014
More than 100 colleges and universities, including several in California, promised Thursday to try to attract more low-income students by strengthening relationships with high schools and community colleges, increasing access to advisors and offering more...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Abraham Dash, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and federal attorney who taught at the University of Maryland school of law from 1970 until his death, died Jan. 12 of a heart attack at his home in Bowie. He was 86.
News of his death prompted an...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:08 PM
SACRAMENTO — Stephen R. Glass, a former journalist whose fabrications for major magazines sparked a national furor, bent his head at times and reddened as he listened to members of the California Supreme Court suggest he was morally unfit to...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Louis J. Briskman plans to retire next month from his role as general counsel of CBS Corp.
A mainstay of the broadcasting company, Briskman first joined CBS in 1975 when it was Westinghouse Electric Corp. He has served as the top lawyer for four public...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:16 PM
KENT, Wash. — Mindy Mansfield had health insurance when she worked at a factory that made air flow vents in Cle Elum, a small town in central Washington state. It covered the pills she took for her Type 2 diabetes and the ones she needed to ease her...
| Nov 16, 2013
At the federal courthouse, a judge was swearing in 102 new citizens. In a downtown hotel, the Santa Claus Anonymous charity was having a luncheon. Races were underway at Pimlico, and a shift of Bethlehem Steel workers would soon clock out at Sparrows...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:15 AM
As the value of education rises, so does tuition and the demand for a college education ("College is not for everyone," Nov. 26). While college is costly, many schools encourage students to attend college because receiving a college education does...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Yosemite High School once offered six wood shop classes. Now there are three.
Things got worse when a new high school opened in a neighboring district and many students transferred. Campus enrollment is down from 1,100 five years ago to about 700 today....
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The Festivals of Arts Foundation recently announced that it has awarded $90,000 in grants to nonprofits in Laguna Beach.
The recipients include the Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach College of Art + Design, Laguna Beach Live!, No Square Theater and the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 1:05 PM
As Maryland prepares for a major overhaul of its troubled health exchange — switching out its buggy software for Connecticut's proven technology — lawmakers and information technology experts are raising new concerns about whether there is...