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  • The Focused Student: Helping teens learn, grow and succeed

    After years of teaching, I've come to the conclusion that — even here in La Caņada — most teenagers drive their parents a little crazy. I'm highly qualified to make this diagnosis, as I'm the father of two teens as well as the executive...
  • On immigration, Congress can declare victory

    On immigration, Congress can declare victory
    According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll before the State of the Union Address, Americans believe that "securing the border" should be a priority — after helping the economy, defeating the Islamic State and reducing the deficit. So...
  • USC ranks 3rd in nation for fundraising, bested by Harvard and Stanford

    USC ranks 3rd in nation for fundraising, bested by Harvard and Stanford
    USC is once again ranked third among U.S. universities for its fundraising successes, according to a national survey being released Wednesday. USC was reported to have received nearly $732 million in gifts in 2014. The annual survey by the Council for...
  • Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch defends Obama's immigration policies

    Challenged by Republicans, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on Wednesday defended President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation though they live in the country illegally. She said that under the...
  • View to a kill: Helmet-wearing hawk films its own hunting tactics

    View to a kill: Helmet-wearing hawk films its own hunting tactics
    This helmeted hawk may look ready for battle, but she's actually about to do some serious science. Researchers who strapped a camera to a goshawk's head have discovered that these birds of prey use a clever strategy to try to snag their fleet-footed...
  • Banks, bears, and rich: Letters

    Banks, bears, and rich: Letters
    Golfing with Ernie Banks As a young medical student in Chicago in 1975, I had the great fortune to spend two Saturdays with Ernie Banks. I had little free time for recreation in those days, but one summer Saturday I had the time to go to a municipal...
  • 'Humans of New York' fans raise $480,000 for NYC inner-city youth

    'Humans of New York' fans raise $480,000 for NYC inner-city youth
    "Humans of New York" photographer Brandon Stanton used his famous blog this week to help some New York City students go on a trip to Harvard University. Stanton photographed a Mott Hall Bridges Academy student who told the photographer the person who...
  • Noah Feldman: Why judicial elections are idiotic and bad for law

    Judicial elections are idiotic, but 38 states (including Pennsylvania) have them in some form. The U.S. Supreme Court grappled Tuesday with the contradiction inherent in using the electoral process to select public officials whose primary obligation is to...
  • Expert to give talk on wild camellias

    The Pacific Camellia Society kicks off a new season of meetings at Descanso Gardens with Richard Schulhof, a former executive director of Descanso, as the featured speaker. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5. The public is invited;...
  • William Woestendiek dies at 90; former USC journalism school director

    William Woestendiek, an editor who led Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper investigations before ending his career as director of the USC school of journalism, died Friday at a Mesa, Ariz., nursing facility after a long illness, his family said. He was 90....
  • The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?

    The paleo diet: Should you eat like a caveman?
    The problem with modern diets is that they rely too heavily on modern, processed foods. If only we emulated the eating habits of our paleolithic predecessors, we'd be healthier and less obese. That's the premise of popular "paleo" diets. "We are Stone...