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  • Community: Luncheon benefits sorority sisters

    Community: Luncheon benefits sorority sisters
    Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic raises funds each year to provide scholarships to young women who are members of sororities or high school seniors who plan to attend four-year universities or colleges. The next event will be the 67th annual Scholarship...
  • Decision to canonize Father Junipero Serra draws divided reaction

    Decision to canonize Father Junipero Serra draws divided reaction
    He wandered beyond the edge of Christendom into a rugged land of "infidels" he sought to convert. When Father Junipero Serra and his cavalcade arrived at la bahia de San Diego in 1769, between 225,000 and 310,000 natives inhabited the territory that...
  • Helping families cope with 'brain death' and loss

    To the editor: When I was interviewed by Sandy Banks for her Jan. 4 column, "Clash of science and faith," I noted that the job of a bioethicist is to "sort things out." My recommendation was to have a team help the family of Jahi McMath focus on "saying...
  • Loyola Marymount president to resign after five years in post

    Loyola Marymount president to resign after five years in post
    David W. Burcham, the first lay president of Loyola Marymount University, has announced that he will resign as head of the Jesuit campus in Los Angeles at the end of the school year in May. Burcham, 63, became the university’s president in 2010....
  • Want to help Mexican farmworkers? Tell stores to carry fair trade products

    Want to help Mexican farmworkers? Tell stores to carry fair trade products
    Because of an investigative series in The Times, American consumers are more aware that a “Product of Mexico” label on their tomatoes or broccoli might mean that the produce has been picked by people living in squalid conditions in farm...
  • Gloria Molina donates her papers to Huntington Library

    Gloria Molina donates her papers to Huntington Library
    With no room left on Mt. Rushmore, Gloria Molina has found another way to achieve lasting proximity to some of the Untied States’ greatest politicians: She capped her 23 years on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors by donating her papers...
  • Torture is wrong: Readers agree, even if most Americans might not

    Torture is wrong: Readers agree, even if most Americans might not
    File this one under "Depressing Polls": A survey conducted by the Pew Research Center shows that on the question of whether torture (or, in CIA speak, enhanced interrogation) is morally acceptable or effective, most Americans fall somewhere between "not...
  • In praise of ethnic studies -- and ethics studies

    To the editor: Ethnic studies does not need to be isolated from other teaching. It can be blended into the curriculum as it was in my American literature classes before my retirement in 2002, before the curriculum became test-driven. ("In L.A. schools,...
  • Newport man finds new adventure conducting coastal tours

    Newport man finds new adventure conducting coastal tours
    After spending much of his young life shying away from swimming in the open sea, Ryan Lawler now makes a living leading adventures along the coast of Orange County. The Newport Beach native has had a love of fishing from an early age, but when it came...
  • LAUSD regrouping after Deasy's departure

    LAUSD regrouping after Deasy's departure
    The end of Supt. John Deasy's dynamic and controversial 3 1/2 year reign over public schools in Los Angeles leaves school district leaders with the daunting task of mending broken relationships with employees, especially teachers, while stoking a...
  • Private L.A. schoolteacher arrested on sexual assault charges

    Private L.A. schoolteacher arrested on sexual assault charges
    A former teacher at a Los Angeles all-girls school was arrested Wednesday and accused of sexually assaulting one of her students between 2005 and 2007. Elizabeth “Beth” Brewer, 39, has been charged with several felony charges by the Los...