| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Cirilo Flores entered the priesthood at 43, but by his mid-60s was named to one of the most visible Catholic church posts in the United States.
Flores, who for 10 years was a civil litigator for a law firm based in Beverly Hills, was named bishop of the...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:24 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:42 PM
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....
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:17 AM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores, who suffered a stroke April 16, is expected to leave the hospital this week but will not be able to return to his pastoral duties for four to six weeks, the Diocese of San Diego announced Tuesday.
"Bishop Flores has...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"College forced me to grow up quickly," said Deonte Lang, a student at Loyola Marymount University. "Because as a first-generation college student from a low-income household with only one parent facing a $50,000-$60,000 price tag each year, I had a lot...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has selected 41 students from 23 U.S. colleges and universities, and 10 students from foreign universities, as finalists in its annual Student Academy Awards competition.
The Student Academy Awards were...
| May 31, 2014
| 3:42 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a new website Saturday loaded with information on how the city works, including numbers tracking stray animals, bicycle lanes, graffiti cleanup and other services.
The website is part of a broader push to make...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:45 PM
Paul Tanaka wasn't surprised to find himself in a room with a group of FBI agents.
"I knew this day would come," said Tanaka, then the second-in-command at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. "I hoped it wouldn't."
An FBI agent told him his...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have announced its 15 winners for the 41st Student Academy Awards competition.
Academy members voted the winners from a field of 49 finalists with this year seeing first-time honors go to students from...