| Mar 10, 2015
| 3:48 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:02 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 4:29 PM
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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 3:56 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 10:10 AM
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,...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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...
| 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 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...