| Nov 29, 2013
| 4:04 PM
A Burroughs High senior recently earned a top score on the ACT exam, accomplishing something that fewer than one-tenth of 1% of students who take the test typically achieve, according to ACT spokesperson Katie Wacker.
Nathaniel Low did not expect to earn...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 6:15 PM
It would seem Robert J. Moreau, a computer animation teacher who struggled for grants to set up a lab, would be among the first to applaud the $1-billion iPad program in the Los Angeles Unified School District.
But he's not.
| Nov 28, 2013
Depression is alarmingly common in older Americans. It's highly treatable, but a number of obstacles, led by a nagging generational stigma surrounding mental health, often stand in the way of proper care.
About 20 percent of people ages 55 and older...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The remarkable transformation of Chapman University from a small-town college of little reputation to a serious university with a growing national pedigree is testament to the vitality and the commitment of the Orange County citizenry. It is also the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 2:00 AM
For the first time this spring, students who want to take a class at the University of Baltimore with a Pulitzer Prize-winning civil rights historian won't be bound by the university they chose to attend.
The class, taught by local author Taylor Branch,...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you haven’t seen it, check out the commercial for GoldieBlox that’s sweeping the Internet. It’s an ad for a set of interactive toys and books that encourages girls to build their own castles rather than wait for princes to come do...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Casey Patterson, a resident of Huntington Beach, received two awards from the Assn. of Volleyball Professionals Pro Beach Volleyball Tour which announced its year-end award winners for its 2013 season Tuesday.
Patterson was named Best Offensive Player...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Professors of molecular and cellular biology at UC Berkeley and Stanford University are sharing the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work in unraveling the mystery of a key cellular process.
Randy W. Schekman of Berkeley and Thomas...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:53 PM
Fifteen years after they have weight-loss surgery, almost a third of patients who had Type 2 diabetes at the time they were operated on remain free of the metabolic disorder, a new study says. And six years following such surgery, patients had shaved...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Registration is now open for the South Huntington Beach Girls Softball 2014 spring season and will continue through Dec. 31.
All girls between the ages of five and 14 are eligible to sign up through online registration at http://www.shbgfs.org.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The world is watching the ongoing negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. They began days after tens of thousands of Iranian demonstrators screamed "Death to America!" as they remonstrated outside the former United States embassy in Tehran....