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  • Boys' basketball: Wheelwright no longer headed to USC

     
    Corona Centennial guard Gelaun Wheelwright, who was the first player to commit to USC Coach Kevin O'Neill, is no longer headed to USC, Coach Josh Giles said Wednesday. USC pulled its scholarship offer after deciding Wheelwright had not made the......
  • Enzyme Could Allow Cars to Run on Fumes

     
    Scientists have isolated an enzyme in soybeans that could lead to cars that run on their own fumes, and perhaps, someday on thin air. In the journal Science, researchers at the University of California-Irvine say they've manipulated a bacterial enzyme.......
  • UC researchers ratify their first union contract

     
    While tenured faculty usually get the credit and big salaries for scientific discoveries at the University of California, legwork for their breakthroughs is often performed by more anonymous postdoctoral researchers who earn less than $40,000 a year. On...
  • Report: Teen sex doesn’t cause bad grades

     
    From the Associated Press: LOS ANGELES — There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new study has found that teens in committed relationships do no better or worse in...
  • Gulf oil spill: scientists assess health effects

     
    Days after a vacationing President Obama swam in gulf waters and tasted fish caught off the coast of Florida, scientists with the Natural Resources Defense Council said the gulf oil spill probably still will have far-reaching health effects on both......
  • Kobe Bryant finds a 'Little Mamba' at his basketball camp

     
    The campers gathered around Kobe Bryant, hoping to get a high-five or hear words of encouragement for a job well done. Bryant, running the Kobe Basketball Academy this in July at UC Santa Barbara, did all that, but there was one camper he singled out....
  • UCLA Extension Writers Faire offers wisdom, discounts on Sunday

     
    Still on the first draft of that screenplay? Give your writing game a polish at UCLA Extension's Writers Faire this Sunday, where professionals will share their wordy wisdom. They'll be joined by academic advisors and representatives from Otis, Cal...
  • Three UC campuses are tops in Washington Monthly rankings

     
    University of California campuses took a clean sweep of the top three spots in an unusual national ranking of universities that gives special weight to such social factors as providing upward mobility, producing cutting-edge research and encouraging...
  • California community colleges cancel online deal with Kaplan University

     
    California’s community colleges have dropped a controversial plan that would have allowed their students to take some courses at the online Kaplan University and make it easier to transfer to that for-profit school for a bachelor’s degree. Statewide...
  • Traces of dairy antibiotics found in groundwater, UC Davis report says

     
    A recent report by UC Davis scientists found that antibiotics administered to dairy cattle do end up in manure lagoons and on the ground, but that only a small amount enters the groundwater -- and that the majority of the......
  • Baseball: Chris Rivera commits to CS Fullerton

     
    Cal State Fullerton has received a commitment from perhaps the No. 1 freshman baseball player in Southern California last season, shortstop-pitcher Chris Rivera from Placentia El Dorado. Another top El Dorado player, pitcher Kyle Twomey, who will be a...