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  • In a matter of seconds, qualified applicants lose out on LAFD jobs

    In a matter of seconds, qualified applicants lose out on LAFD jobs
    For thousands of people seeking coveted spots at the Los Angeles Fire Department last year, it all came down to April 22. They had passed a written exam and a grueling physical agility test and now had to turn in their paperwork, which officials would...
  • Much depends on Ginsburg

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire from the Supreme Court after the completion of the current term in June. She turned 81 on Saturday and by all accounts she is healthy and physically and mentally able to continue. But only by resigning this summer...
  • To reform the Sheriff's Dept., look to the LAPD

    To reform the Sheriff's Dept., look to the LAPD
    The recent resignation of Sheriff Lee Baca presents a much-needed opportunity for meaningful, lasting and long-overdue reform of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The federal indictments in December of 18 former and current sheriff's deputies...
  • Why is the Obama administration bowing to religion?

    Why is the Obama administration bowing to religion?
    In a move sure to please religious conservatives, President Obama's Justice Department filed a brief in the Supreme Court in favor of allowing overtly Christian prayers before city council meetings. It's an inexplicable move, and it's one more befitting a...
  • The meaning of life -- in a class on death

    The meaning of life -- in a class on death
    The day before a 16-year-old friend of mine was murdered, she kissed the window of her white sedan, a birthday gift, leaving cranberry-colored stains on the glass. Then she gave me a hug goodbye. Her name was Sangeeta Lal, and the next morning, her ex-...
  • Three genetic parents -- for one healthy baby

     Three genetic parents -- for one healthy baby
    Since January, a new California law allows for a child to have more than two legal parents. But children are still limited to two genetic parents. That could change soon, if the Food and Drug Administration approves human clinical trials for a technique...
  • Waiting -- and learning -- in college volleyball

     Waiting -- and learning -- in college volleyball
    Former Sandburg High School volleyball standouts Scott Fifer and John Hodul have hopes of someday getting regular playing time in college. For now, they are patient. Fifer, a 6-foot-3 sophomore setter and Hodul, a 6-9 freshman middle hitter, are on...
  • Jeffrey Deitch's next chapter: big art shows, but not at museums

    Jeffrey Deitch's next chapter: big art shows, but not at museums
    Jeffrey Deitch says his next move in the art world following his premature exit as director of Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art will happen in New York City: a bid to create a “hybrid” between a museum mounting exhibitions geared to a...
  • New dean named at UCI's business school

    UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business will have a new dean this summer, according to a news release. Eric R. Spangenberg, who is in his ninth year as the dean Washington State University's College of Business, will take the helm of the Paul...
  • Men's Basketball: 'Eaters alone atop Big West

    Men's Basketball: 'Eaters alone atop Big West
    It wasn't the one shining moment most college basketball coaches covet, but UC Irvine men's basketball head man Russell Turner said the celebration that followed his program's first Big West Conference regular-season title in 12 seasons was thoroughly...
  • When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points

    When wooing graduation speakers, colleges have their talking points
    The nearly two-minuteĀ UC IrvineĀ video looks like an appeal to prospective students, featuring a montage of undergraduates walking around campus, dancing in classrooms and celebrating big basketball victories. But the target audience becomes obvious at...