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  • In Prop. 8 ruling's wake, initiative sponsors take protective steps

    In Prop. 8 ruling's wake, initiative sponsors take protective steps
    SAN FRANCISCO — Anxious about last summer's ruling on Proposition 8, sponsors of California ballot measures are going to considerable lengths to ensure they will be able to defend them if the state doesn't. Nearly 1 in 4 proposed initiatives...
  • Students lay down the law

    Whittier Law School students and alumni shared their stories and experiences to roughly a dozen Orange County college students Friday afternoon. The goal of the Costa Mesa-based law school's Diversity Day event, put on by the Hispanic American Law...
  • In-state UC applicants make slight gains, but slip at UCLA, Berkeley

    In-state UC applicants make slight gains, but slip at UCLA, Berkeley
    California high school seniors had a slightly easier time this year in winning a freshman seat somewhere in the University of California system, according to a report released Friday. But it became noticeably more difficult at the most coveted campuses,...
  • Muslim students to appeal conviction in 'Irvine 11' case

    An attorney representing a group of Muslim students found guilty of disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador said she will appeal the case, which she said tests whether “peaceful, measured student protests” should be a crime. "We are...
  • Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'

    Harsh immigration realities set in for many 'dreamers'
    WASHINGTON — Working as a Jack in the Box cashier, Marissa Cruz Santos breathed a sigh of relief last year when she qualified for an Obama administration program that defers deportation of young immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children....
  • 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...
  • Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe

    Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
  • Katherine Hagedorn dies at 52; Pomona professor was Santeria priestess

    Katherine Hagedorn was not your stereotypical priestess in the Cuba-based Santeria religion, known for its complex, ecstatic drumming that adherents believe can call forth deities. She grew up in New Jersey, was white, had a doctorate in music and was a...
  • PASSINGS: Peter Kaplan, Karl Quilter, Joseph Bell

    Peter Kaplan Editor hired 'Sex and the City' columnist Peter Kaplan, 59, the former editor of the New York Observer who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called "Sex and the City," died Friday of cancer in New York City, said his...
  • Arvella Schuller dies at 84; wife of Crystal Cathedral founder Robert Schuller

    Arvella Schuller dies at 84; wife of Crystal Cathedral founder Robert Schuller
    Though the Rev. Robert H. Schuller was the face of the once-global "Hour of Power" television ministry, he was never alone. His wife, Arvella, was always behind the scenes, working to make sure everything ran smoothly. Arvella Schuller, who served as...
  • 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...