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  • Guest Column: LCHS jumps to #3 USC feeder school

    Of the 375 La Cañada High School June 2010 graduates, 99% are currently enrolled at colleges throughout the country (plus several abroad) with approximately 80% attending four-year colleges. Top USC and UC Feeder School USC offered admission to 51 La...
  • Surfing Laguna: A shaper's view of the surfing world

    Getting an opportunity to interview world renowned surfboard shaper Rusty Preisendorfer was a great honor. His answers were thoughtful, informative and offer a look back at surfings past, while providing a glimpse into the future. So Rusty, take us...
  • Bannan, UCSD stun UCI

    Bannan, UCSD stun UCI
    IRVINE — After unranked UC San Diego stunned host UC Irvine in four games in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's volleyball opener Wednesday night, Tritons' senior hero Phil Bannan put forth the notion that it may not have been an upset....
  • Robert 'Roy' Ritchie helped revitalize the Huntington

    Robert 'Roy' Ritchie helped revitalize the Huntington
    He's an expert on pirates of the Caribbean, and we're not talking Johnny Depp. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the social history of 17th century New York, a task that required him to learn Dutch. "Not the easiest thing I've ever done," said Robert "Roy"...
  • Pasadena Museum of California Art launches its first reading series

     
    The happily local Pasadena Museum of California Art is launching a fitting reading series, Written in California. The free series kicks off Thursday at 7 p.m., with discounted ($5) access to the galleries for the hour prior. Thursday night will......
  • Racist frat boys will be racist frat boys ... on Facebook

     
    I feel a little sorry for the UC San Diego frat boys who last weekend thought it would be funny to throw a little bash they dubbed the "Compton Cookout." Apparently, members of Pi Kappa Alpha corralled a couple of hundred socially tone-deaf friends to...
  • Dance Review: Akram Khan Company's first Southern California stop

     
    Change the “M” in “home” to a “P” and you’ve got “hope.” That simple but effective bit of word play was flashed two times, for emphasis, on the electronic departure sign that served as a setting in Akram Khan Company’s......
  • Hart-felt statements about violence against women

     
    Comedian Kevin Hart was probably upset about not being invited to the UCSD-area Compton Cookout, where white college kids apparently had a ball acting out their ghetto fantasies. So Hart, who has had roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and other stuff,...
  • UC San Diego temporarily closes campus TV station after racial slur

     
    UC San Diego’s student government has temporarily shut down a campus television channel and suspended funding for 16 or so media outlets because of a student show that used a racial epithet for African Americans. The actions, criticized by free......
  • Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in on 'Compton Cookout'

     
    Nine days after an off-campus student party mocked Black History Month, UC San Diego went through a day of protests, tumult and self-examination Wednesday, especially concerning the small number of African American students enrolled at the beachside...
  • 'Compton Cookout': racism or free speech? What's your take?

     
    UC San Diego is in the hot seat after an off-campus student party, dubbed the "Compton Cookout," mocked Black History Month. Campus administrators said they were investigating whether the party, held Feb. 15, and its Facebook invitation violated the...