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  • USC recruiting: Mater Dei offensive lineman Frank Martin commits

    USC recruiting: Mater Dei offensive lineman Frank Martin commits
    The spring evaluation period began Wednesday, and USC is off to a fast start. Offensive lineman Frank Martin of Mater Dei High announced his commitment Thursday, a day after Murrieta Mesa offensive lineman Nathan Smith. “I am proud to announce...
  • Deerfield alum to compete with SoCal VoCals in national a cappella competition

    Deerfield alum to compete with SoCal VoCals in national a cappella competition
    A passion for a cappella music nurtured at Deerfield High School has thrust Deerfield native Nathan Fertig in a position to become part of a world championship. As an arranger, singer and past music director of the University of Southern California...
  • USC brain research institute gets $50-million gift

    USC brain research institute gets $50-million gift
    A Silicon Valley venture capitalist who is a USC alumnus and his wife are donating $50 million to a USC brain research institute in hopes of treating such disorders as Alzheimer’s disease, autism and traumatic brain injuries, university officials...
  • Race relations in California better than elsewhere in U.S., voters say

    Race relations in California better than elsewhere in U.S., voters say
    A half-century after the Watts riots laid bare deep racial divisions in Los Angeles, nearly two-thirds of California voters say race relations in the state are better than elsewhere in America even as they acknowledge persistent tensions, according to a...
  • California voters take a dim view of teacher tenure

    California voters take a dim view of teacher tenure
    Gisela Aviles is a 49-year-old real estate agent in Corona. Henry Yoshikawa is a 71-year-old former administrator for a tiny school district in Placer County. And Arianna Rivera is a 23-year-old bank teller in East Los Angeles. Although strikingly...
  • 'Empire' actress Taraji P. Henson says son was racially profiled at USC

    'Empire' actress Taraji P. Henson says son was racially profiled at USC
    Actress Taraji P. Henson said in a magazine interview that her son was racially profiled and stopped by police on the sprawling campus for having his hands in his pockets. In an interview with Uptown magazine, the “Empire” star said she...
  • USC football morning report: Another player commits

    USC football morning report: Another player commits
    Fact of the day: Fontana Summit High running back Stephen Carr said Monday he would attend USC, becoming the first player to commit to the Trojans' 2017 recruiting class.  In The Times: Tight end Tyler McNamara to join Trojans Former USC receiver...
  • Former USC players at NFL veterans combine

    Former USC players at NFL veterans combine
    Former USC defensive lineman DaJohn Harris and safety Jawanza Starling were listed as participants in the NFL’s first-ever veterans combine on Sunday in Tempe, Ariz. About 2,000 players applied to participate in the combine, NBC Sports reported....
  • USC Now morning report: Looking back on the spring game

    USC Now morning report: Looking back on the spring game
    Stat of the day: USC receiver Steven Mitchell caught seven passes for 90 yards and a touchdown in the spring game, including a 60-yard catch-and-run play.  In The Times: USC receivers step up in spring game USC spring game blog Former Trojan...
  • Science, math and art valued more than technology in education poll

    Science, math and art valued more than technology in education poll
    Providing computers to public school students is important to California voters, but not as crucial as other factors affecting education, including a more intense focus on math, science and the arts, according to a new poll. In the USC Dornsife/Los...
  • Upended catchers, scoreless innings as UCLA beats USC for series win

    Upended catchers, scoreless innings as UCLA beats USC for series win
    The coaching staff has had to temper junior Ty Moore's energy at times in his UCLA baseball career. But there was no containing his enthusiasm after a big play in the sixth inning Sunday that helped propel the Bruins to an 8-3 victory and a series win...