| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In a deal that reflects several trends in TV production, three rising novelists have inked a first-look development pact with Slingshot Global Media, the banner backed by private equity giant TPG.
Scribes Brian McGreevy, Lee Shipman and Philipp Meyer...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Dan Cameron, chief curator of the Orange County Museum of Art, said unpacking more than 100 selected artworks to showcase at the museum's Avant-Garde Collection was like experiencing the joy of a favorite holiday.
"It's exactly like Christmas," he...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:43 PM
There are a number of minor moves that offer major benefits for your mind and body. Prevention magazine, published by Rodale of Emmaus, offers these three instant health boosts:
1 A good laugh can be good for your heart. One recent study from...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:45 PM
At a quiet July school board meeting, Compton school police chief William Wu matter-of-factly explained that his officers would need AR-15 semiautomatic rifles to adequately protect students and staff from a heavily armed shooter if such a nightmare...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:03 AM
"Who's your friend?" Meredith Maffett asked her brother, Bret, after seeing a picture of him with his classmates — including Seth Taylor — at Wake Forest University.
Meredith was home in West Hartford while her brother studied in North...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:10 AM
With funding from the National Science Foundation, three of the top universities in Southern California are teaming up to supply instruction, events and research aimed at helping technology start-ups flourish in the region.
Though investments and...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:11 PM
The University of California system is expected to enroll a record number of out-of-state students this fall — and will receive millions of dollars in return.
More than a fifth of all UC freshmen will come from such places as Texas, Washington,...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:58 PM
For the second consecutive season, Oak Ridge will start play without a home-field advantage.
Repairs to the field at Lee Leonard Stadium, which had drainage issues and was damaged by flooding last season, have not been completed.
The school has...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:47 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury Friday, accused of two felony counts of abusing his power by eliminating funds for the state’s ethics watchdog.
The byzantine case involves the drunk-driving conviction of a Democratic prosecutor,...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:47 AM
Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 9:05 PM
The University of Central Florida and major universities from 10 other states have joined to help students from low-income families earn college degrees, hoping that by sharing ideas all the institutions will see graduation rates rise.