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  • Players hone hardwood skills at Tribe Youth Basketball Camp

     Players hone hardwood skills at Tribe Youth Basketball Camp
    BURBANK — Jagger Green is a perfect example of why the organizers of the Tribe Youth Basketball Camp have hosted a series of events the past four years at Burroughs High. Green, 13, admits he "wasn't very good" at basketball when he attended his...
  • The Force is with UCF: Knights fans can get Star Wars shirts

    The Force is with UCF: Knights fans can get Star Wars shirts
    Just like in the closing of Return of the Jedi, there's a happy ending to the UCF Knights' Star Wars saga. Last week I blogged about Disney's plans to launch a new line of Star Wars-themed mechandise for colleges across the nation. The list of "marquee"...
  • Fraternity teaches young men to make 'no excuses'

    Fraternity teaches young men to make 'no excuses'
    Ricky Lewis was driving along Florence Avenue on April 29, 1992, when the neighborhood erupted. "I saw all the crowds and thought, 'What is going on here?'" He was witnessing, as he soon learned, a defining moment in Los Angeles. The verdict had...
  • Irwin Academic Center opens at UCI

    Irwin Academic Center opens at UCI
    Family and friends of Al Irwin lined in up in front of the 95-year-old man who sat in a furniture chair in a brand new academic center named after him Wednesday afternoon at UC Irvine. They wanted to congratulate the legend, who was a great coach at...
  • Culinary event features trends, health, cookbooks

    Culinary event features trends, health, cookbooks
    Public health: "The decline of 'home ec' for kids equals a decline in cooking," says Sam Kass, executive director of Let's Move! and senior policy adviser for nutrition policy at the White House. First lady Michelle Obama will focus on cooking in her...
  • Baltimore County weighs pension bonds

    Baltimore County weighs pension bonds
    Baltimore County officials say they can close a gap in pension funding while saving taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. But their planned strategy is one that carries considerable risk, experts say. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has proposed...
  • Q&A: Negotiation can be learned, expert says

    Q&A: Negotiation can be learned, expert says
    Being a good negotiator isn't a skill reserved just for corporate CEOs and United Nations diplomats. It's an everyday tool useful for all of us, whether we're asking for a raise, interviewing for a job, buying a car, deciding on family vacations, even...
  • Confronting artist Kara Walker

    Confronting artist Kara Walker
    Kara Walker will be difficult. This gets whispered to you by enough people in the art world and you start to believe it: She's humorless! Confrontational! Intimidating! David Mamet intimidating! And this week, before the Thursday opening of “...
  • Guest Column: La Cañada High School seniors succeed at notable colleges, again

    For nearly a decade, I have taken the opportunity to highlight many of the impressive college choices made available to the graduates of La Cañada High School. The Class of 2012 was no exception. Of the 323 LCHS 2012 graduates, 98% have enrolled at...
  • Assembly panel rejects Brown's cuts in college aid

     
    An Assembly subcommittee on Wednesday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to trim state-funded college scholarships known as CalGrants, two days after thousands protested budget cuts at the Capitol. Students packed the hearing in opposition to the cuts,...
  • Six colleges failed to comply with Cleary Act, audit finds

     
    A state audit of six California colleges found that all failed to fully comply with the Cleary Act – which requires colleges that receive certain federal aid programs to publish security policies and crime statistics annually....