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  • La Cañada High School 7/8 captures honor

    La Cañada High School 7/8 captures honor
    Excited school officials joined students, teachers and administrators of La Cañada High School 7/8 Friday morning to celebrate a very special occasion. The campus was recently named a “California School to Watch” by the National Forum to...
  • Grammys 2014: Haim producer Ariel Rechtshaid oversees cutting edge

    Grammys 2014: Haim producer Ariel Rechtshaid oversees cutting edge
    Ariel Rechtshaid works out of a squat, nondescript building on a quiet street corner in the San Fernando Valley. A gun shop does business a few doors down; across the way sits a martial arts academy. But step into the record producer's studio and you're...
  • Khloe Kardashian reportedly buys Justin Bieber's party house

    Khloe Kardashian reportedly buys Justin Bieber's party house
    Exit Justin Bieber, enter Khloe Kardashian: The reality-TV star has purchased Justin Bieber's Calabasas home, according to reports out Thursday. Word that the youngest Kardashian sister had purchased the 10,000-square-foot mansion came first from Us...
  • The charter school advantage

     
    Noreen S. Ahmed-Ullah and Alex Richards have the story today: Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday released data showing privately run charter schools expel students at a vastly higher rate than the rest of the district. The data reveal that during......
  • 'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts

    'She Blinded Me With Science' singer named Hopkins' 1st Homewood professor of the arts
    You could make a plausible argument that '80s pop star Thomas Dolby has been blinded with science. Since he was a teen, Dolby, now 55, has looked for ways to blend technology with sound — whether that meant writing a quirky synthpop anthem that...
  • Dixie Chicks perform in honor of Rick Rubin at David Lynch benefit

    Dixie Chicks perform in honor of Rick Rubin at David Lynch benefit
    The Dixie Chicks made a rare U.S. concert appearance Thursday night as the headlining act at a benefit for the David Lynch Foundation. Held in a ballroom at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, the evening doubled as a salute to the record producer Rick Rubin,...
  • Los Angeles Modern Auctions sets record with Asawa, Nakashima works

    Los Angeles Modern Auctions sets record with Asawa, Nakashima works
    Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), which sold 86% of the nearly 400 lots offered in its Sunday sale, reported the highest total in its 22-year history Monday, realizing $5.12 million in sales, including commissions. The surprise of the show was the...
  • Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress at auction

    Banksy mural 'Kissing Coppers' and others don't impress at auction
    A mural depicting two lip-locked British bobbies created by the street artist Banksy sold at an auction in Miami on Tuesday for $575,000, which was at the low end of estimates. Two other Banksy works -- which the artist created during his monthlong...
  • All the reasons we still need the Olympics: Uhhh, can't think of any

    All the reasons we still need the Olympics: Uhhh, can't think of any
    As the controversies over the Sochi Winter Games pile up, it’s getting harder and harder to remember why the world continues its love affair with the Olympics. That’s not a jab at Russia. It’s a bigger question about whether the Games,...
  • Early Moser art glass is most prized today

    Q: I inherited this vase from my mother but know nothing about it. Here are images, including the Japanese signature on the bottom. Info? A: The glass vase seen in an image is a tall cylinder with crimped top and bottom. We have no details on size, but...
  • Critics call for more oversight of California accreditation panel

    In the last year, a little-known panel of educators has been denounced by state lawmakers, sued by San Francisco's city attorney and faulted by the federal government for violating its own policies. Critics have called the Accrediting Commission for...