| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.
The President and Mrs. Obama
His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA
| May 18, 2014
| 6:52 PM
California voters haven't booted out a state schools chief in 32 years. They're not likely to this year, either. But don't bet the kids' college money on it.
This is a weird election, especially the June 3 primary. There's nothing really compelling on...
| May 18, 2014
| 8:25 PM
In next month's contest to lead the state's public schools, the two front-runners represent opposing forces within education over how best to improve student achievement.
Tom Torlakson, the Democratic incumbent, champions teachers and their unions,...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:03 PM
The top contenders to be the state’s public schools chief are neck-and-neck in campaign funds leading into the June primary, according to finance reports filed Thursday.
Current state superintendent Tom Torlakson has just under $200,000 in the...
| Jan 21, 2012
Little bistro, huge impact. Like a different sort of miracle of the five loaves and two fishes, Chez Panisse, the landmark Berkeley restaurant, and its founder and guiding spirit, Alice Waters, have leveraged a small temple of slow, local and organic food...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Calling it one of the great comebacks in sports, Mayor Kevin Johnson announced on Friday at City Hall that the sale of the Sacramento Kings to a local group of investors has been finalized.
The Maloof family is reportedly selling a 65% controlling...
| Apr 16, 2012
Stern will get his way
It's going to be ugly, but the Kings will remain in Sacramento. Commissioner David Stern has made it clear he wants the franchise to remain there. And Stern usually gets what he wants. Plus, Stern has...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 11:28 PM
The Navy SEALs Challenge is meant for high school athletes, but the Costa Mesa Aquatics Club's 10U and 12U teams accepted the challenge.
The kids ages 8-12 met the challenge and posted some quality times on Thursday. The polo players were told that their...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 2:38 PM
The boys' and girls' basketball teams at Edison, Fountain Valley and Marina begin their respective 2011-12 seasons this week in tournament and nonleague play. Below is a capsule look at the three schools.
Edison Girls' Team
Head coach: Dan Wiley...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 8:59 PM
What a difference a year makes.
That's what the Costa Mesa Aquatics Club must've been thinking with regard to its 10-and-under water polo team. The CMAC squad had its dream come true this past weekend. The team, coached by twin brothers Cody and Dustin...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:18 AM
When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Marvin F. Wilson Stadium, Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex, Landover
Coaches: Anthony Burgos (Franklin), Baltimore; Lance Clelland (South River), Washington
Last meeting: Washington won, 14-6