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  • Potential hurdles loom for Gov. Jerry Brown's fourth-term goals
    Potential hurdles loom for Gov. Jerry Brown's fourth-term goals

    SACRAMENTO — Four years after calling for "courage and sacrifice" to dig California out of the depths of recession, Jerry Brown begins an unprecedented fourth term as governor Monday amid an economic rebound that has delivered near-record job growth and a state budget surplus.

  • California colleges see surge in efforts to unionize adjunct faculty
    California colleges see surge in efforts to unionize adjunct faculty

    A wave of union organizing at college campuses across California and the nation in recent months is being fueled by part-time faculty who are increasingly discontented over working conditions and a lack of job security.

  • Tsunami survivors ride Rose Parade float showing U.S.-Japan friendship
    Tsunami survivors ride Rose Parade float showing U.S.-Japan friendship

    Even three years later, high school student Yui Karino can't think about Japan's 2011 tsunami without bursting into tears. The massive undersea earthquake that sent towering black waves into her town engulfed the local elementary school, carrying away her younger sister, Ai, and more than 70 of...

  • Many college students err on cost of education
    Many college students err on cost of education

    Kevin Kou knows exactly how much he is paying to attend UCLA this year: $5,700, not counting federal and state grants, says the first-year student from Baldwin Hills. He recently checked the amount after logging onto a UCLA website.

  • At Glendale Community College, beloved donated piano invites an encore
    At Glendale Community College, beloved donated piano invites an encore

    The point of donating 30 pianos to be kept — and played — outside was to increase music appreciation in the city more than two years ago during the "Play Me, I'm Yours" program.

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