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  • New Cal State trustee may be a good fit for Gov. Brown's online push

    New Cal State trustee may be a good fit for Gov. Brown's online push
    Gov. Jerry Brown has made it no secret that he wants California colleges to ramp up online education as a way to increase access and reduce costs. He emphasized the point recently when he named a Cal State Northridge computer science professor to the...
  • UC's $5 million plan to aid 'Dreamer' students gets mixed reception

    UC's $5 million plan to aid 'Dreamer' students gets mixed reception
    Reaction was broad and swift Thursday to the announcement by UC president Janet Napolitano that she would allocate $5 million in university funds to help the system's estimated 900 students who entered the country illegally.   The issue of how to...
  • 83-year-old career jewel thief 'swore' she wouldn't steal again

    When Doris Payne, an 83-year-old international jewel thief with a decades-long rap sheet, was last released from prison, she vowed she wouldn't steal again, a documentary filmmaker said. Matthew Pond, who co-produced and co-directed the 2013 film "The...
  • Patients pour into L.A. Sports Arena for free medical, dental care

    Patients pour into L.A. Sports Arena for free medical, dental care
    An army of doctors, nurses, dentists and other health workers on Thursday began providing free care to a steady stream of patients at the annual Care Harbor clinic at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. Care Harbor founder Don Manelli estimated...
  • Jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, knows her 'craft,' store manager says

    Doris Payne, 83, an international jewel thief who has been in and out of prison for decades, is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday afternoon in Indio. Payne, who is the focus of a recent documentary "The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne," was arrested...
  • The long shadow of William Mulholland

     The long shadow of William Mulholland
    One hundred years after its opening, the Los Angeles Aqueduct continues to cast a long shadow over the rough and tumble of California water policy. The arrival of water from the Owens Valley made the modern city possible. But it also reshaped Los...
  • In Rim fire's aftermath, a new worry emerges: water

    In Rim fire's aftermath, a new worry emerges: water
    GROVELAND, Calif. — As autumn turns to winter and rain falls over the charred landscape left behind by the Rim fire, forest rangers and emergency planners have a new worry: water. Over 90% of the blaze burned in the Tuolumne River watershed, where...
  • Fuel cell cars from Toyota, Honda, Hyundai set to debut at auto shows

    Fuel cell cars from Toyota, Honda, Hyundai set to debut at auto shows
    For decades, hydrogen fuel cell cars have been the automotive technology of tomorrow: the big idea, for someday far in the future. No longer. At auto shows in Los Angeles and Tokyo this week, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co....
  • Sediment behind dams creates greenhouse gas 'hot spots,' study finds

    Sediment behind dams creates greenhouse gas 'hot spots,' study finds
    Hydroelectric dams may be known as a relatively clean and low-cost energy source, but a new study says that the sediment trapped behind them makes them hot spots for greenhouse gas emissions. A team of European scientists found that methane, which is...
  • Angelenos' vision of their river is created from a made-up memory

    Angelenos' vision of their river is created from a made-up memory
    There's been a lot written on improving the concrete, channelized, litter-strewn Los Angeles River. No doubt the river could use some improving, but there's also a lot of misplaced nostalgia. To hear some people talk about restoring the river, you'd...
  • Navy steps up efforts to protect burrowing owls at weapons base

    Navy steps up efforts to protect burrowing owls at weapons base
    Five juvenile burrowing owls flapped across a salt marsh at the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station on a recent weekday, matching the loops and curves of dragonflies and moths before snatching their prey midair. Soon, the owls will be feasting on larger...