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  • Batkid triumphs: 'Amazing day' for San Francisco

    Batkid triumphs: 'Amazing day' for San Francisco
    Vic Wyrsch, of the San Francisco Fire Department, gathered with his fellow Battalion 3 members outside the AT&T Field waiting for the arrival of Batkid Miles Scott, a 5-year-old boy living out his dream to be a superhero for the day. The firefighters...
  • Controversial 'Arab' mascot subject of school meeting tonight

    Controversial 'Arab' mascot subject of school meeting tonight
    The Coachella Valley school community is expected to weigh in on a controversial mascot that has drawn criticism from a national civil rights group. The special meeting was scheduled to address the "Arab," the longtime mascot at Coachella Valley High...
  • Student's dry-ice science experiment explodes; school evacuated

    Student's dry-ice science experiment explodes; school evacuated
    A science experiment went awry Wednesday when it set off two dry-ice explosions at a Mar Vista middle school, prompting an evacuation and causing a student and an LAPD bomb technician to suffer minor injuries. A student had brought a couple of pieces of...
  • 'Arab' mascot: School officials to take public input at meeting

    'Arab' mascot: School officials to take public input at meeting
    The board of the Coachella Valley Unified School District will hold a special meeting Friday to discuss a local high school's longtime official mascot, the "Arab," which has recently drawn criticism from a national civil rights group. The American-...
  • Washington state is making health exchange work

    Washington state is making health exchange work
    KENT, Wash. — Mindy Mansfield had health insurance when she worked at a factory that made air flow vents in Cle Elum, a small town in central Washington state. It covered the pills she took for her Type 2 diabetes and the ones she needed to ease her...
  • Letters: Maybe there's a better mascot?

    Re "School's mascot sparks criticism," Nov. 8 It's difficult to believe that this is the first time in Coachella Valley Unified School District Supt. Darryl Adams' 25-year career that he has heard criticism of Coachella Valley High School's mascot....
  • Disney profit up 12% on consumer products, studio, theme park gains

    Disney profit up 12% on consumer products, studio, theme park gains
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 12% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, lifted by the performance of its consumer products, studio, and parks and resorts divisions. The Burbank company posted net income of $1.394 billion for the quarter...
  • Civil rights group says school's Arab mascot reinforces stereotypes

    Civil rights group says school's Arab mascot reinforces stereotypes
    A civil rights group is urging Coachella Valley High School to eliminate its official mascot, the "Arab," saying the school is reinforcing ethnic stereotypes. In a letter sent Nov. 1 to the Coachella Valley Unified School District superintendent, the...
  • Disney parks look to video games to step up live-action playtime

     
    In the late 2000s Walt Disney Imagineers were tasked with solving a problem that doesn’t typically crop up at Walt […]...
  • The Fighting Frogs beat the Coachella Valley Arabs any day

    The Fighting Frogs beat the Coachella Valley Arabs any day
    The mascot at my high school, Roosevelt High (named for Theodore; it was built well before Franklin was president, and has been renamed Early Collehe High) in Yonkers, N.Y., was the Indian. And in those days of little or no ethnic sensitivity, students...
  • Thor invades Disneyland with new Treasures of Asgard exhibit

     
    In time for this weekend's release of “Thor: The Dark World,” Marvel is bringing the magic of Asgard to Disneyland […]...