| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:47 AM
A 21-year-old baby-sitter who was hired through a caregiving website has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison after pleading no contest to molesting two Glendale brothers over an eight-month period.
Jordan Liu of Alhambra was sentenced on Oct. 23...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Penn State has agreed to pay $59.7 million to 26 men who said they were sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, serving what is effectively a life sentence for his conviction as a predator of boys.
The university announced...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Trust science on this: Guys are generally not eager to mate with a high-testosterone bearded lady.
But what goes on with other animals that share “male” ornamentation? Do the females pay a heavy price for aping the decoration of their...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:43 PM
USC is riding high after upsetting Oregon State, but the Trojans would be wise not to look past struggling California. Staff writer Gary Klein examines the story lines:
Back in Strawberry Canyon
USC has not played at Memorial Stadium since 2009,...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Dear Liz: My mother is 65 and refuses to plan for retirement. She has worked for the same organization for almost 20 years and, despite my begging her over the last decade, has not contributed a dime to her 403(b).
I am an only child in my late 30s...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:28 PM
As a kid, I played with toy dinosaurs and dolls alike. At 13, I insisted that a female rabbi perform my bat mitzvah ceremony. I didn't shave my legs during high school and much of college, in protest against sexist and generally pain-in-the-rear beauty...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:20 PM
A volcano may be stirring more than a half-mile beneath a major ice sheet in Antarctica, raising the possibility of faster base melting that could ultimately affect climate.
Seismologists working in a mountainous area of Marie Byrd Land in western...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:56 PM
At first glance, the Facebook photo doesn't look like a USC alumni gathering: No cardinal and gold in sight, not a single Tommy Trojan to be found.
But, on closer inspection, it's apparent that half of the smiling men are flashing the Trojan "victory"...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:25 PM
Ed Orgeron removed his sideline headset during the final seconds of USC's victory at California last week and grasped hands with tailback Javorius Allen.
"It's been a loooong time coming," Orgeron sang heartily in his Cajun drawl.
"Change gonna come,"...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Break out the chips and cold drinks, but let Chris Dufresne handle the remote. Each Friday, The Times' national college football writer handicaps what's worth watching, and skipping, on Saturay's menu of games:
North Texas (2-1) at No. 9...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 9:39 AM
The NCAA announced Tuesday it will begin to restore some of the scholarships it took from Penn State football in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.
The NCAA cited the school's "continued progress toward ensuring athletics...