| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Health authorities are recommending that UC Santa Barbara students be inoculated against a strain of meningitis that infected several young adults at the seaside campus and caused an outbreak at Princeton University.
University officials said Friday...
| Feb 1, 2014
Re "A dry, distressing reality," Jan. 28
In three short years, Cachuma Lake — a large reservoir in the coastal mountains of Santa Barbara County — has gone from abundance to scarcity. And this time, unlike in the last crisis year of 1991,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:51 PM
One of the best defensive lineman in the Serra League was Deion Dayao, a 6-foot-1, 265-pound senior at Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. He was the co-defensive player of the year.
He recently picked up scholarship interest in track as a shot putter from UC...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:46 PM
A Los Angeles man working in Cairo as an English-Arabic translator and his Egyptian roommate, a documentary filmmaker, were taken into custody this week amid a sweeping crackdown by the country's military-backed transitional government.
It was not...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:50 PM
SACRAMENTO — Two Southern Californians are poised to lead the state Legislature for the first time in four decades, after lawmakers put aside the geographic rivalries that typically cleave the powerful posts between north and south.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:26 PM
The news Tuesday that college athletes are seeking representation by a labor union brought a knowing smile to academics who operate far from the field house.
The move by Northwestern football players to join the United Steelworkers union is...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Ngoctram Tran stuffed the things she hoped would unlock thousands of dollars toward her daughter's college education inside a plastic bag: her driver's license, Social Security cards, bank statements and W-2s.
But the most important thing she'd need...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:19 PM
UC Riverside senior Matthew Emeterio was worried that he might be short of degree credits and have to delay graduation past next spring. But thanks to a soon-to-debut online program linking far-flung UC campuses, he expects to finish on time.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 11:18 AM
A rare 18-foot oarfish that was found dead off Catalina Island has been dissected and will be split between several universities for research.
The serpent-like fish, among the largest reported in nearly 20 years, was spotted by a snorkeler in about 20...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The deaths of two giant oarfish that washed up off California within the span of a week may have been caused by an ocean current that the weak-swimming creatures could not overcome, a scientist said.
The 18-foot giant found off Santa Catalina Island...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Two rare, ribbon-like fish that washed up on Southern California beaches last week have puzzled and excited scientists, who know little about the creature that inspired sea serpent lore.
The oarfish, deep-sea dwellers that remain largely mysterious to...