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  • Boy, 7, killed in Mid-City drive-by shooting is identified

    Boy, 7, killed in Mid-City drive-by shooting is identified
    Coroner's officials have identified the 7-year-old boy who died after being shot Monday night in Mid-City. Talaib Pecante died at Children's Hospital Los Angeles shortly before 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said. The boy,...
  • Meningitis outbreak: UC Santa Barbara lacrosse player's feet amputated

    Meningitis outbreak: UC Santa Barbara lacrosse player's feet amputated
    The family of a UC Santa Barbara lacrosse player whose feet had to be amputated after he came down with meningitis last month says that they have been overwhelmed by the public's support. Aaron Loy is one of four student meningitis cases confirmed on...
  • Notre Dame coming to Southern California ... for lacrosse, not USC

    Notre Dame coming to Southern California ... for lacrosse, not USC
    Notre Dame athletes are coming to Southern California carrying sticks. “Fighting” Irish armed? That can’t be good for USC. Wasn’t beating the Trojans, 14-10, in October enough? Except the Irish are winging their way west for...
  • Meningitis case at UC Riverside prompts student health warning

    Meningitis case at UC Riverside prompts student health warning
    UC Riverside officials are in the process of notifying anyone on campus who may have had contact with a student advisor who was diagnosed with meningitis this past weekend. A campus spokeswoman confirmed Monday that the advisor has been hospitalized,...
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is latest campus to report meningitis case

    Cal Poly San Luis Obispo is latest campus to report meningitis case
    A student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has been diagnosed with viral meningitis, making the campus the third university in California to report an outbreak of the disease. The announcement from school officials this week comes just days after a student...
  • Gulf of Mexico oil sheen traced to wreckage of Deepwater Horizon rig

    Gulf of Mexico oil sheen traced to wreckage of Deepwater Horizon rig
    When oil sheen appeared on the sea surface last fall not far from the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, authorities wanted to know where it was coming from. Was BP’s sealed Macondo well -- the source of the biggest...
  • Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside

    Former Michigan State provost chosen to head UC Riverside
    The former No. 2 administrator at Michigan State and a recent finalist to head up several other public universities around the country has been nominated to be the next chancellor of UC Riverside, officials announced Thursday. Kim A. Wilcox, who is an...
  • Surf-loving historians find 'The World in the Curl'

    Surf-loving historians find 'The World in the Curl'
    Picture this: Two surfers are bobbing on their boards at a remote surf spot north of Santa Barbara. They drift into a dreamy discussion and the question arises, "Wouldn't it be great if we could get paid to do this?" That question, in various forms,...
  • British journal again ranks Caltech best university in world

    British journal again ranks Caltech best university in world
    For the third year in a row, Caltech has been ranked as the top research university in the world by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain. Three other California campuses — Stanford, UC Berkeley and UCLA — also scored in the top...
  • Robert C. Stebbins dies at 98; Berkeley reptile, amphibian expert

    Robert C. Stebbins dies at 98; Berkeley reptile, amphibian expert
    If anyone could make lizards, salamanders, snakes and all measure of creepy, crawling things objects of wonder and even beauty, it was Robert C. Stebbins. His well-regarded books, lectures and artwork made him a superstar among those who studied...
  • UC San Diego and Riverside top Washington Monthly rankings

     UC San Diego and Riverside top Washington Monthly rankings
    UC San Diego and UC Riverside are first and second in the annual "socially conscious" ranking of national universities being released Monday by Washington Monthly magazine. For the fourth year in a row, the San Diego campus topped the Washington Monthly...