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  • L.A. Now Live: More Americans consider themselves multiracial

    L.A. Now Live: More Americans consider themselves multiracial
    The number of Americans who consider themselves multiracial has grown faster than any other racial group nationwide, new Census Bureau data reveal. The change is a sign of slow but momentous shifts in the way Americans think about race. Mixed-race...
  • 4.6 Santa Barbara earthquake woke people, but no damage reported

    4.6 Santa Barbara earthquake woke people, but no damage reported
    There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries after a magnitude-4.6 earthquake shook the Santa Barbara coast Wednesday morning, officials said. The temblor struck at 7:38 a.m. about three miles west of Isla Vista, the U.S. Geological Survey...
  • Santa Barbara earthquake upgraded to magnitude 4.8

    Santa Barbara earthquake upgraded to magnitude 4.8
    The magnitude of Wednesday's earthquake off the Santa Barbara coast has been upgraded to 4.8, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake -- which struck at 7:38 a.m. about five miles west of UC Santa Barbara -- was initially reported at...
  • Heinrich Rohrer dies at 79; a father of nanotechnology

    Heinrich Rohrer dies at 79; a father of nanotechnology
    The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time. But it was not nearly as...
  • Part-timers to lose pay amid health act's new math

     Part-timers to lose pay amid health act's new math
    Many part-timers are facing a double whammy from President Obama's Affordable Care Act. The law requires large employers offering health insurance to include part-time employees working 30 hours a week or more. But rather than provide healthcare to more...
  • For notorious L.A. scam artist, the thoughts counted

    For notorious L.A. scam artist, the thoughts counted
    Of all the scam artists to set foot in Los Angeles, one of the most notorious was A. Victor Segno, who duped thousands of people around the world into sending him $1 a month to belong to his Segno Success Club. In return, he promised to send out brain...
  • An immigrant in limbo between two Americas

    An immigrant in limbo between two Americas
    Maria Gomez stood with the Class of 2011, waiting to climb the stage. The sun was bright on the UCLA campus, her fellow graduates buoyant. To reach this elite company, she'd worked baby-sitting and housecleaning jobs, scraping up tuition from quarter...
  • No shadows on Jenna Lee's fitness spotlight

    No shadows on Jenna Lee's fitness spotlight
    When your dad, Bob Lee, has played in the Super Bowl — twice — there is a familial expectation that you'll be athletic. Jenna Lee is the youngest anchor in cable news networks, and her show "Happening Now" for Fox News often runs her ragged...
  • UC Santa Barbara dean to temporarily head UC Riverside

     
    The dean of UC Santa Barbara’s graduate school of education has been appointed to temporarily serve as chancellor of UC Riverside, whose current leader, Timothy White, is becoming the head of the Cal State system, officials announced Tuesday. Jane...
  • UC Santa Barbara student dies in apparent fall

     
    A UC Santa Barbara student died in an apparent fall from a cliff in Isla Vista, near Santa Barbara. KEY News reported that the young man whose body was found by joggers on the beach below Del Playa Drive on......
  • UCSB student from Los Angeles dies in apartment house fall

     
    A 22-year-old UC Santa Barbara student from Los Angeles died Thursday after falling over a second-story railing at the top of an Isla Vista apartment stairway, Santa Barbara sheriff's deputies said. Mellissa Portillo had suffered a head injury but was.......