| Jun 30, 2012
Walter J. Zable, the founder and chief executive officer of San Diego-basedCubic Corp.during six decades of innovation in electronic technology for national defense and the civilian market, has died. He was 97.
Zable died June 23 at Scripps Memorial...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:29 PM
Almost from its inception, the federal government's options backdating case against executives of Broadcom Corp. reeked of cheap melodrama more than it gleamed with truth-seeking about corporate accounting and corporate pay.
You can count Bill Ruehle,...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 9:13 PM
MAVELA, South Africa — Her grandmother was an alcoholic and her mother was a prostitute, strangled by a client. The child of another of her mother's customers, Nicolene Marx grew up in a poor Durban neighborhood with scant hope of escaping.
| Mar 3, 2013
Jerry Buss did not enroll as a USC graduate student with aspirations of becoming one of the most successful owners in professional sports history.
As a youngster, he thought he might be a photographer. But in high school, he shifted his focus to...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 8:10 PM
If you were paying attention this college football season, you saw that Notre Dame acquired a fifth horseman.
It wasn't the 1924 Army game. Nor was Grantland Rice around to write it; or Harry Stuhldreher, Jim Crowley, Don Miller or Elmer Layden alive to...
| Dec 16, 2012
Designing costumes so ingrained in popular culture that they still inspire Halloween disguises 30 years after they were created — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket, Indiana Jones' signature outback slouch look and the unforgettable "College"...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 6:56 PM
Annie Lydens is accustomed to juggling a demanding academic schedule at Pomona College and her running career for Pomona-Pitzer with equally exceptional results.
Lydens, a senior, has a 3.99 grade-point average while studying philosophy, politics and...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 9:34 PM
You don't have to be a math major to understand this statistic: The average student-loan debt of last year's college graduates tops $25,000 -- the first time it's ever exceeded that ignominious mark. Seniors who graduated in 2010 had an......
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:34 AM
Two Southern California natives were named as Rhodes Scholars on Saturday and will join 30 other students in receiving full scholarships to the University of Oxford. Stephanie Bryson of San Diego graduated as valedictorian from Cal State Long Beach in.......
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The National Endowment for the Humanities has issued $21 million in grants, including $2.1 million to renew a traveling exhibition program geared toward small museums. California accounted for $1.4 million in grants....
| Dec 5, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Literature for Life will be a new online magazine and a whole lot more....