| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
WASHINGTON — As President Obama looks to show off all he can do without Congress, he's been pointing to a surprising place for guidance on the savvy use of power: the other side of the White House.
In public and private, the president has been...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Adrian Klemm knows how the other half lives. The UCLA offensive line coach returned from a recruiting trip in December, only to find he was the one being wooed.
USC Coach Steve Sarkisian had called to make Klemm an offer few could refuse, one that all...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Two Long Beach colleges are among 12 nationally that will offer scholarships to low-income students who are in this country illegally and not eligible for federal financial aid, officials announced Tuesday.
Long Beach City College and Cal State Long...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:47 PM
San Diego State University is getting a $20-million donation -- the largest single gift in the school's history -- to create several endowed student scholarships, officials announced Wednesday.
The gift comes from San Diego developer and...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:55 PM
The first days of the national signing period for senior high school football players has come and gone, leaving some disappointed and even disillusioned they didn't receive a scholarship offer.
Instead of moping around and feeling rejected, it's time...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:29 PM
The parents of two slain USC graduate students from China called on the university Thursday to pay restitution and help their families set up a scholarship in the victims' names.
It was their first statement to local media since Bryan Barnes, 21,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:56 PM
Alert: Unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on campus: Science Center, Thayer, Sever and Emerson. Evacuate those buildings now.
Harvard University issued that warning Monday morning, and police swarmed the Cambridge, Mass., campus for several...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:04 PM
California officials Tuesday opened applications for a $250-million grant program to help students connect their academic learning with careers, marking the nation’s largest effort of its kind, officials said.
Programs linking academics, technical...
| Jan 17, 2014
More than 100 colleges and universities, including several in California, promised Thursday to try to attract more low-income students by strengthening relationships with high schools and community colleges, increasing access to advisors and offering more...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:15 PM
Two-time defending overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher won the challenging giant slalom on the Gran Risa course at Alta Badia, Italy, with two solid runs Sunday and attributed his victory to a fixed screw in his equipment setup.