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  • City College of San Francisco to remain accredited pending trial

    City College of San Francisco to remain accredited pending trial
    A private commission cannot revoke the accreditation of City College of San Francisco until a trial is held to determine if the action is lawful, a judge ruled Thursday. The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges had moved to strip...
  • BCS title game: How Florida State and Auburn match up

    BCS title game: How Florida State and Auburn match up
    Auburn run game vs. Florida State run defense Auburn is the top rushing team in major college football, averaging 335.7 yards a game. Tre Mason was a Heisman Trophy finalist after rushing for 1,621 yards and 22 touchdowns behind a line led by center...
  • Students outraged by sudden closure of vocational school

    Students outraged by sudden closure of vocational school
    Dozens of students gathered outside a South Los Angeles trade school Thursday, angry that the college where they had been taking classes -- and had paid thousands of dollars to attend -- had shut without notice. Authorities confirmed that...
  • Students and faculty blindsided by for-profit school's closure

    Students and faculty blindsided by for-profit school's closure
    Hundreds of students and faculty at a financially troubled South Gate trade school were left angry and unsure of their fate Thursday, after the school abruptly closed its doors and federal officials said students would no longer be eligible for...
  • Lynwood public school alumni return to give advice about college

    Lynwood public school alumni return to give advice about college
    When Alma Renteria attended Lynwood High School, one of her best friends was a gifted soccer player and math student. "I thought he'd be an engineer," she said. But her friend was taking too few classes to fulfill requirements and barely graduated. Then...
  • College students must soon meet academic standards to get fee waiver

    College students must soon meet academic standards to get fee waiver
    California Community college students will have to meet minimum academic standards to receive financial assistance under new rules approved by the system Monday. The California Community Colleges Board of Governors voted to require that students...
  • More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares

    More campuses lock down amid gun and bomb scares
    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...
  • Foundation pledges $5 million for Watts social, educational programs

    Foundation pledges $5 million for Watts social, educational programs
    Mall developer and political mover Rick Caruso pledged $5 million Wednesday to expand an "ecosystem" of social and educational programs in Watts, with the goal of helping 200 young people break out of poverty and violence in South Los Angeles. The...
  • Marcel Hirscher wins, Ted Ligety struggles in World Cup giant slalom

    Marcel Hirscher wins, Ted Ligety struggles in World Cup giant slalom
    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. Favorite Ted...
  • College recruiters give low-income public campuses fewer visits

    College recruiters give low-income public campuses fewer visits
    The Webb Schools, a private high school in Claremont, is a magnet for college recruiters from around the country and the world. This fall, 113 Ivy League and other schools sent representatives to the campus — more than the 106 students in the senior...
  • Quake danger: UC, L.A. officials in standoff over records

    Quake danger: UC, L.A. officials in standoff over records
    Los Angeles officials and the University of California were locked in standoff Friday over whether the city would receive a list of older concrete buildings that may collapse during a major earthquake. The list is considered a crucial first step in any...