| May 31, 2013
| 8:57 PM
What do Leon Panetta, Marc Morial and Corinthian Colleges have in common? Good question.
Panetta and Morial are among our most distinguished public servants. Panetta earlier this year concluded a stint as secretary of Defense, one of a string of high-...
| May 24, 2013
Every once in a while, a high school athlete comes along with the kind of character, commitment and talent to make himself a standout in his community.
Cristian Roldan from El Rancho High in Pico Rivera is that teenager.
Given his exceptional soccer...
| May 10, 2013
The fastest 110-meter hurdler in a California high school can't wait to try his skills on the football field.
Reginald Bell, a 17-year-old senior at Los Angeles Dorsey, is headed to Eastern Michigan on a football scholarship. He's a quarterback, but this...
| 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"...
| Apr 29, 2013
This isn't Texas, so I know most people aren't spending day and night worrying about spring football.
But in honor of those fans who can't get enough about football, here are some observations as high school teams begin to start spring drills:...
| Sep 5, 2012
The college football season just kicked off, and L.A. still has to cheer for any pro team but its own. Running back Marcus Allen was a standout in college and the pros: a Heisman Trophy winner at USC, then a record-setter with the Kansas City Chiefs after...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 9:41 PM
An Assembly subcommittee on Wednesday rejected Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to trim state-funded college scholarships known as CalGrants, two days after thousands protested budget cuts at the Capitol. Students packed the hearing in opposition to the cuts,...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:38 PM
With anger bubbling on college campuses, spending on higher education is expected to remain a flash point as California lawmakers hash out this year's state budget....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Congratulations, you’re in! Oops, nevermind. That was a mistake. In an email about financial aid awards, UCLA told 894 high school seniors last weekend that they were admitted to the highly competitive campus. Those students actually remain on the...
| May 7, 2012
| 4:39 PM
UCLA players support student rights measure...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 9:35 PM
More than a thousand students, faculty, friends, school and chinese consulate officials filled USC's Shrine Auditorium Wednesday evening to honor two graduate students from China who were killed near campus last week....