| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:05 PM
PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- The week of Independence Day has always been a boon for Prescott’s tourism industry, and a seven-day display of patriotism, regional pride and Western traditions features the world’s oldest commercial rodeo and a parade that...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:13 PM
Dear Liz: We are in our 60s and looking to downsize. We're living in an apartment now and don't like it, so we want to buy a small house. Also, our finances took some serious hits in the recent economy and we're trying to rebuild. But in trying to sell...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Stephen Colbert had author Junot Diaz on his show Monday night to talk about immigration. He introduced Diaz by saying, "My guest tonight won a Nobel Prize and a MacArthur Genius grant."
Sure, Diaz has been racking up awards like nobody's business. He...
| 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...
| 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:...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:57 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Young artists looking to break into comics might want to take a page from David Marquez. Based in Austin, Texas, ......
| Jan 31, 2013
| 6:03 PM
For some high school seniors, applying to college is stressful enough. An added layer of having to search for their grade point average and Social Security number was enough for thousands not to bother seeking financial aid. Now, Los Angeles......
| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Santa Monica College’s plan to offer some high-demand classes at a premium cost received a boost Thursday with the announcement of a $250,000 donation to support scholarships for students who qualify. The donors are businessman Daniel Greenberg...