| 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:...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 10:12 PM
Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86.
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 5:03 PM
Loyola Marymount University is set to receive a slew of federal grants totaling nearly $3 million. The private school in Los Angeles recently landed two awards from the National Science Foundation and one from the U.S. Department of Education. The......
| May 7, 2012
| 4:39 PM
UCLA players support student rights measure...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:33 AM
The weather forecast was cloudy, with a chance of golf balls — and it didn't disappoint. About 2,000 golf balls rained down on Mariners Christian School's athletic field just after noon Friday. "I thought it was pretty awesome and really......