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Parochial Schools (INACTIVE)

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  • Football: Mater Dei sues CIF Southern Section

     
    Call it the rebellion of the Catholic schools. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, acting on behalf of Santa Ana Mater Dei, has filed a civil suit in Santa Ana Superior Court alleging that the CIF Southern Section has "applied......
  • And this year's 'American Idol' winner is ...

     
    It was a night of laughs, tears, jaw-dropping performances and surprise appearances, and even if Season 9 didn't quite get your juices flowing, the 2010 finale pulled out plenty of stops. They didn't all make sense -- Alice Cooper, while entertaining...
  • San Diego Valley View Casino: The lobster buffet is a winner

    San Diego Valley View Casino: The lobster buffet is a winner
    "I used to win like crazy," my friend Juanita Mendonca would tell me. "Every slot machine turned to gold. I'd come home and my purse would be stuffed with money." Juanita, a retired parochial school teacher with a magic touch at the slots, loved to...
  • 'Homies' are where his art is

    'Homies' are where his art is
    Ten years ago, David Gonzales created a hit with "The Homies," 2-inch plastic figurines depicting characters from the barrio, complete with bandannas and baggy pants. Inspired by the homeboys he grew up with, they were sold, quarter by quarter, in gum...
  • Many Catholic schools fight to survive

    Troubles at St. Anne Catholic School in Santa Monica were so dire at one point that Father Michael D. Gutierrez turned to his congregation for help. He refused to give his sermon until at least 10 families stepped forward to consider enrolling their...
  • Students' video tells tale of Los Angeles school and its closing

    Students' video tells tale of Los Angeles school and its closing
    It was midday on Oct. 5 at Daniel Murphy Catholic High School when a voice on the public address system directed students at the all-boys campus to report to the chapel. Senior Bryce Vinson, 17, thought it must be something routine; maybe someone had...
  • Spitting in the eye of mainstream education

    Spitting in the eye of mainstream education
    Not many schools in California recruit teachers with language like this: "We are looking for hard working people who believe in free market capitalism. . . . Multicultural specialists, ultra liberal zealots and college-tainted oppression liberators need...
  • Donald P. Merrifield dies at 81; former president of Loyola Marymount

    Donald P. Merrifield dies at 81; former president of Loyola Marymount
    Father Donald P. Merrifield, president of Loyola Marymount University during an era of rapid growth for the Catholic school based in Westchester, has died. He was 81. Merrifield died Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose from a heart attack,...
  • Football: Live blogging for Crespi-Notre Dame

     
    It's the battle of the Catholic school powers in the San Fernando Valley tonight, and I'll be live blogging from the game between Sherman Oaks Notre Dame and Encino Crespi. I saw the Orange County Catholic school battle last week......
  • Football: Mike Jacot resigns at Santa Margarita

     
    It's the season where Catholic school coaches are resigning. Mike Jacot, the coach at Santa Margarita for the last seven seasons, has resigned, creating another opening at a high-profile Catholic school. Loyola and Crespi are also looking for football...
  • Bhutto, an aristocrat who championed democracy

    Bhutto, an aristocrat who championed democracy
    She was, by her own account, a "daughter of destiny," a pampered girl from an aristocratic Pakistani family who inherited her father's political mantle and went on to become the Muslim world's first female prime minister. But in the end, that destiny...