| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:04 PM
In the northeast of China, at the Yixian and Jiufotang formations, scientists have discovered thousands of exquisitely preserved fossils of plants and birds, dinosaurs and mammals. Together they make up the Jehol Biota -- an ecosystem, preserved in ash,...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Brethren Christian 63, Downey Calvary Chapel 35
St. Margaret's 68, Sage Hill 44
Brentwood 79, Viewpoint 64
Campbell Hall 75, Paraclete 46
Sierra Canyon 52, Windward 51
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:13 PM
Jim Bittner, the son of the former Moorpark College coach, has been named football coach at Oxnard Rio Mesa. He was a longtime assistant at Moorpark College and served as JV coach last season at Camarillo.
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:00 PM
SAN DIEGO — Councilman and mayoral candidate David Alvarez stood and applauded when acting Mayor Todd Gloria, in his state of the city address, proposed raising the minimum wage in San Diego beyond the scheduled statewide increases.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The mother of a Corona del Mar High School student expelled in a grade-hacking scandal warned district officials of a widespread "culture of cheating" at the high-performing school.
Newport-Mesa Unified School District trustees announced early...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Blue-eyed people have been living in Europe for at least 7,000 years, scientists have discovered.
A man who lived on the Iberian peninsula before Europeans became farmers probably had blue eyes but dark hair and skin, according to scientists who have...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:15 PM
The film “20,000 Days On Earth” is that rare thing, a movie that is hard to classify. Even describing it is difficult to do.
Screening as part of the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance, it is a document of the recording of Nick...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Brethren Christian 69, Crean Lutheran 66
St. Margaret's 82, Whitney 43
Keppel 75, Bell Gardens 36
Campbell Hall 64, Windward 59
Sierra Canyon 47, Brentwood 44
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:03 AM
School officials in coastal Orange County are investigating the cost of hiring armed security guards to potentially patrol grade schools or high schools in the Newport-Mesa Unified School District.
In a 4-3 vote, school board members directed...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Deepening the intrigue in a cheating scandal that has shaken one of the state's top schools, an administrator for a coastal Orange County school district resigned Wednesday after excoriating officials for their handling of the case.
Eleven students were...