| May 3, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The publicity campaign promised a new summer program at Point Dume for poor children, funded in part by the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation.
A smiling Sterling was shown next to a horse in some newspaper ads. In others, the foundation described...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 7:41 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt another blow to affirmative action Tuesday, upholding the decision of Michigan voters — and by implication similar bans in California and six other states — to forbid the use of race as a factor in...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Join Times staff writer Larry Gordon for an L.A. Now Live online chat at 12:30 p.m. on the major overhaul coming to the SAT college entrance exam.
Starting in 2016, students will no longer be required to write an essay and will not be penalized for...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Thomas Rosenbaum, an expert in condensed matter physics, will become the new president of the California Institute of Technology, officials announced Thursday.
Rosenbaum, 58, currently serves as provost at the University of Chicago, where he also holds...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Authorities said they are investigating a car-to-car shooting in Altadena early Saturday in which a gunman fired at the car of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy.
No one was injured in the shooting,which occurred about 3:40 a.m....
| Jul 15, 2012
Willis Edwards, a civil rights and political activist in Los Angeles' African American community and the former leader of the Beverly Hills-Hollywood branch of the NAACP who was a controversial force behind its entertainment industry Image Awards, has...
| Jul 6, 2012
Michael J. Ybarra, a former Times reporter who had recently chronicled his extreme-sports adventures for the Wall Street Journal, was killed in a mountain-climbing fall over the weekend on the edge of Yosemite National Park. He was 45.
| Aug 30, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Students at the Claremont Graduate University's School of Educational Studies soon will be hearing from one of the most veteran voices in California’s higher education and political systems.
Jack Scott, who is retiring this week as chancellor of...