| May 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Citizen scientists, environmentalists and anyone who lives near a power plant -- your services are requested. Climate change scientist Kevin Robert Gurney needs your help in a grand undertaking: the mapping of all the power plants in the world.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:30 AM
For Steven Ancheta, the time is long past for more arguments about online education's merits and convenience.
The West Covina resident, who is enrolled in a fully online program for a bachelor's degree from Arizona State University, praised the...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:56 PM
The primordial soup of the early Earth may have been more chemically rich and complex than previously thought, according to new analysis of the Sutter's Mill meteorite, a space rock that exploded over California in 2012.
In a new study published in the...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 9:33 PM
This school year alone, three prominent college newspapers have issued general prohibitions against email interviews. And since "if it happens three times, it's a trend" is an informal law of journalism, I consider it my duty to weigh in. "We've......
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:03 PM
The California Institute of Technology once again tops the ranks of the world’s best research universities, while University of California campuses at Berkeley and Los Angeles maintained their top 20 positions despite massive state funding cuts to...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:36 AM
An American woman arrives in China to retrace the steps of her deceased daughter from a video diary the daughter kept of her trip to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. A young flautist travels to Beijing to audition for a conservatory. A seamstress for a...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The dean of Arizona State University’s design and arts school has been named as the 10th president of Columbia College Chicago, the school announced today.
Kwang-Wu Kim, a professor of music at Arizona State, was voted in as president by Columbia&...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:18 PM
The federal government is a bull that has found yet another china shop, this time in Arizona. It seems determined to inflict, for angelic motives and progressive goals, economic damage on this state. And economic and social damage on American Indians, who...
| Jan 9, 2012
Sidney W. Benson
Former USC chemistry professor
Sidney W. Benson, 93, a chemistry professor who was scientific co-director of USC's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, died Dec. 30 at his home in Brentwood of complications from a stroke, the...
| Jan 4, 2012
Doo-wop singer with Dion and the Belmonts
Fred Milano, 72, a singer who made rock 'n' roll history on doo-wop hits with Dion and the Belmonts in the 1950s, died Sunday, three weeks after his lung cancer was diagnosed, said Warren Gradus, who...
| Nov 4, 2011
Not everyone loves hitting the links. And, as relaxing as surf sounds can be, even they become commonplace after awhile.
Active retirees and seniors, many blessed with longer life expectancies than their parents, want a combination of recreation,...
| Jan 1, 2012
The traffic stop began peacefully three hours into New Year's Day 2010, with the woman driving the SUV telling the officer that she hadn't been drinking and her husband merrily exclaiming he was the source of the alcohol smell.
But the situation soured...