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  • PASSINGS: Jack Brabham, Radu Florescu

    Jack Brabham, 88, the three-time Formula One champion who famously pushed his car to the finish line to claim his first season title, died Monday at his home on Australia's Gold Coast. His family announced his death but did not state the cause. The...
  • Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

    Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula
    All through high school, Ani Schug was told to steer clear of Wikipedia. Her teachers talked about the popular online encyclopedia "as if it wasn't serious or trustworthy" and suggested it only be used as a tip sheet. Imagine her surprise this spring...
  • Lean retirement looms for Generation X

    Lean retirement looms for Generation X
    Vera Johnson from Seattle is barely making do, let alone saving for retirement. "I try to remain in the present moment and not live in fear of the future," said Johnson, who has neither retirement savings nor a college fund for her two children. "My...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Virginia Tech athletes outperform peers in Academic Progress Rates

    Scholarship athletes at Virginia and Virginia Tech continue to outperform their peers in the classroom to ensure postseason eligibility for the Cavaliers and Hokies in all sports. The NCAA last week released team-by-team Academic Progress Rates for...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Florida State lead ACC in championships during post-expansion decade

    Teel Time: U.Va., Florida State lead ACC in championships during post-expansion decade
    Georgia Tech’s ACC baseball tournament title Sunday concluded not only the conference’s 2013-14 championship docket but also the league’s first decade since adding Virginia Tech and Miami. In short, an appropriate time to calculate and...
  • Geno On WTIC: UConn Made Mistakes With ACC; XL Has Problems

    Geno On WTIC: UConn Made Mistakes With ACC; XL Has Problems
    Geno Auriemma ended a three-hour stint as a WTIC-AM radio host Wednesday by admitting past legal action from UConn likely hindered its admission to the Atlantic Coast Conference and said only a focus on continued athletic success will help the athletic...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Summer Beach Bus returns; Father's Day at La Crescenta Library

    The Summer Beach Bus will return to La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta and Montrose beginning next week. The bus will head to Santa Monica Beach on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and on Labor Day. The fare is $3 for adults and children and $1.50 for...
  • Providence High graduates 'the little class that could'

    Providence High graduates 'the little class that could'
    When Providence High School held its graduation ceremony on Saturday, the class had 80 seniors, fewer students than usual graduating from the private Catholic school in Burbank, said Greg Castro, the school’s community outreach coordinator. There...
  • Former ODU guard Batten will transfer to Boston College

    Former Old Dominion guard Dimitri Batten confirmed Tuesday that he will transfer to Boston College for his final basketball season. Jeff Goodman of ESPN first reported the news. Batten, a 6-foot-3 native of Newport News and a Kecoughtan High graduate,...
  • La Cañada resident hoping for spot on the bench

    La Cañada resident hoping for spot on the bench
    Predicted low voter-turnout in the upcoming June 3 election does not hold Pamala Matsumoto back. The legal veteran and La Cañada mom is a candidate for the Los Angeles Supreme Court bench, seat 22, with more than 25 years of experience working in Los...
  • Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players

    Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players
    UConn football coach Bob Diaco said it's important that Connecticut high school coaches know he and his staff care about them. Connecticut is not a hotbed for BCS-level talent, and it might sound like a broken record, but UConn still needs to do a better...
  • Quarterback A.J. McCarron, anticipating '16-35,' goes 164th in NFL draft

    Quarterback A.J. McCarron, anticipating '16-35,' goes 164th in NFL draft
    If you think Johnny Manziel had an agonizing wait in the NFL draft, consider the case of former Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron. McCarron, who thought he'd probably go around the mid- to late first round, saw Rounds 1, 2, 3 and 4 slide by until the...