| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
As an all-county baseball player at Columbia’s Atholton High School and a two-year starter at the University of Pennsylvania, Steve Sclafani had hopes of being drafted by a Major League team after college.
That didn’t happen, so he...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 11:30 PM
Maryland junior Josh Asper (Hereford), seeded seventh, lost a 5-4 decision to 11th-seeded Brandon Hatchett of Lehigh in the semifinals of the NCAA wrestling tournament Friday night in St. Louis.
Asper, a Parkton native, will enter the 165-pound...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you’re under 21 and studying winemaking, how are you going to taste the wine you are learning to make?
Right now, underage students in Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s wine and viticulture program are shut out from classes that include wine-...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Buried inside the $86.7-million arts and culture budget the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved this week for the coming 2014-15 fiscal year is a $1-million start-up fund that could have a far-reaching effect on the future of the county's...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:22 PM
On what she expects will be the "most exciting day of her life" next month, Jaclyn Cubillas will probably be working on a lush Northern California vineyard, surrounded by grapes destined to become fine Syrah and Zinfandel.
On that day, the UC Davis...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:49 PM
Jim Hayes, a journalism professor and writing coach who nurtured generations of reporters at media organizations across the United States, has died. He was 88.
Hayes died Tuesday afternoon at his home in Los Osos from complications due to cancer,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Members of Clark Magnet High School's graduating class will have many memories of their senior year, including one word that students think best describes them: "boost."
During Clark's graduation ceremony on Tuesday, student Ramon Tumbucon gave a speech...
| May 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Edgar Montes (Glendale Community College, 2013) University of Nevada, Las Vegas baseball junior: Montes' NCAA Division I debut season has been a good one, and it's still going strong....
| May 29, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Andrew Morales and UC Irvine were on their way to an NCAA playoff bid that seemed a foregone conclusion.
Morales was 40-1 as a college pitcher, including 9-0 this season, when Irvine began a series against Cal State Fullerton two weeks ago.
| Jun 1, 2014
| 6:20 PM
California State University is embarking on a hiring spree, aiming to add 700 new full-time faculty members next year in an attempt to reverse years of class and staff reductions and improve student success.
The push comes as the university is under...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Jahmia Edwards cried when she opened the letter saying she'd been admitted to UCLA, the college she'd dreamed of attending since childhood.
The 18 year-old senior at Alliance William & Carol Ouchi High School in South Los Angeles quickly dismissed UC...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 4:25 PM
I've written frequently about the shift toward matching education with job-market demand, a trend that continues to gain momentum.
Whether this change produces a winning record overall depends largely on the effectiveness of individual initiatives...