| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:31 PM
PASADENA — Regional play has become an annual summer feast for the Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team.
That trend continued when the Saints competed in the PONY SoCal Palomino Regional Playoffs at Jackie Robinson Field against Hart in the second...
| Jul 14, 2013
Re "Fitness is on rise — but so is obesity," July 11
When will we ever figure out that a direct cause of our nation's obesity crisis is that we no longer require students to learn food preparation and nutrition or to take a full program of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:16 PM
It was great to see the pictures of the classes of 2013 in the Valley Sun. This month I will attend my 50th reunion dinner for the Muir High School class of 1965. Wow, 50 years!
My wife and I recently attended our daughter’s graduation from Chapman...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Tennis--Wimbledon, 6 a.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer--FIFA Confederation Cup, semifinals, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Golf--U.S. Women’s Open, 2 p.m. (ESPN2)
NBA Basketball--NBA Draft at Brooklyn, N.Y., 6:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Major League Baseball--...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:10 AM
With the Supreme Court handing down a tentative decision on affirmative action Monday, many colleges nationwide may look to California, where voters banned racial preferences in 1996.
The 7-1 decision, joined by both conservatives and liberals, tells...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Attorneys for two former Los Angeles Police partners convicted of perjury and conspiracy to obstruct justice said Tuesday that a judge was right to sentence their clients to community labor instead of jail.
The lawyers applauded the judge for...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:56 PM
A spokesman for UC Irvine athletics confirmed Tuesday that the school was making changes to its baseball program, adding validity to a published report on Monday that former UCI All-American Ben Orloff had joined the program as an assistant coach and that...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Recent high school graduates were celebrated for their academic achievements and community service at the annual MANA Scholarship Reception at the County Administration Center here Tuesday.
This year, the National Latina Organization recognized 39...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:22 PM
With the Peninsula Pilots about one-third of the way through the Coastal Plain League season, there hasn't been any time for advance scouting heading into Saturday's exhibition game against the USA Baseball collegiate national team at War Memorial...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:36 PM
It’s been two years since NASA’s space shuttle program came to an end, but thousands of Americans still dream of becoming astronauts. Eight of them – four men and four women – were introduced Monday as NASA’s astronaut...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Madison Teodo, a current Tournament of Roses princess, has won a scholarship from the Italian Catholic Federation.
Al Restivo, president of the federation's local branch, recently presented the $400 award to Teodo at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic...
| Apr 27, 2013
Even though I’m partial to a good hook in music, lyrics are my biggest love (perhaps not surprising for someone smitten with good storytelling).
I think the best songwriters -- Bruce Springsteen, Paul Westerberg and Paul Weller spring to mind --...