| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Andrea Kropp (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2010) USC swimming redshirt sophomore: After claiming an Ivy League championship at Princeton University in 2011, the former Tolog...
| Mar 8, 2013
For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue.
But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
What a great lineup Via has put together for its Hall of Fame clinic next month at Northampton Community College, all part of Via All-Star Classic week. Some of the best players and coaches we've ever had will be working with the kids. Here are the...
| May 27, 2013
| 10:58 PM
As a neurological disease robbed Barbara Brenner of her voice, the fiercely outspoken activist still managed to be heard.
She corralled technology, speaking through a text-to-voice application on her iPad and blogging about the concerns —...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Twelve senior athletes at Laguna Beach High signed a National Letter of Intent Wednesday to continue their academic and athletic careers.
"Celebrating the success of our athletes is important and I am very proud of our students," Laguna Beach...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Princeton University was evacuated Tuesday morning after a bomb threat to "multiple, unspecified buildings on campus," officials said.
No further information was available about the threat, which created a logjam of traffic leaving the Ivy League...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:00 AM
HOUSTON — Some conservatives predicted an exodus of families and church sponsors from the Boy Scouts last month after Scouting leaders announced plans to lift a longstanding ban on gay Scouts.
So far, an exodus from Scouting has yet to...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The second day of jury selection in the George Zimmerman trial in Sanford, Fla., picked up steam on Tuesday as lawyers continued to explore the attitudes and politics of those who may decide the fate of the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
No bombs, so life will go on. Again. As it does.
Princeton University exhaled after police determined that a vague phone threat made to multiple buildings on the campus turned out to be an apparent hoax.
But before the campus could relax, the people...
| Apr 9, 2013
When the Field Museum sold more than 30 works of 19th-century Western art for millions of dollars in 2004, it eased controversy by announcing plans to spend the proceeds on new artifacts and by holding on to four of the best paintings from the collection....
| Jan 29, 2013
| 5:05 PM
Compromise, defined as the art of getting part of a loaf when the whole loaf is out of reach, comes in many forms. But surely the strangest of all is what comes of trying to compromise with yourself.
That's what California's stem cell agency is...
| Jan 22, 2013
Last year, Tracy K. Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "Life on Mars," an elegiac, philosophical exploration of grief, existence, science and faith. Written in an accessible, narrative style after the death of Smith's father, an optical...