| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:57 AM
T.R. Fehrenbach never minced words.
In 1998, the San Antonio historian and newspaper columnist told Texas Monthly: "I don't believe in social science or all those tables and statistics. All the great historians have been great writers. But most of the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Choreographer Susan Marshall has been around the block — and has a MacArthur "genius" grant and a few Bessie Awards to show for it. But even at this point in her life, the Princeton University professor isn't too proud to look to her students for...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When historians are asked to name our greatest president, Woodrow Wilson is consistently ranked near the top. He was president during the Progressive Era and championed many of its reforms, including the eight-hour workday, a federal income tax and...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of immigrants crossing the border illegally into the U.S. appears to be on the rise again after dropping during the recession.
The total number of immigrants living in this country unlawfully edged up from 11.3 million...
| Sep 24, 2013
Ted Cruz is no Joe McCarthy, as so many liberals bizarrely claim. But he might be the conservative Barack Obama.
It says something about today's political climate that both liberals and conservatives may find that latter comparison more offensive....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz was in Iowa last weekend to hunt pheasant and activists. He found both.
He didn't fire into anyone's face (Dick Cheney), wear freshly pressed camouflage (John Kerry) or boast of shooting varmints (Mitt Romney). He had his own shotgun...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:38 AM
This post was updated with correct information.
The ballot for the Nov. 5 La Cañada Unified school board election is crowded: Eight candidates are vying for three open seats, with some of the candidates choosing to run their campaigns on shoestring...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:09 PM
When Clifford Nass moved to a Stanford University freshman residence hall as a "dorm dad" in 2007, he wasn't quite prepared for college life in the 21st century. Even as a professor who for decades had studied the interaction of humans and computers, he...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Health officials at UC Santa Barbara are on high alert after two students were recently diagnosed with the disease that causes meningitis.
The students have been isolated and are receiving medical treatment, according to the Santa Barbara County...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Lantry, S.D. - “One hundred loads of hay would get us through an entire winter,” says Karen Sussman, president of the International Society for the Protection of Mustangs and Burros (ISPMB). “We are appealing to the generosity and goodwill of South...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:58 PM
La Crescenta parent Winston Story has collected more than 40 signatures from fellow parents protesting Glendale Unified’s use of Wi-Fi in classrooms, saying radio waves emitted by wireless Internet routers could pose health risks.
The father of...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:39 PM
La Crescenta resident Winston Story has collected more than 40 signatures from fellow parents for a petition against Glendale Unified’s use of Wi-Fi in classrooms over concerns that radio waves emitted by wireless Internet routers could pose...