| Dec 24, 2013
| 6:19 PM
UC Riverside senior Matthew Emeterio was worried that he might be short of degree credits and have to delay graduation past next spring. But thanks to a soon-to-debut online program linking far-flung UC campuses, he expects to finish on time.
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Redemption, rebirth and renewal were some of the storylines that dominated a successful sports year for the teams and students-athletes from La Cañada Flintridge in 2013.
Among some of the accolades earned were Olympic berths, CIF Southern Section...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:53 PM
In a fresh take on home tours, the American Institute of Architects' Santa Barbara chapter has organized an event Oct. 5 highlighting low-income housing as well as affordable rentals for people with special needs.
The self-guided tour of multi-family...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:33 PM
For the third year in a row, Caltech has been ranked as the top research university in the world by the Times Higher Education magazine of Great Britain. Three other California campuses — Stanford, UC Berkeley and UCLA — also scored in the top...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:26 PM
A third UC Santa Barbara student has been diagnosed with the disease that causes meningitis, public health officials announced Thursday.
The first two confirmed cases of meningococcal disease were of male students, the first one of whom fell ill Nov....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 7:18 PM
Hundreds of people are expected to gather Thursday evening on Long Beach Boulevard in Compton to march against the sex trafficking of children and teenagers along the notorious strip.
The march, scheduled to begin at Palmer Avenue at 6:30 p.m. and end...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Decades ago, many workers spent their whole lives at the same job, retiring with a full pension, and maybe even a gold watch from their boss.
Now, almost no one works at the same place for life, and there’s much less loyalty between employers...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This sturdy Austrian had supporting roles in the recent action movies "Skyfall" and "Zero Dark Thirty," the TV western "Justified" and the military video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter."
The ubiquitous performer — actually a semiautomatic pistol...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:06 PM
When oil sheen appeared on the sea surface last fall not far from the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, authorities wanted to know where it was coming from.
Was BP’s sealed Macondo well -- the source of the biggest...
| May 23, 2013
| 8:40 PM
The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time.
But it was not nearly as...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 7:33 AM
The "angel of death" who killed four pedestrians and severely injured a fifth when he plowed his car into an Isla Vista crowd will move to a state-run facility after his release from a state hospital, officials said....