| 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...
| 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 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 18, 2013
| 3:07 AM
It's not as if they take success for granted, but the players and coaches for the UC Irvine men's soccer team have come to expect nothing less than championships.
Just more than one week after claiming their fourth Big West Conference regular-season...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Wednesday is the first day high school seniors can sign an early national letter of intent for all sports but football, soccer, track and field, cross country and men's water polo. Across Southern California, athletes are celebrating with classmates and...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:35 AM
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. The violet bottom-dwelling, prickle-backed spheres wriggling in the tank in Gretchen Hofmann's lab aren't really known for their speed.
But these lowly sea urchins adapt so quickly they're helping answer a question that's key to...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:00 PM
An unusual effort by the UC system to raise scholarship money through online crowd-funding tactics -- including promises by faculty and students to lead hikes, wash cars and wear kooky costumes -- has garnered $1.3 million, officials said Wednesday.
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:00 PM
It has often been said that the grass is always greener on the other side.
But the student leaders in the Coast Community College District argue that the grass can be greener on our side if we move toward sustainable practices.
On Oct. 25, Coast's...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Brian Beauchemin received a phone call at his office in the Glendale Community College athletic department that caught him off guard.
A committee member from the California Community College Men’s Basketball Coaches’ Assn had some news to...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Researchers have discovered that the massive oarfish hosts several types of parasites, revealing clues about the serpent-like fish’s habitat, UC Santa Barbara announced this week.
Parasitologists at the university obtained small tissue samples --...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:56 AM
The deaths of two giant oarfish that washed up off California within the span of a week may have been caused by an ocean current that the weak-swimming creatures could not overcome, a scientist said.
The 18-foot giant found off Santa Catalina Island...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:19 PM
Two rare, ribbon-like fish that washed up on Southern California beaches last week have puzzled and excited scientists, who know little about the creature that inspired sea serpent lore.
The oarfish, deep-sea dwellers that remain largely mysterious to...