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  • HB quartet commit to programs

    HB quartet commit to programs
    Four members of the Huntington Beach High baseball program got their recruiting process out of the way early by recently committing to three NCAA Division 1 schools. Oilers Head Coach Benji Medure said Logan Pouelsen and Hagen Danner both committed to...
  • Surfer spots 14-foot shark in Santa Barbara Harbor

     
    A surfer spotted a 14-foot white shark at the entrance of Santa Barbara Harbor on Wednesday afternoon, according to an advisory issued by county authorities. The shark charged directly in front of the surfer but not at him, as if......
  • Jorge C. Corralejo works to empower small-business owners

     Jorge C. Corralejo works to empower small-business owners
    The gig: As the founding chairman and chief executive of the nonprofit Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles, Jorge C. Corralejo, 63, has been a cheerleader for small to medium-size minority-owned businesses. The nonprofit group has five...
  • Fast-food workers across U.S. rally for $15 hourly pay

    Fast-food workers across U.S. rally for $15 hourly pay
    LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK — In the aftermath of the recession, hundreds of workers in low-wage industries have tried to call attention to how difficult it is to survive on the minimum wage. Thursday might have been their biggest effort yet. Fast-...
  • Girls' Volleyball Previews

    Corona del Mar Sea Kings Coach: Steve Astor (first year) Players to watch: OH Hayley Hodson (Jr.); Opp. Jules Pouch (Sr.); OH Katie Craig (Jr.); S Jessica Harris (Soph.) You should know: Astor is well aware of the high expectations at CdM, ranked...
  • Caltech tops list of world's universities

     
    The California Institute of Technology once again tops the ranks of the world’s best research universities, while University of California campuses at Berkeley and Los Angeles maintained their top 20 positions despite massive state funding cuts to...
  • Baseball: Junior shortstop Nick Valaika commits to UCLA

     
    Junior shortstop Nick Valaika of Newhall Hart has committed to UCLA. He will be the fourth brother to end up with a college baseball scholarship. Older brothers Chris and Matt went to UC Santa Barbara, and a third brother, Patrick,......
  • Surfer killed in great white shark attack suffered massive torso wound

     
    A veteran surfer killed in a shark attack Tuesday suffered a massive wound to the torso, officials said. Officials said a great white shark, estimated at 15 to 16 feet in length, attacked the man. Francisco Javier Solorio Jr., 39,......
  • Great white shark blamed for fatal attack on surfer

     
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. The shark that attacked a surfer Tuesday at Surf Beach was a great white, estimated at 15-16 feet in length, according to the Santa Barbara County sheriff. Ralph S. Collier, a......
  • Shark attack: Great white left huge bite mark on surfboard

     
    The beaches near Lompoc where a man was fatally bitten by a shark this week remained closed in what authorities described as a safety precaution to clear the waters of potential hazards....
  • Surfer killed in shark attack died 'doing something he loved'

     
    Friends say the surfer killed in a shark attack earlier this week in Santa Barbara County died doing what he loved. Officials said a great white shark, estimated at 15 to 16 feet in length, attacked the man. Francisco Javier......
  • UC Santa Barbara student dies in apparent fall

     
    A UC Santa Barbara student died in an apparent fall from a cliff in Isla Vista, near Santa Barbara. KEY News reported that the young man whose body was found by joggers on the beach below Del Playa Drive on......