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  • Families get a lesson in applying for college assistance

    Families get a lesson in applying for college assistance
    Ngoctram Tran stuffed the things she hoped would unlock thousands of dollars toward her daughter's college education inside a plastic bag: her driver's license, Social Security cards, bank statements and W-2s. But the most important thing she'd need...
  • Two meningitis-related cases confirmed at UC Santa Barbara

    Two meningitis-related cases confirmed at UC Santa Barbara
    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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 1/16 log (updated Thursday AM)

    3 a.m.    Tennis: Australian Open (in Melbourne).--ESPN2 11 a.m.    Football: Nov. 2008: Green Run vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48 Noon    Soccer: MLS Superdraft (in Bristol, Conn.).--ESPN News 2 p.m.    Baseball: May 2002: Phoebus vs. Kecoughtan.-- LSC 48 3 p.m.   ...
  • Faulkner: Trio makes VU title threat

    Faulkner: Trio makes VU title threat
    Good things usually come in threes for the Vanguard University women's basketball team, but that typically refers to the propensity and proficiency with which Coach Russ Davis' Lions hoist three-point attempts from beyond the arc. This season, however,...
  • Third meningitis case confirmed among students at UC Santa Barbara

    Third meningitis case confirmed among students at UC Santa Barbara
    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....
  • UC forging ahead with cross-system online courses

    UC forging ahead with cross-system online courses
    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. Starting...
  • Titles, Olympics, redemption highlight 2013 La Cañada sports year

    Titles, Olympics, redemption highlight 2013 La Cañada  sports year
    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...
  • Glendale to send 100th entry to Tournament of Roses Parade

    Glendale to send 100th entry to Tournament of Roses Parade
    Lilit Mkrtchian's favorite part of watching the Tournament of Roses Parade every year is spotting the Glendale float and pointing out the parts she helped decorate. Come this New Year's Day, she will be able to boast about the uva grass, a cream-colored...
  • Protesters gather to march against sex trafficking in Compton

    Protesters gather to march against sex trafficking in Compton
    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...
  • Tuesday's local interest college basketball roundup: West Virginia handles ODU in Cancun

    Hot-shooting West Virginia spoiled the first game of Old Dominion's Mexican adventure, despite the efforts of two Peninsula District alums. Eron Harris had 19 points to guide the Mountaineers past ODU 78-60 Tuesday in the Cancun Challenge. WVU shot 56...
  • Giant oarfish carcass found off Catalina to be split for research

    Giant oarfish carcass found off Catalina to be split for research
    A rare 18-foot oarfish that was found dead off Catalina Island has been dissected and will be split between several universities for research. The serpent-like fish, among the largest reported in nearly 20 years, was spotted by a snorkeler in about 20...
  • Giant oarfish likely carried ashore by ocean current, scientist says

    Giant oarfish likely carried ashore by ocean current, scientist says
    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...