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  • It's official: Steve Sarkisian in, Ed Orgeron out at USC

    USC made it official Monday afternoon, hours after the news first broke: Steve Sarkisian, 39, is the Trojans' new head football coach. And interim coach Ed Orgeron, a longtime USC assistant and recruiting coordinator, is out -- and also heading out of...
  • Top stories of 2013: Tragedies led off the year in La Caņada

    Top stories of 2013: Tragedies led off the year in La Cañada
    La Caņada Flintridge had a difficult first quarter in 2013 as residents coped with two tragic events. But the city also experienced positive changes throughout the year, such as a surge in the number of businesses in the downtown area and a change of...
  • Tosh Lupoi isn't part of new coaching staff at Washington

    Tosh Lupoi isn't part of new coaching staff at Washington
    New Washington football Coach Chris Petersen announced his coaching staff Monday and Tosh Lupoi wasn't on it. Lupoi, Washington's defensive line coach under Steve Sarkisian the last two seasons, "has been reassigned to other duties within the athletic...
  • Cal State L.A. president hopes to raise profile of campus

    Cal State L.A. president hopes to raise profile of campus
    With degrees from both UCLA and USC, William Covino is well aware of the prestige of those higher education heavy-hitters. Even before assuming the presidency of Cal State L.A. in September, the longtime educator was strategizing ways to add his new...
  • Morten Lauridsen visits Bach Festival for concert of his works

    Morten Lauridsen visits Bach Festival for concert of his works
    Morten Lauridsen enjoys peaceful island retreats and reading poetry. But at age 70, the composer's life is a whirlwind of activity. In the world of choral music, he has become a superstar. "I spent all those years creating my music quietly and...
  • Injuries rare for indoor climbers: study

    Injuries rare for indoor climbers: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Injuries are extremely rare at indoor climbing walls, a new study of more than a half-million visits to a gym in Germany suggests. Over a five-year period, 30 injuries occurred, most minor and none fatal, which translates to a...
  • Panel to discuss high school planning for parents of eighth-graders

    Panel to discuss high school planning for parents of eighth-graders
    A panel discussion especially geared for parents of eighth-grade students is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the La Caņada High School auditorium, 4463 O ak Grove Drive. The event is presented by the La Caņada Flintridge Educational Foundation...
  • Go Away With ... Erica Dasher

    Raised in Houston and now living in Los Angeles, actress Erica Dasher is the star of ABC Family's new series "Jane by Design." A graduate of the University of Southern California, Dasher also is the producer of the upcoming documentary "Speak Easy." Of...
  • Aiming high: Students at USC attempt to launch rocket into space

    Aiming high: Students at USC attempt to launch rocket into space
    In the northern Nevada desert, student engineers from the University of Southern California's Rocket Lab in Los Angeles say they are trying to make history Friday evening by sending a student-built rocket into space. By the time the rocket motor burns...
  • Chemistry on computers? Nobel Prize goes to scientists who led the way

    Chemistry on computers? Nobel Prize goes to scientists who led the way
    A University of Southern California professor and colleagues from Stanford and Harvard universities were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday for their pioneering use of computer modeling programs to help predict complex chemical reactions....
  • It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Caņada

    It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada
    The crowd erupts in cheers as a Trojan warrior parades a white horse down Foothill Boulevard. “It's Traveler!” shouts a woman, who dashes into the street for a photo with the University of Southern California mascot. GRAPHIC: La Canada's...
  • Food preservatives: How much is too much?

    "Natural" foods, free of preservatives, continue to trend. But is avoiding preservatives really necessary? If you keep a loaf of homemade bread on the counter for a few days, the telltale signs of spoilage begin: mold, discoloration and an off taste. The...