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  • It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada

    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...
  • Minorities still under-represented in popular films: study

    Minorities still under-represented in popular films: study
    With this year's high-profile movies "The Butler," "42" and "12 Years a Slave" prominently featuring black actors, it may seem as though the multiplex is enjoying new levels of diversity. But popular films still under-represent minority characters and...
  • Marijuana smoking tied to testicular cancer: study

    Marijuana smoking tied to testicular cancer: study
    (Reuters) - Young men who had smoked marijuana recreationally were twice as likely to be diagnosed with testicular cancer than men who have never used marijuana, according to a U.S. study. Researchers whose findings appeared in the journal Cancer said...
  • The blessings of routine

    The blessings of routine
    It's easy to dismiss routines and habits as "boring." But give some of them credit for keeping you on track amid the uncertainties of daily life, as well as freeing up brain space to dream, to create fresh ideas, to solve problems. "Habits help us get...
  • Some health experts sour on fructose

    Some health experts sour on fructose
    Just as recent science has divided dietary fats into good, bad and really bad categories, some scientists now think different sugars also may deserve individual scrutiny. Most experts agree that Americans eat too much sugar, period. But studies in recent...
  • L.A.'s richest man ups the ante for city, cancer fight

    L.A.'s richest man ups the ante for city, cancer fight
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As owner of 5 percent of the Los Angeles Lakers, Patrick Soon-Shiong could walk into the locker room of the storied basketball franchise any time for a chat with stars like Kobe Bryant. But the richest man in Los Angeles chooses to...
  • American Film Institute increases scholarship offerings

    The American Film Institute has nearly tripled its funding for scholarships in an effort to compete with larger film schools and to help students pay for the institute's $47,000 in annual tuition. In the past, AFI found it was attracting candidates...
  • Whole grains linked to lower prediabetes risk

    Whole grains linked to lower prediabetes risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating whole grains is associated with a decreased risk of prediabetes, a blood sugar elevation that can precede diabetes in adults, according to new research. Swedish residents who ate food containing more than 59 grams --...
  • 'Sexting' again linked to risky sex among teens

    'Sexting' again linked to risky sex among teens
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One out of every seven Los Angeles high schoolers with a cell phone has sent a sexually-explicit text message or photo, according to results of a 2011 survey that also found "sexters" more likely to engage in risky sex...
  • Parents should take kids' flu symptoms seriously

     Parents should take kids' flu symptoms seriously
    In households with small children, flu symptoms are as routine as dirty socks. Take them seriously, though, warns a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), because the flu can kill healthy children within days. Among the...
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  • Lorraine (Tetsell) Marsteller

    Lorraine (Tetsell) Marsteller
    Lorraine (Tetsell) Marsteller gently passed away on Thursday, June 6th. She was 94. She was born in Sterling, Colorado on the day World War I ended, the first “Armistice Day,” November 11th, 1918 to Albert H. and Ethel (Rhine) Tetsell. She...