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  • 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 Cañada High School auditorium, 4463 O ak Grove Drive. The event is presented by the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation...
  • Strict blood pressure control won't stem mental decline, study says

    Strict blood pressure control won't stem mental decline, study says
    Discouraging news for diabetics who are keen to ward off memory problems and keep their brains in peak condition: New research has found that using medication to aggressively drive down blood pressure or improve lipid levels does not do more than standard...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • J.T. Terrell sparks USC past Howard, 82-60

    J.T. Terrell sparks USC past Howard, 82-60
    He's back. J.T. Terrell, who sat out seven games because of academic issues, returned to USC's basketball team for the victory at Dayton last week. He appeared in his first home game since the suspension Sunday at the Galen Center and played with a...
  • USC Coach Steve Sarkisian adds to staff

    USC Coach Steve Sarkisian adds to staff
    USC's football coaching staff continued to take on a distinct Washington flavor Monday when Steve Sarkisian announced that he had hired former Huskies assistants Justin Wilcox and Marques Tuiasosopo and San Francisco 49ers assistant Tim Drevno. Wilcox...
  • Top stories of 2013: Tragedies led off the year in La Cañada

    Top stories of 2013: Tragedies led off the year in La Cañada
    La Cañada 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...
  • 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...
  • USC completes purchase of Verdugo Hills Hospital

    USC completes purchase of Verdugo Hills Hospital
    The University of Southern California’s purchase of Verdugo Hills Hospital has been completed. In a statement Tuesday announcing the completion of the purchase, Len LaBella, chief executive of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, said the affiliation...
  • 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...