| Jan 29, 2011
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — The schools are separated by less than 10 miles, and there's a potential rivalry budding up and down the Glendale (2) Freeway.
After spending the last several seasons competing in nonleague games, the Renaissance Academy and...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 7:04 PM
Brenda Soto desperately wants to win the Orange Coast League in girls' basketball.
Her body doesn't always seem to share the same sentiment.
Soto's right shoulder is in a black brace. Sometimes it pops out of place.
That's OK, Soto tells herself,...
| Feb 8, 2011
| 1:10 PM
CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO -- Three teens, two of them U.S. citizens, were killed in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Juarez this weekend, a spokesman with the Chihuahua state prosecutor's office said late Monday.
The teenagers had crossed the border from...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Two weeks after the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced it would extend the academic calendar of its 210 elementary schools by 20 days, administrators at local parochial schools said they are assessing how and when to implement the change....
| Feb 23, 2011
| 5:27 AM
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is used to facing opponents, but this time it's not political -- it's personal. Apparently, a high ranking religious leader wants to deny the divorced Democrat from receiving communion -- and it's all because of his living...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 7:58 PM
COSTA MESA — Using colored pencils, markers and crayons, 33 students in LaWanda Allen's fifth-grade class found their own ways Wednesday to say "welcome to the world" to a newborn.
The students sat at their desks under a colorful sea of paper...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:00 PM
I thought it best to wait a while to decide if I should comment on the speech by Notre Dame law Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett as reported in the July 9th South Bend Tribune. It seemed so arrogant and outrageous to me that I thought I might be...
| May 16, 2011
| 8:42 AM
Rabbi Gershom Sizomu knew he wanted to be a Jewish scholar. He also understood his position as a leader in the small Jewish community of Uganda.
But he didn't quite grasp that he would one day deal with jobs, clinics, mosquito nets and other mundane...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Meet Chris Hutchinson. He’s a socialist. Yes, it’s true. He thinks plenty is missing from today’s political discourse. There’s lots of talk about the size of government, the national deficit and repealing health care reform; there&...
| May 26, 2011
Former Brother Martin basketball coach Scott Thompson is returning to his alma mater.
Thompson said Thursday night he will be a teacher this upcoming school year at Jesuit. Thompson said there is a possibility he will serve in some capacity as a coach....
| May 27, 2011
| 3:25 PM
The Bishop of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese admitted that he mishandled a child porn investigation involving a metro priest.
Bishop Robert Finn admitted that he had not read the full letter from the principal of St. Patrick's Catholic School...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 8:32 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his wife have decided to forgo Chicago public schools and send their children to the University of Chicago Lab School in Hyde Park this fall, a source familiar with the decision has told the Tribune.
Leah, Ilana and Zach will be...