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Staff Writer, Copy EditorWhen it came time to tell her family that she was thinking about moving in with her boyfriend, Vikki Carr said she was worried how they might react to the fact that he was black. Feeling anxious about having to broach the subject during a visit to the...
They were Katie Sparks and McKenna Wetzel, the I-Don't-Know-and-I-Don't-Care Girls. If the Eader Elementary School classmates got a question that they didn't have a passionate answer to, those were their typical replies. McKenna's mother, Kristine...
Tags: Charity, AutoNation, Social Issues, Human Interest, Flu
Faith Loudon plans to eat at as many local Chick-fil-A restaurants as she can manage on Wednesday — at least six. Other Marylanders, meanwhile, are vowing to donate the amount it would have cost them to get a chicken meal from the fast-food chain to...
R.G. Armstrong Actor a favorite of Peckinpah R.G. Armstrong, 95, a veteran character actor who started his career in the 1950s on Broadway, segued to television, then solidified his standing as a favorite of filmmakers Sam Peckinpah and Warren Beatty,...
Newport Beach resident Stewart Hagestad was runner-up in the Southern California Golf Assn. Match Play Championship, completed Wednesday at Sandpiper Golf Club in Santa Barbara. Hagestad was defeated, two and one, by Niall Platt from Santa Barbara in the...
Tags: Water Polo, Sports, Polo
The pastel-colored ball of yarn made its way from one tiny hand to another at the Camp Kesem "empowerment ceremony," with each camper unraveling their part of a common, painful thread. What bound them together was cancer — which had come...
MODESTO —Topamax. Depakote. Phenobarbital. The list goes on. Before Jayden David turned 5, he had tried a dozen powerful medications to tame a rare form of epilepsy. The side effects were devastating. There were grand mal seizures that lasted...
For the second year in a row, Caltech has been ranked the best university in the world by the British magazine Times Higher Education. Harvard dominated the top spot on the magazine's World University Rankings from 2004 to 2010. But Caltech raised to...
Anna Schwartz, an economist and coauthor with Milton Friedman of a book on monetary policy that shaped the views of central bankers including Federal Reserve ChairmanBen S. Bernanke, has died. She was 96. Schwartz died Thursday at her home in Manhattan...
After surgeons removed the tumor from her breast last November, Karen Hajiaskari, of Hamburg, N.Y., was deemed cancer-free. But for the next five years she will take a drug called tamoxifen, a medication that's commonly used to prevent a breast cancer...
In many ways, it appears that online education is at last taking hold. Earlier this month, UC Irvine announced it would offer a selection of free online courses through an agreement with Coursera, a company started by two Stanford University professors....
L.A. NOWUC Berkeley announced Tuesday that it is joining the new online education platform founded by Harvard and MIT that offers free but not-for-credit courses to a worldwide audience. The addition of UC Berkeley will give the “edX” online effort...
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