CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 1996 |
An Arcadia man was arrested in connection with a scheme that allegedly beat graduate school admission exams by paying experts to take the tests in New York and phone answers to California, to be provided to students for $6,000 a person. The scheme took advantage of the three-hour time difference and the fact that the same test is administered nationwide on the same day, prosecutors said Monday.
September 13, 2006 |
German automaker BMW said Tuesday that it would begin distributing the world's first hydrogen-burning cars to selected users in the U.S. and Europe next year. The cars are 7-Series sedans powered by 12-cylinder internal-combustion engines capable of burning gasoline or liquefied hydrogen.
February 7, 1999 |
Gregg Colton likes to recall a minor case of deja vu that he was forced to endure a couple of years ago. The private investigator and former director of test security for an examination firm was reading an advertisement that guaranteed a passing grade on a state contractor's exam after just two days of study. He'd seen hundreds of similar ads from such "cram schools" but after further scrutiny, he had to admit this one was special.