CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 24, 2000 |
For as long as anyone can remember, college dreams tended to wither in the dusty heat of this small desert town near the Arizona border. Then, civic leaders hatched a bold experiment: They invited a private, liberal arts university program to come to town, putting bachelor's degrees within easy reach of locals. Now, after just two years of operation, Blythe's experiment is ending in failure. Park University-Blythe, the town's own little four-year university, will close for good in July.
March 8, 2000 |
With season-opening victories against top-ranked Fountain Valley and ninth-ranked Cypress, unranked University looked like world-beaters on the rise. But with a chance to extend their surprising early-season run Tuesday against No. 5 Villa Park in the quarterfinal round of the Loara tournament, the Trojans looked, well, rather ordinary.
January 23, 1999
Villa Park, ranked second in the county in girls' water polo, escaped with a 7-6 victory over eighth-ranked University after Kristyn Pulver scored the winning goal with six seconds remaining in a nonleague game Friday at University. Pulver scored six goals for the visiting Spartans (19-1), who led, 6-4, after three quarters before the Trojans tied it, 6-6. Hayley Sudieth scored five goals for University (11-7). In other nonleague games: No.
July 20, 1997 |
If you could turn your eyes inward so as to examine the busy neurons within your skull, you would have graphic evidence of how important light is to the human organism. Nearly one-third of the billions of nerve cells in your brain do nothing but interpret the light entering your eyes to present a world rich in color, detail and meaning. That striking neurophysiological fact demonstrates how central to humanity is our highly developed vision.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 1994 |
Soka University still doesn't have a library or a student union, but the embattled school is building something else it dearly needs: goodwill and respect. Embroiled in a legal and political fight with state parks officials over use of its scenic Calabasas campus, the once-reclusive Japanese school now welcomes the public with open arms.
February 20, 1994 |
Marks of punctuation, those friendly but firm little sentinels and traffic signs on the information byways of the printed page, are not something we ordinarily give much notice to. Subliminally inflecting our understanding, they seem as much a part of our language as the alphabet itself. M. B.