University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California

Survey: Four Of Best Five Colleges ‘For The Country’ Are In California

The list also commends the country’s most innovative college presidents.


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Princeton Review Ranks UCSB No. 3 For Top Party Schools

UC Santa Barbara Monday was named the No. 3 party school in America, according to the Princeton Review.

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USC Ranked 4th On Playboy’s ‘Top Party Schools’ In US

It’s a dubious honor that may make Tommy Trojan blush: USC has been named among the nation’s top 5 party schools.


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FBI Names Irvine One Of The Safest Cities In America For 9th Consecutive Year

The city of Irvine Monday made the FBI’s list of safest cities in the United States for the ninth consecutive year.

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The trio of Kobe Bryant (left), Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol may face an uncertain future with the Los Angeles Lakers, but all three made Sports Illustrated's "Fortunate 50" list. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Kobe Keeps No. 4 Ranking Among Highest-Paid Pro Athletes

Even after an underachieving season by the Los Angeles Lakers marred by injuries and in-fighting, Kobe Bryant is still one of the highest-earning athletes in all of sports.


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UCLA Medical Center Gets ‘F’ In Hospital Safety Survey

One of the Southland’s most prestigious hospitals received a failing grade for patient safety in a survey released Wednesday.



Schools Stripped Of Key Ranking After Reports Of Cheating, Other Irregularities

Nearly two dozens schools across California – including several in the Southland – have been stripped of a key state ranking due to cheating and other irregularities in administering standardized tests last spring.


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USC, UCLA Tie In U.S. News & World Report’s List Of Top Schools

Crosstown rivals UCLA and USC were tied in 24th place along with the University of Virginia today in the latest rankings of national universities by U.S. News & World Report.

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Forbes’ List Of America’s Top Colleges Snubs Most Local Schools

Forbes has released its annual list of America’s Top Colleges and Southland schools – except for one – aren’t at the top of the list.

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LAUSD To Introduce New Student, Teacher Ranking System

The Los Angeles Unified School District changing the way it ranks students and teachers.



LA Ranks Among Least Literate US Cities

A number of Southland cities, including Los Angeles, Long Beach and Anaheim ranked near the bottom of the pack when it comes to reading.


LA Ranked Among Least Friendly, Affordable US Cities

“I Love LA”? The song may never sound the same after reading the results of a new survey that ranks the City of Angels dead last in friendliness and near the bottom in other areas.

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Caltech Named 2nd Best University In The World

We’re number 1… almost! Pasadena’s Caltech has been ranked the second best university in the world, narrowly edged out by Harvard, according to the London-based Times Higher Education magazine.