'I'm Victor's Mama'; Tearful Oakland Councilwoman Remembers Her Slain SonTearful and heartbroken, Oakland City Councilwoman Lynette Gibson McElhaney meet with reporters Tuesday, remembering her beloved son who was murder over the weekend in Los Angeles.
City Officials, Friends Stunned By Murder Of Oakland Councilmember's SonThe shocking weekend murder of the son of an Oakland city councilwoman reverberated throughout City Hall Monday.
93 Women Accuse Former USC Doctor Of Sex AbuseNearly 100 women who contend that they were sexually harassed or abused by a former University of Southern California gynecologist are suing the school, contending it ignored decades of complaints.
Oakland Grad Helps Maintain Family Ice Cream Business Amid Budding Finance CareerOn campus, Evelyn Montiel was an A-student and class president. But at home she was in survival mode, working long nights at the ice cream stand, fighting to keep her family's business alive.
George Lucas Gives Another $10 Million To USC For Student DiversityGeorge Lucas has given another $10 million to his alma mater, the University of Southern California, to fund the student diversity program he helped establish...
Norovirus Sickens Students At USC Residence HallsUniversity of Southern California officials say students have been sickened by the gastrointestinal illness norovirus in a number of campus residence halls.
UC Berkeley Students Call For Scholarships For Syrian RefugeesUC Berkeley students are urging school officials to follow in the footsteps of other universities by offering scholarships specifically for Syrian refugees.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Blows Up Pool In Video Demanding California Terminate DroughtFormer California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger held an emergency forum on the state's drought situation. Experts say it’s more serious than most Californians realize, while the former governor says we shouldn’t marvel at innovative solutions.
Ryan Coogler Brings Heart, Talent To 'Fruitvale'Coogler's "Fruitvale Station" - his first dramatic feature & first project since graduating in 2011 - won both jury and audience awards at Sundance...
UC Berkeley Targeted In Federal Complaint Over Its Handling Of Rape AllegationsWomen's-rights attorney Gloria Allred says federal complaints have been filed against four U.S. colleges over how the colleges handle rape allegations.
Phil Matier: Poll Finds Voters Prefer Gov.'s Prop. 30 Tax Plan Over Opposition A new poll from the University of Southern California finds voters prefer Proposition 30, Governor Brown's proposed tax increase over Prop 38, the competing measure by Molly Munger.