Bay Area Vintner Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Cheating ScandalA Bay Area vineyard owner pleaded guilty in a Boston federal courtroom Tuesday to paying $50,000 to cheat on his daughter's SAT exam and agreeing to pay a total of $250,000 in bribes to get his daughter into USC as a purported water polo recruit.
Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Scheme"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has underscored the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into top universities.
Oakland Councilwoman McElhaney To Accept Degree On Behalf Of Slain SonOakland City Councilwoman Lynette Gibson McElhaney and her husband Clarence McElhaney will accept a degree from the USC Thornton School of Music on Friday the behalf of their son Victor McElhaney, who was fatally shot in Los Angeles on March 10.
USC Holds Memorial For Victor McElhaney, Slain 'Son Of Oakland'USC is holding a memorial Tuesday evening for Victor McElhaney, an Oakland man who was fatally shot during a failed robbery in Los Angeles.
Palo Alto Couple Paid $25K To Have Proctor Take Their Son's SAT For HimA Palo Alto couple paid $25,000 to have a supposed proctor take their son's SAT in his place.
Marin County Couple Caught Up In College Admissions SchemeBay Area high schools on Tuesday were trying to distance themselves from the growing college admissions scandal.
Professor, Students Discouraged By 'Pay-To-Play' Mentality In College AdmissionsA nationwide college admissions scandal has left professors and students discouraged about the "pay-to-play" mentality taking over the admissions process at top universities.
'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.
Defensive Cal Snaps 14-Game Skid Vs. USC With 15-14 VictoryCal snapped its 14-game losing streak against Southern California with a 15-14 victory Saturday night.
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.
USC Adjunct Professor Detained After Campus Gunman ScareA USC adjunct professor was detained by the Los Angeles Police Department after she allegedly told her students there was an active shooter inside a campus building, triggering a SWAT response and a shelter-in-place.
Pac-12 Basketball Coaches Arrested On Federal Corruption ChargesFour assistant basketball coaches from Arizona, Auburn, the University of Southern California and Oklahoma State were among those arrested on federal corruption charges Tuesday after they were caught taking thousands of dollars in bribes.
No. 6 USC Routs No. 14 Stanford 42-24 for 11th Straight WinNo. 6 USC extended its winning streak to 11 games with a bruising 42-24 victory over No. 14 Stanford on Saturday night.