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LOS ANGELES | USC’s Helton “happy for” Kingsbury after Cardinals swoop in

LOS ANGELES —January 08, 2019— Although Kliff Kingsbury was Southern California’s offensive coordinator for just 34 days, Clay Helton says he isn’t mad after the Arizona Cardinals swooped in. Kingsbury became the Cardinals’ head coach and left the Trojans in the lurch Tuesday, leaving LA just over one month after he agreed to take charge of … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | USC’s Helton “happy for” Kingsbury after Cardinals swoop in

Schools fall short when it comes to helping students in grief – here’s how they can improve

—Jan 04, 2019—(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) David Schonfeld, University of Southern California (THE CONVERSATION) An adolescent experiences the death of his mother after a lengthy illness. When I ask what services he would like to receive from the school, he initially says he … Continue reading Schools fall short when it comes to helping students in grief – here’s how they can improve

LOS ANGELES | Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino among Coachella headliners

LOS ANGELES  —Jan 02, 2019 — The organizers of the 2019 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival have announced the top acts scheduled to appear at the multiday event in April. Goldenvoice, the promoter of the event, said Wednesday night that the big names scheduled to perform at the two-weekend event in Southern California from April 12 … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino among Coachella headliners

An app that nudges people to eat their veggies only works when it’s introduced with a human touch

Jan 02, 2019—(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Susan H Evans, University of Southern California and Peter Clarke, University of Southern California (THE CONVERSATION) Paula, a 59-year-old mother of two in Southern California, is getting out of a cooking rut with VeggieBook, a free mobile … Continue reading An app that nudges people to eat their veggies only works when it’s introduced with a human touch

INGLEWOOD, Calif | In Vegas or LA, UFC 232 is a dynamite show to fans, fighters

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Dana White knew the UFC would take some pretty big hits, both financial and otherwise, when he moved its traditional end-of-the-year show from Las Vegas to Southern California on six days’ notice to keep Jon Jones on the card despite his latest positive drug test. Some hits are more damaging than others, … Continue reading INGLEWOOD, Calif | In Vegas or LA, UFC 232 is a dynamite show to fans, fighters

HELENA, Mont. | Montana lawmaker proposes state rock and roll song

HELENA, Mont. — Montana has a state song, a state ballad and a state lullaby. And, for goodness sake, Democratic Rep. Jacob Bachmeier of Havre would like to see the 2019 Legislature declare the “Hippy Hippy Shake” Montana’s official rock and roll song. It was written in 1959 by Chan Romero when he was a … Continue reading HELENA, Mont. | Montana lawmaker proposes state rock and roll song

LAS VEGAS | Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

LAS VEGAS— Ronnie Rivers rushed for 212 yards and two touchdowns, Anthoula “Tank” Kelly had a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown and No. 19 Fresno State beat Arizona State 31-20 in the Las Vegas Bowl on Saturday. Marcus McMaryion rushed for a touchdown and was 15-of-29 passing for 176 yards to help the Bulldogs … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Rivers, Fresno State top Arizona State in Las Vegas Bowl

SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Insurance claims from last month’s California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state’s insurance commissioner announced Wednesday. About $7 billion in claims are from the Camp Fire that destroyed the Northern California city of Paradise and killed at least 86 people, making it the deadliest U.S. wildfire … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif. | Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires