Elementary school students pay tribute to Kobe, Gianna Bryant

Students at Loren Miller Elementary School in South Los Angeles paid tribute to fallen NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna on Monday morning, the same day a public memorial is scheduled to be held for the pair at Staples Center.

Report: Prisoner confesses to killing 2 child molesters

Jonathan Watson, 41, confessed in the letter to the Bay Area News Group in Northern California that he clubbed both men in the head on Jan. 16 at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in Corcoran.

USC to offer free tuition for families earning $80,000 or less

In an effort to widen access for more middle and low-income students, USC will eliminate tuition for families earning $80,000 or less annually and will no longer consider home equity in financial aid calculations, it was reported Thursday.

California set to apologize for internment of Japanese Americans

On Thursday, California's Legislature is expected to approve a resolution offering an apology to Ouchida and other internment victims for the state's role in aiding the U.S. government's policy and condemning actions that helped fan anti-Japanese discrimination.