Adolfo Guzman-Lopez

Education Correspondent

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I focus stories on college students who are at a crossroads, particularly those on the first rung into higher education. Many of those students are trying to overcome academic and other challenges because they believe college will be the path to a better life. How do the people around them -- in their personal lives and at the institutions they attend -- help or hinder their success?

Stories by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez

Budget Deal Opens Space at UC, CSU

Lawmakers and higher education honchos congratulated themselves Friday for winning slots for more students at the University of California and the California State University.

A Teacher Follows His Religious Beliefs

The tale of an LA public school teacher who switches to a private Christian school so he can integrate the Bible into his teaching.

Bodies on Display at the California Science Center

From now until January, you can see German doctor Gunther Von Hagens' unusual exhibit of preserved and dissected human bodies at the California Science Center.

Police Beating Stirs Anger in South L.A.

The videotaped police beating of a suspect has triggered new anger for some African-Americans.

Belmont Learning Complex Finally Approved

The LA school board approves the environmental impact report for the long-delayed Belmont Learning Complex high school, which will now be called Vista Hermosa.

Fear in Wake of Inland Empire Immigrant Sweeps

Recent immigration sweeps in Corona and other communities have spread fear among legal and illegal immigrants.