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  • Virginia Warren Daly dies at 80; popular socialite in New York and Washington

    In the 1950s and '60s, if Virginia Warren Daly came to your party, you had it made. Effervescent, beautiful and popular with the opposite sex, the daughter of Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren was a staple of the society columns in Washington and...
  • 'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green

    'The Waxman Report: How Congress Really Works' by Henry Waxman with Joshua Green
    Pretty faces and promising careers tend to flash across our local political firmament with the frequency of shooting stars -- and with about as much effect. But for more than two decades, the most consequential elected official in Southern California...
  • Book review: 'Making Our Democracy Work' by Stephen Breyer

    Book review: 'Making Our Democracy Work' by Stephen Breyer
    The United States Supreme Court likes its mystery: Cases are argued in public, briefs are available for all to read, but its real work is carried out in conferences attended by the nine justices alone. So private are those deliberations that in the rare...
  • Books & Ideas: Stephen Ambrose's troubling Eisenhower record

    Books & Ideas: Stephen Ambrose's troubling Eisenhower record
    I worried, almost from the beginning of my research into the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower, that something did not quite add up with Stephen Ambrose's famous biography of the former president. I say almost from the beginning because I had no inkling at...
  • 'American Original' by Joan Biskupic

    'American Original' by Joan Biskupic
    American Original The Life and Constitution of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Joan Biskupic Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 436 pp., $28 To begin, a few snapshots from the life of Justice Antonin Scalia: * As a young boy, he...
  • Kennedy expressed remorse over Chappaquiddick in his memoir

    Kennedy expressed remorse over Chappaquiddick in his memoir
    Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, in a memoir being published this month, writes of fear and remorse surrounding the 1969 car accident on Chappaquiddick Island that left a woman dead, and says he accepted the finding that a lone gunman assassinated...
  • Stanley Miller, 77; chemist was a pioneer in studying the origins of life

    Stanley Miller, 77; chemist was a pioneer in studying the origins of life
    Stanley Miller, the UC San Diego chemist who was the first to demonstrate that the organic molecules necessary for life could be generated in a laboratory flask simulating the primitive Earth's atmosphere, died Sunday from heart failure in a hospital in...
  • Guilty of confusion

    THE SUPREME COURT has obligations both to society and to the law. In its end-of-term rush last week, it served neither well, shirking its duties in rulings that undermined free speech, made it easier for a president to violate the Constitution's...
  • As wildfires get wilder, the costs of fighting them are untamed

    As wildfires get wilder, the costs of fighting them are untamed
    It was Day 42 of the Zaca Fire. A tower of white smoke reached miles into the blue sky above the undulating ridges of Santa Barbara's backcountry. Helicopters ferried firefighters across the saw-toothed terrain and bombed fiery ridges with water. Long...
  • Democrats would do right to do right by Abel Maldonado

    Democrats would do right to do right by Abel Maldonado
    Within a few weeks, the embattled and belittled California Legislature will take one of two actions: * Approve state Sen. Abel Maldonado's nomination by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to be lieutenant governor because that's the smart and right thing to do....
  • Has Arnold's 'post-partisanship' worked?

    Has Arnold's 'post-partisanship' worked?
    Today's question: How successful or unsuccessful has Arnold Schwarzenegger's brand of "post-partisanship" been? Has Schwarzenegger been able to translate his popularity into effectiveness? Previously, Boyarsky and Bradley discussed the governor's budget...