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  • A new water strategy

    The Times' recent story, "Water shortage worst in decades," illustrates an often forgotten fact. Southern California is really a semi-arid desert -- brought to life by water supplies from the Colorado River, the Owens Valley and the State Water Project to...
  • Proposition 1A: The budget fix California needs

    Proposition 1A: The budget fix California needs
    It took the greatest drop in state revenues since the Great Depression to crack it open, but California's dysfunctional budget process has finally been laid bare. Now the question is, how can we fix it permanently? That consideration should frame the...
  • Desire is irrelevant. I am a machine.

    "No fate." It's from a movie. To be exact, it's from "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," the huge 1991 vehicle for future California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. If you know your Terminator lore, you know that this sequel took the evil Terminator from the...
  • Letters to the editor

    Taxes as a tool to fix economy Re "Gov.'s staff exploring new taxes," May 2 The only proven solution to California's budget deficit is a sustained economic recovery. A sales tax on services would impede that recovery. Increasing the price of services...
  • Richard Sklar dies at 74; engineer ran San Francisco utilities and helped rebuild Bosnia after civil war

    Richard Sklar, an engineer who as general manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission from 1979 to '83 oversaw the city's water, power and sewer operations as well as its public transportation network, has died. He was 74. Sklar, who led the...
  • Bill Stall dies at 71; Pulitzer-Prize winning editorial writer for The Times

    Bill Stall dies at 71; Pulitzer-Prize winning editorial writer for The Times
    William R. Stall, a longtime staff member of the Los Angeles Times who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing in 2004, died Sunday at his home in Sacramento. He was 71. Stall had been in failing health much of the year and died of...
  • Roland Arnall, 68; founder of subprime specialist Ameriquest

    Billionaire Roland E. Arnall, whose widespread philanthropy and extraordinary political friendships stood in contrast to repeated investigations into alleged lending abuses at his giant subprime company, Ameriquest Mortgage Co., died Monday. The...
  • L.A. labor leader used charity's employees for politics, workers say

    A Los Angeles labor leader now the target of a corruption probe routinely ordered employees of a charity he headed to work on campaigns for political candidates -- a practice barred by law -- according to people who said they participated in such...
  • Schwarzenegger replaces Eastwood, Shriver on parks commission

    Here are two guys who didn't see it coming when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger terminated them: his own brother-in-law, Bobby Shriver, and actor-director Clint Eastwood. The governor dropped Shriver and Eastwood from a state parks commission where both had...
  • Letting gridlock loose on L.A.

    Letting gridlock loose on L.A.
    When Santa Monica officials approved the massive Water Garden office complex, they predicted the project would generate thousands of good jobs and revive a once-tired industrial neighborhood. They also predicted a lot of traffic. Twenty years later,...
  • College radicalism redux

    College radicalism redux
    The campus protests of the 1960s happened long enough ago that the images filter through in black-and-white, the tint of television newsreels and newspaper photographs back in the day: Mario Savio, ushering in the Free Speech Movement from atop a...