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  • Video of Long Beach police hitting man stirs debate

    Video of Long Beach police hitting man stirs debate
    A video posted to YouTube showing Long Beach police repeatedly using a Taser and baton on a man has prompted an internal investigation and raised questions about the officers’ actions. Police training experts who reviewed the 41/2-minute...
  • Arsenio Hall is asking for a slice of late night

    Arsenio Hall is asking for a slice of late night
    Decked out in a blue blazer and stylish white hat, he bounded onto the ballroom stage at the Beverly Hilton as if he could barely contain himself, beaming at the audience of TV journalists from around the country. After being almost off the showbiz grid...
  • Chicago organization publishes a textbook that aims to hit close to home

    Chicago organization publishes a textbook that aims to hit close to home
    Conventional digital age wisdom says that the chestnut about the might of pens, i.e. swords, should be amended to specify keyboard strokes, as paper is now passť. Likewise, in an era when Chicago's public education crisis seems to be at an apex, with...
  • Man gunned down outside of home in Artesia is identified

    Man gunned down outside of home in Artesia is identified
    The victim of a deadly shooting in Artesia early Thursday has been identified as 29-year-old Sergio Lopez. Neighbors said Lopez was gunned down while standing in front of his home in the 12100 block of 180th Street about 1:10 a.m. "According to...
  • Forbes 400: Rich get richer while the poor get to watch and wish

    News flash: America’s rich are getting richer; America’s poor are getting, well, you know. And in other news, the sky is blue and the sun will set tonight in the West. OK, so you probably had guessed that gazillionaires such as Bill Gates,...
  • Filming at Disney Hall: Always ready for its close-up

    In its first 10 years Disney Hall became more than a home for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, it also became a destination for photographing advertisements and filming commercials, television shows and movies. Howard Sherman, vice president of...
  • Around Town: Baron's Ball names chairwoman

    Around Town: Baron's Ball names chairwoman
    Notables Huntington Beach resident Margo Ferris has been named chairwoman for the annual OC Baron's Ball benefiting the American Cancer Society, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Several Huntington Beach residents have been named event...
  • Pope Francis' interview widely praised -- but for different reasons

    Pope Francis' interview widely praised -- but for different reasons
    Popes are famously believed to be endowed with infallibility, which is often misinterpreted to mean that they can never be wrong. In actuality, they are only considered infallible when it comes to the issuance of Roman Catholic doctrine. Infallible or...
  • Letters: Teaching is all about hard work

    Re "LAUSD's priority problem," Column, Sept. 18 Thanks to Steve Lopez for his column. Education officials need to get back to the basics. As a former teacher, I'm convinced that teaching would be so much easier if the ivory tower bureaucrats would...
  • To iPad or to not iPad

    Until retirement, I worked for many years in IT procurement. Although I have no personal stake in the decisions of the LAUSD, their plan to acquire an iPad for each Los Angeles student raised a few red flags. Was this the result of a competitive...
  • After O.C. raid targeting Mexican Mafia, 21 suspects still at large

    After O.C. raid targeting Mexican Mafia, 21 suspects still at large
    Twenty-one people suspected of carrying out crimes on behalf of the Mexican Mafia in Orange County remain at large after a raid early Tuesday resulted in 55 arrests. In what authorities described as a major blow to the Mexican Mafia, 129 people were...