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Robert J. Lopez

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  • A New York state of mind: Illiberal liberal values

    A New York state of mind: Illiberal liberal values
    On paper, "liberal intolerance" is something of an oxymoron, like "jumbo shrimp," "loyal opposition" or "conspicuous absence." But what makes oxymorons funny is that they are real things. There are jumbo shrimp. Absences can be conspicuous, opponents...
  • UC Berkeley students return after campus explosion, power outage

    UC Berkeley students return after campus explosion, power outage
    Most classes were slated to resume at UC Berkeley on Tuesday after a power outage and explosion prompted officials to evacuate the campus Monday night. Four people suffered minor burns after an explosion rocked the campus at 6:30 p.m., about two hours...
  • Turning to Mark Twain and Coen brothers to translate Salarrue

    Turning to Mark Twain and Coen brothers to translate Salarrue
    When Nelson Lopéz was preparing the first bilingual translation of "Tales of Clay," a landmark short-story collection by the legendary Salvadoran writer known as Salarrué, he turned for inspiration to some unlikely sources: Mark Twain and the Coen...
  • 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,...
  • Savage Love: Noise Makers

    Savage Love: Noise Makers
    My question is one of etiquette. My lesbian wife and I live in an apartment. The noise pollution between flats can be pretty bad. Anyone who lives in the building is aware of this, and keeping noise down after certain hours is a common courtesy. I wouldn'...
  • 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...
  • X-Men 50th anniversary: Five artists who defined Marvel’s mutant team

     
    When “The X-Men” debuted 50 years ago, it was part of a wave of Marvel Comics spearheaded by writer/editor Stan […]...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...