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  • Regulation by stealth: time to re-examine federal agencies

    In recent weeks, President Barack Obama announced plans to use executive authority to implement immigration reforms in absence of cooperation from Congress. House Speaker John A. Boehner also announced plans to initiate a lawsuit designed to check the...
  • IDW at 15: Ted Adams, Chris Ryall talk growth, risks, Comic-Con

     
    Fifteen years ago in San Diego, IDW wasn’t publishing comics and Comic-Con drew about 45,000 people. How times have changed. […]...
  • L.A. Central Library's summer state of mind

    This has been the summer of staying home, with nothing much to do. I used to look forward to family vacations with my daughters, whether we were schlepping to Ohio to visit relatives or lounging on a beach in Jamaica. But the daughters are grown, with...
  • Curt Gentry dies at 83; California historian co-wrote 'Helter Skelter'

    Curt Gentry, a California historian who wrote or co-wrote more than a dozen books, including a bestselling biography of J. Edgar Hoover and the true-crime classic "Helter Skelter" about the Manson family murders, written with former prosecutor Vincent...
  • Long rifle bill is bad history, gun experts say

    House Bill 1989, signed into law last month, recognizes the Piper J-3 Cub and the Pennsylvania long rifle as the state's official aircraft and firearm, respectively. Why? Hey, that's what our state legislators do. There's a bill pending to name...
  • New books by Hampton Roads authors

    New books by Hampton Roads authors
    It's time for this month's new-release roundup. Once again, Hampton Roads authors offer enough topics and genres to make any bibliophile happy. Check out this month's offerings. Maybe you'll find one or two that pique your fancy. FICTION "The Button...
  • A Word, Please: You learn something new every day

    It's not every day that I pick on others' language errors. Regular readers of this column know that, on the contrary, I think criticizing another person's grammar or usage is misguided. Worse, nine times out of 10 the would-be grammar cop has his or her...
  • A deeper look at the mystery of Harper Lee

    In the last few years, Harper Lee has been in the news. She lost her copyright to "To Kill A Mockingbird" and had to sue her former agent to get it back. She sought to block the small museum in her hometown of Monroeville, Ala., from selling "To Kill a...
  • Women & Children First starts fresh chapter with new owners

    Women & Children First starts fresh chapter with new owners
    Women & Children First bookstore enthusiasts, of whom there are legions, let out a collective cheer last week when the outgoing owners announced they were handing the reins to Sarah Hollenbeck and Lynn Mooney, current employees and friends to the...
  • John M. Crisp: Why I won't be running in Pamplona

    Pamplona's storied bull run created some extra interest recently when a perturbed toro named Brevito inflicted a nasty horn wound on Bill Hillmann's right thigh. Hillmann is a regular at the annual, eight-day fiesta in honor of the region's co-patron...
  • Arlene Sadev Uslander, 1934-2014

     Arlene Sadev Uslander, 1934-2014
    Arlene Sadev Uslander, a teacher, author and editor, helped develop the "Study of People Program" that taught sex education to first- through fifth-grade children in Skokie School District 68 beginning in the late 1950s. Mrs. Uslander later co-...