| Feb 23, 2013
| 3:18 PM
“I’m 27. I’m retired. But I still want to compete.”
That’s Olympic champion Michael Phelps talking in “The Haney Project,” a Golf Channel series that stars Tiger Woods’ one-time coach taking on a new...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:09 AM
There was a time when the lines between the practices of politics and journalism were clear-cut. Professional politicians did their thing, which was getting elected and getting others elected. Professional journalists did theirs, writing and telling how...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 1:13 PM
I can't say I followed Hugo Chavez that closely. What I knew of him was that he was a buffoon who delighted in using over-the-top-rhetoric blasting the United States. He had a weekly TV show on Venezuelan TV that lasted from four to eight hours while he...
| Mar 19, 2013
Knowledge is just a slippery slope toward finding out I'm wrong about something. So I try to avoid it, usually by watching television or dodging experiences that might broaden my comfortably narrow horizons.
But not everyone is as skilled as I am at...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Democrats apparently know no bounds in their quest for gun control.
The Second Amendment and the right to own guns and firearms by law abiding American citizens must not be overthrown or defeated by the current Obama administration.
| Mar 20, 2013
It's never too early to start thinking about the next presidential race — especially if you're a political party that has managed to lose the popular vote in five of the last six elections, as the Republican Party has.
Hence the remarkable...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:24 AM
Pope Francis, who's become known for being frugal and down to earth, must be blushing. The pontiff's Q rating is soaring with his status as Time's Person of the Year and the results of two new popularity polls.
U.S. Catholics approve of the pope more...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Three world leaders -- a white conservative, a black liberal and an unpretentious woman governing the happiest country on Earth -- mirthfully huddled together for a photo capturing a momentous event.
Nelson Mandela would have been pleased.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The willingness of potential Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley to publicly impugn Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Dan Esty's character and integrity, based on unsubstantiated gossip, is deeply offensive.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Top 40 station KIIS-FM (102.7), which has been the dominant radio station in Los Angeles and Orange County for most of the previous three years, reclaimed sole possession of first place last month for the first time since April, according to figures...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:06 AM
I've been away on assignment this week, but am truly appalled at the ongoing partial government shutdown.
The Tea Party Republicans that have engineered this should be ashamed of themselves.
Imagine if Democrats pulled the same stunt after winning...