| 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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:58 PM
For all his humble charm, Pope Francis has been getting under the thin skin of some rich members of his flock.
As F. Scott Fitzgerald remarked, the rich are different from you and me. They expect deference and coddling, especially for their charitable...
| Jan 4, 2014
Re "Myths to ditch in 2014," Opinion, Dec. 31
In a departure from speaking like one of the insular Republicans who criticize the Democrats in tones guaranteed to meet with closed-mindedness, Jonah Goldberg did both sides a service with this column.
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:57 AM
I knew those ships stuck in the Antarctic for weeks would make a good metaphor for something. The real ships have broken free, but the metaphorical ships are still not moving. Maybe the ice jam has been loosened with the Senate’s rule change...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:26 PM
If public speaking is as great a fear as they say, I just met the bravest people in Burbank.
These are the Toastmasters, and twice a month they grab fear by its sweat-stained collar and they pull it in close and scream in its face.
I joined this...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Ricardo Sanchez, the No. 1 morning radio personality in Los Angeles until he was abruptly sidelined last fall, has switched stations.
Sanchez -- who goes by the nickname "El Mandril" -- announced this week in a Facebook post that he has joined a new...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Should the Internet be considered a public utility?
How you answer that question will define what role you think federal regulators should play in ensuring that all content, from Netflix programs to Rush Limbaugh podcasts, receives equal treatment by...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Winter did wonders again for KOST-FM (103.5) as listeners' appetite for holiday-themed music bouyed the station to the top of the local radio ratings for the second straight month.
Numbers released Tuesday by Arbitron showed that playlists with...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Looks like the Miami Heat are the latest recruits in First Lady Michelle Obama's bid to get the country moving more and making healthier food choices.
The first lady is seen video bombing Dwyane Wade, Ray Allen and the championship team's coach, Erik...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Annapolis Alderman Ross Arnett has been fielding angry calls from as far as California since Sunday, when it was reported that the Democrat would move to sharply curtail the power of the mayor, days after the city elected the first Republican to the job...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Just past sundown the kids, the punks, the surf rats swarmed up Main Street in Huntington Beach and decided – well, what the heck – let’s riot.
Shirtless and clad in board shorts, they taunted the police. One guy grabbed a stop sign...