| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:38 AM
I probably wasn’t the only reader who did a double take when I read this in The Times on Thursday:
“A Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:51 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, in a political pinch back home after admitting to crack cocaine use, paid an unexpected visit to Los Angeles City Hall on Monday, wandering the marble hallways in search of Mayor Eric Garcetti or anyone willing to sit down with ...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:23 PM
It's early days, but losing Rush Limbaugh to another Clear Channel station didn't seem to hurt ratings for KFI-AM (640) in January.
Numbers released Tuesday by Nielsen Audio showed little change in KFI's numbers in the first month after Clear Channel...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Zkipster is aiming to make Oscars weekend a breeze for party planners across Los Angeles.
The company's cloud-based mobile application tracks guest lists, allowing event coordinators to swap cumbersome clipboards for iPads.
The app, also called...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed Wendy Greuel’s congressional bid Tuesday, saying her background made her the best candidate for the seat being vacated by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman.
“Wendy Greuel is the right choice,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Democratic attorney and activist Sandra Fluke has decided against running for retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman’s congressional seat, instead planning a bid for the state Senate.
“I am extremely moved by the outpouring of local and national...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
If anyone was under the impression that Paul Verhoeven's 1987 "RoboCop" was a vision of the future, Jose Padilha's pumped-up, cleaned-up update makes it clear that this sci-fi concept merely holds a mirror to the political present. Shifting the prime...
| May 25, 2014
| 6:26 PM
It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate.
It was one of...
| May 15, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Rush Limbaugh, the conservative radio commentator who is a kind of a boogeyman to liberals, was honored Wednesday night with a children’s book award.
Limbaugh won the Author of the Year prize in the Children’s Choice Book Awards for his book...
| May 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
A hypothetical scenario:
Your little boy lies in a hospital bed, stricken by a mysterious, potentially fatal disease. You are frightened and in despair.
But your community rallies around you. Soon, the whole town is talking about your ordeal....
| May 6, 2014
| 5:34 PM
I got turned on to politics when I was 8. It was the 1968 election. The rise and fall of Bobby Kennedy. Then Richard Nixon vs. Hubert Humphrey. I had a puzzle of the United States and each piece was a state. As Walter Cronkite announced the returns, I...