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  • Mailbag: Irvine 11 editorials got it wrong

    I cannot understand why the L.A. Times and the Daily Pilot continue on their editorial pages to defend the Irvine 11 (Editorial: Irvine 11, D.A. both made mistakes, Daily Pilot, Oct. 2; "Editorial: Punishing the 'Irvine 11' again, Los Angeles Times, Sept....
  • Goldberg: Blame it on Brokaw

    You know who I blame for the terrible tone in American politics? Tom Brokaw. No, not the man himself, but what he represents. Since Dan Rather famously beclowned himself, Brokaw stands as the last of the respected "voice of God" news anchors (CBS News...
  • Taking Aim: Dana Carvey at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Nov. 12

    Taking Aim:  Dana Carvey at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Nov. 12
    Dana Carvey Nov. 12, Sat. 8 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.com   For a man who is known for his chameleon-like ability to morph into a variety of characters and personalities, most...
  • Who's to blame for America's nasty politics? Tom Brokaw.

    Who's to blame for America's nasty politics? Tom Brokaw.
    You know who I blame for the terrible tone in American politics? Tom Brokaw. No, not the man himself, but what he represents. Since Dan Rather famously beclowned himself, Mr. Brokaw stands as the last of the respected "voice of God" news anchors (CBS...
  • Sighting: Whitney Port's weekend in Chicago

    Sighting: Whitney Port's weekend in Chicago
    I wasn’t too familiar with “The Hills” cast member-turned-“The City” star Whitney Port up until this past weekend. That’s when sightings of Port began to pour in. And they haven’t stopped. Port – who has...
  • Around Town: Backstage at the book tour

    When the young editors of  “In the Shadow of Greatness” (Naval Institute Press 2012) asked me to help with their October California book tour, I was happy to help.  I am one of 33 contributors to the book,  a collection of first-hand accounts...
  • Ann Curry status at 'Today' handled horribly by NBC News

    Ann Curry status at 'Today' handled horribly by NBC News
    NBC News used to be very good at handling major on-air change. The passing of the baton from Tom Brokaw to Brian Williams was textbook for how it should be done. But what NBC News President Steve Capus and his lieutenants are doing to Ann Curry as they ...
  • And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....

    And Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity is....
    In the end, Baltimore's Funniest Celebrity became more of an endurance test than a flexing of comedic muscle. Maryland's former Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, the last celebrity to take the stage, might have won over what remained of the crowd when he joked...
  • Around Town: Remembering a great Boss

    When I worked for Wilbur F. “Bill” Littlefield, the head public defender for L.A. County, we never discussed the war. The war, his war, was World War II. Bill Littlefield had been a member of an elite intelligence unit that operated behind...
  • Julian Goodman dies at 90; former NBC president

    Julian Goodman dies at 90; former NBC president
    Julian Goodman, the former NBC president who helped establish Chet Huntley and David Brinkley as a well-known news team and led the network from 1966 to 1974, has died. He was 90. Goodman died Monday after a brief illness in Juno Beach, Fla., where he...
  • David Petraeus bio sullied by affair

    David Petraeus bio sullied by affair
    "All In" is the title of the David Petraeus biography, and no book is more aptly titled. His caree is now in a shambles because he made a big, disasterous bet -- having an affair with co-author Paula Broadwell -- and it led to his resignation as CIA...