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  • Apodaca: The writing isn't on the wall

    My older son and I have a Christmas tradition that I love. We give each other books. He puts a lot of thought into his choices, usually opting for nonfiction because of our shared love of history. Thanks to him, I've read biographies of presidents and...
  • PASSINGS: Peter Kaplan, Karl Quilter, Joseph Bell

    Peter Kaplan Editor hired 'Sex and the City' columnist Peter Kaplan, 59, the former editor of the New York Observer who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called "Sex and the City," died Friday of cancer in New York City, said his...
  • With one neon billboard, L.A. saw its fame in lights

    With one neon billboard, L.A. saw its fame in lights
    The brightly illuminated billboard was a traffic-stopping sensation in 1923 Los Angeles, a city just starting its love affair with automobiles. Sitting atop a downtown hotel, the sign was rimmed in glowing blue and spelled out "Packard" in radiant red...
  • Nelson Mandela dies: A photo showed the world the fury of South Africa

    South Africa was in chaos on Feb. 11, 1990, when Nelson Mandela was released from incarceration after 27 years as a political prisoner. Perhaps no image encapsulates more powerfully the turmoil into which he was thrust than a brutal photograph shot...
  • Eight indicted in burglarizing of vacationing L.A. Times subscribers

    Eight indicted in burglarizing of vacationing L.A. Times subscribers
    A Los Angeles County grand jury has indicted eight people in connection with a home burglary ring that targeted Los Angeles Times subscribers who were on vacation. The defendants are charged with multiple counts each of first-degree residential...
  • Tribune moves forward with newspaper unit spinoff

    Tribune moves forward with newspaper unit spinoff
    Tribune Co. is moving forward with the spinoff of its newspaper unit by submitting preliminary paperwork to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The media company plans to distribute a 98.5% stake in the publishing unit to existing Tribune...
  • Ruling backs Fox reporter who shielded sources in James Holmes case

    In a strongly worded opinion that backed a robust interpretation of reporters’ rights to protect confidential sources, New York state’s highest court has ruled in favor of a Fox news reporter and said she does not have to appear in a...
  • Ukrainians topple statue of Lenin -- you know, the Bolshevik leader

    A few years ago I had some fun with a younger colleague who had written a story about then-Sen. Rick Santorum drawing parallels between the “hubris” of Senate Democrats and that of “German dictator Adolf Hitler.” “Oh,...
  • Former Los Angeles Times COO Kathy Thomson joins Sirius XM

    Former Los Angeles Times COO Kathy Thomson joins Sirius XM
    Kathy Thomson, the former president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Times, has become chief marketing officer and executive vice president at the satellite radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc. Thomson will report directly to SiriusXM's...
  • Robert Shogan dies at 83; Times' Washington political correspondent

     Robert Shogan dies at 83; Times' Washington political correspondent
    Robert Shogan, a former Los Angeles Times national political correspondent who covered Washington for more than 30 years and wrote more than a dozen books on topics as diverse as the New Deal, violence in West Virginia's coal fields and the nature of...
  • Ryan Ferguson a free man after newspaper murder case collapses

    Ryan Ferguson a free man after newspaper murder case collapses
    Ryan Ferguson left prison a free man Tuesday, greeted by cheers from supporters and lingering questions related to one of Missouri’s highest-profile murder cases. He and a friend were convicted of killing a Columbia, Mo., newspaper editor and...