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Robert Greene

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  • California's state senators see the light: No 'free' lunches

     
    On Sunday, Times staff writers Shane Goldmacher and Patrick McGreevy reported that members of the state Senate had treated themselves to taxpayer-financed lunches, in addition to their $95,291 salaries and their $143 per diems. We followed up Tuesday with...
  • Gross receipts tax or sales tax? Beemer or Porsche?

     
    How much in sales tax does Los Angeles get on each car sold by a dealer located within city limits? Does the city get all 8.75% in sales taxes? But wait, there are special rules for car sales; doesn't all......
  • Los Angeles, send us a signal

     
    Los Angeles windstorm: How come Los Angeles didn't have portable reflective stop signs at darkened intersections after the windstorm?...
  • Year in review: Five biggest non-story California stories, and what they really mean

     
    Get ready soon for end-of-the-year features on the biggest news stories of 2011. But not yet. First, the biggest non-stories (or stories that ought to have been non-stories) of 2011, and what they really mean: Riverside supervisor proposes creating...
  • L.A.'s Michael Antonovich and can-do government

     
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich rarely gets angry, at least in public, and when he does, it's often hard to tell. He uses the same calm, avuncular tone as he does when dishing out praise, so it's sometimes......
  • Council District 15: Endorsements and the Jan. 17 runoff

     
    LAPD officer Joe Buscaino and Assemblyman Warren Furutani are running hard to win the open City Council seat in District 15, which extends from Watts south along the two shoestring strips that are Harbor Gateway to Harbor City, Wilmington and......
  • Council District 15: Questions, and frustration

     
    City Council members must balance the work and the advocacy they do for their districts and constituents against the attention they give to citywide matters -- and the top citywide matter for now and the foreseeable future is the budget.......
  • Condoms in porn? What should we do?

     
    Should performers in pornographic films be required to use condoms? For the editorial board, that's an easy one: Yes. We editorialized more than a year ago for tougher enforcement of workplace protection laws on porn sets and said we just......
  • Council District 15: About the district

     
    City Council districts change every 10 years as lines are redrawn to reflect demographic shifts recorded in the decennial census. This decade's current redistricting effort is now underway. But except for gaining or losing a few blocks at the far......
  • Council District 15: Harbor Gateway, the city on a shoestring

     
    Tie two shoelaces together at the ends with a granny knot and you're left with something shaped very much like Harbor Gateway, which links the northern and southern parts of Los Angeles' Council District 15. The odd contours are not......
  • Council District 15: When Warren met Joe...

     
    At the Times editorial board's meeting with City Council candidate Joe Buscaino, we asked him what he thought of his opponent, Warren Furutani, above. Here's his answer, together with his recollection of meeting Furutani 20 years ago. Click below to......