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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......
  • Schwarzenegger says 'no' to majority budget votes [UPDATED]

     
    If California adopted its budgets by majority vote of the Legislature, like every other state except Arkansas and Rhode Island, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger would be home by now. But we don't, and apparently the governor wants to keep things the way they...
  • Lawsuit filed over Proposition 22

     
    It’s close to the end of lawsuit season at the secretary of state’s office: Partisans may seek to change language on the Nov. 2 ballot until Monday, when arguments, analyses and the rest of the official voting materials are sent to the printer. A suit...
  • Decoding the March 8 ballot: Think measure L for Libraries, M for Marijuana and N for No-good-reason

     
    The March 8 Los Angeles city ballot will include 10 measures. Or maybe 11, if the City Council changes its mind and reinstates the troublesome K. And by the way, is that Measure K, Proposition K or Charter Amendment K?......
  • Submission forum: What would you like to ask the local candidates on the March 8 ballot?

     
    With the March 8 city election around the corner, the editorial board has begun churning out its endorsements, starting with recommendations for LAUSD school board: the Rev. Eric P. Lee in District 1, Tamar Galatzan in District 3, Luis Sanchez......
  • Sarasota Film Fest lineup — Christopher Plummer, Geena Davis, Harry Connick Jr.

     
    This year's Sarasota Film Festival will be star-studded and action packed, with a performance by Harry Connick, Jr. and his orchestra, and appearances by Oscar winner Geena Davis and screen legend and Oscar nominee Christopher Plummer. Their opening night...
  • American Apparel hosts small shareholders meeting

     
    American Apparel held a low-key shareholders meeting in Los Angeles on Tuesday. About a dozen people attended the 10-minute meeting and all of the company's recommendations were approved, according to a company official who was present. Two directors,...
  • Online petitions and e-signatures: Just a short step to 'American Idol'-style voting?

     
    Court rejects bid to make e-signatures valid for initiative petitions....
  • Robert Greene and his influence over American Apparel [Video]

     
    Author Robert Greene rose to fame with his controversial bestseller "The 48 Laws of Power," in which he counsels readers to act ruthlessly to get ahead. Some oft-quoted laws include "Court attention at all costs," "Crush your enemy totally" and......
  • Taxes: Can Amazon hire its way out of collecting sales taxes?

     
    State lawmakers and Amazon have been fighting on several fronts over the legislature's attempt to compel more online retailers to collect sales taxes on the items they sell to Californians. Amazon has refused to comply and is backing a referendum......