| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz will sign a mammoth book deal, the Associated Press reports, for a memoir/polemic to be published in advance of the 2016 election. The tea party favorite is rumored to have scored $1.5 million for the book.
Cruz's literary agent told the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:46 PM
When it comes to the minimum wage, I’ve accepted that all that the politicians in Washington are going to do for now is play politics with it. But does that mean they have to be stupid about it too?
And I’m talking about you, Mike Enzi,...
| May 1, 2014
| 1:28 PM
A measure approved by the Assembly on Thursday is notable not for what it does -- tweak the probate code -- but for how it was crafted: by the public using an online "wiki" page.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced last winter that he was...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:20 PM
The state Assembly passed a measure Thursday that is less notable for what it would do — tweak the probate code — than for how it was crafted: by the public, in an online "wiki" page.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) announced last...
| May 4, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Big East visionary Dave Gavitt used to tell colleagues that the Final Four was proof that college basketball knew how to end a season. As for the best way to start it ... not so much.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany and his counterpart at the Big East,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, has agreed to write a new book detailing his tussles with Google, his publisher, the independent house OR Books, announced.
The book is to focus on the...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Shortly after assuming the helm as the fourth director of the Museum of Contemporary Art last month, Philippe Vergne visited the Los Angeles Times to meet with editors and writers. Still in the beginning stage of absorbing MOCA's history and formulating...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:59 PM
Third of three parts. In Part 2 on Wednesday, Orange Coast College student Jon Ludlow decided to stop following his medication schedule, skipping some doses. His behavior became erratic when he stopped taking the prescriptions altogether. He hailed a...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Got a question about how your community association should spend its money or run an election? Or what kinds of insurance you need?
You'll get answers at a new interactive website, PropertyU.net. Dozens of Illinois association experts are standing by...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:00 AM
With every click, every tweet, every share, am I being exploited or am I taking advantage of the digital revolution?
This is the question I kept asking myself as I read Astra Taylor's "The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 12:25 PM
I knew from the start when I had this idea that I’d use the classic Little Golden Book cover of “The Little Engine That Could.” I went online for reference and was surprised to read about the book's complex history and see how many cover...