| 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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Don’s on the mend. Sort of.
It was an admittedly slow yet steady start to the new season. That’s how it should be with recovery.
There was no jumping into massive transformations or profound moments of clarity. It was more of a catch-up to...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer during Tuesday's council meeting demanded an apology from a local blogger who posted online comments comparing the way he runs the city to Adolf Hitler.
Eastside resident Geoff West alluded to the Nazi dictator in an...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Hollywood executives Garth Ancier, David Neuman and Gary Goddard have issued strong denials of accusations of sexually abusing underage teenage boys.
The execs were each named in separate lawsuits filed Monday in Hawaii federal court by Michael Egan...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:47 AM
The Wall Street Journal says there's no difference between a child whose primary interest is reading and a child who uses social media obsessively. In WSJ's March 22-23 "Mind and Matter" column, Alison Gopnik recounts, in fable form, her childhood...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:10 PM
When Adrianne Wadewitz became a Wikipedia contributor 10 years ago she decided to use a pseudonym, certain that fellow scholars at Indiana University would frown on writing for the often-maligned "free encyclopedia that anyone can edit."
| 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 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
I happened to be looking up when they flew overhead, a flock of white storks heading south along the Costa Brava, in Catalonia, on Spain's Mediterranean coast.
With the rising sun as their compass, they flew in shifting, untidy groups, black-tipped wings...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 12:08 PM
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