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  • In politics, don't put the blame on dames or their names

     
    Is our California democracy more democratic than Iraq's? Than Tunisia's? If you answered "yes, of course," does that mean that a proposed ballot measure I'll describe in a moment will fly with Californians? I doubt it, but here's the back......
  • Tenth resident sentenced on federal drug charges

     
    A Cary man will serve more than 11 years in federal prison for his involvement in a home-growing marijuana operation that took place over the …...
  • The chief justice, the death penalty and the 'worst possible option'

     
    Keeping California's dysfunctional status quo on the death penalty is the "worst possible option," California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye told The Times' editorial board last Friday. "And for the most part in terms of structural change, that is what...
  • Mayweather to Pacquiao: 'Step up punk'

     
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced on Twitter late Monday night that he "just won $400K on Alabama, the new National Champs." He awoke Tuesday and repeated his case for a bigger event: a super-fight against Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather has tentatively reserved....
  • Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs loses prison phone privileges

     
    Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has lost his prison phone privileges for 90 days. Prison officials determined that Warren Jeffs had used his calls to preach to a group -- and that it's unclear who was part of that group....
  • Van der Sloot pleads guilty: Closure for Natalee Holloway's family?

     
    Joran Van der Sloot admits that he is a murderer. He pleads guilty to killing a young Peruvian woman precisely five years to the day he became a suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway in Aruba....
  • Fines, court time eliminated for tardy, absent students

     
    Judge eliminates fines and court time for tardy and absent students in Los Angeles County....
  • Indecency on TV: Supreme Court reluctant to ease profanity rules

     
    Indecency on broadcast airwaves: The Supreme Court seems reluctant to end the government’s historic policing of the broadcast airwaves and to strike down the “indecency” rules that guide prime-time TV shows....
  • Iranian nuclear scientist killed in Tehran explosion

     
    An Iranian nuclear scientist was killed when a bomb ripped through his car in a northern Tehran neighborhood, Iranian media reports said. It was the fifth attack targeting an Iranian nuclear scientist in two years....
  • U.S. drone strike in Pakistan ends six-week pause; 4 dead

     
    Drone attack: A U.S. drone missile strike killed four suspected militants in northwest Pakistan, ending a six-week hiatus in such attacks....
  • “Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory” provides a stunning conclusion to the West Memphis Three saga

     
    By Stacey Harrison When word came in August that the West Memphis Three were going to be released after serving 18 years for the murder of three young boys, it provided an unexpected epilogue to a trilogy of documentaries that stirred an international...