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  • Report Card on Legislature: C-Minus, With an Incomplete

     
    One area in which the Legislature deserves an incomplete, if not a failing grade, is in public education....
  • Chuey Martinez brings “All You Can Meat” to Travel Channel

     
    Meat. It’s a word that insires passion in many directions. Some are against it. Some can’t get enough of it. And then there are people like Chuey Martinez, for whom it’s virtually a way of life. Martinez, radio DJ and host of ESPN’...
  • CMT reveals new cast (and some rejects) of “Redneck Island” Season 2

     
    Steve Austin will be back for Season 2 of CMT's Redneck Island when the competition series kicks up again starting Nov. 10 at 9pm ET/PT. The 10-episode season is again billed as a “redneck-style competition series,” and this time the...
  • Fuss and feathers

     
    Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times penned an unappetizing column the other day: My topic today is a pair of new scientific studies suggesting that poultry on factory farms are routinely fed caffeine, active ingredients of Tylenol and Benadryl,......
  • Tropical forests: Will the U.S. ride to the rescue?

     
    Saving the rain forest is no longer just about helping such countries as Brazil and Indonesia preserve their exotic fauna and flora. Now it is about benefiting American corporations too. A report released today by a blue-ribbon panel estimates that......
  • Jonathan Safran Foer Q&A: You gonna eat that?

     
    Jonathan Safran Foer asks, what did you do when you learned the truth about eating animals? A take on that truth can be found in his occasionally inspiring, occasionally gruesome book "Eating Animals." It's the first major work of nonfiction......
  • Philip Hersh: My favorite passport stamp in 25 years of globetrotting -- Iran

     
    To mark my quarter-century of roaming the world for the Chicago Tribune, I have -- with help from the newspaper's electronic archives -- embarked on a trip down memory lane for a three-part series in this Blog. The first covered......
  • Book Store Owners Arrested for Selling Radical Literature

     
    “Oh, Man!” by Clare Briggs. Unfortunately, Google maps street view is a little broken at the moment. The area of the Red International Book Shop, 508 S. Maple, is here. Dec. 13, 1919: The Times publishes three stories about arrests involving...
  • Claremont Museum of Art to close doors on Dec. 27

     
    Bowing to continued financial pressure and a lack of donations, the Claremont Museum of Art said today that it would close its doors to the public on Dec. 27 and move its permanent collection to a warehouse. Officials said its......
  • Sepulveda Boulevard is getting some love

     
    When Sepulveda Boulevard's namesake reigned in the 1840s, the present-day road was part of a huge cattle ranch with grazing land and canyons studded with oaks and sycamores. Few motorists who now crawl along the Westside thoroughfare know about Francisco....
  • Wolf attacks on Montana livestock spike, stirring backlash

     
    Gray wolves killed livestock in Montana at the rate of an animal per day in 2009, stirring a backlash against the predators in rural areas and depleting a program that compensates ranchers for their losses. The sharp increase over 2008......