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  • By deferring some earnings, athletes can help themselves and their teams

    Heplays for theMemphis Grizzlies these days, but forward Zach Randolph still collects a paycheck from the Portland Trail Blazers. Randolph is one of the few dozen major-sport athletes who in recent years have been willing to cash a portion of their...
  • About Eleanor Sobel

    About Eleanor Sobel
    Senator Eleanor Sobel has dedicated her life to serving her community.  She is a teacher, wife, mother, community activist, business woman, and consummate public servant.  Sen. Sobel has served as a Hollywood City Commissioner, State Representative,...
  • To protect Syria's antiquities — don't buy them

    To protect Syria's antiquities — don't buy them
    The conflict in Syria is destroying not only the lives of the Syrian people but their heritage — the world's heritage — as well. Syria is a treasure house of history. Damascus, Aleppo, Palmyra and almost 10,000 other archaeological sites...
  • Chinese firm gives $20 million to motion picture academy's film museum

    A little more than six months after Chinese TV maker TCL paid $5 million for the naming rights to Grauman's Chinese Theatre, another Chinese company is spending $20 million to boost its own brand recognition in Hollywood. The Dalian Wanda Group, which...
  • Review: 'Harvard Square' by Andre Aciman

    Review: 'Harvard Square' by Andre Aciman
    André Aciman's entertaining and moving new novel, "Harvard Square," begins in the present, with the fraught ritual of the college tour. In this case, it is complicated by the father's status as a graduate. As his son ricochets between hope and scorn,...
  • Duke Ellington's music lives to be heard

    Duke Ellington's music lives to be heard
    It's no big thing to play the music of Duke Ellington. That's done all the time: in cabarets, concert halls, movies, Broadway theaters and anywhere jazz musicians assemble. Ellingtonia, a word coined by admirers who realized that no existing musical...
  • Health law led to $2.1 billion in savings for consumers, report says

    A new report estimates that U.S. consumers who purchase their own health insurance saved $2.1 billion last year due to tougher rules in the federal healthcare law. Thursday's report by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that individual...
  • USC won't divulge Petraeus' salary for teaching position

    USC won't divulge Petraeus' salary for teaching position
    USC is not revealing how much it is paying David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general and Central Intelligence Agency chief, for the part-time position he is starting this fall as a lecturer and as a mentor to students who are veterans....
  • Unauthorized play about Oscar-winner Haing S. Ngor causes friction

    Haing S. Ngor won an Academy Award for portraying a survivor of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime in the 1984 movie "The Killing Fields," but his own life story offers an equally riveting and dramatic tale. That's the audience hook for a new stage play...
  • Do hard times spark more crime?

     Do hard times spark more crime?
    As concern about economic inequality rises to the top of the issue agenda, it is instructive to note that the upturn in poverty of recent years has not been accompanied by a rise in violent crime. To the contrary, since 2008, unemployment and homicides...
  • Hollywood powerhouses meet a sleeping giant

    In April, when DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg rebutted accusations of political motivations behind the company's decision to co-produce with the China Film Group an animated feature, "Tibet Code," he was telling the truth. But...