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  • The light still shines on Sun Ra

    His birth certificate said Birmingham, Ala., but the man who called himself Sun Ra declared that he was from the planet Saturn. Miles Davis set the late 1950s standard for jazz couture with his Italian tailored suits, but Ra wore Africanized capes, tunics...
  • San Diego bishop suffers stroke but is 'alert and in good spirits'

    San Diego bishop suffers stroke but is 'alert and in good spirits'
    SAN DIEGO -- The Roman Catholic bishop of San Diego has suffered a stroke but remains "alert and in good spirits" in the hospital, the diocese announced Thursday. Bishop Cirilo Flores suffered the stroke Wednesday afternoon while in his office at the...
  • Resurrection story inspires on Prophet's campaign trail

    Resurrection story inspires on Prophet's campaign trail
    The kids at Compton YouthBuild can be a tough audience. Many come from broken homes, flunked out of multiple schools, even spent time in jail. By the last day of Black History Month, some at the alternative school — which looks boarded shut from...
  • Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say

    Applicants should come clean about cheating allegations, colleges say
    The recent expulsions of 11 students from an Orange County high school because of a cheating scandal appeared to be a forceful stand against academic dishonesty. But that discipline also has focused attention on the murkier questions about whether, and...
  • Chefs join Paula Wolfert for fundraiser; sustainable seafood talk; Italian dinner

    Chefs join Paula Wolfert for fundraiser; sustainable seafood talk; Italian dinner
    Legendary cookbook writer Paula Wolfert has been diagnosed with an early form of Alzheimer’s disease, but in characteristic fashion, she’s not taking it passively. You can help her raise money for the Alzheimer’s Assn. -- and eat a lot...
  • Letters: Life, death and children

    Re "A humane stance on dying kids," Opinion, Feb. 20 Unsettling decisions regarding a child's "right to die" and whether his or her life measures up anymore must be determined carefully. Members of a medical and psychosocial team, as well as the patient...
  • Act now and name a replacement L.A. school board member

    Act now and name a replacement L.A. school board member
    There has been great consternation in recent days over the best way to select an interim school board member to complete the term of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died this month. The two of us, both former school board members, believe that LaMotte'...
  • Santa Clara University drops insurance for elective abortions

    Santa Clara University drops insurance for elective abortions
    Santa Clara University, a Catholic institution in the Silicon Valley area, is dropping coverage for elective abortions under health insurance for its faculty and staff members, officials said. The move is part of what seems to be a trend among...
  • Reader photo: Any time, anywhere

    Reader photo: Any time, anywhere
    Killing some time before class on Marina del Rey’s coastline. That’s what Carrie Gutenberg was doing when she shot this image with her iPhone4. A screenwriting graduate student at Loyola Marymount University, Gutenberg says she tries to...
  • BodyTraffic dance troupe finds a clear lane

     BodyTraffic dance troupe finds a clear lane
    If there is a lesson to be learned from the unorthodox story of BodyTraffic — the Los Angeles contemporary concert dance company founded in 2007 — it must be that defying conventional wisdom is the route to success. Co-founders Lillian...
  • Burb's Eye View: A safety brush-up for the cellphone generation

     Burb's Eye View: A safety brush-up for the cellphone generation
    With the last bag of laundry successfully removed from my parents' car, we took one more trip up the steps to my new dorm. My father, mother and I silently looked around the room. It was getting late in the afternoon. I suggested they could stay a...