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  • Why we vote on Tuesdays

     
    A caller to WGN-AM 720 this morning wanted to know why we vote on Tuesdays, of all days. Ten years ago I had the same question and wrote this column: TUESDAY MIGHT FACE TOUGH RE-ELECTION AS DAY FOR VOTING November......
  • Music review: A 'festival' of new music begins where others fear to tread

     
    Mark Swed reviews new music concerts at Royal/T and Beyond Baroque, including the world premiere of a new string quartet by Peter Garland....
  • San Diego woman slips in shower, falls through window

     
    A San Diego woman is recuperating after she slipped while taking a shower in her apartment, fell out a window and plunged about 15 feet to the bottom of a light shaft in the middle of the building....
  • Culture Watch: Roger Reynolds' 'Sanctuary'

     
    Mark Swed reviews the DVD of Roger Reynold's "Sanctuary." The hour-and-a-quarter percussion score of intoxicating beauty had its premiere of at the National Gallery....
  • Federal government sues UCSD Medical Center over job bias

     
    The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit alleging that the UC San Diego Medical Center has discriminated against new employees who are not citizens by requiring them to present more documentation than is required of citizens....
  • UCSD researchers say they may be homing in on lost Leonardo fresco

     
    UC San Diego researchers announced Monday that they had reached a new milestone in their decades-long search for a lost masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci, saying they had found the type of material used by the Italian Renaissance master on......
  • A long-lost Leonardo da Vinci fresco?

     
    Leonardo da Vinci's "The Battle of Anghiari" has been lost for centuries. Researchers from the UC San Diego say they have found evidence suggesting the fresco is hidden beneath another fresco in Florence, Italy....
  • Firefighters rescue teen's science project drone from palm tree

     
    One of the best student science projects in all of Los Angeles County’s nearly fell victim to a palm tree....
  • New details emerge in L.A. assessor corruption probe

     
    A corruption probe into Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez widened as investigators in two states served search warrants on a dozen locations, and new details emerged about Noguez’s personal attention to the tax concerns of generous campaign...
  • Ridley-Thomas questions timing of tax measure sought by Villaraigosa

     
    Saying the November presidential ballot is already "full to overflowing," L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas expressed "serious reservations" about whether voters should also be asked to endorse a permanent extension of a half-cent sales tax for...
  • L.A. to pay $2.1 million in legal fees to disability group

     
    The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to pay $2.1 million in legal fees for a group that had alleged that city officials had no strategy for evacuating people with disabilities following a natural disaster or terrorist attack. The nonprofit group...