| Jun 10, 2009
We're in a bind here in California, mates, in case you hadn't noticed. The till is tapped, the budget deficit is bigger than the great outdoors, and lately even the sun has disappeared.
What's crystal clear is that the governor can't fix this mess. His...
| Jun 14, 2009
Blood and Politics
The History of the White
Nationalist Movement From the Margins to the Mainstream
Farrar, Straus & Giroux:
622 pp., $35
This April, when the Department of Homeland Security issued a report titled "Rightwing...
| Jun 7, 2009
With hungry sharks ready to bite vulnerable people who lost their jobs in the recession, it's great to see an island of safety where those needing help are welcomed by trained people prepared to offer anything from food to resume advice — all for...
| Jun 17, 2009
With steep state budget cuts under debate in Sacramento, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to push for changes to CalWorks and other government aid programs they said would save nearly $270 million.
Included in their suggestions is a novel...
| Jan 18, 2008
The overuse or abuse of alcohol (alcoholism) or other drugs is called . It is common and costly. It can cause or worsen many medical problems and can destroy families and lives.
If you think you may have a problem with drugs or alcohol,...
| Sep 9, 2009
Sitting around a long dinner table at Octavio Becerra's Palate Food + Wine are 24 impeccably coiffed young guests. Among them are "Mad Men" actor Miles Fisher, designer Tiffany Saidnia, Eater L.A. editor Kat Odell, a Prada runway model, an entertainment...
| Sep 8, 2009
| 7:00 PM
Army Archerd, a prolific reporter who chronicled the personal and professional lives of Hollywood stars and moguls for more than half a century from his columnist's perch at Daily Variety, and rocked the entertainment world when he announced in 1985...
| Sep 9, 2009
More than any other modern American city, Los Angeles' history is inextricably intertwined with that of its police force. John Buntin's "L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City" makes an important and wonderfully enjoyable...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 9:22 AM
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Abuse Hotline 800-962-2873
BAPTIST CHILDRENS HOME
www.fbchomes.org; Faith-based, nonprofit organization seeks stable Christian homes for children. 7748 SW 95th...
| Nov 28, 2007
Glenda Gomez glanced at her note-filled spiral binder, then at the instructor, before greeting a newcomer to her English class.
"Hi, my name is Glenda. I am from El Salvador. Welcome to the class."
That simple salutation in an intermediate class...
| Apr 14, 2009
With her two children to feed and her husband recently deported to Haiti, Jocelyne Jules says she had no choice but to sign up for food stamps.
Jules, a U.S. citizen, had been a stay-at-home mom with her two sons, ages 2 and 4. She said her husband, Jean...