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  • A modest proposal for fiscal misery: Make them hurt in Brentwood and beyond

    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...
  • 'Blood and Politics' by Leonard Zeskind

    'Blood and Politics' by Leonard Zeskind
    Blood and Politics The History of the White Nationalist Movement From the Margins to the Mainstream Leonard Zeskind Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 622 pp., $35 This April, when the Department of Homeland Security issued a report titled "Rightwing...
  • Experts Help A Center To Help The Jobless

    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...
  • L.A. County officials offer a novel idea to save millions

    L.A. County officials offer a novel idea to save millions
    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...
  • High on Hawk Mountain

    High on Hawk Mountain
    Cyrus Moqtaderi sits atop a lookout on Blue Mountain, a man on a mission. He's the hawk watch coordinator for the Delaware Nature Society, and he's eager to brush up on his knowledge of raptors. He's at the South Lookout of the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in...
  • The Facts About Addiction

    The Facts About Addiction
      Topic Overview 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,...
  • Supper Club, where dining is a class act

    Supper Club, where dining is a class act
    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...
  • Variety columnist Army Archerd dies at 87

    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...
  • Family Support

    ABUSE REGISTRY FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES Abuse Hotline 800-962-2873 ADOPTION MIAMI-DADE COUNTY BAPTIST CHILDREN’S HOME www.fbchomes.org; Faith-based, nonprofit organization seeks stable Christian homes for children. 7748 SW 95th...
  • Hispanic unity offers 'determined mother' ticket to better life

    Hispanic unity offers 'determined mother' ticket to better life
    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...
  • Advocates: Immigration enforcement pushing families onto welfare

    Advocates: Immigration enforcement pushing families onto welfare
    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...