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  • The Master Journalist is on my case

     
    I seem to have somehow gotten crosswise again with The Master Journalist -- my nickname for the self-appointed local media critic whose daily blog that he refuses to call a blog is devoted to summarizing what other people are writing,......
  • Will 'ick!' and 'eek!' be enough of a legal argument to sustain prejudice against gays?

     
    From DOMA Laid Bare ---House Republicans defense of (the Defense of Marriage Act) will be rooted in their own ugly history by Linda Hirshman in Slate: A bunch of academic social science types have now concluded that intact biological families......
  • Florida Senate passes revenue cap, but shuns Colorado comparison

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Senate passed a proposed constitutional amendment Tuesday¬†that would place new handcuffs on the power of future legislators to tax and spend. The Senate voted 27-13 to place a new tax revenue cap for state government before...
  • Seminole teacher store celebrates anniversary

     
    Amid all of the teacher bashing going on these days by state lawmakers and business leaders, there's a reminder that many people – including those in the local business community – think teachers are doing a really, really great job and are...
  • Comedian Kathy Griffin on Broadway: What did the critics think?

     
    Kathy Griffin opens new comedy show on Broadway...
  • Datebook: Events, exhibits, classes for the week ahead

     
    We've listed select home and garden events below. Suggest your own via reader comments. Submissions must be fewer than 75 words and must be for one-time events with legitimate value to other readers. No store promotions and no frivolous links,......
  • Four lessons from Japan

     
    If you've missed the Opinion pages this week, here's a roundup of four Op-Eds offering lessons from Japan's devastating tsunami and earthquake. Basically, we need to rethink nuclear energy; prepare for the big one; prepare for a tsunami; or move......
  • 'American Idol' results: And 12 become 11

     
    American Idol results: Karen Rodriguez goes home, and the top 12 become the top 11...
  • This weekend at Descanso Gardens: Come for the cherry blossoms, stay for the bento box

     
    For all the urban sprawl that sometimes makes Los Angeles seem like a concrete jungle, Descanso Gardens breaks the mold with its picturesque landscape of woodlands, gardens and botanical collections. The official arrival of spring, heralded with a...
  • Iron bottle opener from northern Japan

     
    From northern Japan, the craft of cast iron dates to the middle of the 17th century, when a master arrived from Kyoto to make iron pots for the tea ceremony. I have one and use it every day. Here's something......
  • Twitter turns 5, celebrates with celebrities in YouTube video

     
    Five years ago Jack Dorsey sent the first tweet. Now Twitter, which is reportedly worth billions of dollars and owes its considerable mainstream appeal to the celebrities who champion the service, has released a promotional video to celebrate its...