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  • Finally, the ritual is legally theirs

    For The Record: Roman Catholic bishops: An article about gay marriage in Tuesday's Section A reported that L.A. Cardinal Roger Mahony and seven other Southern California Roman Catholic bishops reaffirmed their opposition to same-sex marriage. In...
  • American art gets a higher profile in U.S. museums

    American art gets a higher profile in U.S. museums
    Long the stepchild of a Eurocentric art world, American art is finding new favor at home as a growing number of institutions showcase work from Colonial times to World War II. Today, the Huntington in San Marino will join the Metropolitan Museum of Art...
  • Allman Brothers come home to Wanee

    Allman Brothers come home to Wanee
    It has been a star-studded stretch for the Allman Brothers Band, which seems to share the stage with some music legend almost every other night. There was, of course, the annual run earlier this year at the Beacon Theatre in New York, where the guest...
  • Preview: Summer classical music and dance

    Preview: Summer classical music and dance
    In Los Angeles, classical music and dance don't take a summer vacation, as happens in some other major cities. In fact, summer provides some of the best opportunities to catch world-class musicians and dancers at settings as big as the Hollywood Bowl...
  • MORE: Rosemont College Area Graduates, 2009

    Rosemont College graduated more than 280 students at its 86th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 16, 2009. The college, located 11 miles west of Philadelphia, is comprised of three schools: Undergrads, Graduate and Professional Studies. Area...
  • With crime in decline, a fragile sense of hope

    With crime in decline, a fragile sense of hope
    The boys had made no effort to hide the shotgun, so it was found, loaded, right where they'd left it, on the top bunk in their bedroom, next to a pile of clothes and two school books, "Decimals" and "The Language of Literature." The LAPD had pulled up to...
  • Decades later, siblings finally embrace

    In the letter she left at the orphanage, Katherine Morris pleaded with social workers to treat her baby boy right. The year was 1946, and she was leaving her 1-year-old son for reasons that may never come to light. "Please give Tommy whole pasteurized...
  • Drive to stop gay partnership law is dividing conservatives

    A campaign to roll back gay rights that kicked off in Washington state over the weekend has split the Christian conservative community, with some wondering whether it is the right time for a fight and others arguing that time may be running out. On the...
  • County budget is $22.8 billion for next fiscal year

    Los Angeles County officials on Monday unveiled a $22.8-billion budget for the coming fiscal year that cuts $415 million from the current budget, taps reserves to offset dwindling tax revenue and eliminates 1,684 positions that are mostly vacant....
  • 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...