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  • Golden Globes nominations: “Lincoln” and HBO lead the way

     
    Abraham Lincoln's fortune at the theater appears to be taking a turn for the better, because the Steven Spielberg-directed biography bearing his name was nominated this morning for seven Golden Globes. HBO continues to set the bar on the small screen as it rak
  • “The Newsroom” Episode 6 recap: “Bullies”

     
    By Matthew Grimm OK, I was wrong last week. Not wrong about the creeping patriarchal self-image Aaron Sorkin is constructing in HBO’s The Newsroom, so patriarchal that last week’s homage to the movie Rudy suggests a Sorkin remake would...

    “The Newsroom” recap: The Blackout, Part One: Tragedy Porn

     
    By Matthew Grimm In case you haven’t been following Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, here’s some backstory: America put itself in the hands of corporate charlatans who lied a lot about everything to justify sociopathic behavior, and enough...

    “The Newsroom” episode 9 recap: Tea (Party) for 2(.0)

     
    By Matthew Grimm MacKenzie McHale, executive producer of News Night dealing with a blackout that has shut down power to the Atlantis Cable News studios, drops this week’s Capra Moment™ early to muster the troops for a remote broadcast. They...

    Casey Anthony: ‘The Newsroom’ turns to the trial

     
    We knew Aaron Sorkin would get around to the Casey Anthony saga on “The Newsroom.” A preview Sunday night of the HBO drama showed the characters discussing whether and how much time to devote to the Anthony trial. A friend speculates: “...
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    • Post-election forensics of the religion vote in 2012

       
      Faith in Public Life put together an election analysis based on exit polling and the political context that’s developed over the course of the year: Ballot initiatives In Florida and California, faith-based community organizing groups mounted...
    • Anti-Delta Thermo petitioners come up 624 signatures short

       
      Opponents of a proposed waste to energy plant slated for Allentown have hit a snag with their efforts to restrict emissions from the plant. The group -- led by Rich Fegley, owner of Brew Works -- has been collecting signatures in favor of a ballot...
    • Police union challenges former Mayor Riordan to pension debates

       
      L.A. labor leaders are coming out swinging against former Mayor Richard Riordan's push to place an initiative on next year's ballot switching new city workers into 401(k)-style retirement plans....
    • Riordan accepts police union's pension debate challenge

       
      Multi-millionaire businessman and former L.A. mayor Richard Riordan has accepted a police union's challenge to put his mouth where his money is....
    • L.A. union worker told members to put fake names on voter petition

       
      One of L.A.'s largest public employee unions admitted that a staffer sent an email to members asking that they sign "fake names/addresses" on a petition being circulated by former Mayor Richard Riordan to place a pension initiative on the ballot....
    • Facing sexual harassment claims, San Diego mayor vows to fight

      SAN DIEGO--Now, 10 days into a crisis over sexual harassment allegations, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has dug in for a fight, maybe in the courts, maybe against a recall movement. Filner has been accused of sexually harassing staff members and...
    • A City Hall fight in Newport Beach

      A City Hall fight in Newport Beach
      Nearly everyone in Newport Beach thinks they need a new City Hall. Getting them to agree on where to put it is another story. On Tuesday, voters will decide whether to locate a new civic center on a 12-acre site in Newport Center that was slated to...
    • Mungers spend millions on anti-Sacramento initiatives

       
      The Munger family may have its political differences, but one thing is clear: Neither Republican Charles Munger nor his independent sister, Molly, seem to think very highly of Sacramento....
    • Opponents of Delta Thermo waste-to-energy proposal to organize ballot question

       
      Opponents of a proposed waste-to-energy plant that would burn Allentown's trash and sewer sludge to create electricity are organizing a ballot initiative in hopes of stopping the plant from being built. Mike Ewall, an attorney with the Philadelphia-...
    • Second measure to keep pot shops open qualifies for L.A. ballot

       
      Another medical marijuana initiative has qualified for the L.A. ballot, increasing the chances that voters will get to choose whether to keep pot shops open in the city when they go to the polls in May....
    • Pasadena councilman targeted for recall over NFL-Rose Bowl vote

       
      A Pasadena councilman is facing a recall campaign over his support for an ordinance that cleared the way for negotiations to bring professional football to the Rose Bowl. Recall proponents on Thursday filed a notice of intent to circulate a......