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  • Supervisors back constitutional amendment that would restrict who can live in Vernon

     
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion to pursue an amendment to the state constitution that would limit who can live and vote in the city of Vernon. Vernon business owners and an attorney hired......
  • Meeks tries (and fails) to finesse his anti-gay past

     
    More from the transcript of Carol Marin's interview on WTTW Ch. 11 the other night with state Sen. James Meeks: MARIN: There is a feeling in the gay community, among others, that you are intolerant of them. You had, in,......
  • Bolivia's army declares itself 'socialist'

     
    The commanding general of Bolivia's army has declared the Andean nation's forces "socialist," "anti-capitalist," and "anti-imperialist," positions that were immediately echoed by President Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president. Gen. Antonio...
  • Congratulate Prince William, but don't mythologize monarchy

     
    Not surprisingly, the engagement of Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton is creating a sensation in this country. To some extent, the hullabaloo reflects the fact that the royals are celebrities not that different from Hollywood stars. But...
  • WikiLeaks on Latin America: Honduras coup 'illegal'

     
    The June 2009 coup that ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya was rooted in an "illegal and unconstitutional" military and civilian plan, says one of the secret U.S. diplomatic cables published online by WikiLeaks. The cable, dated July 24, 2009, and...
  • Census, nation and migration: Who’s Puerto Rican enough?

     
    Guest Writer: Jorge Duany, Ph.D. Jorge Duany is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. He earned his Ph.D. in Latin American Studies, with a concentration in anthropology, at the University of California, Berkeley. He...
  • Arcadia High School wins L.A. County Mock Trial title

     
    A group of Arcadia High School students new to the art of mock trials defeated a team of formidable opponents from Harvard-Westlake prep school to become L.A. County Mock Trial champions. That the Arcadia team was founded only last year......
  • Does this letter shed light on a Gloucester conspiracy?

     
    Here's a copy of a letter Garr Johnson, he of the "Gloucester 40," wrote in the early days of 2008 that was among the reams of correspondence released to attorneys for plaintiffs in $5.4 million of defamation lawsuits against Commonwealth's......
  • Weekly remarks: Mark Kirk says the unelected shouldn't raise taxes; Biden hails military families

     
    Democrat says taxes should stay cut only for middle class; Republican says economic growth is Job One....
  • TURKEY: Ahead of critical 2011 elections, Erdogan retains strong position

     
    As Turkey heads toward national elections next year, the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) finds itself in a strong position. A major test for the AKP and opposition parties was the referendum in September — the results constituted a......
  • Rick Scott wants vouchers, er, saving accounts

     
    If you had any doubt about Gov.-elect Rick Scott's plans to shake up Florida's education system, then read this story about his idea of resurrecting a broad-based program for school vouchers, which he's calling “education savings accoun...