| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Obamacare, same-sex marriage and marijuana legalization dominated the hot-button ballot initiatives before voters in a number of states on Tuesday.
A key component of President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law is on the line in a...
| Nov 21, 2010
When the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor hurled the United States into World War II on Dec. 7, 1941, the impact on William Hohri, then a sophomore at North Hollywood High School, was almost immediate.
That afternoon his immigrant father, a Methodist...
| Dec 9, 2010
After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor 69 years ago, Frank S. Emi, a Los Angeles grocer, was among the thousands of law-abiding Japanese Americans on the West Coast who suddenly were regarded as threats to national security. They were herded by federal...
| Jul 19, 2011
Answering questions about the debt-ceiling talks and what could happen if both sides fail to reach an agreement:
What is the federal debt ceiling?
In 1917, as the U.S. entered World War I, Congress authorized the Treasury to issue long-term bonds to...
| Jul 18, 2011
Former president-turned-dictator Juan Maria Bordaberry, whose self-coup launched more than a decade of military rule in Uruguay died while under house arrest in the country for leading efforts to eliminate leftist dissent in the 1970s. He was 83....
| Apr 15, 2011
| 9:52 AM
He was tough and kind. Crusty and caring. Witty, honest, professional and so smart. I would have never been where I am today if not for Fred.
I'll never forget his compassion and advice when I was at a crossroads. Most of us would like to be half the...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 9:49 AM
Old joke about the relationship between writers and editors:
A writer and an editor are lost in the desert. Just as they are about to wither from thirst, they stumble upon a cool, clear oasis.
The writer falls to his knees and fills his cupped hands...
| Jul 17, 2011
Dr. Joseph Hittelman, a Los Angeles physician whose advocacy of reforms such as healthcare for the poor led to his persecution as a subversive during the McCarthy era, died Tuesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He was 100.
| Nov 12, 2011
| 7:12 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The Dodgers are looking make some money from their media rights a year ahead of schedule as they prepare to take on a new owner.
The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that lawyers for the beleaguered team sought permission...
| Sep 28, 2010
| 10:11 AM
From the Z on TV blog:
Last year at this time, President Obama and his top White House advisers were about to launch a disastrous campaign against Fox News.
I say disastrous because the acting communications director, Anita Dunn, who sounded the call to...
| Oct 10, 2010
The increasingly contentious Nevada Senate race between Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his ultra-conservative Republican opponent, Sharron Angle, took an ugly turn last week when the candidates accused each other of going easy on child molesters ...