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  • Webliography: Top-Two voting systems

     
    The February 22 vote in Chicago pitting any number of mayoral hopefuls against one another is not technically a "Top-Two" primary of the sort that has generated controversy elsewhere. Ours will be an election with a run-off between the top......
  • Cadmium: California and the U.S. target toxic jewelry

     
    A bill to ban jewelry containing detectable levels of cadmium has passed the California Legislature and awaits the signature of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) would ban sales of jewelry in California...
  • Bad timing: California seeks bond buyers amid rout in muni market

     
    Yet another way the California Legislature has stuck it to taxpayers: The long delay on a budget agreement this year also delayed the state’s plans to raise cash in the municipal bond market. Now, Treasurer Bill Lockyer is trying to......
  • Steve Allen, TV innovator, author, composer, dies at 78

    Steve Allen, the zany comedian and witty social commentator whose career zipped at warp speed from one occupation to the next--from hosting the original "Tonight" show to lecturing about morality to composing thousands of songs--has died in Encino at...
  • Keeping up with the Jacksons

    In March, Janet Jackson signed an unprecedented $40-million record contract. Nine days later brother Michael got a deal that guaranteed $65 million-plus. Suddenly, the recording business is looking like baseball with its escalating contracts. Will there...