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  • L.A.-area lawmaker joins Obama in initiative for minority youth

    SACRAMENTO--Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) was at the White House on Thursday for the unveiling of President Obama's new program to help young men of color. The initiative, called "My Brother's Keeper," brings together government agencies,...
  • Out of the Blue: Let's experiment, starting with Forest Avenue

    Last week I wrote on how to rid Laguna of traffic and make downtown more livable. Most of it will take years to realize. But some of it — the most transformational ideas — can be done now. And cheaply. Since I arrived in Laguna 15 years ago,...
  • Money, freedom and Hopkins [Letter]

    Money, freedom and Hopkins [Letter]
    My congratulations to Bridget Kustin, founder of the Johns Hopkins University Human Rights Working Group, on her commentary ("JHU's academic 'freedom,' Feb. 25). It took courage to write that op-ed while still a student at Hopkins. While sincerely...
  • L.A., other cities cracking down on e-cigarettes

    L.A., other cities cracking down on e-cigarettes
    Los Angeles on Tuesday joined a growing list of cities that are treating e-cigarettes like traditional tobacco-based products, banning their use in parks, restaurants and in most workplaces. The decision, which came after an impassioned and at times...
  • New York Mayor's Office Closes in on Film Czar Selection Amid Backchannel Lobbying

    With no New York City film czar yet appointed some three months into Mayor Bill de Blasio's term, the local entertainment industry's backchannel lobbying has grown increasingly heated -- a mark of the growing apprehension of an industry that has not yet...
  • At CinemaCon, Hollywood stars tease their coming attractions

    When promoting a big-budget summer film, there are plenty of stops at which movie stars are expected to shill their product. Actors hole up in fancy hotels for press junkets, trade banter with David Letterman and fly overseas to walk red carpets. But...
  • Yahoo Hires Vulture's Josh Wolk as Entertainment Editor

    Yahoo has recruited Josh Wolk, entertainment editor for New York magazine's Vulture.com website, to head up showbiz coverage as exec editor. Wolk replaces Scott Robson, who ankled as Yahoo's editor-in-chief of entertainment earlier this month after...
  • Robert B. Reich: Slouching toward oligarchy

    America is not yet an oligarchy, but that's where Charles and David Koch and a few other billionaires are taking us. American democracy used to depend on political parties that more or less represented most of us. Political scientists of the 1950s and...
  • Eric Garcetti urges CBS to bring next 'Late Show' to L.A.

    Eric Garcetti urges CBS to bring next 'Late Show' to L.A.
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other film industry supporters are still smarting from NBC's decision to move "The Tonight Show" this year from Burbank back to New York after more than four decades in Southern California, a move that cost more than...
  • State Getting Better Data, But Still Needs Research Center

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is said to have once told his senior staff: "In God we trust. All others bring data." This would have been a challenge in Connecticut because the state historically has not been rich in data, or in access to the...
  • California Senate to three suspended members: You're dead to me

    A week after taking the unprecedented step of suspending three colleagues, the California state Senate erased the lawmakers’ names, press releases and archives from its websites. The Senate left in place bare-bones information for the districts of...