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  • Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?

    Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?
    Allowing motorists to speed to work past clogged lanes of traffic, if they’re willing to pay thousands of dollars a year, could be seen as a way to raise money for other transit projects that benefit the public widely, or as the opposite: using...
  • Alert: You are not a bad person if you watch the NFL

    Did you watch the NFL on Sunday? If so, please find the nearest confession box and tell the priest you hate women and children. If he tells you to say three Hail Marys, run! He’s a closet Doug Flutie fan, and you don’t want to be linked to...
  • L.A. should act quickly to close loopholes in mansionization ordinance

    L.A. should act quickly to close loopholes in mansionization ordinance
    Amy Aquino has lived in one of the bungalows lining a lovely block of Curson Avenue in Hollywood for 23 years, Nancy Halbert has lived in her house across the street for 39 years. Last December, Aquino heard a clatter and looked out to see a bulldozer...
  • Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents

    Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents
    Gustavo Hernandez sat with his family in a large auditorium in the downtown Central Library, a pen and pad in his lap. He had come for a free workshop, organized by the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to reapply for a federal program that...
  • Fate of bears and wolves in the hands of voters

    Fate of bears and wolves in the hands of voters
    If politicians preying upon your attentions this season fail to inspire, you might seek common cause with the beasts — the four-legged variety rather than those running for office. Ballot initiatives aimed at protecting bears and wolves from...
  • State Sen. Darrell Steinberg to join law and lobbying firm

    A week after stepping down as leader of the state Senate, Democrat Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento said Thursday that he will join the law and lobbying firm of Greenberg Traurig LLP on Dec. 1, a day after he leaves office. Steinberg will be chairman...
  • Andre Reed Field proposal tabled by Allentown School Board

    Andre Reed Field proposal tabled by Allentown School Board
    Just like Andre Reed waited for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Andre Reed Field at J. Birney Crum Stadium will have to wait. Allentown School Board tabled a proposal Thursday to name its football field after the Dieruff High School...
  • Google pulls out of conservative group amid environmentalist pressure

    Google pulls out of conservative group amid environmentalist pressure
    Google's effort to build strong alliances with Republican politicians and conservative advocacy groups is paying dividends on Capitol Hill but has created a growing marketing and public-relations headache for the company. Climate-change activists have...
  • 'Newsies' Makes Big Headline In Tour Stop At Waterbury's Palace

     'Newsies' Makes Big Headline In Tour Stop At Waterbury's Palace
    The show: "Newsies" at The Palace Theater in Waterbury What makes it special?: The beginning of national tour of the Disney Broadway musical, and a booking coup for the Palace. First impressions?: Show has as much non-stop exuberance as when I saw...
  • Co-founder: Boca Hoops needs more space

    The timing was right for co-founder and co-director Dr. Jody Forstot to make a pitch for Boca Hoops to have a second gymnasium at Sugar Sand Park. Forstot moved commissioners when he said the program for children with disabilities has a waiting list, one...
  • At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's

    At Glen Campbell's elbow as he adjusts to Alzheimer's
    Actor and filmmaker James Keach got a glimpse of how Glen Campbell might adjust to life at an Alzheimer's care facility near Nashville on one of the singer and guitarist's first visits there last year. "As soon as he walked in, he spotted a guitar,...