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  • His new museum: What is Broad's vision?

     
    Huntington, Getty, Simon, Hammer, Crocker, Menil, Wadsworth, Phillips, Frick, Morgan, Whitney, Guggenheim, etc. — the list of super-rich Americans who, since the mid-19th century, have established museums or galleries to house their personal art...
  • Compton mayor misses most meetings, still gets paid

     
    Despite being paid one of the highest salaries in Los Angeles County for a part-time mayor, Eric Perrodin of Compton is often missing in action. Between July 7, 2009, and July 13 of this year, Perrodin was absent from board......
  • Obama's new stimulus plan: Spending $700+ billion hasn't worked, so maybe another $50 billion will

     
    Full text of and commentary on the Democrat's latest proposal to combat the fading job market before November's midterm elections....
  • On-location filming slows to a crawl in L.A.

     
    Like the sputtering national economy, Los Angeles’ production economy is sending out mixed signals. After staging two consecutive quarters of growth and a dramatic recovery from a severe slump last year, L.A.'s production sector has slowed...
  • Angry voters and “magical thinking” — Why we’re our own worst enemies

     
    Eugene Robinson knocks the electorate around a bit in a column that nicely parallels something I posted early this year. Robinson says voters have unreasonable expectations, demanding that the government balance its budget and shrink itself while...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Bush-era rate cuts launch a taxing debate

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to debate tax policy. From Eric, to......
  • Taxpayers on hook for sports teams??? former homes

     
    A front page story in today???s New York Times details how New Jersey taxpayers are still on the hook for $266 million in bond payments that remain on the Meadowlands Sports Complex, despite the fact that Giants Stadium has been......
  • UCLA's Anderson School wants to end reliance on state funding

     
    UCLA’s Anderson School of Management is seeking to end any reliance on state funds under a controversial proposal that would be the first such shift to self-sufficiency in the cash-strapped UC system and could provide a model for other programs......
  • Sink stumbles through interview on MSNBC

     
    The Rick Scott campaign was quick to pick up on an appearance by Alex Sink on MSNBC's “The Daily Rundown” earlier today — and with good reason. In less than five minutes of questioning by NBC's Chuck Todd, Sink: – Stumbled into...
  • Sink: I’m filing my joint tax returns and Rick Scott should too

     
    Alex Sink is trying to turn up the heat on Rick Scott where the Republican seems most vulnerable: by trying to force hm to disclose more about his personal finances. The Democratic gubernatorial candidate announced today that she and her husband, attorney...
  • Los Angeles Unified School District workers rally against budget cuts

     
    About 150 Los Angeles Unified School District employees and their school-age children rallied outside a shuttered campus Wednesday against state budget cuts that have shortened the academic year and pushed back the start of school. Service Employees...