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  • Times Festival of Books will move to USC

    Times Festival of Books will move to USC
    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will move its weekend-long celebration of the written word to the USC campus next spring after 15 years across town at UCLA, officials announced Wednesday. The change of venue to USC's main University Park campus...
  • Pot proposition burning topic at forum

    Marijuana was a hot topic at a Thursday night forum covering the propositions on the Nov. 2 state ballot. While members of the League of Women Votes  went over all nine initiatives, ranging from billion-dollar tax loopholes to climate change, many of...
  • Capitol Journal: Parks vs. ballot box budgeting

    California's magnificent state parks are falling apart fast. The budgeting system for state government is in shambles and practically dysfunctional. Proposition 21 on the November ballot would fix the parks. But it would pound another kink into...
  • Ending the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy-- a webliography

     
    Webliography compiled with the assistance of Tribune intern Caleb Melby. Contents: News articles/analysis For ending the tax cuts For extending the tax cuts Supplemental background information NEWS ARTICLES/ANALYSIS Pro and Con: Ending Bush tax cuts for...
  • 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...
  • 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......