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  • On the Town: And a beastly time was had by all

    On the Town: And a beastly time was had by all
    As it has for the past 42 years, the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA) gave more than 800 guests a wild evening they won't soon forget as the organization staged its annual Beastly Ball fundraiser this past Saturday. Guests, dressed in safari...
  • The Valley Line: Event proves to have animal magnetism

    The Valley Line: Event proves to have animal magnetism
    Yay! Summer is here, and that means the outdoor music venues are tuning up. The peacocks are vocalizing with the Pasadena Pops orchestra in their new home at the Los Angeles Arboretum in Arcadia with programs in July, August and September; Music at the L....
  • Newton: Getting L.A. growing again

    Newton: Getting L.A. growing again
    There is no more consistent refrain among elected officials and candidates these days than that they will do everything they can to create jobs. It's a worthy goal given the sluggish state of the economy, and it's particularly crucial in California, which...
  • Ron Kaye: Here comes the IBEW to pick your pockets

    Hold on to your wallets, good folks of Glendale, union boss Brian D’Arcy of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18 wants to pick your pockets. If you think the piddling water rate hikes of 12% spread out over four years that...
  • Decoding the March 8 ballot: Think measure L for Libraries, M for Marijuana and N for No-good-reason

     
    The March 8 Los Angeles city ballot will include 10 measures. Or maybe 11, if the City Council changes its mind and reinstates the troublesome K. And by the way, is that Measure K, Proposition K or Charter Amendment K?......
  • James Rainey shifts to media reporting

     
    A memo to the newsroom from Assistant Managing Editor Sallie Hofmeister and Arts & Entertainment Editor Craig Turner: Jim Rainey is taking on a new assignment, applying his formidable reporting, analytical and writing skills to the beat that he has......
  • California Assembly: Endorsements from civic leaders, pols and labor

     
    California Assembly races: Take a look at this week’s sampling of endorsements in next year’s Assembly races....
  • Council District 15: About the district

     
    City Council districts change every 10 years as lines are redrawn to reflect demographic shifts recorded in the decennial census. This decade's current redistricting effort is now underway. But except for gaining or losing a few blocks at the far......
  • Will L.A. take the initiative on condoms?

     
    The Los Angeles city clerk is counting and verifying signatures in a petition filed by AIDS Healthcare Foundation to require the city to put an initiative on the June 5 ballot. The subject? Whether to adopt a new law to......
  • James Q. Wilson: A political scientist's unswerving honesty

     
    It is easy, and not altogether untrue, to think of James Q. Wilson as a conservative. He wrote extensively on morality, social order and duty. He was skeptical of gay marriage, supportive of the war in Iraq, and he was......
  • Richard Riordan launches effort to court Latinos for GOP

     
    Former LA Mayor Richard J. Riordan has launched an organization aimed at bringing Latino voters into the Republican fold. The campaign began Memorial Day with radio spots in selected areas around California....