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  • Hollywood, where liberal values reign -- except at the box office

    In the film "Obvious Child," Jenny Slate plays Donna Stern, a stand-up comedian who specializes in making jokes about her private parts, with the occasional foray into fart humor. She is about to go onstage. Her friend offers her some encouragement:...
  • Commentary: Grand jury is wrong about airport

    In my more than eight years on the Newport Beach City Council, I have learned that effective governance involves a continual search for balance between unfettered growth and protection of the quality of life in the community. Too much emphasis on...
  • What the box office doesn't say about America

    To the editor: When Jonah Goldberg says, "The left may be anti-military," I am not sure if he is saying that is a possibility or that we liberals are in fact that way. ("Hollywood, where liberal values reign -- except at the box office," Op-Ed, July 7)...
  • Chicago-area home prices up 2% in April

    Chicago-area home prices up 2% in April
    Chicago-area home prices rose 2 percent in the month of April alone, enabling local housing market values to remain more than 10 percent ahead of last year, according to a housing barometer released Tuesday. The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index showed...
  • In Theory: Shunning the idea of an atheist-in-law

    A section of a recent Pew Center Research poll on political polarization and family life asked Americans how they would react if a member of their immediate family told them they were going to marry one of the following: an atheist, a gun owner, someone...
  • Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide

     Supreme Court's ultimate test: When rights collide
    Just as spring brings baseball and autumn means football, early summer is Supreme Court season. For a few weeks, all eyes turn to the Marble Palace, as the court tackles (or punts) many of the great legal issues of our time. The latest string of...
  • Heat index tops 100; severe storm watch issued

    Heat index tops 100; severe storm watch issued
    Oppressive humidity and 90-degree temperatures had heat index values pushing 100 degrees Wednesday afternoon and posed risks of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail in the afternoon and evening. The heat index hit 105 degrees by 2 p....
  • Paul Greenberg: Marriage and its discontents

    There are good people on both sides of the current debate over letting homosexual couples get married -- and good people in between who aren't sure just where they stand. And may never be. Lots of them are all in favor of according homosexuals all the...
  • American Themes Dominate New Crop of TV Movies and Miniseries

    A president is assassinated. Unspeakable evil unfolds in the wintry Midwest. An elderly woman makes a reflective trip to her hometown. Society is ravaged by a plague and the government doesn't act. Two Depression-era criminals hunker down for a last,...
  • 'God's Not Dead' Producer: Faith-Based Films Not 'Niche' Market

    In his afternoon keynote presentation at today's Purpose Summit at the Four Seasons in Los Angeles, Michael Scott, managing partner of Pure Flix and producer of "God's Not Dead," spoke about his goal to "make faith and family films that lift the human...
  • Roger Goodell outlines increased discipline for domestic violence incidents in letter to owners

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced sweeping changes to the NFL personal-conduct policy Thursday, writing in a letter to NFL owners obtained by The Baltimore Sun that discipline for domestic violence incidents will increase significantly. The NFL...