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  • Burnout and sound decision making, especially in Washington, don't mix

    This month delivered a tale of two investigations. The first was the party-line vote in the House to launch yet another investigation into 2012's deadly attacks in Benghazi. The second was the conclusion of a very different kind of investigation with...
  • Low appraisal holding up homeowner's ability to refi

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We have an unusual home (based on recent sales) in a unique community in Atlanta. We have had appraisals in the past (2008) for $1.1 million. After a difficult job situation, I have been in a great position for over...
  • Letter: Whatever the reason, it's still exclusion

    Re. “Hills residents deserve gates,” Mailbag, May 14. In her letter to the editor, Ms. Pulvers acknowledges that residents enjoy driving up to take in the view, which the gates would preclude. Further her reference to “day hikers”...
  • Modern methods

    With Bob Jones Both vulnerable. North deals. NORTH S-7 4 3 H-6 5 3 D-K Q 2 C-A K Q 7 WEST EAST S-10 S-9 8 6 2 H-A K 9 4 2 H-Q J 10 7 D-9 6 5 3 D-J 8 4 C-9 4 2 C-J 10 SOUTH S-A K Q J 5 H-8 D-A 10 7 C-8 6 5 3 The bidding: NORTH EAST...
  • Return of 'mansionization' has some L.A. homeowners grumbling

    Return of 'mansionization' has some L.A. homeowners grumbling
    Six years ago, Los Angeles politicians imposed new limits on the size of new and renovated houses, promising to rein in what they called "homes on steroids" dwarfing blocks of smaller buildings. But as the housing market rebounds and construction...
  • L.A. County's colorful, corrupt, backstabbing and bookish assessors

    L.A. County's colorful, corrupt, backstabbing and bookish assessors
    In endorsing prosecutor John Morris for county assessor, The Times editorial page on Tuesday referred to a few of the county’s more colorful assessors. How can a person with as bookish a job as tax assessor be colorful? Here are a few shades and...
  • TNT Orders Dramas Starring Ed Burns, Jennifer Beals

    TNT has given series pickups to two dramas: "Public Morals" and "Proof." "Proof" is a supernatural vehicle starring Jennifer Beals as a surgeon who investigates reincarnation with the help of funding from a millionaire, played by Matthew Modine. Joe...
  • Baptism is not a ticket to receive the sacraments of all Christian churches

    Q: I'm an avid reader and fan of your column and follow it in our local paper, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Penn.). I'm Protestant by upbringing, but my husband is Catholic. We attend a Catholic Church, and our three children were baptized Catholic. I...
  • 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)...