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  • New ethics rules proposed for California Senate

    Amid concerns that proposed tougher ethics restrictions may not have enough support to become law this year, leaders of the state Senate are proposing that many of them be adopted as house rules in the interim. Proposed state Senate resolutions would...
  • Becoming hard-nosed about soft skills

    DEAR JOYCE: A couple of years ago I recall that you printed a list of soft skills that I would like to have for my stone-cold nephew who is ultra naive. Could you run that list again? -- B.P. As a reminder, a hard skill (technical skill) is the ability...
  • Calif. Senate supports banning fundraisers in lobbyists' homes

    Calif. Senate supports banning fundraisers in lobbyists' homes
    The state Senate on Monday voted unanimously to ban state politicians from holding political fundraisers in the homes and offices of lobbyists, three months after a scandal involving the practice. The measure by Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) is the...
  • How far must we go to report sexual assault or harassment?

    There's been a lot of press lately on the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Right's decision to release the names of 55 colleges and universities being investigated for possible violations of federal law in how they handled sexual violence...
  • Turner To Steer TNT To Edgier Programs

    Like the dynamite its moniker suggests, TNT could use a few more explosions - at least in the mind of its corporate owner. With its ratings down and its recent programs skewing too old for its own executives' tastes, TNT is getting a makeover. The Time...
  • Secrets of the peevers

    Ammon Shea performed a feat of nerdish athleticism, reading the entire Oxford English Dictionary, and then wrote a charming book about the experience.  He has written other books on language as well. It's a dangerous thing to publish a book,...
  • Boom! TNT goes for genre drama at upfront

    Boom! TNT goes for genre drama at upfront
    TNT used its upfront presentation Wednesday to introduce a "brand refresh" and a slate of programming heavy on action and supernatural thrills. The network's new tagline, "TNT Drama. Boom." and refreshed direction is designed to attract younger and "a...
  • Civil-rights, media groups sue to force Scott to disclose assets

    Civil-rights, media groups sue to force Scott to disclose assets
    TALLAHASSEE -- In the midst of a high-profile fight over the governor's office, civil-rights and media organizations are asking the Florida Supreme Court to force Gov. Rick Scott and other candidates to disclose more details about their personal wealth....
  • The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight

     The Getty's 'Victorious Youth' is subject of a custody fight
    One of the Getty's most prized ancient artworks is hanging in a legal balance this week in Italy's highest court, leaving the L.A. museum's leaders feeling as if they have landed in a Franz Kafka tale, a judicial and bureaucratic nightmare they can...
  • Conference offers crash course on Florida politics

    Conference offers crash course on Florida politics
    Some of the hottest issues surrounding the way Florida runs elections will be dissected Friday. More than 40 speakers, including former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes are on tap for the event put on...
  • Corbett signs on to Alzheimer's plan

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett today gave the thumbs-up to a Pennsylvania Plan for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, which proposes recommendations and a strategic approach to addressing the growth of the disease and related disorders across the...