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David Thompson

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  • Government by Lawsuit Gives Cover to Texas Lawmakers

    Government by Lawsuit Gives Cover to Texas Lawmakers
    Texas Tribune Judges have been telling legislators what to do since we set up government to replace knife fights and bar brawls. It’s a logical way to get things done: elect people to represent you, and set up a system of redress to keep them in...
  • Court denies Banning Ranch Conservancy's appeal

    A state appellate court has denied the Banning Ranch Conservancy's appeal for the city of Newport Beach to cancel its environmental approval of Sunset Ridge Park, court documents show. The conservancy alleged that the proposed West Newport park's...
  • News of the Weird: Death Row Inmate Claims He's Too Fat to Be Executed

    News of the Weird: Death Row Inmate Claims He's Too Fat to Be Executed
    Modern Warfare: China, Japan and Taiwan each claim ownership of the uninhabited South China Sea islands of Senkaku or Diaoyu, and the controversy heightened in September when Japan announced that it had formally “purchased” the islands from...
  • ACC basketball flashback with N.C. State, Duke, North Carolina atop preseason poll

    ACC basketball flashback with N.C. State, Duke, North Carolina atop preseason poll
    ACC basketball went old school Wednesday. Short shorts, canvas sneakers, two-hand set shot old school. Mirroring the conference's coaches, the league's media voted North Carolina State, Duke and North Carolina to finish 1-2-3. "Our region is the most...
  • Teel Time: How UNC football sanctions affect Virginia, Virginia Tech

    Although NCAA sanctions barred North Carolina State’s 1973 basketball team from postseason, the ACC allowed the Wolfpack to compete in the conference tournament. Following an undefeated regular season, State, led by David Thompson and Tommy...
  • American Institute of Architects L.A. home tour

     
    The American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles will host its latest home tour March 27, featuring four designs located "east and west of the 405" Freeway. The self-guided tour includes a Hollywood Hills canyon home designed by Assembledge overlooking...
  • Movieland Mystery Photo [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo [Update two: This is Mabel Todd (sometimes spelled Mable in The Times).] [Update: Please congratulate Dewey Webb, Mike Hawks, David Thompson and Eve Golden for identifying our mystery gal! NOTE: If you submitted a comment........
  • Tony-nominated 'Scottsboro Boys' coming to Old Globe in 2012

     
    'Scottsboro Boys' musical coming to San Diego in 2012...
  • USC baseball assistant Tom House announces retirement from coaching

     
    Former major league pitcher Tom House, a USC assistant for four seasons, on Tuesday announced his retirement from coaching, effective after Sunday's final game. House, who played for USC in 1967 under legendary coach Rod Dedeaux, joined the Trojans'...
  • Prop 8: Backers of same-sex marriage ban argue to keep trial video sealed

     
    Foes and supporters of the 2008 voter initiative banning same-sex marriage in California squared off before a federal appeals court Thursday over whether a video tape should be made public of the trial that deemed Proposition 8 unconstitutional....
  • Spring theater preview: 'Waiting for Godot,' 'Hands on a Hardbody'

     
    A look ahead at the spring theater season in Southern Calfornia: Trucks have never really been my thing, but of the upcoming new musicals this season, I’m most curious about “Hands on a Hardbody,” the Doug Wright-Trey Anastasio-Amanda...