| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Turkey Day football? Just think of it as a valuable public service.
"When you seat relatives who haven't seen each other for a year at a table with a gallon of wine and a carving knife," pointed out comedian Argus Hamilton, "God only knows how many lives...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON What now?
Another heated national conversation has begun, following the decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
There will be talk, lots of talk,...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Although it was only a minor role, Hot Property had a star turn in 1995 when former professional football player O.J. Simpson stood trial for the murders of his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ronald Goldman.
A clipping of the column was...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:00 PM
They caught a matinee showing of the action movie "John Wick," spent Sundays poolside at PGA National Resort and Spa and dined at LongHorn Steakhouse, TooJay's Gourmet Deli and Hurricane Grill and Wings.
When they weren't listening to testimony at the...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:40 PM
As UCLA football fans have learned, the journey to becoming an elite college football program is not an easy one. If the Bruins wish to take that next step, winning today's game is a requirement. With USC coming off scholarship sanctions, any type of loss...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Terry Donahue was part of 28 UCLA-USC games, as a player, assistant coach and head coach for the Bruins. That hands-on experience led him to one conclusion:
"Every UCLA-USC game, there is a guy who makes the difference," Donahue said. "Whether it's Gary...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:58 AM
In the last two years, State Attorney Angela Corey has basked in praise of some and been hit by criticism from others.
"That's a very polite way of putting it," Corey said with a chuckle after a reporter mentioned that last week.
During a 45-minute...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Whatever happened to "Obamamania"? Recent polls suggest that race relations have gotten worse since President Barack Obama's 2008 election — or, at least, that more Americans think they have.
It didn't help anybody's feeling of sunny delight...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In his long public life in Los Angeles, including eight years as mayor, few ever accused Richard J. Riordan of being the Great Communicator.
Sincere. Awkward. Generous. Tone deaf. Unbending. Passionate. All of those, yes. But capable of moving people...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:23 AM
So you think Florida State’s reputation has been sullied by Jameis Winston and the way the school has handled his antics?
It has if you took a poll in faculty lounges, Internet chat rooms and other places where Jimbo Fisher is seen as the Great...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Do bothersome facts matter anymore?
Not really. This is an age when Americans were assured that the Affordable Care Act lowered our premiums. It cut deductibles. Obamacare allowed us to keep our doctors and health plans, and lowered the deficit. Those...