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  • When two writers make a wrong

    We sit in the bar at the Palomar Hotel in Westwood. He keeps reaching for my hand. His fingers are smaller than mine. His touch doesn't exactly revile me, but it doesn't arouse me, either. I don't want to hurt his feelings. I tell him that I wish to...
  • Lew says Congress shouldn't wait til last minute to raise debt limit

    Lew says Congress shouldn't wait til last minute to raise debt limit
    In the wake of a new, earlier deadline to raise the debt limit, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew warned lawmakers Thursday that they needed to move quickly to increase the nation's borrowing authority or risk damaging the strengthening economy. "They...
  • Weekly unemployment claims hold steady near two-month low

    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims held roughly steady last week at nearly a  two-month low, pointing toward moderate labor market growth, federal officials said Thursday. There were 326,000 people who filed for first-time unemployment benefits in the...
  • Review: Cirque du Soleil's 'Totem' a thrilling salute to human growth

    Review: Cirque du Soleil's 'Totem' a thrilling salute to human growth
    How to enumerate the myriad wonders and delights of “Totem,” now taking its viewers on a dazzling trek from the primordial to the cosmic? For starters, there’s Cirque du Soleil’s signature yellow-and-blue Grand Chapiteau,...
  • To keep L.A. and Long Beach's ports trucking

    To keep L.A. and Long Beach's ports trucking
    It takes 10,000 professional truck drivers to move all the goods that come into the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. And it's no wonder. Our two ports handle 40% of all goods imported to the United States. A lot of the jobs generated by the ports,...
  • Mayor's office: Top transportation department executive to resign

    Mayor's office: Top transportation department executive to resign
    The top executive at the Los Angeles Transportation Department is stepping down, the latest to depart under Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the mayor's office told the Times. Jaime De La Vega, who had been a major influence on transportation policy...
  • Men's Basketball: Lions wake up for win

    Men's Basketball: Lions wake up for win
    With nine days since their last game, members of the Vanguard University men's basketball team needed more than subtle reminders Friday about some of the of the fundamental aspects of execution, Coach Rhett Soliday said. But in the first of two games in...
  • California panel approves first shellfish ranch in federal waters

    California panel approves first shellfish ranch in federal waters
    The California Coastal Commission has approved development of the first shellfish ranch in federal waters, a 100-acre underwater plot for cultivating and harvesting about 2.6 million pounds of Mediterranean mussels a year. “It’s quite an...
  • Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking

    Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Addressing about 100 Los Angeles arts leaders Tuesday at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti promised a more cohesive arts policy in which a variety of city departments will be attuned to fostering...
  • BNSF Railway to pay $140,000 over chemical spill near Port of L.A.

    BNSF Railway has pleaded no contest to criminal charges and agreed to pay $140,000 in penalties, medical expenses and emergency response costs stemming from a 2012 spill of hazardous chemicals near the Port of Los Angeles, the city attorney announced this...
  • Brewery is on tap for Port of Los Angeles project

    Brewery is on tap for Port of Los Angeles project
    A long-vacant warehouse at the Port of Los Angeles dating from World War II is soon to get busier than ever with the arrival of a master beer brewer and a popular young chef. The pair intend to turn the old redwood structure into an active brewery...