Column | Apr 25, 2011
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Column | May 16, 2011Imagine if today's Los Angeles were governed by a white mayor and an all-white City Council. And then imagine if that anomaly was protected by city election rules that virtually guaranteed no Latino candidate could land a spot in elected office. The civil rights community would be apoplectic and the public justifiably enraged.
Story | Jun 26, 2011 | 9:35 PM
Alicia Keys entered the pop consciousness 10 years ago with “Songs in A Minor.” In a pre-9/11 world of choreographed teen pop and materialistic hip-hop, the debut album’s mix of classical piano and urban beats provided a fresh breath of....
Story | Sep 19, 2009 | 4:33 AM
A getaway driver who was involved in the killing of an L.A. County police captain five years ago pleaded guilty to first-degree murder today and was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison. Orvis Camillo Anthony, 24, entered the...
Story | Feb 15, 2010 | 4:33 PM
Authorities in Compton are looking for witnesses to a hit-and-run accident Monday morning that left a man on a bicycle dead. A silver or gray 1990s Ford passenger van, possibly an Aerostar, struck the man about 8 a.m. as he...