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  • Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary

    Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary
    President Obama on Thursday joined the growing chorus of top U.S. officials calling on a Florida pastor to abandon his plans to stage a Koran burning on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda," Obama...
  • Newt Gingrich's top aides resign en masse

    Newt Gingrich's top aides resign en masse
    Only weeks old, Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is on life support following the mass departure of his entire senior staff. Gingrich's longtime aide, Rick Tyler, confirmed Thursday afternoon that he and other top aides had resigned. "My idea of...
  • Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting

    Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this story...
  • Kam Kuwata dies at 57; leading California Democratic political strategist

    Kam Kuwata dies at 57; leading California Democratic political strategist
    Kam Kuwata, one of California's leading Democratic political strategists and a droll wit whose colorful quotes and keen analyses enlivened many campaigns, was found dead in his Venice condominium Monday. He was 57. Police were called to investigate...
  • Obama impersonator: A role I was born to play

    Obama impersonator: A role I was born to play
    Reggie Brown says he won't settle for being known only as the Barack Obama impersonator who was escorted off stage during a Republican conference Saturday night. Instead, Brown would prefer you think of him as the pre-eminent Faux-bama. The Chicago...
  • When a mortgage puts buyer at a disadvantage

    When a mortgage puts buyer at a disadvantage
    For homebuyers who need to finance their purchase using a mortgage, a cash buyer can be their worst enemy. That's because when a buyer makes a cash offer, the seller knows it's a solid deal and that financing hiccups won't delay a closing. Sometimes...
  • Montebello may face insolvency if it doesn't close budget deficit

    Montebello may face insolvency if it doesn't close budget deficit
    Montebello faces possible insolvency in the coming months if it cannot close a gaping budget deficit and has consulted with bankruptcy attorneys to weigh available options, according to a memo obtained by The Times. The memo, written last week to the...
  • Independent panel to review troubled construction program at L.A. Community College District

    Independent panel to review troubled construction program at L.A. Community College District
    An independent review panel was appointed Wednesday to recommend an overhaul of ethics rules and construction oversight for the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled rebuilding program. The 10-member commission — which includes former...
  • Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange

    Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange
    As she so often does, Marichia Simcik Arese will host one of her unusual crafts boutiques this weekend at her Pacific Palisades home. And two days after that she will head for Vietnam to encourage the disabled young artists who create chic water bottle...
  • Former community college construction chief to get $211,000 salary for a year, plus other benefits

    Former community college construction chief to get $211,000 salary for a year, plus other benefits
    Larry Eisenberg, removed recently as head of the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled campus construction program, will collect his $211,000 salary for a year, along with a transportation allowance and other benefits, district records show....
  • Aerial expert's report on L.A. County's biggest wildfire flies in the face of official review

    Aerial expert's report on L.A. County's biggest wildfire flies in the face of official review
    Just after first light, a tactical observation plane took off from its old military base in Hemet for an urgent mission above the cathedral peaks of the Angeles National Forest. The two-man crew had been deployed to direct an air assault on the few acres...