| Sep 9, 2010
| 11:13 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 12:46 PM
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...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 12:14 PM
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.
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| Apr 12, 2011
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...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:14 PM
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.
| May 18, 2011
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Apr 23, 2011
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...
| Apr 28, 2011
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...
| Apr 9, 2011
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...
| Apr 12, 2011
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....
| Jul 5, 2010
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...