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  • Army Staff Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz, 29, Corona; killed by rocket-propelled grenade

    Army Staff Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz, 29, Corona; killed by rocket-propelled grenade
    Army Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz was a larger-than-life figure, those who knew him say. A bald, bull of a guy, Cardenaz told a Colorado reporter in 2009 that he was an "old-school" soldier. By then, he said, he had twice been hit by shrapnel, and had...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: Monster winter storm and no diet Ho Hos

    Two Guys Lose Weight: Monster winter storm and no diet Ho Hos
    The following is a blog documenting two Los Angeles Times editors' attempts to lose weight. It all began on Jan. 10. One benefit of my move from Boston to Los Angeles this year has been the avoidance of snow.  Not that I mind it.  I like the winter.  But...
  • Omar's coming -- but it's to a silly network sitcom

    Omar's coming -- but it's to a silly network sitcom
    Michael K. Williams, who played one of the greatest villains in TV history on HBO's "The Wire," is joining the cast of NBC's "Community" for three episodes, according to Dan Harmon, executive producer of the NBC sitcom. Williams, who played stick-up...
  • Book review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family' by Condoleezza Rice

    Book review: 'Extraordinary, Ordinary People: A Memoir of Family' by Condoleezza Rice
    As national security advisor and then secretary of State to President George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice never displayed any doubt or admitted any errors in the White House decisions that led to war in Iraq. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD:...
  • Book review: 'Brute' by Robert Coram

    Book review: 'Brute' by Robert Coram
    Brute The Life of Victor Krulak, U.S. Marine Robert Coram Little, Brown; 349 pps., $27.99 "Brute" examines the life and career of U.S. Marine Lt. Gen. Victor H. "Brute" Krulak, the complex and controversial officer whose role in shaping the modern...
  • Jess Jackson led winery by example

    Jess Jackson led winery by example
    Jess Jackson, who founded Kendall-Jackson Winery in 1982, died last week at the age of 81, leaving an almost incalculable legacy on the California wine industry. He transformed it at least twice, first in establishing a style of wine that would come to be...
  • Op-ed: Other states need a lesson from Md. on robocalls

    Op-ed: Other states need a lesson from Md. on robocalls
    On Election Day 2010, with the polls still open, computers placed calls to 112,000 voters in predominately African-American precincts in Baltimore City and Prince George's County with an unusual message: "Relax" and stay home. The recorded message did not...
  • Nevada governor calls speculation about Ensign replacement 'premature'

    Nevada governor calls speculation about Ensign replacement 'premature'
    Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) said Friday that he plans to name a new senator to fill the vacancy caused by John Ensign's (R-Nev.) resignation before May 3, and called early speculation about potential appointees "premature." When Ensign announced his...
  • Movie Review: Secretariat

     
    Secretariat, the 1970s super horse, was no Seabiscuit. And that creates problems that “Secretariat,” the movie, never overcomes. A well-acted tale of an underdog's triumph that sorely lacks an underdog, it teeters between pleasantly generic...
  • Social media wrap: How to lose Facebook friends and influence (Rick Sanchez take note)

     
    In politics and media, it’s said to be wise to keep your friends close and your enemies closer. But what if you’ve been unfriended on Facebook for making an impolitic remark? Political statements are one of the main reasons that......
  • Family helps others become organ donors

     
    Back in March, the Storch family was skiing in Colorado when tragedy struck. Their 13-year-old daughter Taylor fell backward into a tree and was declared brain dead within 24 hours. In the middle of their grief, Taylor's parents made what they call...