The conclusion of every year is a time to catalog both beginnings and endings, to look back over what exactly happened in the twelve months now drawing to a close. Which means that we're getting a lot of lists -- thank you, David Letterman -- as we calibrate and recalibrate, and remember, or try to, ... More >>
Last weekend, along with thousands of other cyclists, I clambered off my bicycle at the intersection of 1st and Main, and joined the crowds surging through the Occupy Los Angeles campsite in a public park off City Hall.
Occupy L.A. was just one stop on the CicLAvia route, so demonstrators, perhaps ... More >>
Fifteen members of congress, including a few from Southern California, recently wrote a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner requesting that he tell banks to lay off the accounts of medical marijuana dispensaries that operate in states where the drug is legal, the group American ... More >>
WikipediaThose of us of a certain age can never get enough of Eddie Haskell -- even if, as Ralph Keyes wrote earlier this year in Editor & Publisher, "Journalists who lace their copy with such retro terms or names risk alienating those who are too young to get the allusions." (Keyes was refer ... More >>
Now it's Hilda Solis' turn. According to the Associated Press, Barack Obama's nomination to be be Labor Secretary has had her confirmation hearings put on hold because facts have emerged about her husband's tax payments -- or lack of them. Yesterday Solis' husband, Sam Sayyad, got around to paying $ ... More >>