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Conservation League backs two rivals for Waxman's House seat

Conservation League backs two rivals for Waxman's House seat

The California League of Conservation Voters has endorsed two rival Democrats in the crowded race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills).

Santa Monica school district officials will reinstate a teacher who was placed on paid administrative leave after video clips showed him locked in a...

The Beverly Hills Courier has been sold to Paula Kent Meehan, a former hair-care products executive turned philanthropist.

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Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert

Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert

Death in Peter Brook’s elusive, essential production of “The Suit,” which closes this weekend at UCLA, is not losing...

Santa Barbara: An AKA Beverly Hills suite in an Airstream trailer? Yes

Santa Barbara: An AKA Beverly Hills suite in an Airstream trailer? Yes

Finally, someone has designed a luxury hotel suite with wheels. Long-stay AKA Beverly Hills hotel has created a suite inside an Airstream...

Coastal Commission reopens fight over L.A. beach curfew in Venice

Coastal Commission reopens fight over L.A. beach curfew in Venice

The state Coastal Commission has quietly revived the long-running fight over an overnight beach curfew in the city of Los Angeles.

Race to succeed Waxman will be expensive, early reports show

Race to succeed Waxman will be expensive, early reports show

If there was ever any doubt that the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman will be expensive, some of the campaign finance reports...

Teachers often blame parents for problem students

Teachers often blame parents for problem students

I figured that teachers wouldn't let me off easy — even though my Saturday column took their side.

Heritage pork, Tablas Creek wines, this is no ordinary wine dinner

Heritage pork, Tablas Creek wines, this is no ordinary wine dinner

Wine dinners come and go. Some are fabulous. Some are lame. But here’s one that seems destined for the fabulous category, a...

Ozomatli at UCLA today for interactive Chicano Studies session

Ozomatli at UCLA today for interactive Chicano Studies session

Ozomatli is taking its polyglot music and attitude from the streets into the halls of academia.

Democrats hoping to succeed Rep. Waxman square off in Pacific Palisades

Democrats hoping to succeed Rep. Waxman square off in Pacific Palisades

State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is vying for a high-profile congressional seat, picked up the endorsement Sunday of the Pacific...

LA Hacks hackathon draws hordes of young developers to UCLA [Updated]

LA Hacks hackathon draws hordes of young developers to UCLA [Updated]

The basketball court at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion was teeming with young hackers this weekend as students descended on the school for the...

Man found shot dead in home near Benedict Canyon; LAPD investigating

Man found shot dead in home near Benedict Canyon; LAPD investigating

Homicide investigators remained at the scene of a home near Benedict Canyon on Saturday evening, hours after a man with multiple gunshot...

California adoption laws hinder a woman's quest for the truth

California adoption laws hinder a woman's quest for the truth

Marsha Temple will soon fly to Philadelphia, trying to crack a case she's been working on for decades. She'd like to know who her biological...

Uproar over classroom scuffle reflects a profession under siege

Uproar over classroom scuffle reflects a profession under siege

At this point, it may not matter much to the public what actually went on in that Santa Monica High classroom where a teacher was recorded...

Review: Cool photographs at Luisotti pack existential heat

Review: Cool photographs at Luisotti pack existential heat

Born in Berlin in 1938, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg is a contemporary of Bernd and Hilla Becher and shoots with the same typological clarity,...

Liongate in Bel-Air enters the battle of the L.A. mega-mansions

Liongate in Bel-Air enters the battle of the L.A. mega-mansions

Joining this spring’s bumper crop of L.A.-area mega estates for sale is Liongate, entering the fray priced at $65 million.

Shriver says 'exclusive' Rolls-Royce event was scheduled by mistake

Shriver says 'exclusive' Rolls-Royce event was scheduled by mistake

Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver on Thursday abruptly dropped out of appearing at a promotional event at a...

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