| May 4, 2013
| 1:14 AM
It's beginning to look like there's nothing Wendy Greuel wouldn't do to become the next mayor of Los Angeles.
Her boatload of big-money backers seems fond of trash-talking gibes so slimy, they're apt to backfire and turn voters off.
| Apr 20, 2013
| 11:00 PM
The Clippers have now sold out 92 straight home games with Saturday night's playoff victory in Staples Center.
I have always thought it fascinating that there are 19,060 Clippers fans in all of Southern California and every one of them goes to every home...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Washington's tug of war over the federal budget has many wonders, but the biggest one of all must be the lengths to which politicians and pundits will go to deprive Granny and Grandpa of $30 a month.
That's the amount by which benefits for the average...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Chris Arreola is a boxer who would wear his emotions on his sleeve. That is, if there were any room.
The massive arms that the Riverside boxer hopes will carry him back into the heavyweight title picture are covered with tattoos. The muscles ripple...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:25 PM
RATHOLE, Tenn. — Made it.
Got a ride back to the hotel Thursday night after the Clippers' collapse, the final 10 yards covered on foot in a dash to the door. It was touch and go, but bravery won out.
On Friday, there was daylight here. So I took...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 9:01 PM
The time has come to put the Medical Board of California out of its misery.
The board oversees the licensing of doctors and their discipline for misdeeds or incompetence. It also has jurisdiction over doctor-owned surgical clinics. Long ago the board...
| Apr 12, 2013
Consider some of the things that have bound our nation together:
Universal postal service at a flat rate, whether you live in Santa Monica or Sitka, Alaska. Interstate highways, built with taxpayer funds and free of tolls. Regulated phone and electric...
| Apr 13, 2013
AUGUSTA, Ga. — In the aftermath of Friday's controversial slow-play penalty at the Masters, there were many dueling opinions. We'll go with "Bravo, John Paramor."
He is the rules official from England, affectionately (or otherwise) known as Big...
| Apr 13, 2013
Whatever Mike Scioscia is being paid to manage the Angels, it isn't enough.
He has to watch them play every game.
And as bad and disappointing as they have been, going on four years now, it's baseball.
Have you tried watching it recently?
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:51 PM
The U.S. economy is improving, yet Congress seems still to be in the grip of the delirium that shrinking the deficit in the near term is still a matter of paramount urgency.
That's what's prevented lawmakers from dealing with their real task, which is...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:24 PM
As a member of Congress, Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) is proud to stand up for the principles of limited government and individual responsibility.
The first-term congressman expresses skepticism about such safety-net programs as food stamps, regarding...