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At the turn of the last century, as the robber barons' first gilded age lingered on, many Californians came to regard one powerful enterprise as the symbol of oppressive avarice and of big money's corrupt appropriation of the political process. That...
If you are reading this between 8 a.m. and noon today, you probably are not an AP U.S. History student. But could you be? We’ll see. For just over three hours today, students who are attempting to earn Advanced Placement credit in U.S. History...
The hall of mirrors in which our bitterly partisan politics now play themselves out is a curious place. But even by its distorted standards, the reaction to House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan's budget blueprint has been odd, particularly the...
Man of the HouseSO WE SAY O WE SAY an Ave Maria and send the little guy off to school for the very first time. Kindergarten . . . the bunny lair of lower education. "Always keep your receipts," I tell him. "OK, Dad." "And save 10% of everything you earn," I say. "OK,...
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
Change of SubjectFrom Daily Herald columnist Burt Constable's obituary: William F. “Bill” Granger, a former Daily Herald columnist, was 70 years old when he died Sunday night at the Manteno Veterans' Home, where he had lived since March 2002. But loved ones,.....
Culture MonsterText is a central component of two Pacific Standard Time exhibitions, both focused on design: “Eames Designs: The Guest Host Relationship” at the A+D Museum, and “Sympathetic Seeing: Esther McCoy and the Heart of American Modernist...
The Daily MirrorPhoto courtesy of Cecilia Farnum, Century 21 The Upton Sinclair House at 464 N. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia has been listed for sale at $1.5 million. The 1923 home was designed by Frederick H. Wallis for L.B. Vollmer (d. 1948), owner......
L.A. Times Tech BlogStudies suggest that consuming short blasts of information has led to Web-induced attention deficit, making today's youth more impulsive and impatient and far less likely to log off long enough to leap into the pages of a good book. So......
The Daily MirrorOut of curiosity, I picked up Gladwin Hill’s “Dancing Bear” at the Southern California Library’s book sale. I never met Hill (d. 1992), the New York Times bureau chief in Los Angeles, but I had heard about him at luncheon......
Money & CompanyThree years after China was rocked by a massive tainted-milk scandal, the country has again been hit by a wave of food scares in recent weeks. The list includes diseased pigs used for bacon; noodles made of corn, ink and......
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