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  • Cries for reform of California government come from all sides

    These are desperate days in the California statehouse. Lawmakers are floundering as they attempt to halt a financial meltdown. Their popularity has plunged even lower than usual. Now the 120 women and men of the California Legislature face another...
  • A teen party, a mysterious death -- and a town's unanswered grief

    A teen party, a mysterious death -- and a town's unanswered grief
    The telephone rang shortly after 8 a.m. on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. The caller was a friend of my son's who said he needed to speak to him. "It's important," he said. I carried the phone into James' bedroom and shook him awake. "Joe?" he...
  • Focus on results, not treatments

    Alarmed by increases in healthcare costs, policymakers and insurers have adopted a series of reforms over the years -- such as price controls and HMOs -- whose savings proved to be temporary at best. With that history in mind, some experts say that the...
  • Chat with California Cook columnist Russ Parsons

    2007-08-23 13:07:31.0 Russ Parsons: Hey everybody! and you, too, Diddy. With summer at its peak, I thought today might be a good time to talk about tomatoes. I'll be happy to answer as many questions as I can, but I'd also like to know what you think....
  • A monument to Japanese Americans in the Antelope Valley is restored

    A monument to Japanese Americans in the Antelope Valley is restored
    The phone call to Tom Shiokari came last July. The news was unexpected. But after almost 70 years, a wrong was to be set right and a dishonorable chapter in the history of the Antelope Valley's Japanese American community rewritten. Dayle DeBry, director...
  • Grocers get with the times

    Clearly, grocery chains and their workers learned a lesson in 2004, when management and labor at Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons approached contract negotiations with intractable positions on healthcare and wages. Back then, stubbornness on both sides led...
  • Tomato Enemy No. 1 -- a scandal unfolds

     
    Amid concerns about corrupt practices in the food industry, nine people have pleaded guilty to charges including racketeering, money laundering and bid-rigging in a federal probe of SK Foods: To his friends, Randall Lee Rahal was just a food salesman,.......
  • Quentin Tarantino on his movie influences: From 'Operation Amsterdam' to 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'

     
    Most writers, musicians and filmmakers are delighted to talk about the biggest influences on their work. After all, for artists, the influences from their youth are usually the subconscious fuel that drives their imagination. And when it comes to...
  • Health crimes and punishments: Employers -- and employees -- can decide

     
    Turns out, those employer wellness programs are not the benignly helpful initiatives that some Americans might have perceived them to be. Sure, they encourage workers to act in their own best health interests, but they're now also having an impact......
  • L.A. law group offers to help needy vets battle bureaucracy

     
    A Los Angeles-based law organization today launched a new program to provide free legal assistance to veterans who hit bureaucratic roadblocks when filing claims for federal medical and mental health benefits. Public Council, a pro bono law firm, will...
  • What a fully-employed President Obama told his jobs meeting

     
    Text of the Democrat's remarks and answers to audience questions in today's jobs town hall....