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  • David Roberts in Council District 9

    David Roberts in Council District 9
    The 9th Council District in South Los Angeles suffers from a toxic combination of entrenched poverty, blight, high unemployment and lagging job skills. With its current representative, Councilwoman Jan Perry, termed out and running for mayor, it is...
  • Former San Marino mayor launches Assembly race

     
    Matthew Lin, a surgeon and a former mayor of San Marino, has announced he’s seeking the 49th District seat that will be vacated by termed-out Assemblyman Mike Eng (D-Monterey Park)...
  • L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 1: Kirk Gibson's Series homer

     
    L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 1: Kirk Gibson's homer...
  • Reading L.A.: Admirers of Los Angeles, warts and all

     
    Christopher Hawthorne's "Reading L.A." series considers books by Richard Longstreth, John Chase and William Alexander McClung....
  • Reading L.A.: The once and future Plaza, nature in the city

     
    Of the final three books we'll consider in Reading L.A., two offer reflections on the complicated relationship between nature and urbanism in Southern California. The third is a detailed and thoughtful look at the Plaza, the public square where Los......
  • Council District 15: The Capitol contingent

     
    If Warren Furutani is elected to the City Council on Jan. 17, he would bring to six the number of former members of the state Legislature who took the demotion to serve in City Hall....
  • Reading L.A.: Growth, mega-projects and Freud

     
    The newest post in Christopher Hawthorne's Reading L.A. series tackles growth, mega-projects, Richard Neutra and Freud....
  • Architecture review: 'Centers of the USA' at the Center for Land Use Interpretation

     
    Occupying a windowless, easily overlooked storefront on Venice Boulevard in Culver City, the Center for Land Use Interpretation has been putting together quietly impressive and obsessively detailed exhibitions, publications and field trips for nearly...
  • Three-strikes law costly and ineffective, study says

     
    California's controversial and costly three-strikes law has done nothing to deter crime despite expanding the state's prison population, according to a new study. In fact, violent crime began falling almost two years before the law was enacted in 1994,...
  • Reading L.A.: Norman M. Klein on our collective amnesia

     
    Norman M. Klein's "The History of Forgetting" is the 15th book in Christopher Hawthorne's Reading L.A. series...
  • Texas 49, UCLA 20 (final)

     
    Texas turned the tables. Embarrassed last season in Austin when they were run over by UCLA in a three-touchdown loss, the Longhorns delivered payback in an even bigger way Saturday at the Rose Bowl. With a lot of help from......