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Barely touched by time, the chapel and the dining room of the Emmanuel Baptist Rescue Mission, in the heart of L.A.'s skid row, are filled with the bold, earnest paintings of John B. Downey. They bear witness to a God who died on the cross to save the...
Tags: Baptist, Christianity, Death
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterDuring a day of stop-and-go campaigning for the 2nd District seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, state Sen. Mark Ridley-Thomas paused for a little criticism from his campaign manager: You need to do more to toot your own horn. "You have...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe enduring image of the Southern California hillside resident -- the one who braces for disaster every fall, just as the Santa Anas begin to blow -- is that of a self-reliant, latter-day homesteader who settled up among the trees because he finds...
Matt Welch is The Times' assistant editorial pages editor.MARK MY words: Southern California is about to suffer a major earthquake. Probably a catastrophic fire too. And certainly a real estate collapse. How do I know this? Because the gods (or Thetans) who look down upon our patch of paradise do not appreciate...
Tags: Biography (genre), Barack Obama, Woody Allen, Book, Sunburn
Times Staff WriterThe private home vividly expresses the ideas on which Southern California was built. In this issue, we begin an occasional series on the architecture that defines the city past and present. To an extent unique among the world's big cities, the...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA measure to legalize marriage for gay couples easily passed the California Assembly after a respectful debate Tuesday, in stark contrast to rancorous exchanges on the same issue two years ago. The legislation by Assemblyman Mark Leno (D- San Francisco)...
SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFFS Friday, Feb. 27 Quarterfinals DIVISION II Loyola 0, Peninsula 0 (Loyola wins on penalty kicks, 4-3) Sophomore Blayze Hanson scored the game-winning penalty kick to lead visiting Loyola (25-4-3). Conor Harding made two saves...
Tags: Soccer, Forests, Chicago Cubs, Forestry and Timber, Sports
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterConsider it the constant reader's equivalent of the Thomas Guide. Just as few could wade through those hundred pages of ice cream-colored maps and emerge functionally L.A. literate, no one will be able to read "Writing Los Angeles: A Literary Anthology"...
SACRAMENTO -- California recalled its governor. Native-born novelist and essayist Joan Didion has recalled California. Her just-published "Where I Was From" presents us with a startling, provocative and depressing indictment of California by one of the...
Times Staff WriterCiting health issues, Rick Majerus confirmed today that he would leave his "dream job" after five days and resign from USC, despite having agreed to a five-year, $5-million contract. Majerus, who left Utah in January after nearly 15 years because of...
Alex Raskin is an Assistant Editor of the Book ReviewThe freeway has been a favorite metaphor for writers trying to fathom Los Angeles for so long that opinions about this town can be virtually divided into day and night views. The night watchers tend to celebrate its long streams of pale yellow light,...
Volunteer connections Would you like to help animals find their forever home? Work in the front office of Charlevoix Area Humane Society twice a month for an afternoon. You would answer telephones and assist the public with filling out adoption...
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