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  • A visit to the medical marijuana doctor

    A visit to the medical marijuana doctor
    Oooh, there's a pinch in my lower back. My head hurts too. And my vision is blurred from going through long lists of Southern California physicians who specialize in herbal medicine. I need relief, and I need it fast, but how does one go about...
  • Indianapolis and Peyton Manning view his return with mixed emotions

    Indianapolis and Peyton Manning view his return with mixed emotions
    INDIANAPOLIS¬†— The Circle City is suddenly the Full Circle City. Peyton Manning is coming home Sunday to play the Indianapolis Colts for the first time, leaving this a town torn. A common sentiment here, where Manning won a Super Bowl and an...
  • UCLA's Nick Ekbatani, USC's Kelli Tennant a solid team after accident

    UCLA's Nick Ekbatani, USC's Kelli Tennant a solid team after accident
    The former UCLA football player glistened with tough, his blade prosthetic a shiny blur as he sprinted into the Rose Bowl. This popular offensive lineman who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident 16 months ago brought the blue-clad crowd to its feet...
  • A bit player in L.A.'s medical marijuana theater

    A bit player in L.A.'s medical marijuana theater
    All right, so I'm a few days late with this update on my medical marijuana adventures. In answer to readers, no, I was not too stoned to write about it earlier. Nor was I under the influence when I proposed on Sunday to Jamie McCourt, who hopes to get...
  • High fashion in the medicinal high business

    The physician was wearing high heels, a tight-fitting white lab coat and lots of gold jewelry, which is not quite what you expect to see when you visit a pot doctor. Nor do you expect to see a chandelier the size of a Christmas tree in a waiting room...
  • Karen Bass: Madame Speaker

    Since California added term limits to the political rule book in 1990, the piece of furniture occupied by the speaker of the California Assembly has become both a musical chair and an ejector seat. We've had nine speakers in 14 years. Karen Bass is the...
  • Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference

     Office workers trained in CPR make life-or-death difference
    On the morning of July 10, attorney Jerald Gale was reading an e-mail in his office on the 20th floor of a Koreatown high-rise. That's the last thing the 58-year-old husband, father and avid cyclist remembers before losing consciousness. Gale's heart...
  • Jeff Gordon: Big wheel

    Jeff Gordon: Big wheel
    Any sport is ultimately all about the numbers, right? Here's Jeff Gordon -- four-time winner of what's now called the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, three-time Daytona 500 winner, first driver to reach $100 million in series winnings -- and all I really want...
  • Jim Brownfield dies at 81; football, girls' track coach at Pasadena's Muir High School

    Jim Brownfield dies at 81; football, girls' track coach at Pasadena's Muir High School
    Jim Brownfield, who achieved prominence as a football and girls' track coach at Pasadena's John Muir High School in the 1980s and '90s, died early Monday. He was 81. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Jim Brownfield: The obituary in Tuesday's...
  • The bottom line: It's time to restore dental care for the poor

    The bottom line: It's time to restore dental care for the poor
    SACRAMENTO — State Capitol politicians may have an extra $3.2 billion to play with. Or they may not. It depends on whose figures you believe: nonpartisan Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor's or contrarian Gov. Jerry Brown's. I tend to have more...
  • Another surgery — while knee-deep in the insurance swamp

    Another surgery — while knee-deep in the insurance swamp
    Andrew Fabella, are you out there? Please report to post-op at Keck Hospital of USC early Monday morning. I'm coming back to have the other knee done. That's right, folks, I'm kicking off the new year by getting a partial right knee replacement...