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In 2004, with President George W. Bush dead set against stem cell research, California just went ahead and did it. Voters made stem cell research a state constitutional right, and endorsed $3 billion in bond sales for 10 years to cement the deal. CIRM,...
Raising a child is like doing a puzzle in the dark. You get two pieces together and think, "Finally, I know what to do," not realizing there are a hundred more pieces scattered across the room. For the parent of a special needs child, that puzzle has a...
Bonnie Lee worked for 12 years as a health technician for Kaiser Permanente in Southern California, started her own Web services company, and raised two kids as a single mother in Ontario. Then Bonnie, 51, moved back East to rural Pennsylvania and...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - latimes.comFor the first time in its history, Sony is bringing together its well-known — and not so well-known — video ......
PolitiCalCalifornia senator demands swift investigation of sexual assault of disabled people...
Angela Marquez runs her fingers over the Braille atlas, reading aloud. "North America," the 10-year-old says, slowly. "South America. Pacific Ocean." Joan Marason, director of wellness and enrichment programs at Junior Blind of America in Culver City,...
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Company TownJoey Travolta's Inclusion Films opens doors for special needs students in Hollywood....
PolitiCalCalifornia lawmaker wants to get rid of word ``retarded.''...
L.A. NOWAn El Cajon mother and her 27-year-old son were ordered Tuesday to stand trial on an involuntary manslaughter charge in the death of an older son who had cerebral palsy and died amid neglect and filth. Deborah Marlow, 59, and......
Brand XFrom pirate radio to Indie 103.1, Chuck Pâs DJ career has taken him all over the L.A. dial. This month marks the end of his first year with 89.9 KCRW, where he started filling in in January. In May, he began hosting his own show for the station,...
Babylon & BeyondAfter raising the issue in private back-channels as well as personally with U.S. presidents, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to publicly and officially appeal to President Obama to release Jonathan Pollard. Netanyahu's decision follows a...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesDuring the all-too-brief life of their physically disabled son, Jesse, who died in his sleep five years ago at the age of 17, the actors Marianne Leone (who played the mother of actor Michael Imperioli on HBO's "The Sopranos") and Chris Cooper (an Academy...
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