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  • Having a little less to chew on

     Having a little less to chew on
    I've got two reasons to watch my weight over the next several weeks. First, it's the holiday season, when the national sport is overeating. Second, I've got another knee replacement coming up soon, and the lighter I am going in, the easier the recovery will be.
  • Does creationism have a place at a public school?

    Does creationism have a place at a public school?
    Los Angeles Unified School District biology teacher Tom Phillips is retiring this month, but on his way out, he's decided to go public with a pet peeve. Phillips believes the continued Christian fundamentalist effort to debunk evolution is undermining...

    It's time to reform our initiative system

    It's time to reform our initiative system
    Hiram Johnson, the revered reformer and father of the California "citizens" initiative, must be either crying or laughing. Maybe both. It was 101 years ago that Gov. Johnson, a former San Francisco graft prosecutor, teamed with other do-gooder...

    A quirky recap of fall's top films—in verse!

    A quirky recap of fall's top films—in verse!
    Thanksgiving was fast approaching, and the holiday blockbusters were about to start. But I still hadn't seen any of the big fall movies. How was I ever going to catch up? If I failed to make up the deficit, I wouldn't be able to outguess Roger Ebert in...

    Even the best and brightest can be knuckleheads

    Even the best and brightest can be knuckleheads
    It seemed at first like a welcome break from political overload. There's nothing like a juicy sex scandal to relieve election fatigue. But this one, it turns out, brims with suggestions of military misconduct and questions of national security that have...