| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Unbuckling the mailbag:
Question: I can understand why you don't read your own lousy newspaper, but USC is ranked No. 25 [by the Associated Press]. Don't worry, we will never accuse you of being a homer.
I realize it is old news, but your sports...
| Aug 4, 2013
We've all grown used to a Congress locked in bitter warfare between two parties, producing gridlock on federal spending and other pressing issues. But the Congress that left Washington last week hit a new high in another category: gridlock among...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:40 PM
You've paid your taxes for decades, but your crumbling street hasn't been repaved since the Eisenhower administration. So you ask City Hall to step up, and the response goes something like this:
Sure, we'll fix the street. But only if,...
| Aug 14, 2013
It's not a typo: The South Central L.A. Tea Party exists, and Jesse Lee Peterson takes a bow for founding it. He's also president and founder of the 23-year-old black bootstraps group Brotherhood Organization of a New Destiny, or BOND, and serves as...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
RIMINI, Italy — You think we have it bad, caught between a stagnant economy and gridlocked politics? Then take a trip to Europe, where the economy is going not sideways but backward — and the politics are too.
Europe's numbers should be...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Joel Wachs hasn't been an Angeleno for a dozen years, but he still has his key to the city. And he feels its political tremors. L.A., where he made his political bones on the City Council, has just sworn in a new mayor — a brass ring he tried...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:53 AM
In the Los Angeles Times City Room, editorial writer Bob Hartmann comments on the election results to KTTV....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:53 PM
If the console wars between PlayStation and Xbox had been languishing the last few weeks, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) […]...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:31 PM
SACRAMENTO — If you get busted using methamphetamine, the D.A. can charge you with a misdemeanor or a felony. His choice. But if you're caught with cocaine or heroin, there's no option. It's a felony.
If there's logic in that, it escapes me. They'...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:12 AM
"I was only doing 25 or 30 at most," said Santford White, 51, automotive dealer as Officer H. L. Brown writes up speeding ticket. Brown had clocked White at 38 m.p.h....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Vince Zampella is a name awfully familiar to “Call of Duty” players. As one of the principal designers on “Call […]...