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  • Why the rush to Manhattanize L.A.?

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ Last week, the City Council voted 12 to 0 to approve a sweeping set of zoning changes that will encourage larger and more dense development downtown. The new rules are only the latest move toward the...
  • Something's fishy in Peru

    Are food and drink -- their need, their taste, their origin -- hot political matters? Yes they are, at least here in Peru, where the politics of catastrophe have collided with South American squabbles twice recently. The first fracas was the canned...
  • Desire is irrelevant. I am a machine.

    "No fate." It's from a movie. To be exact, it's from "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," the huge 1991 vehicle for future California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. If you know your Terminator lore, you know that this sequel took the evil Terminator from the...
  • Hortensia Bussi dies at 94; widow of former Chilean President Salvador Allende

    Hortensia Bussi, the widow of Chilean President Salvador Allende who helped lead opposition to the military dictatorship that ousted her socialist husband in a bloody 1973 coup, died Thursday. She was 94. Her physician, Dr. Paz Rojas, said Bussi died...
  • Vivian Monroe dies at 85; shaped the Constitutional Rights Foundation

    Vivian Monroe dies at 85; shaped the Constitutional Rights Foundation
    Frustrated by America's collective ignorance of the Bill of Rights, a group of lawyers founded the Constitutional Rights Foundation in Los Angeles to try to do something about it. They made an early move they quickly considered brilliant: hiring Vivian...
  • William A. Wilson dies at 95; first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican

    William A. Wilson dies at 95; first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican
    William A. Wilson, a Los Angeles businessman and a member of President Reagan's "kitchen cabinet" who was appointed the first U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, has died. He was 95. Wilson died early Saturday in Carmel Valley, Calif., where he had a home,...
  • Angelides Disputes GOP Ads on Tax Proposals

    SACRAMENTO — Phil Angelides wants to raise taxes. Of that there is no doubt. But Angelides, the Democratic nominee for governor, said a new advertising blitz launched Friday by the California Republican Party contains a "complete fabrication": that...
  • In the market for campaign memorabilia

    In the market for campaign memorabilia
    The votes are in, and it's bad news for John McCain. Barack Obama has a big lead in the sale of campaign buttons and other election paraphernalia, outselling McCain 3 to 1 on one memorabilia website. An Obama victory could make some of those pieces...
  • Angelides Proposes Tax Cuts

    After months of being pummeled by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger over his plan to raise taxes, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Phil Angelides called Wednesday for $1.4 billion in tax cuts, mainly for middle-income Californians. The tax breaks were the...
  • Sen. Dodd takes his turn campaigning at Google

    Like seven candidates before him, Sen. Christopher J. Dodd made the pilgrimage to Google on Monday in what has become a rite of passage in this presidential campaign. But the longtime Connecticut senator and long-shot presidential candidate brought...
  • Trutanich sticks to a simple theme

    Trutanich sticks to a simple theme
    In the flashy television ad that has served as his calling card to voters, Los Angeles city attorney candidate Carmen "Nuch" Trutanich compressed his 30-year legal career into a narrow sliver: the time he spent prosecuting serious gang crimes. Not...