| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:57 PM
For Barbara Coe, everything changed the day she accompanied an elderly friend to an Orange County social services center in 1991.
"I walked into this monstrous room full of people, babies and little children all over the place, and I realized nobody was...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When Detroit filed for bankruptcy last month, it wasn’t much of a surprise. With its boarded-up houses, abandoned schools, declining public services and shrinking population, it had become the country’s most depressing city. At least, that&...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Director Werner Herzog's sobering new documentary short, "From One Second to the Next," is a hit on the Internet.
The 35-minute film, a cautionary look at the dangers of texting while driving, has racked up nearly 1.75 million views on YouTube since...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:14 AM
JERUSALEM -- Israel's cabinet on Sunday approved changes to the country's draft law to increase conscription of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, putting an end to a decades-long exemption, but not the political debate surrounding the issue.
The twofold move...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown’s new offer of a 4.5% pay raise to the largest state employee union could affect the decision of a citizens panel that meets Wednesday to decide whether to give salary increases to the governor and legislators.
It could be a...
| Jun 10, 2013
The best way to deal with slower learners is often patient repetition of a lesson. It seldom does much good to shout at them or to embarrass them for taking so long to pick up on what others understand quickly and easily.
And so for the five slow...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 10:24 AM
California state workers cited by auditor for misconduct...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is drawing heat over his choice of ghostwriter for a forthcoming book. As the National Review online reported, Walker will team up with former George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen on the book, which according to a source...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:10 AM
LONDON -- Margaret Thatcher, the grocer's daughter who punched through an old-boy political network to become Britain's first female prime minister, stamping her personality indelibly on the nation and pursuing policies that reverberate decades later, has...
| May 29, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Three Glendale police officers, a department-issued car and a joyride to Las Vegas — that journey and its potential consequences hit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Tuesday.
An attorney for Officer Patrick Hamblin and his former colleagues...