| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:18 PM
A Christopher Dorner sighting was reported Sunday in my Northridge neighborhood. Helicopters swarmed, patrol cars roared up. The hardware store was evacuated and my favorite bakery roped off.
It turned out to be a false alarm — just some random...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Rick Majerus, the college basketball coach who led Utah to the 1998 NCAA final and had only one losing season in 25 years with four schools, died Saturday. He was 64.
Utah industrialist Jon Huntsman Sr., the coach's longtime friend, confirmed in a...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:03 AM
The results of Tuesday's election has given California Republicans little to be excited about. Gov. Jerry Brown's tax hikes were approved by voters, and Democrats are poised to gain supermajorities in each house of the Legislature. George Skelton says in....
| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Kevin James, the sole Republican among the main contenders in the L.A. mayor’s race, raised a little more than $42,000 in the final quarter of 2012, but spent more than four times that amount, largely on high-priced political consultants....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Perhaps only a man of elastic convictions like Mitt Romney can successfully navigate the polarized and paranoid battlefield of contemporary American politics. It is no longer merely a contest of Republicans versus Democrats or red states versus blue...
| Feb 13, 2013
Phone rates: In the Feb. 12 Business section, a column about rising rates for basic telephone service said that Verizon had raised its monthly rate for basic phone service by $1.90 in 2010. The monthly increase was $1, to $20.91.
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:53 PM
When Republicans attack President Obama, as they inevitably will in tonight's latest presidential primary debate, they'll be doing so barely a few hundred yards from where the incumbent sits at the White House.
Yes, it's time for another meeting of the...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Michele Bachmann called Rick Perry "highly naive" for saying he would cut off aid to Pakistan, part of a contentious round of questioning in tonight's GOP debate about U.S. policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Perry, the Texas governor, said that Pakistan...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 11:48 AM
In an acknowledgment of his tightening race with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney will appear on "Fox News Sunday" with Chris Wallace this month, the network announced, his first Sunday show appearance in two years.
For much of this...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Jon Huntsman became the first Republican candidate to snub a planned GOP candidates' debate moderated by Donald Trump, with his campaign saying Republicans deserve "a serious discussion of the issues."
With that jab at what is already being called "'...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:13 AM
A campaign to encourage Democrats to vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday appears to have fallen flat.
President Obama easily won his first Granite State primary, scoring over 81% of the vote over a roster of mostly...