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  • Earthquake preparedness is finally embraced by L.A. movers and shakers

    Earthquake preparedness is finally embraced by L.A. movers and shakers
    Do I have special powers? people have asked.
  • Setting self-doubt aside for a face-lift

    Setting self-doubt aside for a face-lift
    As public eyesores go, the 2-acre disaster across the street from L.A. City Hall is a marvel. About 20 dust-crusted feral cats keep watch over a dilapidated bunker that appears to have been the target of an aerial bombing. From street level, tourists and...

    Gov. Jerry Brown is poised for a big victory

    Gov. Jerry Brown is poised for a big victory
    SACRAMENTO — California is close to making the most sweeping change in how it spends money on schools since Ronald Reagan was governor four decades ago. And Gov. Jerry Brown is on the verge of a monumental personal triumph — a legacy...

    Pressure makes Capitol backtrack on gutting public records law

    SACRAMENTO —You don't normally see politicians who are firmly planted in their positions suddenly do acrobatic 180-degree turns. But last week was very abnormal in California's Capitol. Odds are what happened won't be repeated for a long while....

    Gutting public's right to see records would be huge mistake

    Gutting public's right to see records would be huge mistake
    SACRAMENTO — Given half a chance — any rationale at all — governments invariably will try to restrict the citizenry's access to public information. Especially if it might shine the light on official stupidity or misbehavior. That's...