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  • Russell Train dies at 92; conservationist was early head of EPA

    Russell Train dies at 92; conservationist was early head of EPA
    Russell Train, an important American conservationist and former tax court judge who helped craft some of the nation's early and enduring environmental laws, has died. He was 92. Train, who led the Environmental Protection Agency in the 1970s, died Monday...
  • Goldberg: What 'the Iron Lady' forged

    Goldberg: What 'the Iron Lady' forged
    In 1975, when asked to explain why Margaret Thatcher was poised to take over the Tory Party, the irascible British satirist Malcolm Muggeridge replied that it was all due to television and the fact that the telegenic Thatcher had a "certain imbecile...
  • 1980 Republican National Convention

     
    The 1980 Republican National Convention nominates Ronald Reagan for president and George H.W. Bush for vice president....
  • Carter and Ford campaign in Los Angeles

     
    President Gerald Ford wears USC lettermens' jacket just presented him by USC's running back Ricky Bell, applauding, during the president's midday campaign appearance before University of Southern California student body....
  • Get ready for the election with 'Presidential Campaign Posters'

     
    Before the era of the 24-hour news cycle and weekly televised debates, the predominant and most creative outlet for presidential candidates to communicate their vision was the campaign poster. With "Presidential Campaign Posters" (Quirk Books, $40), the...
  • 'Saturday Night Live's' eight greatest stars

     
    Which performers were the greatest in "Saturday Night Live's" history?...
  • Hank Williams Jr. hates Barack Obama and the new USA

    Hank Williams Jr. hates Barack Obama and the new USA
    Country music veteran Hank Williams Jr. is doing his best to become the official troubadour of the we-hate-Barack-Obama crowd. During a performance at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 17, Williams told the audience, “We’ve got a Muslim president...
  • 'Mormon' fails to make a convert

    'Mormon' fails to make a convert
    I'd wanted to take an actual Mormon to see "The Book of Mormon," but the closest I could come was the lovely and patient older daughter — so well scrubbed and shimmery that she looked like an Irish coin. "Come on, Coin, let's go to the Pantages," I...
  • Book review: 'The Obamians' examines a small, powerful inner circle

    Book review: 'The Obamians' examines a small, powerful inner circle
    Back in 2004, when James Mann wrote "Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet," he took full advantage of the sarcastic nickname that President George W. Bush's foreign policy advisors gave themselves. It not only captured their...
  • SoCal Close-Ups: A date with the Coachella Valley

    SoCal Close-Ups: A date with the Coachella Valley
    Sure, you could go to the beach again. Or you could turn your back on the Pacific and head instead for a desert land of date shakes and camel races, jumbo windmills and creationist dinosaurs, native palms and gay parties, mountain views and midcentury...
  • Coachella Valley attractions, restaurants, lodging

    Cabazon Outlets, 48750 Seminole Drive, Cabazon; (951) 922-3000, http://www.cabazonoutlets.com. About 15 stores and a few snack spots. Desert Hills Premium Outlets, 48400 Seminole Drive, Cabazon; (951) 849-6641, http://www.premiumoutlets.com. About 130...