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  • Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission

    Alexander Haagen dies at 91; developer who served on Los Angeles Coliseum commission
    Alexander Haagen, a major Southern California shopping center developer who, as president of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission in the late 1980s, clashed with Los Angeles Raiders owner Al Davis over proposed stadium seating renovations before...
  • PASSINGS: Norma Zimmer, Dick Walsh, Robert F. Ellsworth, Robert Traylor, Burt Reinhardt

    PASSINGS: Norma Zimmer, Dick Walsh, Robert F. Ellsworth, Robert Traylor, Burt Reinhardt
    Norma Zimmer Singer was Welk 'Champagne Lady' Norma Zimmer, 87, the "Champagne Lady" of television's "The Lawrence Welk Show" and a studio singer, died Tuesday at her home in Brea. Her son, Larry, did not give the cause of death. Zimmer performed on...
  • Newton: The speaker speaks

    Newton: The speaker speaks
    John PĂ©rez and I have been talking about the government and politics of California for 13 years. Some aspects of that conversation have changed: In our early conversations, he was the executive director of the United Food and Commercial Workers States'...
  • Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa

    Newton: It's legacy time for Villaraigosa
    First of two parts | Part two Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't like to talk about his legacy. He's still moving forward, plowing through the work that is left for him to accomplish with two years remaining. Like it or not, though, this is what faces...
  • Jim Newton: The race to succeed Mayor Villaraigosa

    Jim Newton: The race to succeed Mayor Villaraigosa
    In the early positioning in the race to succeed Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, most of the political energy is being generated by two candidates who are fighting for long-shot status. Developer Rick Caruso and investment banker Austin Beutner both want to be...
  • James Q. Wilson: A political scientist's unswerving honesty

     
    It is easy, and not altogether untrue, to think of James Q. Wilson as a conservative. He wrote extensively on morality, social order and duty. He was skeptical of gay marriage, supportive of the war in Iraq, and he was......
  • California Assembly: Endorsements from civic leaders, pols and labor

     
    California Assembly races: Take a look at this week’s sampling of endorsements in next year’s Assembly races....
  • Council District 15: About the district

     
    City Council districts change every 10 years as lines are redrawn to reflect demographic shifts recorded in the decennial census. This decade's current redistricting effort is now underway. But except for gaining or losing a few blocks at the far......
  • Will L.A. take the initiative on condoms?

     
    The Los Angeles city clerk is counting and verifying signatures in a petition filed by AIDS Healthcare Foundation to require the city to put an initiative on the June 5 ballot. The subject? Whether to adopt a new law to......
  • James Rainey shifts to media reporting

     
    A memo to the newsroom from Assistant Managing Editor Sallie Hofmeister and Arts & Entertainment Editor Craig Turner: Jim Rainey is taking on a new assignment, applying his formidable reporting, analytical and writing skills to the beat that he has......
  • Harbor Commission refers South Central Farm deal to L.A. Council

     
    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners voted to defer judgment on a proposal involving land once home to the South Central Farm. The issue will now go before the City Council....