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  • Actors and talent managers clash over ethics code

    Actors and talent managers clash over ethics code
    Actors and talent managers are sparring -- over a proposed code of ethics. SAG-AFTRA on Tuesday unveiled a "Personal Manager Code of Ethics and Conduct" designed to promote "honest and ethical relationships between the union’s members and the...
  • Ethics panel to delay its investigation of Sen. Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s ethics panel will delay its investigation into Sen. Ronald S. Calderon to avoid interfering with a federal prosecution of the lawmaker on corruption charges, the panel’s chairman said Tuesday. The Senate...
  • Passover pop-up, Italian style: KCRW's Evan Kleiman does haroset and pollo arrosto

    Passover pop-up, Italian style: KCRW's Evan Kleiman does <i>haroset</i> and <i>pollo arrosto</i>
    Passover's just a few weeks away. And Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW's "Good Food" and owner of the erstwhile trattoria Angeli Caffe on Melrose Avenue, is getting ready. In preparation for Passover Seder, the feast that commemorates the Jewish holiday,...
  • Review: 'A Rising Tide of Silence' a wan profile of Thomas Keating

    Review: 'A Rising Tide of Silence' a wan profile of Thomas Keating
    The subject of "Thomas Keating: A Rising Tide of Silence" is a Trappist monk and a prolific author who's considered a transformative figure in contemporary Christianity. In the 1970s, Keating became a key figure in the revival of contemplative prayer,...
  • Senate Democrats proposing revamp of campaign, gift laws

    Senate Democrats proposing revamp of campaign, gift laws
    SACRAMENTO -- Countering a series of scandals, including criminal charges against two of its members, state Senate Democrats plan Thursday to propose sweeping changes to the state Political Reform Act, including stricter limits on accepting gifts and...
  • Syrian government, rebels clash for future of Aleppo

    Syrian government, rebels clash for future of Aleppo
    Syrian rebels in the northern city of Aleppo are waging fierce clashes against government forces in an attempt to prevent opposition neighborhoods from falling under siege. Government forces have gradually been retaking ground in and around Aleppo for...
  • Sunni Muslim institution in Egypt issues fatwa over the film 'Noah'

    Sunni Muslim institution in Egypt issues fatwa over the film 'Noah'
    CAIRO -- A big-budget biblical epic has run into big problems in Egypt. The Darren Aronofsky-produced “Noah,” with its depiction of the divinely inspired deluge and the building of an ark that saves surviving species, is the target of a...
  • In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer

    In a first for the Senate, the Dalai Lama gives the opening prayer
    WASHINGTON--The Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, delivered the opening invocation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, praying "to Buddha and all" and suggesting that purity of thought will guide humanity's actions. In his saffron robe,...
  • Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says

    Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says
    In a psychology lab at Oregon State University, 37 girls ages 4 to 7 have finally demonstrated what feminists have long warned: that playing with Barbie dolls drives home cultural stereotypes about a woman's place and suppresses a little girl's career...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Museum of Tolerance in L.A.

    Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Museum of Tolerance in L.A.
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to visit the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles on Thursday as part of his three-day California trip.  The visit is expected to cause traffic delays near the museum, which is on Pico Boulevard in the...
  • For, against: Here's what they're saying about the Arizona veto

    For, against: Here's what they're saying about the Arizona veto
    American politics only irregularly have any kind of suspense; usually, it happens on election night or right before big court rulings. But then there was Arizona on Wednesday evening. The state's Republican-dominated Legislature had presented Republican...