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  • Fixing child protection

    Fixing child protection
    Los Angeles County fails to protect children from abuse and neglect because no single person or entity in county government takes responsibility for the problem or has the power to prevent it. But how can that be? There is a Department of Children and...
  • Letters: Judge gives the NSA a pass

    Re "New judge, new ruling on spying," Dec. 28 In his ruling upholding the National Security Agency program of collecting metadata on phone calls, U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley wrote that the program is necessary as "the government's...
  • Tom Laughlin dies at 82; filmmaker drew huge following for 'Billy Jack'

    Tom Laughlin dies at 82; filmmaker drew huge following for 'Billy Jack'
    Tom Laughlin, a filmmaker who drew a huge following for his movies about the ill-tempered, karate-chopping pacifist Billy Jack, died Thursday at a Thousand Oaks hospital. He was 82. He had been in failing health for several years, his daughter Teresa...
  • L.A. Auto Show 2013: What digital language should your car speak?

    L.A. Auto Show 2013: What digital language should your car speak?
    Today's cars have turned into traveling towers of Babel. Car infotainment systems freeze. Phones don't always sync. Bluetooth sound quality is poor. And simple tasks take too many touches and clicks. At the core of the problem: The cars and devices...
  • TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire

    TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire
    "Alpha House" (Amazon). Yonder comes the first fruit of Amazon Studios' semi-innovative pilot derby, upon which I reported and opined at length last spring — see here, here and here — marking its arrival as a producer of original streaming...
  • Review: Amazon's Senate comedy 'Alpha House' is confirmed funny

    Review: Amazon's Senate comedy 'Alpha House' is confirmed funny
    "Alpha House," a new sitcom premiering Friday via Amazon, is the first fruit of the Amazon Studios pilot derby, which this spring gave ordinary citizens with Internet access a chance to rate and comment on a variety of pilots. The retailer-cum-streaming-...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Why the technology in your car doesn't work

    L.A. Auto Show: Why the technology in your car doesn't work
    Today’s cars have turned into traveling towers of Babel. Car infotainment systems freeze. Phones don’t always sync. Bluetooth sound quality is poor. And simple tasks take too many touches and clicks. At the core of the problem: The cars...
  • Just say 'nein': Talking with Eric Jarosinski about NeinQuarterly

    Just say 'nein': Talking with Eric Jarosinski about NeinQuarterly
    The very best piece of writing I’ve encountered on Twitter comes from a feed called NeinQuarterly. Here it is: “At Starbucks I order under the name Godot. Then leave.” That’s an almost perfect use of Twitter as a platform:...
  • Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to 16 'true champions,' Obama says

    Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to 16 'true champions,' Obama says
    WASHINGTON -- Fifty years after the Presidential Medal of Freedom was established, President Obama presented the nation’s highest civilian award to 16 Americans from fields as diverse as science, politics and sports. The award, created by...
  • PS4 first impressions: Sony’s new console is sociable about gaming

     
    Sony’s PlayStation 4, which will be released Friday, is the successor to 2006’s PlayStation 3 and the first of two […]...
  • Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy

    Obama pays tribute to John F. Kennedy
    WASHINGTON — President Obama on Wednesday placed a wreath at President Kennedy's grave, marking 50 years since the assassination that helped shape the presidency and every man who has held the office since. Obama was just 2 years old, a babbling...