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Christmas

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  • Christmas is for people of all faiths

    Christmas is for people of all faiths
    SACRAMENTO — My wife was an atheist who loved Christmas.
  • A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs

    A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs
    Stephen Downing speaks fondly of his 20 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, saying he misses the camaraderie and the integrity of the people he worked with in a career that took him from street cop to deputy chief. Along the way, as commander of...

    Recession's silver lining

    Recession's silver lining
    Call it the gospel of hard times. With all this bad economic news, we're starting to hear a chorus of voices preaching the cultural benefits of financial crises. Surely it has reached your ears: A recession could force us to spend more time with our...

    A Christmas wish: Get back to basics

    A Christmas wish: Get back to basics
    It's not even Christmas yet, and I've already gained 5 pounds, most of it on my face (see dotted sketch). Five pounds doesn't sound like a lot, unless it's all in your jowls. Besides, I have been gaining 5 pounds every Christmas for about 20 years now,...

    A holiday night's dream? Well, mostly

    A holiday night's dream? Well, mostly
    A few final thoughts about the holidays, and then we'll move on. Silent night? Where? I'm still waiting. We stayed up well past midnight Christmas Eve playing Scrabble. It was loud and hyper-competitive, just what I look for in a holiday like Christmas....