| Nov 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Question: I have been on my homeowners association board for two years. All communication between the board and the attorney goes through the association's manager before distribution to the board. I just discovered the manager has been withholding...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:56 AM
The "statement of fact" -- that narrative document that lays out what a corporate defendant has done wrong, without actually mentioning anything that could hurt the corporation in court -- has become our generation's big new literary genre. The...
| Dec 5, 2013
A little more than 20 years ago, Congress did something that, today, is hard to imagine. Lawmakers from both parties and across the political spectrum found common ground and passed, by a near-unanimous vote, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson on Friday abandoned a plan to boost the size of gifts that lawmakers can accept from companies seeking city contracts, opting to leave the amount unchanged.
The council had instructed City Atty. Mike...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Like everything Stephen Colbert does on television, it's set up as a joke.
A nun and a television host walk into a studio. They discuss the recent papal censure of American nuns for "perpetrating a feminist agenda." The host takes a hard line.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Everyone in L.A. lies about his or her age, says the author of the book "Career Comeback — Repackage Yourself to Get the Job You Want."
"This is the most youth-oriented city on the planet, where you're only as old as your cosmetic dermatologist...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:38 PM
More than half a century ago, doctors took Henrietta Lacks' tissue and used it for research without her permission, creating the first immortal line of cells and making possible billions of dollars in medical research. Now, 62 years later, the National...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:54 PM
College football is upon us. Think of it as four months of tailgate parties and ESPN making bank deposits.
It will end in January at the Rose Bowl with Alabama playing somebody for the national title.
Pat Haden sits at his temporary desk in his...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:03 PM
PERSPECTIVE When the CW’s breakout hit series “Arrow” returns with new episodes on April 24, viewers can expect more soapy ......
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:00 AM
News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch will appear before a committee of the British Parliament following revelations of a secret recording in which the media mogul seemed to say that illicit payments to news sources were routine in Britain.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:36 PM
It is easy to get absorbed "In the Fog," Sergei Loznitsa's gritty treatise on the art of war.
Set on the Russian western front in 1942, the skirmishes between German occupiers and the partisans rage somewhere off-screen. Loznitsa's film, based on the...