| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Studs Terkel was a master storyteller, or maybe story-listener. His oral histories showed that with the right ear, he could make an interview something special -- he got to the heart of things, to the hearts of people.
His book "Working: People Talk...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:09 AM
SACRAMENTO -- A top advisor to Gov. Jerry Brown was appointed Friday as executive director of the state’s campaign watchdog agency.
The state Fair Political Practices Commission voted in closed session to name Erin V. Peth as the commission’...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Big Smoke
Penguin: 128 pp., $18 paper
Boxing may be a brutal blood sport, but its devotees range from ringside brawlers to ringside literary gentility such as Joyce Carol Oates. Boxing's...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 10:40 AM
WASHINGTON -- More than half of Americans consider the effects on the environment of products and services they buy, according to a new national survey.
“Consumer behavior has become an important way Americans express their values and concerns,...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 2:33 PM
A retired music executive testified Monday in the Michael Jackson wrongful death trial that it would be "highly inappropriate" and "highly unusual" move for a concert promoter or producer to hire a physician for an artist.
Former Capitol Records...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As prisoners continue to wage a hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, a pointed opinion piece in the New England Journal of Medicine argues that military physicians who oversee such feedings are guilty of aggravated assault and should...
| 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.
| Jan 25, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The publisher of the Los Angeles Daily News has contributed to the campaign of mayoral candidate Kevin James. Jack Klunder said, however, that his personal contribution would not affect the newspapers coverage of the race....
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Mayoral candidate Pleitez files city ethics complaint against opponent Garcetti, alleging violation of a disclosure rules for Beverly Hills property...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Campaigns tied to city unions spend $2.2 million on Greuel...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 1:12 PM
The campaign of L.A. mayoral candidate Emanuel Pleitez said it has filed a complaint with the City Ethics Commission alleging that opponent Eric Garcetti had a conflict of interest when he approved a legal settlement with an outdoor advertising company......