| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Ending days of mixed messages, the city of Los Angeles sent a request Thursday formally asking a UC Berkeley engineering professor for a list of concrete buildings that could be at risk of collapsing in a major earthquake.
The professor, Jack Moehle,...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:59 PM
When he arrived at one of Los Angeles' preeminent private high schools seven years ago, baseball coach Matt LaCour knew how to win. He had a CIF championship under his belt.
But the self-described "public school kid" was now at Harvard-Westlake School,...
| Sep 12, 2013
Re "Politics and the pulpit," Editorial, Sept. 8
How is this for an idea not only to remove politics from the pulpit but to do away with all IRS deductions for charity: Eliminate all 503(c)(3) deductions, period.
You want to contribute to a favorite...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A few words to those unforgiving fans who didn't disguise their disgust when Rob Blake became the Kings' assistant general manager because they consider him a traitor for leaving as a player in 2001 and again in 2008:
It's time to bury the hatchet....
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:52 PM
I'm not sure how many of you out there were planning on sending gifts to Los Angeles City Council representatives this holiday season, but if you missed the news, the council members are happy to accept even bigger presents than they have in the past....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Based on the popular young-adult novel by Orson Scott Card, the new film "Ender's Game" shares at least superficial similarities with the recent sci-fi smash "Gravity" (with its dazzling zero-G effects) and last year's YA blockbuster "The Hunger Games"...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Defense Department and CIA interrogation policies after 9/11 forced medical professionals to abandon their ethical obligations to "do no harm" to those in their care and some prohibited practices, including force-feeding of hunger strikers, continue...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:17 PM
The two biggest elections Tuesday provided an imperfect template for predicting the future.
In New Jersey, Republican Gov. Chris Christie so thoroughly blew away his Democratic opponent that conclusions are skewed. It would be a miracle, for instance,...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:37 PM
The Los Angeles City Council Friday unanimously confirmed Mayor Eric Garcetti’s decision to keep Raymond Chan as temporary head of the city’s Department of Building and Safety for six more months.
Chan is one of more than 30 department heads...
| Nov 10, 2013
Re "Charter upsets residents around campus," Nov. 4
It may be difficult to live near a school, but residents should be aware of that when they move in. If drivers are parking illegally and blocking driveways, that must be fixed.
However, I have not...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:22 PM
The newest trailer for next year's “RoboCop” remake has debuted, and the clip offers a much more detailed glimpse at […]...