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  • Backlash over report showing big drop in L.A.'s homeless population

     
    (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times) CRACKDOWN: Officers detain two people encamped on the sidewalk along 6th Street. There is growing concern that skid row's problems are getting worse. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times) ENCAMPMENT: A man sleeps on......
  • London Zoo: Chock full of animals. How can we tell? It takes keepers a week to count them all

     
    Keepers at London Zoo are counting more than sheep. Three giant Galapagos tortoises, a Komodo dragon and a critically endangered baby mangabey monkey are among the new residents at the central London zoo to be included in this year's annual......
  • What they said: How the media and Gibbs sparred over Jimmy Carter's race remark on Obama

     
    Jimmy Carter, a black Harvard professor and race relations were among the topics reporters raised with White House spokesman Robert Gibbs this week....
  • Recession, housing crisis pose major challenges for accurate census count

     
    The nation???s census chief said Tuesday that the housing crisis, economic recession and waves of new immigrants pose enormous challenges that could make an accurate 2010 count more difficult and expensive in California and elsewhere than a decade ago....
  • Church pastors urging Latino organizations not to boycott census

     
    Pastors representing 1,200 Latino evangelical churches in Southern California speak out today against calls to boycott the 2010 census by some Latino evangelical and political organizations. The boycott call, launched to protest the lack of progress on...
  • Laboring harder, slipping behind

    Laboring harder, slipping behind
    Every day is Labor Day for Ruben Rangel. The 48-year-old Compton resident works most days from 1:30 to 9:30 p.m. as a baggage handler at Los Angeles International Airport. Then he changes clothes and pulls a shift as janitor at a Ralphs from midnight...
  • 'Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963' by Kevin Starr

    With the publication of "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963," Kevin Starr -- now university professor and professor of history at USC and state librarian of California emeritus -- has completed his transformation from the state'...
  • Suddenly part of a ‘grandfamily’

    Suddenly part of a ‘grandfamily’
    We were a comfortable pair of 70-year-olds enjoying a relatively pleasant existence of travel, fine dining and occasional domestic indulgences. We rarely shouted, threatened, condemned or accused one another of unpleasant social behavior. Then the perfect...
  • Infinite Ingress

    Infinite Ingress
    By birth, by foot, by automobile, from other states and other countries, legally and illegally, people have arrived in California for decades in unrelenting swells, human surf breaking steadily on a vast shore. Occasionally a big set rolls in and harasses...
  • Will They Still Feed Us When We're 65?

    In the swiftly changing global economy, only nations, corporations and workers that remain flexible will survive — and those most willing to adapt will thrive. As population growth sputters in some countries and accelerates in others, and the...
  • Add bath or garage? Website will calculate value

    WASHINGTON — It's one of housing's age-old dilemmas: What features will increase the value of your property? New-home buyers ask this question when deciding whether to opt for another full bath as opposed to, say, a garage or a fireplace. And...