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  • Gridiron gasbags

    There's something cute about political pundits when they're wrong. Sure, they have perks indicating that their opinions matter more than ours -- a camera, an audience, perhaps even a column -- but at the end of the day, they get the same humble vote we do...
  • State hustled to succeed

    California first marched itself into the big, bruising realm of higher education with a mortarboard on its head and a chip on its shoulder. For all the braggadocio of 19th century California, for all the superlatives churned out to entice tourists and...
  • At UCLA, shifting racial terrain

    It's kind of hard to talk about affirmative action in college admissions when you have a black man from the Ivy League leading in the home stretch of the race for the nation's presidency. How much more proof of equal opportunity do we need? ------------...
  • L.A. mayoral candidates describe what sets them apart

    Click link to jump to a specific candidate's answer to this question posed by The Times: What distinguishes you from the other candidates in the race? (Note: Gordon Turner and Bruce Darian didn't respond.) Carlos Alvarez Gordon Turner Walter Moore...
  • David 'Zuma Dogg' Saltzburg: L.A. mayoral candidate

    With the March 3 primary election drawing near, The Times asked all candidates for Los Angeles mayor to respond to questions about key issues facing the nation's second-largest city. Here are the responses from candidate David "Zuma Dogg" Saltzburg: 1)...
  • Barack Obama for president

    Barack Obama for president
    It is inherent in the American character to aspire to greatness, so it can be disorienting when the nation stumbles or loses confidence in bedrock principles or institutions. That's where the United States is as it prepares to select a new president: We...
  • Best of 2007: Nirvana, starting at 12 grand

    Best of 2007: Nirvana, starting at 12 grand
    Desire, the Buddha informs us, is the root of all suffering -- also, a leading cause of alimony, but let's move on. The craving for comfort, luxury, prestige and me-first acceleration drives us to buy more car than we absolutely need to go from point A...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Feb. 15, 1960

     
    Jack Paar Did Right for Wrong Reason Never one to make snap judgments, I have permitted myself an entire weekend in which to mull over the strange case of Jack Paar. When, right in between a couple of commercials, he walked off the Tonight show, with...
  • Why is Obama so afraid of the National Rifle Assn.?

     
    For 94 years, firearms have been banned in national parks. On Monday, with Congress running from the lobbying power of the National Rifle Assn., the ban was lifted. Guns are now also welcome to board Amtrak trains. The National Parks......
  • Girls' basketball: Spotlight on Inglewood's Janelle Ross

     
    Janelle Ross, a self-proclaimed girly-girl, didn't start playing basketball until the eighth grade. She didn't like the sport at first, but she immediately liked what it could offer her. "My reason for pursuing basketball was to get to college," Ross........
  • Coach Steve Donahue leaving Cornell for Boston College

     
    After leading Cornell to three straight Ivy League titles and the Sweet 16 in this year's NCAA tournament, Coach Steve Donahue will take over as head coach at Boston College, an official from the college told the Associated Press. Donahue......