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Now I know how members of obscure occupations or ethnic groups feel when their existence is discovered by The New York Times. As a graduate of a small liberal-arts college, I sometimes wondered whether the Times thought that everyone attended an Ivy...
This week, The Times featured yet another story about a drug bust gone bad. Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies detained 32 African American students and one Latino student at Los Angeles Trade Tech College in an attempted undercover raid. The sting...
Times Staff WriterNo. 1 Duke Location: Durham, N.C. Conference: Atlantic Coast. RPI: 1. Record: 30-3. Against tournament field: 11-2. Away from home: 16-2. In last 10 games: 8-2. Impressive victories: Nov. 25, at New York vs. Memphis, 70-67; Dec. 10, at East Rutherford,...
Times Staff WriterCalifornia 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...
From Times Staff ReportsAll football games, as well as all extracurricular activities, scheduled this week in Orange County have been canceled because of the poor air quality that has resulted from the Santiago Canyon wildfire, according to Bill Habermehl, the Orange County...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBAGHDAD -- Raheem's cellphone rang as we walked through a crowded market, stepping over piles of trash and weaving around slow-moving donkey carts. He spoke to the caller in his usual low murmur, then hung up. It was a U.S. immigration official, he...
'Forever Blue: The True Story of Walter O'Malley, Baseball's Most Controversial Owner, and the Dodgers of Brooklyn and Los Angeles' by Michael D'AntonioTo Brooklynites of a certain age, Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley was a money-grubbing weasel who ripped the soul from their community when he announced he was moving the team to L.A. in 1957. Many Angelenos, however, view O'Malley as a pioneering saint for...
'You're perfect," a reporter told Tyler Albright and Harry Koulos, Long Beach Wilson baseball players who have committed to Harvard and Yale, respectively, and have never received grades other than A on their report cards. "We wish that's what the...
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Bilingual education | Strong teachers | Book it | Listen to kids | Beyond the classroom | Volunteer for kids | Respect your PTA | Big Fix main page Speak globally, learn locally By Rubén Martínez I have thought a lot about language since the birth of...
One of the world's truly dangerous men, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, left New York a clear winner this week, and he can thank the arrogance of the American academy and most of the U.S. news media's studied indifference for his victory. If the...
Times Staff Writer2007-09-10 13:05:14.0 Administrator2: Welcome to the chat! Thanks for coming, and thank you, Kathy! 2007-09-10 13:05:51.0 Administrator2: What's the best way to start saving for the education of a child who's now a toddler? 2007-09-10 13:07:27.0 Kathy...
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The experience of empire seems to leave a people with at least a taste, if not a particular talent, for conspiracy. Certainly, that's true of the Russians for whom the one place at which the history of czarism and Bolshevism most clearly conjoins is in...
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