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SAN FRANCISCO -- Los Angeles, did you hear that? Given the laws of physics and the roughly 400-odd miles of distance, it's unlikely this week's opening of the $63-million SFJAZZ Center could be heard on the opposite end of the state (apart from its live...
Tags: Miles Davis, Edwin M. Lee, Music, Billie Holiday, Bill Cosby
PolitiCalState Democratic Party Chairman John Burton is turning 80. And to celebrate, he and a couple of hundred friends will be partying at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. For $1,000 per ticket, you can join in the fun. The......
Even the most inattentive 401(k) owner surely understands today that the markets can bite you where it hurts, that promises of long-term investment gains can evaporate in the blink of a short-term crash and that the less understandable an investment...
Paul Priolo remembers the last time Democrats enjoyed a supermajority in the state Assembly. He was the Republican leader. And his strategy was simple. "I socialized with Democrats," he says. "That was my key to getting along and overcoming the handicap...
SACRAMENTO — One guy stole a loaf of bread. Another was caught with a speck of meth. Somebody grabbed $1 in change from a parked car. These men all had one thing in common besides being losers. They were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison...
A cardboard elephant in Cathie Wright's Sacramento office during her 20 years in the Assembly and state Senate from 1980 to 2000 summed up the Simi Valley Republican's sense of statecraft: "It's Better to Be a Stomper, Than a Stompee." "I'm tenacious, I'...
L.A. NOWSan Francisco residents are rallying behind an effort by the Gold Dust Lounge to stay open, after the owners were told that their lease had been terminated....
PolitiCalGov. Jerry Brown will headline a cast of top state Democrats at a Sacramento fundraiser Monday for embattled incumbent Rep. Howard Berman. Berman (D-Valley Village) is facing an expensive and increasingly nasty race against fellow Democratic Rep. Brad...
Edna Aliewine, a small woman who left a large imprint on South Los Angeles as founder of the Watts/Willowbrook Christmas Parade and co-creator of the Watts walk of fame, died at her home Tuesday. She was 90 and had lymphoma, her family said. The longtime...
Tags: Riots, Holidays, Real Estate, Health, Elections
Opinion L.A.Two attempts by Republicans to challenge an independent commission's district maps were thrown out today by the state Supreme Court. The GOP's last hope for challenging the lines will come in the form of a referendum on the November ballot......
So here's Peter Ueberroth, L.A.'s Olympic champion, chairman of the Newport Beach investor company the Contrarian Group, sharing his office with someone else -- his border collie, Koot, for Kootenai, the Idaho county where Ueberroth found him abandoned....
Tags: Crimes, Riots, Golf, Regional Authority, John Wooden
Top of the TicketJohn Kasich lists new jobs at top of his priority list in building a new future for his economically-troubled state....
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