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  • Ron Kaye: Money, power, public policy

    It was like stumbling into a convention of the Society of Influence Peddlers, with old friends and enemies schmoozing before the start of festivities. There were Hall of Fame lobbyists like Richard Alatorre and Mike Roos, and future Hall-of-Famers like...
  • Ron Kaye: The MTA is child's play

    In the climactic scene of director Ivan Reitman's 1993 political satire “Dave,” President Mitchell (Kevin Kline) tells a joint session of Congress he lost his way, forgot his job was to make people's “lives a little better…care...
  • Gatto gets a new district director

    Gatto gets a new district director
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has a new district director — Jason Insalaco, a licensed attorney and real estate broker. Insalaco grew up in Glendale and Burbank, attending St. Francis Xavier School in Burbank and Holy Redeemer School in...
  • Freddy Sanchez's season scratched after surgery

    Freddy Sanchez's season scratched after surgery
    As he continued to languish on the disabled list since the beginning of the 2012 season while trying to return from right shoulder surgery and a subsequent back ailment, the prognosis seemed to become increasingly dim for San Francisco Giants second...
  • Ron Kaye: A bear's popularity adds pressure to a very public wrangle

    It was right at 9 a.m. Sunday when I arrived at the quiet cul-de-sac just above Foothill Boulevard where “Meatball” or “Glen Bearian” or whatever you call a 400-pound black bear who has discovered the joy of suburban garbage was...
  • Don Rhymer, local TV and film writer, dies at 51

    Don Rhymer, local TV and film writer, dies at 51
    Don Rhymer, 51, a prolific writer for television and movies, whose credits include the animated hits "Rio" and "Surf's Up," died Wednesday of cancer at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, said longtime friend Dave Gallagher. Born in Union, S.C.,...
  • A carousel for Nicholas Green

    A carousel for Nicholas Green
    It's been 17 years and the requests for bells keep coming. They come packaged with sad tales about young children who have died. The emotional pleas always tug at the heart of Reg Green, who in 1996 installed a three-tiered tower covered in bells to...
  • Toeing the Line: The importance of staying local

    Toeing the Line: The importance of staying local
    You may have noticed this past week that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared a state of local “emergency” due to Hollywood's production exodus out of California amid a flood of tax breaks from New York to New Zealand. It seems that film...
  • PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft

    PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft
    Len Lesser Veteran character actor Len Lesser, 88, a veteran character actor best known for his recurring role in the 1990s as Uncle Leo on the hit NBC-TV comedy "Seinfeld," died Wednesday in Burbank, publicist Laura Stegman said. He had pneumonia and...
  • 'Miami Medical' actor sues for 2009 mishap

    An actor accidentally zapped by a defibrillator on a Burbank soundstage has sued the maker of the device designed to help heart attack victims, saying the incident has made him hesitant to ply his trade. Brando Eaton, who has had recurring roles on...
  • In Theory: Should we be allowed to choose to die?

    Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
  • In Theory: Leaving 'under God' out of the Pledge

    Q. The NBC television network has come under fire for omitting the words “under God” from a broadcast of the Pledge of Allegiance shown before the U.S. Open golf championship. The video montage of patriotic images including the American flag...