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  • State justices seem to favor allowing proponents to defend Prop. 8

    The California Supreme Court appeared inclined Tuesday to give sponsors of ballot initiatives the right to defend them in court, a key issue in the federal dispute over Proposition 8. During an hour of arguments, several state high court justices...
  • L.A. County supervisor redistricting debate draws packed house

    L.A. County supervisor redistricting debate draws packed house
    More than 800 people packed the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration Tuesday to weigh in on a redrawing of voting districts for the Board of Supervisors, which governs the most populous county in the nation. The crowd filled nearly every seat in...
  • On the Radar: No more cruising (signs), star kicked off flight and Walt Disney's former estate

    Silver Lake residents are asking that the city removes "No Cruising" signs erected along Griffith Park Boulevard and Hyperion Avenue, the Eastsider LA reported. “Cruising,” in this case, refers to searching for sex partners. The signs were...
  • Start the Presses: Memories of New York

    Anniversaries are strange. At once vitally important and arbitrary, they purport only to mark time, but immobility bind us to our past. With that in mind, I want to share a piece I wrote in New York on the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The...
  • Pasadena community marches for peace, commemorates Cesar Chavez

    Pasadena community marches for peace, commemorates Cesar Chavez
    It was a day to recognize Cesar Chavez, but some Pasadena residents marched for two African-American teenagers who were recently shot and killed. Saturday’s peace walk brought out more than 100 students and adults to Villa Parke Community Center to...
  • Officer's suit against city drags on

    A federal judge on Thursday scolded attorneys representing the city and a former Burbank police officer who continue to disagree on what evidence can be included in a case involving allegations of discrimination and retaliatory firing. U.S. District...
  • Opinion: Race and culture in public schools

    Opinion: Race and culture in public schools
    Los Angeles Times columnist Sandy Banks weighs in on the impact of race and culture in Los Angeles County public schools, illustrating her point through an incident several years ago involving Pasadena Unified School District board of education member...
  • Andre Pineda dies at 46; pollster aided top Democrats

    Andre Pineda dies at 46; pollster aided top Democrats
    Andre Pineda, a Democratic pollster and expert on the burgeoning clout of Latino voters, died this week. He was 46. He died Tuesday after jumping off Pasadena's Colorado Street Bridge. Pineda, a native of South Pasadena, built an international...
  • Berman-Sherman battle is one Democrats would rather not have

    Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- Rep. Howard Berman hasn't had to fight for a job since Richard Nixon defeated George McGovern and M*A*S*H made its television debut. That was 1972, when he won a state Assembly seat in his first race. Now the...
  • Tropico Perspective: How many mistakes can we live with?

    There is a compelling theory of memory that if you want to remember something for a while, you must be reminded of it right about the time your mind is about to forget it. Considering this nation’s news cycles and short attention span, now is...
  • Marine recruiters reach out Pasadena City College gay pride event

    Marine recruiters reach out Pasadena City College gay pride event
    Marine Corps recruiters at the San Gabriel Valley Pride event at Pasadena City College on Saturday didn't care whether the young men who lined up to test their strength were gay or straight. The Marines just wanted to see some pull-ups done properly:...
  • ACLU plans to announce racial profiling lawsuit against police, school district

    The ACLU of Southern California today plans to announce a lawsuit against Glendale police and school district officials alleging racial profiling and harassment of Latino students at Hoover High School. In complaints filed earlier this year with, and...