| Oct 20, 2011
| 12:52 PM
If the recent CNN/Western Republican Presidential Debate in Las Vegas was any indication, the coming months on the campaign trail are likely to be nasty between Mitt Romney and Rick Perry.
After a shouting match between the two at the debate, Romney --...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:20 PM
For decades, a fear of discrimination kept Fred Karger from seeking office and coming out as openly gay.
When the Laguna Beach resident, a Republican and partner in a top political consulting firm, publicly came out in 2006 after campaigning against...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:22 PM
Below is a sampling of recent letters to the editor and op-eds printed by the Los Angeles Times about local issues or local authors. To have your views printed in the Pasadena Sun, please send an email to Editor Dan Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org or...
| Jan 14, 2008
| 11:34 AM
One day before the Michigan primary, three Republican candidates stumped in search of votes and momentum in a state with the highest-in-the-nation unemployment rates and high rates of mortgage foreclosures.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who...
| Jan 16, 2008
Appealing to voters anxious about an unraveling economy, Mitt Romney scored a decisive victory in the Michigan primary Tuesday, setting up a free-for-all among the leading Republican presidential candidates in this weekend's pivotal party contest in South...
| May 14, 2009
L. William Seidman, who led the federal response to the savings and loan crisis of the late 1980s as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., died Wednesday at a hospice in Albuquerque, N.M., of complications from pneumonia. He was 88.
| Jan 14, 2008
Castigated by the national party for moving their primary ahead in the nominating calendar, Michigan Republicans could inject even more volatility into the 2008 GOP presidential campaign when they go to the polls Tuesday.
Although only half of the state'...
| May 25, 2008
THE PAVED terrace behind the Huntington Art Gallery is 80 paces wide. By my stride, that's more than 165 feet. Stand at the center and look south, with the imposing Beaux-Arts mansion and its striped green awnings at your back, and infinity rolls out...
| Jan 2, 2008
As the Los Angeles Times editorial board wraps up its series on American Values in the 2008 presidential campaign, we've asked readers for their own endorsements and ideas on the campaign. The readers' response, ranging from calls for experience and...
| Apr 10, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva This is what we learned today at Arizona State University: "Harvard was the first university to confer honorary degrees in 1692. Since then it has become a recognized function of degree granting institutions. Honorary degrees are an......
| May 13, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got an honorary degree when she adressed the graduates of New York University today from the infield of Yankee Stadium. Vice President Joe Biden got an honorary degree when he addressed the......
| Oct 15, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Did you notice that "The Blue Boy" is looking a little fresher this week? That???s because the Huntington???s most famous painting, a full-length portrait of Jonathan Buttall painted in 1770 by Thomas Gainsborough, has a new coat of varnish. On......