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  • L.A. riots: Readers respond to 20th anniversary coverage

     
    Readers by the dozens have shared their memories of the 1992 Los Angeles riots, which erupted 20 years ago....
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Jonah Lehrer, brain teaser

    Patt Morrison Asks: Jonah Lehrer, brain teaser
    Zombies in movie theaters, zombies on television — a whole lot of us have brains on the brain. And so, in a substantially different way, does Jonah Lehrer. He's put himself at the crossroads of neuroscience and the humanities with books like his...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Blue blood, Peter O'Malley

    Patt Morrison Asks: Blue blood, Peter O'Malley
    In 1938, after voters recalled L.A.'s crooked mayor, Frank Shaw, it's said that someone planted a sign on the City Hall lawn: "Under new management." The new ownership of the Dodgers needs no sign. The purchase, by a Chicago financial service company at a...
  • Rodney King, 20 years after L.A.'s riots

    Rodney King, 20 years after L.A.'s riots
    In 21 years, his name has appeared in the Los Angeles Times on more than 7,000 occasions. Sometimes it's as himself, Rodney King, the victim of now-fabled LAPD abuse the world got to see, the plaintiff in a civil lawsuit, the hapless guy getting stopped...
  • Nathan Fletcher, San Diego's renegade ex-Republican

    Nathan Fletcher, San Diego's renegade ex-Republican
    A computer programmed to design a promising young Republican politician would probably spit out Nathan Fletcher. Marine; Iraq combat veteran in Iraq; smart; athletic; married to a well-situated Republican; two little boys, adopted; two dogs, ditto....
  • The National Teacher of the Year on what makes a great teacher

    The National Teacher of the Year on what makes a great teacher
    The class clown from Mr. Gadberry's high school art class has made good — and how. Rebecca Mieliwocki teaches seventh-grade English at Luther Burbank Middle School in Burbank — but not next year. Instead, she'll be on the road as the...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: James Cameron, a man overboard

    Patt Morrison Asks: James Cameron, a man overboard
    The Challenger Deep, a fissure in the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, lies farther below the Earth's surface than Mt. Everest reaches above it. And James Cameron, the science-enthralled director and underwater explorer, made it his Lindbergh moment,...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- still hooked

    Only his number is retired — 33, in the Lakers' purple and gold that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wore to glory on the basketball court. The rest of him is still working away, most recently on his latest book. At UCLA, in blue and gold, Abdul-Jabbar was a...
  • Identity theft hits close to home

    Now it's my turn to be a statistic. Not that kind. I'm still here and writing. So far, anyway. Let me check my in-box -- nope, no pink slip. So where was I? Oh, right. A statistic. Add me to the thousands of victims of identity theft (313,982...