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Robert Greene

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  • One person, one click

    What if they held an election and nobody came? We throw that question around a lot in California, because so often here we hold elections and almost nobody comes. The March 6 race showcased the abysmal trend. We were electing the leaders of the Los...
  • Big trouble in Little Hoover

    Send us your thoughts at opinionla@latimes.com. Some governmental chores are so sacred they can be entrusted only to people or institutions of intellectual rigor and unquestioned integrity. Or at least with the veneer of rigor and integrity. It's...
  • Slaughter of the innocence

    In November 1994, a Lodi man named Pete Rose — not the famous baseball player — was arrested for the kidnap and rape of a 13-year-old girl. Rose told a judge he didn't need a lawyer, since he wasn't guilty, but he nevertheless accepted San Joaquin County'...
  • Californias family budget

    The 14 state Senate Republicans who continue to filibuster over California's overdue budget have been called terrorists, Spartans and winners who don't know how to win. They are, in fact, members of a minority party who know how to use the rules of the...
  • Drawing the map of California's heart

    If Sacramento lawmakers accomplish nothing else this year, they will make their tenure in the state Capitol worthwhile if they simply, finally, once and for all pass a program to institute redistricting reform. Redistricting is a crucial— No, wait!...
  • A homeless breakthrough?

    The most vulnerable person living on the streets of skid row is a 65-year-old veteran who has been homeless for 37 years. He has kidney and liver disease, has been to hospital emergency rooms four times in the last three months and has been arrested...
  • Return of the Westside lefty

    Bill Rosendahl wants U.S. troops out of Iraq. No surprise there; in this overwhelmingly Democratic city, opposition to Bush administration policy of any kind is almost a given, and there's not much political risk to a Los Angeles city councilman in...
  • Can you match.com your favorite candidate?

    What happens to the soul after death? Is it judged immediately, or does it wait until one big Last Judgment? Does its spiritual development continue? Is it endlessly reborn until it attains enlightenment? Is it extinguished forever? Did it exist in the...
  • The Initiative-Industrial Complex

    It was easy to miss the opening bell for California's Feb. 5 primary. Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is the traditional start of the campaign season, but anyone with a car radio set to an AM talk station or an FM NPR station -- or for that matter,...
  • Intergovernmental follies

    The current flap over the University of Southern California's threat to abandon the Coliseum and instead play football in the Rose Bowl has turned a spotlight on the nine-member Coliseum Commission — which in turn allows us to unearth the rich history...
  • Go ahead, throw away your vote!

    You have a week to gear up. Next Monday, March 5, get to bed on time. Get a good night's sleep. Wake up early in the morning, do some jumping jacks, eat a good breakfast, put on comfortable shoes. Then get right to it. Grab your sample ballot, go to the...
  • End of an epic ethic epoch

    The May 2, 2007 Los Angeles Times headline reads, "L.A. Mayor accused of ethics lapses." The words immediately shape a mental image of Antonio Villaraigosa lurking in a darkened room and issuing Nixonian orders to shadowy henchmen. Did he hiss...