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Robert Greene

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  • 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...
  • The great car-tax swindle

    The defining issue of the 2003 recall was Gov. Gray Davis' tripling of the car tax, more officially known as the Vehicle License Fee. The defining issue of Arnold Schwarzenegger's successful campaign to unseat Davis was his promised rollback of said car...
  • The forgotten men of L.A. City Hall

    Times editors recently returned from a retreat, and I hear that one of the things they decided while discussing the future of the newspaper was that they must keep the names of previous mayors out of news stories. I had not realized that throwing around...
  • Audio: Schwarzenegger's budget solutions

    Audio: Schwarzenegger's budget solutions
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger met with Times editors and reporters Wednesday to discuss the state's worsening fiscal crisis and proposals for long-term reform. An audio recording of the meeting is available below, along with a guide for listening to the...
  • Desire is irrelevant. I am a machine.

    "No fate." It's from a movie. To be exact, it's from "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," the huge 1991 vehicle for future California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. If you know your Terminator lore, you know that this sequel took the evil Terminator from the...
  • This is your country on drugs

    Ethan Nadelmann, president of the Drug Policy Alliance, visited the L.A. Times editorial board recently to discuss alternative approaches to America's war on drugs. This is a partial transcript of that discussion. Ethan Nadelmann, president, Drug Policy...
  • Speaking with the new speaker

    Karen Bass, California's new Assembly speaker, visited The Times last week to discuss her efforts to fix California's tax structure, negotiate a balanced budget with Republicans and reform foster care in the state. Below is a partial transcript of her...
  • Nurses say no to Arnoldcare and Medifab

    As Gov. Schwarzenegger and State Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez insist their respective insurance-mandate health care plans are still alive, the California Nurses Association is actively fighting both plans in favor of a single-payer system similar to...
  • Guns, strikes, cuts and term limits

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger visited the L.A. Times last week to discuss his new budget plan and review the condition of California. Some clips and highlights: Broken budget process (MP3) Arnold Schwarzenegger: The system is a complete failure. I knew...
  • Health care in critical condition

    Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) stopped by the Los Angeles Times this week to discuss health care reform. Kuehl will hold a hearing today on the Nunez-Perata health care bill, which is supported by Gov. Schwarzenegger. The Assembly has already passed...
  • Delighted if it didnt get worse

    When Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed his plan to close the state's deficit with across-the-board cuts, California Legislative Analyst Elizabeth Hill saw so many problems that her office took a rare step — it wrote its own budget proposal. Hill stopped...
  • Q & A with Lt. Gov.-designee Abel Maldonado

     
    Republican State Sen. Abel Maldonado was chosen by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger last week to fill the lieutenant governor's post vacated by Democrat John Garamendi. Maldonado visited with The Times' editorial board before the Thanksgiving holiday to discuss...