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  • State attorney general wades into controversy over early release of local jail inmates

     
    California Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown on Tuesday waded into the controversy over a new law that aims to reduce the state prison population by saying it applies to county jail inmates but should not be read as requiring immediate, large-scale......
  • Speak up, Francis: Cuba to conduct census of the country's mules due to beast-of-burden deficit

     
    HAVANA — Will all Cuban mules please stand up? Or at least raise a hoof or two. The communist government says it is facing a major mule deficit and has commissioned a census of the beasts of burden to determine......
  • Matt Weinstock, Feb. 19, 1960

     
    Prison Sounds As this was written, Caryl Chessman's date with death was still undecided. But as time was running out for him yesterday a man who was once No. 69883 in San Quentin reminiscently recalled the case of Gas House Eddy. No. 69883, now living...
  • Alcohol use lower among blacks

     
    African Americans have lower drinking rates than other racial groups, according to a new survey from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It found that blacks ages 18 and older use alcohol at a rate of 44.3% compared......
  • Census director visits L.A. school to encourage Latino participation in 2010 count

     
    The director of the U.S. Census Bureau will visit a Los Angeles elementary school Monday to kick off a national drive to promote better counting of Latino children in the 2010 census. Robert Groves and elected officials are set to......
  • New Car Demand Will Slump as Boomers Age

     
    New-car sales in North America are pretty much destined to decline no matter what, according to the Canadian economic research firm Scotia Economics. The United States and Canada have rapidly aging baby boomer populations that will buy fewer new vehicles....
  • Endangered wild foxes of Santa Catalina Island are rebounding

     
    A decade after a canine distemper outbreak killed nearly its entire population, the endangered Catalina Island fox is making a comeback. About 1,200 of the 1,300 foxes on Santa Catalina Island, off the coast of Southern California, died as a......
  • Daley urges Humboldt Park resident to fill out census forms

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 1:20 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley continued his census push today in Humboldt Park, where officials believe residents were undercounted in the last U.S. Census. “It doesn’t matter what status you are, you have to be......
  • Study finds health disparities among women in Los Angeles County

     
    Minority and low-income women in Los Angeles County are more likely to have limited access to healthcare and struggle with chronic diseases, according to a new report by the Department of Public Health. The report, “Health Indicators for Women in......
  • Conservationists try to preserve rare yellow-legged frogs by refrigerating them to mimic hibernation

     
    Some like it hot. Apparently, the endangered mountain yellow-legged frog is not among them. The 3-inch-long amphibians much prefer it cold as melting snow. So conservationists at the San Diego Zoo have placed two dozen of the nearly extinct frogs......
  • Sleepy? You're not alone, according to a new poll

     
    Others may say they can never be too rich or too thin. But in my house, the thing we can never get enough of is sleep. Turns out plenty of Americans – but certainly not all – agree, according to......
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, March 10, 1960

     
    The book Coates is talking about is, of course, "Black Like Me." DARING THE 'HATE STARE' A White Man Turns Negro (This is the first of two exclusive columns on the remarkable story of a white author who turned "Negro" to get the facts on discrimination in...