| May 21, 2014
| 10:07 PM
Major Republican donor Charles Munger Jr. has contributed $350,000 to a new independent committee he formed to boost GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari, a reflection of establishment Republicans’ growing concern about his bid.
| May 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
High-profile college commencement speakers are under siege this year. One faced a protest for being an alleged imperialist exploiter of Third World nations. Another was accused of sanctioning torture. A third was criticized for his role in breaking up...
| May 27, 2014
I have never forgotten who gave the commencement address at my graduation; I wonder if, 50 years from now, the kids who ran their prospective speakers out of town on a rail will be able to recall who replaced them? ("College grads: With speakers as in...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown holds a commanding lead in his bid for an unprecedented fourth term, but the race among GOP candidates seeking to take him on in November has become a dead heat just days before Tuesday's election, according to a new USC...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, recorded a message supporting Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari that was “robo”-dialed Monday to hundreds of thousands of Republicans who had not yet voted on the eve of the...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:49 AM
Dashing toward an unprecedented fourth term, Gov. Jerry Brown romped to victory in Tuesday's state primary and in November will face Republican Neel Kashkari, who emerged from a fractious intra-party battle to win a chance to take on the incumbent....
| May 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Model of inefficiency
If SunRail continues to be as horribly inefficient as it was Tuesday, then let's rename it SunFail now and get it over with.
The train was 90 minutes late Tuesday afternoon when it finally arrived going northbound at the Church...
| May 6, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand apparently will speak at the school's commencement. Citing a 'miscommunication,' Rutgers President Robert Barchi said the university had always intended for LeGrand to speak, but he wouldn't be the only speaker....
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Even as a child, I was very direct, opinionated and yes, what some would call "bossy." As an adult who has had a more than 25-year career, I have on occasion been chastised for those characteristics.
The attributes we value in men -- leadership,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The president of the OpenSSL Foundation said the organization needs more support from companies and governments that use its software so that it can be better equipped to spot and fix flawed pieces of code such as the Heartbleed bug.
| Apr 13, 2014
Connie Lindsey learned at an early age that a small gesture of generosity can be life-changing.
"My Girl Scout troop was inside my Lutheran church," says Lindsey, 56, who grew up in the inner city of Milwaukee. "My mother couldn't afford to buy my...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:20 PM
Sometimes it's the offhand remark that's the most telling. Indeed, the way we Americans casually, often unthinkingly, incorporate gun metaphors into our everyday slang says a lot about how deeply embedded guns are in our culture and our politics, and...