| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Before the kids even set their alarm clocks last night, before they had a chance to put spoons under their pillows in the hopes of guaranteeing a snow day, we got the text message letting us know that school would be closed today.
Yep, it sure is...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Comedian Jeff Ross isn't sure, but thinks it may have been Jimmy Kimmel who gave him the nickname "Roastmaster General." What he does know is how much fun he has roasting people on Comedy Central specials and in his standup act.
"It's like going into...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Of course it's too early to talk about 2016. Now that we've gotten that out of the way ...
The most interesting dynamic about the presidential race so far is that the Democrats are behaving like Republicans -- and vice versa.
Since 1940, with the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:23 PM
WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Tim Donnelly aimed a Glock 19 at a paper target, the image of a zombie dressed as a British Redcoat, and fired.
All but one of 15 rounds hit their mark. The Republican gubernatorial candidate, taking practice with a handful...
| Jan 30, 2014
Chicago-based executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has been a sponsor of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, for seven years.
But Jory Marino became interim chief executive in July, making last week's conference his...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
The Orlando Sentinel headline "Orlando to condemn church to build new soccer stadium" on Saturday says so much about the city of Orlando and its leadership.
To all you "Al Gore socialists" out there: What do you think of your "global warming" now?...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Thirteen years ago today, after 36 days of nasty skirmishing over Florida’s contested presidential vote, George W. Bush formally won the 2000 election. The day before, the U.S. Supreme Court had cleared the way for him to become the 43rd president...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Every Christmas Eve, I dress up as Santa Claus and deliver gifts to Los Angeles-area kids, most of them underprivileged, through a program organized by the Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce. Every year we number at least 75 Santas strong, each with...
| Dec 29, 2013
This report on the State of Conservatism comes at the end of an annus mirabilis for conservatives. In 2013, they learned that they may have been wasting much time and effort.
Hitherto, they have thought that the most efficient way to evangelize the...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Julia Hartz, 34, is co-founder and president of Eventbrite, the San Francisco company that has carved out a niche in the multibillion-dollar ticketing industry by focusing on the "democratization" of online ticketing. It helps anyone —...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
León Krauze grew up in a household of Mexico City intellectuals, where soccer, pop music, literature and politics were vigorously debated and it wasn't unusual to see a Nobel Prize winner seated at the family dinner table.
As a youth he visited...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:47 AM
Bruce Reed, Vice President Joe Biden's chief of staff for nearly three years, will leave the administration next month to lead the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the Los Angeles-based philanthropic group that backs efforts to change public schools,...