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  • UCLA law institute on issues affecting gays receives $5 million

    UCLA law institute on issues affecting gays receives $5 million
    The Williams Institute, UCLA’s think tank on legal issues affecting gays and lesbians, has received a $5-million gift from its namesake donor, officials announced Tuesday. Including the new donation, UCLA alumnus Charles R. Williams has...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. 18 Everyday Products You’ve Been Using Wrong (BuzzFeed) The Sweeethome ran some tests...
  • Women street artists are focus of upcoming LALA Gallery exhibit

    Women street artists are focus of upcoming LALA Gallery exhibit
    The competitive, often territorial world of street art has long been male-dominated. Increasingly, however, women artists are adding a distinct sensibility to the street art scene that, in Los Angeles and other cities, includes yarn bombing (or graffiti...
  • Post-Hirshhorn, Richard Koshalek is headed back west

    Post-Hirshhorn, Richard Koshalek is headed back west
    Some bubbles are harder to burst than others. After a four-year run as director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Richard Koshalek says he is returning to California — and just might bring with him a version of the inflatable event space...
  • Are Hispanics inferior? Conservative scholar thinks so

    Jason Richwine is a type in American politics. He holds a doctorate from Harvard. He writes studies, appears at conservative conferences in suit and tie, and expounds the same old nonsense about immigrants that we've been hearing since the Know...
  • Scholar's Bias Against Hispanics Dangerous

    Jason Richwine is a type in American politics. He holds a doctorate from Harvard. He writes studies, appears at conservative conferences in suit and tie, and expounds the same old nonsense about immigrants that we've been hearing since the Know Nothings...
  • The Week Ahead: Iran and Pakistan on the stump, Mubarak on trial

    The Week Ahead: Iran and Pakistan on the stump, Mubarak on trial
    D-Day for Iranian presidential race Tuesday, May 7 -- So many candidates, so few promising real change. More than a dozen Iranian lawmakers, former Cabinet ministers, revolutionary guardsmen and allies of Islamic leaders have thrown in their hats...
  • Europe has no exit

    Europe has no exit
    WASHINGTON -- For most Americans, Europe is out of sight and out of mind. We figure that the worst of its debt crisis has passed. Italy has a new government. To mute social unrest, some countries are slightly relaxing austerity policies. The European...
  • California Republican plans new think tank

     
    Sen. Sam Blakeslee, one of the only Republican senators willing to try negotiating a budget deal with Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown last year, plans to start a new think tank after leaving the Legislature next year....
  • Group gives Orange schools a “D” for charter school access

     
    A newly-formedĀ group chaired by a former Jeb Bush ally has given Orange County a “D” rating for access to charter schools. The Center for School Options, a think tank focused that favors charter schools and other school choice options,Ā ...
  • Activists warn of risk of disastrous oil spill in Russian Arctic

     
    Environmentalists warned Tuesday that an oil spill could wreak havoc on the Russian Arctic before emergency crews could reach the remote area where a Russian company has installed a platform, planning to start drilling in the treacherous region....
  • Quebec separatist party riding wave of voter dissatisfaction

     
    Global Focus: When the separatist Parti Quebecois burst on the political scene 40 years ago, financial institutions and global corporate headquarters fled Montreal for neighboring Ontario in fear of the economic disaster predicted if Quebec were to secede...