| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A newly-formed 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, ...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:52 PM
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...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:40 PM
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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 5:01 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Arnold Schwarzenegger, talking about his affair with a family housekeeper for the first time in a television interview, said it was "the stupidest thing" he did in his marriage to Maria Shriver and said it "inflicted tremendous...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:05 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:41 PM
The Tunisian government on Wednesday confirmed it has arrested a 28-year-old Tunisian reportedly linked to the U.S. Consulate attack in Libya, according to the AP.
Tunisian Interior Ministry spokesman Tarrouch Khaled said Ali Harzi was in custody in...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:27 AM
The United States is struggling to determine whether a militant group planned the attack that killed its ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, even as warships head toward the north African country as part of a mission to hunt down and punish the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Regulators in the U.S. and Europe on Friday approved Universal Music Group’s $1.9 billion acquisition of the music division of EMI Group Ltd., giving the Los Angeles-based music company control of the Beatles music catalogue and the iconic Abbey...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 6:27 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Arnold Schwarzenegger said he dealt with his multiple affairs, like other big moments in his life, by denying them -- even, and at times especially from his wife.
"That's the way I handled things, and it always has worked," the action...
| May 4, 2011
UCLA sociologist studied common sense
Harold Garfinkel, 93, a longtime UCLA sociology professor whose groundbreaking work examined the importance of common sense in everyday situations, died April 21 of congestive heart failure at his...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 10:09 AM
At least eight Chicago labor leaders who are eligible for inflated city pensions also stand to receive union pensions covering the same work period, thanks to a charitable interpretation of state law by officials representing two city pension funds, a...