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  • Katherine Jackson reinstated as guardian of grandchildren

     
    A Superior Court judge reinstated Michael Jackson's mother as guardian of his children Thursday after saying a court investigation found that she was doing "a wonderful job."...
  • Does Foley Want A Redo? He Talks Of 'Wisconsin Moment'

    GREENWICH -- Tom Foley is back and hoping for a Republican turnaround that will become Connecticut's own Wisconsin moment. After coming within less than 1 percentage point of becoming governor in 2010, in Connecticut's closest gubernatorial election...
  • 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...
  • Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future

    Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future
    Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future. LAT:...
  • Miley Cyrus not home during hoax kidnapping, shooting call

     
    Miley Cyrus hoax: No one was around at the Studio City home of singer and actress Miley Cyrus on Wednesday evening when Los Angeles police descended on the residence in response to what they thought was a potential shooting and hostage situation....
  • Convicted murderer chronicled in Times series closer to freedom

     
    Convicted murderer John Paul Madrona, profiled in a Times series chronicling life inside a state prison hospice, has taken a step toward freedom after a two-person panel from the parole board pronounced him ready to leave....
  • 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...
  • Universal's bid for EMI music division approved

    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...
  • Schwarzenegger: Maid's Son Started to Look Like Me

    Schwarzenegger: Maid's Son Started to Look Like Me
    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...
  • 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...
  • Prolonged bladder pain?

    Prolonged bladder pain?
    For 15 years, Lauren Stutman sought relief from her debilitating bladder pain. She saw more than 10 doctors, many of whom would assume she had a urinary tract infection and send her away with Ciproflaxin. But the antibiotics didn't help, because Stutman...
  • 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...