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  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: ready, set, go!

     
    Eleven teams leave Los Angeles for Taipei, Taiwan, in the "Amazing Race" kickoff; one is saved by Twitter....
  • In China, L.A.'s Mayor Villaraigosa promotes language program

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, in Beijing on Monday to promote his city as a location for Chinese businesses, talked about a program that will send L.A. students to China to study Mandarin....
  • Booing the Golden Rule

     
    In a normal week, a debate audience booing the Golden Rule might have made headlines for several days. Partisan churls shout down beloved precept. Golden Rule gets leaden response in Myrtle Beach. GOP crowd boos "… unto others." But it......
  • Shanghai Film Fest: Q&A with director Jean-Jacques Annaud

     
    Fifteen years ago, Jean-Jacques Annaud was demonized by the Chinese Communist Party for his film “Seven Years in Tibet.” A decade and a half on, the 68-year-old French director is being welcomed here with open arms. On Saturday, Annaud will...
  • Atheists cling to myths, too, writer says

    Atheists cling to myths, too, writer says
    "It's all myth," goes a popular comment by atheists. But a new article, "5 Myths Atheists Believe about Religion," argues that nontheists, too, hold unproven, irrational beliefs. Like what? Well, like . . . "Religion requires belief in a supernatural...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Weighing in on Weiner

    Usually I refrain from commenting on politics or the antics of politicians. I don’t wear my ideology on my shirtsleeve, nor would I ever attempt to dissuade one from their political persuasion. To our detriment, our politics are often imbedded in...
  • It's A Gray Area: It always comes back to values

    After the recent election was over, one of my friends confided to me that in the final analysis that he was unable to vote in favor of Proposition 19, which would have treated marijuana like alcohol for adults. The reason was that marijuana is harmful,...
  • Communities & Clubs: It's the season for giving back

    This is a busy time of the year for our communities' service clubs. Some club members are ringing Salvation Army bells and staffing the donation kettles at local shopping centers. Others are delivering food and Christmas gifts to families in need. Still...
  • Chinese Factory Forces Staffers To Sign Pledges Not To Commit Suicide.

    Chinese Factory Forces Staffers To Sign Pledges Not To Commit Suicide.
    In a move to continue the flow of productivity... a factory in China that assembles apple products, forced staffers to sign pledges not to commit suicide. This, after Foxconn had at least 14 employees kill themselves in the past 16 months. All claiming...
  • China's president to visit Chicago

    WASHINGTON—The president of China will visit Chicago for two days next week, an event Mayor Richard Daley calls "big, big, big, big." President Hu Jintao, 68, who has led China since 2003, will be in the city on Jan. 20 and 21 as part of a state...
  • The Crowd: Making a difference for Orange County seniors

    The Asian American Senior Citizens Service Center (AASCSC) raised nearly $200,000 at a holiday fundraiser held at The Irvine Marriott Hotel. Chaired by Orange County's philanthropic Ruth Ding, who also happens to be the founding chairwoman of the Orange...
  • Comments & Curiosities: Calendars and some confusion

    Monday is Presidents' Day. But you already knew that. Tell me something, though, just between us. What does Presidents' Day mean to you? Go ahead. Anyone? No? The reason all you can hear is crickets when I ask that question is that the only thing...