Opinion

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Public health care saved my wife's life

Llast year something dreadful came to my family. During a self-examination my wife discovered a lump in her breast. Adding to the anxiety my family had no healthcare insurance.

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"Levitated Mass": Art or environmental crime?

The sheer grandiosity of the project - the nightly slow motion parade through 22 cities, the $10-to-$20 million price tag - provoked new conversations about the validity of Earth Art,

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"Richard III": Classic with a modern lesson

Enjoying Shakespeare under the stars at Topanga Canyon's Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum is de rigeur during summertime for Angeleno theatergoers.

For California’s farm workers, justice delayed

California Gov. Jerry Brown surprised many when he vetoed a law needed to ensure that farm workers could actually practice their rights.

Justice Scalia and the Dybbuk

It seems that, for second time since I can remember, a federal justice has been possessed by a dybbuk, an evil spirit in Jewish mythology.

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This revolutionary "Cradle" still rocks!

If you're anywhere near Los Angeles, don't miss The Cradle Will Rock, the latest addition to the tide of political plays currently flowing across Southern California stages.

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In Illinois, vote "no" on recall and defend democracy

Proponents say the  constitutional amendment is an added check and balance. Sounds democratic, but is it really?

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Brown or Whitman? No contest

And it's a choice that should have national impact, given California's prominence as a pace-setting state.

Nazi demo not a “coincidence”

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Hundreds of protesters gathered at City Hall off of 1st and Spring Street last month to rally against the Detroit-based National Socialist Movement demonstration, the largest white-supremacist organization in the country, according to their official website.

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