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October 30, 2006
I have to tell you, the Los Angeles Times is a fine newspaper — better than Le Monde, the Times of London, the Guardian and the New York Times. Is it perfect? No, of course not.
Sure the whole thing was ridiculous, but the Times left out the most important governor-bear ever.
The L.A. Times' Atlanta bureau chief responds to Bruce Feirstein's post on the paper's local depth at Native Intelligence.
October 26, 2006
The loss of the LA Weekly as a progressive voice is a tragedy, says Peter Dreier of Occidental College. Gustavo Arellano replies.
October 25, 2006
LA Observed readers sound off on Kurt Andersen, the LAT's new design, local coverage and those online focus groups.
• Thank goodness. This is the best news Iíve had in the last few months. When I left CA to live...
• Funny about that article on Michael Caine. I think he was talking about the MFK (Milton F. Kreiss) Coffee Shop...
October 17, 2006
Saying Bewer has no education experience might be accurate, but it's not the crisp truth.
Couldn't agree more with Sharon's letter. I went through virtually the exact same scenario, and was fairly surprised I didn't...
October 16, 2006
I was out of town most of last month and missed Steve Hymon's Sept. 14 L.A. Times article on the...
October 13, 2006
Regarding the Los Angeles Times' declaration of an urgent project to figure out why readers are dropping the paper... Does...
My boyfriend and I arrived at the game at 4 pm. It started at 5. I didnít park until 6. The parking situation inside Dodger Stadium was disorganized, chaotic and downright disrespectful.
October 9, 2006
Lots of reaction to the Tribune's ownership of the Times, plans for more budget cuts and the hire from Reason magazine.
Joseph Wambaugh thinks sirens are fun, but not everyone agrees... One of the things that most distinctly separates LA from...
October 6, 2006
I wanted to give you a different take on Nikki Finke's idea that Dean Baquet is "gutless" for not following Jeff Johnson out the door.
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