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  • Dr. Elsie Giorgi; Physician to the Rich and Poor Alike

    Dr. Elsie Giorgi; Physician to the Rich and Poor Alike

    Dr. Elsie A. Giorgi, a physician who befriended and cured the ills of both wealthy celebrities and poor minorities on both coasts, has died. She was 87. Giorgi died Friday in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of a heart attack, entertainer Florence Henderson said Wednesday. The Bronx-born doctor had served as medical director of USC’s Family Neighborhood …


  • ‘All of us are still friends’: ‘The Love Boat’ cast sails on

    ‘All of us are still friends’: ‘The Love Boat’ cast sails on

    Original “Love Boat” cast members Jill Whelan and Ted Lange aboard a Princess Cruise Ship docked in San Pedro. Whelan and Lange reunite on “The Real Love Boat,” CBS’ dating reality series inspired by the beloved vintage series. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times) More than 35 years have passed since the final voyage of the TV …


  • California Governor Newsom Signs 10 Cannabis Bills Permitting Interstate Commerce, Employment Protections, and Expunging Records

    California Governor Newsom Signs 10 Cannabis Bills Permitting Interstate Commerce, Employment Protections, and Expunging Records

    Graphic by Julia Meyer The Governor of California, Gavin Newsom (D), signed a set of cannabis-related bills recently, enacting 10 new laws for the state. Nearing the end of the legislative session, the legislature delivered several measures for Gov. Newsom to approve including setting up California to allow interstate cannabis commerce, providing employment protections for …


  • Hiltzik: The enduring failure of economic neoliberalism

    Hiltzik: The enduring failure of economic neoliberalism

    Here’s the central riddle of U.S. politics since the Great Depression: Social Democratic policies crafted in the 1930s succeeded in creating a long era of widespread prosperity, then suddenly lost its credibility in the mid-1970s. It was replaced by the neoliberalism of Ronald Reagan, which failed to help anyone but the rich, yet still governs …


  • Loretta Lynn, iconic country music star, dies at 90

    Loretta Lynn, iconic country music star, dies at 90

    Loretta Lynn, the firebrand singer and songwriter who transformed coal into diamonds by exploring her dirt-poor childhood in eastern Appalachia in her career-defining 1970 hit “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” died on Tuesday. She was 90. In a statement, her family said that she died from natural causes at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Lynn was …


  • Proposition 26 and 27 appear headed to defeat: Poll

    Proposition 26 and 27 appear headed to defeat: Poll

    SACRAMENTO  —  Online sports gambling companies, California tribes and card rooms have spent more than $410 million on a pair of dueling ballot measures to legalize sports betting in person and online. If either side thought Proposition 26 or 27 could win, they placed a bad bet. A new poll from the UC Berkeley Institute …