Columnists Opinion

CAPITOL REPORT: The consequences of the Republican tax scam

On Dec. 20, 2017, the entire Republican congressional delegation, led by their president, traipsed through the backyard of the White House for a celebratory pat-on-the-back ceremony upon the passage of their long-hatched plan to give unprecedented tax cuts to corporations and the wealthiest Americans. Two days later, the bill was signed into law as Americans Read More…

Prep Sports

PREP BASKETBALL: Playoffs start soon for area girls’ basketball teams

After nearly four months of buzzer-beating layups, jump shots and pressure-packed free throws, many area girls’ basketball teams are preparing for the Los Angeles City Section and Southern Section playoffs. Thanks to a steady diet of non-league games against elite, highly ranked girls’ basketball programs, several area teams are ready. Others are just trying to Read More…

Prep Professional Sports

SPORTS DIGEST: Patriots and Brady should be too much for Eagles

Fifty-two years ago, the game couldn’t sell out the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum so those of us living in Los Angeles when the first Super Bowl game was played had to watch it on tape delay the following afternoon. Then-NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle wouldn’t allow non-sold-out games to be televised in their home markets. The Read More…