The Grove in Los Angeles' 4th District

L.A.’s Finest Lobster Is Up for Grabs

A bag of popcorn just might be the best metaphor to describe the race to represent the 4th District on the Los Angeles City Council. There are many candidates, 14 …


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An American at Home in Yemen

I miss Yemen.

That may come as a surprise since whenever the country makes headlines–as it has over the past few weeks–the overwhelming themes are war, violent radicalism, the impending doom …


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KCRW’s Matt Miller

Matt Miller is the host of KCRW’s Left, Right & Center. Before talking with Matt Bai about political scandal, journalism, and the downfall of Gary Hart in the 1988 presidential …


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Can Gloria Molina Still Slay Giants?

Memories are short in Los Angeles, so many of us don’t know–or have forgotten–the history behind arguably the biggest story of this Southern California political season: Gloria Molina’s bid to …


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There Is No ‘Muslim World’

Here we go again. Each time deranged terrorists invoking Islam strike in the West, alongside the mourning of the victims comes the heated debate over how the world’s Muslims should …