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A spike in the number of people listed as white in Glendale says more about changing cultural identities than an actual demographic swing, experts say. According to the latest U.S. Census figures, even as Glendale’s total population has shrunk, the...
As a young graduate assistant at Florida State, Terry Bowden remembers what defensive line/linebackers coach Chuck Amato used to tell players before the Seminoles' infamous mat drills. "Just remember, gentlemen, the body is a wonderful machine. You...
George Ramos, a longtime reporter, editor and columnist at the Los Angeles Times who played a key role in a groundbreaking series on Latinos in Southern California that won the paper a Pulitzer Prize in 1984, has died. He was 63. Ramos was found Saturday...
Tribune reporterMayor Rahm Emanuel has named Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije to the Chicago Public Library Board of Directors, part of the latest round of appointments as he works to fill out membership on various public bodies. In a news release, Emanuel...
Los Angeles TimesThoughts Without Cigarettes A Memoir Oscar Hijuelos Gotham Books: 367 pp., $27.50 Was there ever a time and place more alive and unpredictable than New York City in the middle decades of the 20th century? Oscar Hijuelos was lucky enough to live there...
TALLAHASSEE – Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was being facetious when she described her meandering congressional district stretching from Jacksonville to Gainesville, Sanford and the outskirts of Orlando as the "most popular" in America. But...
When Russ Hencinski looks out of his classroom window at Lane Tech High School, the science and astronomy teacher sees a strip mall with a Jewel-Osco grocery store and other smaller shops. But in his mind's eye, Hencinski can conjure up an image of the...
Last weekend, I drove up to Delano, in the Central Valley, to visit a neighbor in prison. When I arrived, the guard told me I was dressed inappropriately and sent me out to change. If you know me, you will understand my shock. I think of myself as a...
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At a tidy jail in Frederick County, Sheriff Chuck Jenkins and his deputies have helped federal authorities identify nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants for deportation in the past three years. In a renovated mansion in Prince George's County, Casa de...
Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington — From his perch behind the counter at a storefront taqueria in Van Nuys, Isaac Perla has a ground-level view of the neighborhood. He looks out on streets lined with fruit vendors, stores selling...
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON—A second Illinoisan in the House of Representatives has announced he will vote no to the last-minute deal to raise the debt ceiling: Chicago’s Jesse Jackson Jr. A liberal Democrat, Jackson joins conservative Republican and tea...
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