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WATCH: California, You've Never Looked Better

Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.05.2013 | Los Angeles

In case you needed a reminder of the diversity of California's landscape, this time-lapse video ought to do the trick. Photographer Ryan Killackey...

Keeping It Mo

Edward Headington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

From time around the Thanksgiving table to corks popping to bring in the New Year, it is a joyous time often full of laughter, tryptophan and the spirit of giving. For 2013, the Headington family is adopting a new tradition: Movember.

Golden State Searching For Pick

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The only way the Golden State Warriors will generate any news during Thursday night's NBA draft is if they make a trade or sp...

DO OR DIE

The Contra Costa Times | Marcus Thompson II | Posted 07.16.2013 | San Francisco

OAKLAND -- Backs to the wall. Do or die. Must-win game. Pull out any of the cliches of a team facing elimination from the playoffs and the possibility...

WATCH: Warriors Star Scores 22 Points In Third Quarter

Posted 04.29.2013 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Stephen Curry continues to turn into a star right before our very eyes in the 2013 NBA Playoffs. Last night,...

#StopSequestration: Not All Cuts Are Equal

Edward Headington | Posted 04.29.2013 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

If ever there was a time to come together and remind ourselves that Peace Through (Economic) Strength is a virtue still embraced, it is now.

Adopting a Policy of "Peace through (Economic) Strength"

Edward Headington | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

We cannot tax cut our way to prosperity any more than we can tax and spend our way into fiscal nirvana. It requires a balanced approach of sensible spending cuts, substantive entitlement reforms and negotiated tax increases.

Nuggets Mine Gold Out Of The Warriors

AP | Posted 11.24.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Andre Iguodala scored a season-high 29 points – 20 in the second half – and Ty Lawson had 18 points and nine assists to help the...

The Longest Losing Streak In 5 Seasons

AP | By ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 02.10.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Stephen Curry scored a season-best 36 points and the Golden State Warriors handed the fading Denver Nuggets their fifth straight loss, 109-1...

The Future of the Golden State

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 11.01.2011 | Latino Voices
Antonio Villaraigosa

Investing in jobs and education are the keys to securing prosperity and opportunity for Californians and for all Americans. Latinos are and will remain a core part of the plan to a brighter future.

5 Questions Answered About The Bid To Divide California

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles

Is the Golden State breaking up? On Tuesday, the California's Riverside County Board of Directors unanimously approved a motion for further discuss...

Warriors Hire New Coach

AP | JOSH DUBOW | Posted 08.06.2011 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. — Mark Jackson's leadership skills as a player more than outweighed his lack of coaching experience when it came time for the Go...

American Dream, Where Art Thou Now?

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 07.26.2011 | Books
Jeryl Brunner

Until recently, Arnold Schwarzenegger's story seemed to read like the ultimate American fairy tale. A boy grows up in the small village of Thal, Aus...

Dear Governor Brown: Is There a Future for the Disabled -- Including Adults With Autism -- In the Golden State?

Chantal Sicile-Kira | Posted 07.18.2011 | Los Angeles
Chantal Sicile-Kira

The looming budget cuts remind me of the old Prop 13 days. The state of California is getting ready to cut the civil rights of the disabled and no one seems to notice.

Remaking California: Reclaiming the Public Good, (Berkeley, California: Heyday Books, 2010), pp. 261. (Book Review)

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joseph A. Palermo

R. Jeffrey Lustig has compiled (and contributed) to an amazing set of useful essays that examine the many maladies plaguing California's politics and public institutions and provide food for thought that points to possible remedies.

Cops For and Against the Drug War

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

From uniformed beat cops to homicide dicks to sheriffs more and more of the nation's police officers are coming to realize that our 40-year drug war is an unmitigated failure.

The Case for Not Recalling Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

The great promise of Los Angeles' first Latino mayor in over 100 years has vanished in a cloud of disappointment and embarrassment.

Who Should we Blame for California's Failure?

George Mitrovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Mitrovich

How could California, the most populous and wealthiest state in the union, be reduced to such pathetic circumstances? It would be wrong to blame Arnold and only Arnold for what's happened. This is a collective failure.

The Prop 8 Monologues, Vol. 2 of 2: The Law is Gay

Steven Shehori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Shehori

The truth however, is that despite Prop 8, gay marriage has been embraced in California since that first studio exec flew business class out of the Earth's primordial goo four billion years ago.

Clean-diesels hit the market; VW's 2009 Jetta TDI already hard to find

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

This post was written originally for the Santa Monica Daily Press newspaper (www.smdp.com) so please excuse the few Southern California references ......