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LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Janet Evans introduced herself to the world as swimming’s golden girl next door with a triple gold medal-winning performance at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, the battle between the U.S. and East Germany for global...
These days, nuclear fears have been eclipsed by economic terrors. And, despite a brief recent rhetorical resurrection by Rep. Michele Bachmann, the Soviet Union is toast. And thus Lee Blessing's 1986 play "A Walk in the Woods," once a very timely two-...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesMuch has been made this year about the behemoth baby boom generation reaching retirement age. But another significant milestone is slipping past a bit more quietly yet with noticeable impact. The first wave of Gen-Xers has rounded 40, and they are...
Jacket CopyBarbara Demick says that" real Sarajevans don’t like to talk about the war," but her book, "Logavina Street," follows the lives of a small community during the conflict. It has been re-released, with additional materials, commemorating the 20th...
Staff WriterHOLTVILLE — Brawley resident Susana Salazar was one of the first volunteers to make wooden crosses for the graves of the unidentified migrants buried at the back of the Terrace Park Cemetery. “I was one of the first ones to leave water...
Every Republican presidential candidate claims to be the heir to Ronald Reagan's legacy. For years, Republican partisans have carried Reagan's memory before them as the ancient Israelites carried the Ark of the Covenant. Just invoking his name proved your...
I must congratulate your reporters for their investigative report on property taxes that recently appeared in The Sun ("Distorted discount," Dec. 18). The fact that the reporters uncovered instances where multiple Homestead tax credits have been taken is...
Tags: Politics, Taxation, Tax Credits, Credit and Debt, Property Tax
RedEye movie critic**1/2 (out of four) Much of “The Iron Lady” features post-retirement, ex-British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep) doddering around the house, imagining that her deceased husband (Jim Broadbent) is still hanging around with her....
Tags: Movies, Ronald Reagan, The Iron Lady (movie), Music, Government
Christa Wolf, one of Germany's most celebrated writers for her depictions of life in the former communist East, but who was later damaged by revelations she collaborated with its secret police, has died. She was 82. Wolf died Thursday in Berlin,...
Tags: Germany, Politics, University of Oxford, Thomas Mann, Literature
Jacket CopyChrista Wolf, a significant voice in German literature, has died....
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