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  • Lessons on the run

    By Ryan Torok

    June 5, 2013 | 12:03 pm

    While a typical high school student may spend  weekends relaxing, 17-year-old Raphi Heldman is much more likely to be on the run — for up to 26.2 miles, to be precise. Since entering high school, he has run in the Los Angeles Marathon four times.

    “It’s a lot of commitment, and...

  • Richard Bloom sworn in

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    December 6, 2012 | 11:48 am

    After weeks that saw Richard Bloom’s lead in the race for the Westside’s new 50th Assembly District both grow and shrink, the former Santa Monica mayor was sworn in as a member of the California State Assembly on Dec. 3.

    His lead over his opponent, Democratic incumbent...

  • A Richard Bloom win in the 50th Assembly District?

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 15, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    Since Election Day, when Richard Bloom closed out the night with a slim lead of 218 votes over his opponent, incumbent Assemblywoman Betsy Butler, in the race for the 50th Assembly District, the mayor of Santa Monica has found himself in an unusual position. 

    “I’m being welcomed...