It's 6 p.m. on a busy Friday night at Fire Station No. 9 in downtown Los Angeles. When the alarm rings, a truck races out the doors to a hotel fire. Before the engine pulls up to the burning building, city Fire Capt. Carlos Calvio keys the mike on a two-way radio and quickly checks...
The order of tribal sacrifices: Parashat Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89)
Up-cycle cereal boxes to make picture frames
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Israeli air force chief unfazed Egypt may get Russia’s S-300
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February 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm
December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm
William Bratton, newly appointed Los Angeles police chief, is off to Israel.
He will depart Dec. 7 on a six-day trip that had been scheduled before Mayor James Hahn tapped the former New York City police commissioner to take the top law enforcement job here.
Originally, Bratton was...
October 10, 2002 | 8:00 pm
For a nice Jewish boy who grew up on Beverly Hills' Whittier Drive, Aaron Cohen has an unusual skill: He can kill people.
He'd prefer not to, but if he must, he will. And it's not a joking matter. It's part of the training that he picked up in three years in the counterterrorism...