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  • Si: My Oldest Friend and Comrade

    May 18, 2009 | 1:15 pm

    The world has lost a towering fighter for human rights.  Los Angeles and its Jewish community have lost one of its most important leaders of the last half century.  And, I have lost my closest and oldest friend and comrade.  For the last 40 years, my life was completely intertwined...

  • Why I Voted For Arnold

    By Si Frumkin

    October 9, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    First a disclaimer: I have never met Arnold Schwarzenegger, have never spoken to him, was never contacted by his political people, no one ever asked me to support him, or offered me money to do so. I supported him because I respect him and because I am convinced that he will be good...

  • Go My People, Go Now!

    By Si Frumkin

    December 5, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The handling of the October hostage crisis in a Moscow theater is only one of the examples of a Russian attitude that is incomprehensible to the average Westerner.

    Unquestionably, the rescue of the 750 or so hostages did prevent a probable blood bath. But Russian security forces...

  • The New Melones Murders

    By Si Frumkin

    March 28, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The New Melones Lake, a reservoir near the city of Modesto, is in a quiet, rural area in central California. The reservoir resembles a river more than a lake as it winds its way among the hills of Calaveras and Tuolumne counties.

    The reservoir is a popular fishing area, but in the...