January 17, 2013 | 12:34 pm
RECENT POSTS ON The Wide Angle
In Search of Backbone
We seem all too willing to accommodate “anonymous,” incoherent, emailed threats that abrogate our rights.
UCLA Environmentalists Apologize
The comments were "blunt, insensitive, and meant to provoke, like, well, a jackass."
John Muir may be lucky he’s dead and not seeing what is being done to his legacy and in his name.
A Courageous Statement from US Muslim Leaders
The op/ed is as straight forward and unambiguous a statement of principles as one could ask for.
‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ and civility
The willingness to tolerate differences of opinion in a civil and non-hyperbolic way seems to be a...
The Wide Angle ARCHIVES
November 9, 2012 | 2:47 pm
November 8, 2012 | 1:31 pm
Two distinguished local journalists will be honored next Thursday, November 15th at the Riordan Central Library in Downtown.
Community Advocates (in conjunction with KNBC 4 Southern California, KCET, the Los Angeles Press Club and theLos Angeles Public Library) will honor KCET’s... read on
November 2, 2012 | 3:31 pm
October 30, 2012 | 4:02 pm
The last few days have seen Americans preoccupied, understandably so, with Hurricane Sandy and next week’s election. The attention that might normally have been paid to two items in the Los Angeles Times just isn’t there, but it ought to be.
Last week, the Times disclosed that... read on
August 28, 2012 | 4:15 pm
The news is bittersweet. On the one hand a public servant who has dedicated nearly forty years of his life to the Los Angeles community will be unburdened from the demands of a public that wants him virtually every day and night of the week (whether it’s this group’s board meeting... read on
July 20, 2012 | 4:46 pm
Yesterday seemed like the first really hot day in a long time, the temperature was in the high 80s to 90s and the evening remained warm with virtually no breeze. Despite the heat, it was remarkably clear.
From my thirty third floor perch in a Downtown office building I couldn’t... read on
July 6, 2012 | 11:35 am
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