Christine M. Flowers: When will there be a Supreme Court justice who looks and thinks like me?

Christine M. Flowers: When will there be a Supreme Court justice who looks and thinks like me?

The Black Justice. The First Female. The Wise Latina. The Rumored Lesbian. The Catholic. The Other Catholic.Liberals have had a tendency to label pos...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Tired of having to explain ourselves

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Tired of having to explain ourselves

For barbecuing. For selling bottled water. For napping in a dorm. For mowing a lawn. For smoking. Perhaps you recognize the list. If not, be advised t...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Lori Borgman: How window air conditioners brought the Ice Age

Lori Borgman: How window air conditioners brought the Ice Age

I’m of the last generation that grew up without air conditioning as a standard feature in most homes. We got air conditioning eventually, but on...

July 12th, 2018 |  



Chris Erskine: A fond farewell to this old building

Chris Erskine: A fond farewell to this old building

To me, the Los Angeles Times building has always looked like a gigantic tombstone. Indeed, people have died here — literally, at their desks, or...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Jay Ambrose: Trump’s excellent Supreme Court pick

Jay Ambrose: Trump’s excellent Supreme Court pick

Go on, wrinkle your brow, grit your teeth, try to dream up a better nominee for Supreme Court justice than Brett Kavanaugh, and you’ll struggle ...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Dick Polman: Trump buys survival insurance from Brett Kavanaugh

Dick Polman: Trump buys survival insurance from Brett Kavanaugh

Feel free to tell yourself that Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court because the guy went to Yale (Trump reportedly loves Ivy Leag...

July 10th, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: The importance of wing persons

John Grindrod: The importance of wing persons

While I’ve generally been pretty doggone healthy compared to so many, this past spring some challenges arose with my blood pressure and prostate...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Daniel Neman: Food is ammunition? Recipes from World War I

Daniel Neman: Food is ammunition? Recipes from World War I

“Food is ammunition,” says the poster from World War I. “Don’t waste it.” One hundred years ago this year, the war ended...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Now I know how the Gipper felt

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Now I know how the Gipper felt

“I didn’t leave the Democratic Party. The party left me.” — Ronald ReaganNow I know how the Gipper felt.Once upon a time, you ...

July 8th, 2018 |  


Michael Reagan: Democrats in a meltdown

Michael Reagan: Democrats in a meltdown

What a great July 4.The skies over America the Beautiful were filled with fireworks, and the Twittersphere was filled with three Democratic senators b...

July 7th, 2018 |