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Jury speaks loudly in Simers v. The Los Angeles Times

Ellen Alperstein: After six years and two trials, the jury delivers a jaw-dropping verdict in former sports columnist T.J. Simers' lawsuit against the Los Angeles Times.
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Coliseum ribbon cutting
Civic officials and USC unveiled the newly remodeled Memorial Coliseum.

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Jury speaks loudly in Simers v. The Los Angeles Times

Ellen Alperstein: After six years and two trials, the jury delivers a jaw-dropping verdict in former sports columnist T.J. Simers' lawsuit against the Los Angeles Times.
Bill Boyarsky
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A top LA Times editor says task is "daunting"

One of the most interesting moments in Sewell Chan's talk to Los Angeles Times alums was prompted by a question from Bob Rawitch, a retired Times editor who had been responsible for suburban news coverage.
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Book excerpt: The press and the Charles Manson murders

Journalist Ivor Davis' new book, "Manson Exposed: A Reporter's 50-Year Journey into Madness and Murder," details his observations of the era that began with the August 1969 slaughter at the home of actress Sharon Tate.
Gary Leonard
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Dodger Stadium unveiling

Vin Scully and Mayor Eric Garcetti helped the Dodgers unveil the logo for next year's All-Star game to be held in Los Angeles.
Bill Boyarsky
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Feuer and his outside lawyers

Amid the fuss about the private outside lawyers hired by City Atty. Mike Feuer to litigate a big case, I wonder why there wasn't anyone among his office's more than 500 lawyers who could do the work at city pay.
Don Shirley
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Four great American adventures, on stage

I've recently seen four productions around LA that succeed as great American adventure stories.
Donna Perlmutter
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Triple header: Royal Ballet with LA Phil and Thomas Adès

Donna Perlmutter: It was balletic and beyond. Bodies speaking with eloquence. All of it gorgeous.