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February 14, 2016

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Photo: End of the line: The curtain closes on Jubilee
The ‘Jubilee’ conundrum: The showgirl production was beautiful, but got trapped in time
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The Kats Report:
The curtain closes on the iconic show on February 11.
Photo: Suzanne Swanson, Diane Palm and Joel Mann of Jubil
Forever a showgirl, Diane Palm bids adieu to ‘Jubilee’
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
You feel this moment coming as Diane Palm talks of her days in “Jubilee.” This feeling hangs heavily over the conversation, that sense that stuff is about to get real. It happens when Palm is asked what advice she would give herself ...
Scorched-earth policy might burn Republican candidates
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
other voices:
Heading into New Hampshire, the race for the nomination of the once-genteel Republican Party seems to have entered a kind of Mad Max phase.
Christie muscles much-needed reality into Rubio fairy tale
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
other voices:
There was a time when Republican governors were not all that different from Democratic governors.
Rubio is opportunism’s yes-man
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
other voices:
Here we are, in the Marco Rubio Moment. The Republican establishment is thrilled: A moderate-sounding Gen X senator from a swing state! And one so good at spin he managed to give a victory speech in Iowa after he came in third. No wonder all the other candidates are jealous.
Photo: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton passes ag
Monday By the Numbers: Sports books’ semi-Super profit, Chinese New Year and supercharged cars
Monday, February 8, 2016
This week, Monday By the Numbers takes a spin with Super Bowl 50, Chinese New Year and our friends at Dream Racing, the supercar attraction, which in January celebrated its fourth ...
Knock a respite for the elderly and alone
Monday, February 8, 2016
Other Voices:
For some Americans today, tomorrow and the day after, on and on, a knock on the door is the high point of a lonely life. They are the old, infirm and shut-in; and they are a growing part of our aging society. Even though many of them have children and grandchildren, if you live alone and you are old, you know what it is to be all by yourself and lonely.
Kind nurse proves gems exist even in the busy state mental health world
Monday, February 8, 2016
Guest Column:
Years ago I wrote a story for the Los Angeles Times about a nurse I had met at Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services. It’s a free government clinic and I felt like a total loser. I had bipolar disorder. I was afraid, desperate, embarrassed and broke.
Sanders, Clinton both want reform
Monday, February 8, 2016
Other Voices:
If Republicans are engaged in a three-sided civil war, Democrats are having a spirited but rather civilized argument over a very large question: Who has the best theory about how progressive change happens?
Iowa was shot of reality for Trump’s reality-TV campaign
Monday, February 8, 2016
Other Voices:
Ever since Donald Trump entered the Republican presidential race, I have been waiting to see him lose. I wanted to see how he would handle it. Humility, after all, is not an emotion with which the Donald appears to be intimately familiar.
An Oscar Goodman-Pete Rose gambling summit? Bet on it
An Oscar Goodman-Pete Rose gambling summit? Bet on it
Sunday, February 7, 2016
During the past two days, we’ve hit Brody Dolyniuk’s orchestral production at the Smith Center, visited Mr. Lucky’s 24/7 at Hard Rock Hotel, met up with the L.V. Phil, Storm Large and Pink Martini before that performance ...
Olympians are coming to town; an Olympian task awaits voters
Sunday, February 7, 2016
where i stand:
The weekend of Feb. 19-22 it is Reunion 2016 for Olympians and Paralympians in Las Vegas. Many of the athletes we watched in their primes as they won medal after medal will be here to celebrate that special status that …
Not a hard-hitting prediction: Pro football will shore up safety
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Other Voices:
How many deceased players had, and how many former players have, or how many current players will have, CTE is unknown because it can only be confirmed by autopsy. Its symptoms, however, are similar to those of dementia.
Inflexibility isn’t the path to desired change
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Other Voices:
There are still quite a few pundits determined to pretend that America’s two great parties are symmetric — equally unwilling to face reality, equally pushed into extreme positions by special interests and rabid partisans. It’s nonsense, of course.
Bully Trump’s skin is both orange and thin
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Other Voices:
The White House has a strange, mind-warping effect on its occupants.

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