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  • Rose Princess ready to help reign

    Rose Princess ready to help reign
    Madison Teodo had a lot on her plate before she became a member of the Tournament of Roses Royal Court last month.
  • In Theory: What do you hope for?

    A cover story in last week's Pasadena Weekly chronicles the work of Sam Lundquist, who, inspired by an Urban Plunge Community Service event at Eagle Rock's Christian Assembly Church, decided to begin a project gathering stories from each block of Los...

    In Theory

    It's the 21st century. Gone are the days of teachers wielding rulers and wooden paddles in order to discipline misbehaving students. Or are they? A man in Dallas is pushing the local school district to bring back corporal punishment. A former tutor in the...

    Debating immigration law

    Arizona's new immigration law, signed last week by Gov. Jan Brewer, has sparked furor and protest all over the country. The law makes it a state crime to lack immigration papers and requires police to determine whether people they stop are in the...

    Around Town: Does one right trump another?

    Around Town: Does one right trump another?
    On Oct. 6, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument in the case of Snyder v. Phelps. This involves the issue of the Westboro Baptist Church's picketing military funerals. The church used signs that expressed their pleasure (and, supposedly, God's) with...