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  • In Theory: What do you think of Pope Francis?

    Pope Francis has received praise from all quarters for pausing to hold a severely disfigured man. While receiving an audience in St. Peter's Square, Francis spent several minutes comforting and praying with the unnamed person, who sufferers from neurofibromatosis, a condition that causes tumors to grow all over the body and can result in serious conditions like cancer.
  • Music allows sightless artist to fit in

    Music allows sightless artist to fit in
    “I dream what I experience.... I dream the smell of flowers, or the taste of chocolate cake....” From “Do You Dream in Color?” a poem by mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin, who was born blind. “Britten, Haydn, Mozart & Bruce...

    In Theory: How would you update the 'I have a dream' speech?

    Aug. 28 marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s famous “I have a dream” speech, which some say was so peppered with scriptural allusions that it was more sermon than speech. Clarence Jones, a civil rights activist who...

    Ron Kaye: Why local newspapers matter

    Great newspaper stories — like the shocking L.A. County tax scandal involving Assessor John Noguez — usually don't come from attending government meetings or going to press conferences. The tip that ignites a reporter's passion almost...