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OPINION: Universal healthcare sounds great, but what are the true costs?

Is California really going to have single-payer healthcare system? Democratic candidates for the governor of California have been issuing bad checks all around. Voters...
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Around the Hub: Our warmest Lunar New Year’s wishes

It’s probably my favorite animal in the Chinese zodiac. I think we can agree a dog is easier to relate to than say a...
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Opinion: Health care costs are rising no matter who is in the White House

The Republican tax-reform bill repeals Obamacare's individual insurance mandate. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that repealing the mandate will cause 4 million more people...
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Opinion: Like it or not, Huizar is transforming Downtown Los Angeles

If you are a member of any one of the DTLA Facebook groups then you know there is a certain amount of danger that...
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Garcetti looks fine in firefighter’s cap after the gym, but he needs to do...

Officials now say The Skirball Fire that took out homes in Bel Air might have been caused by an errant campfire at a homeless encampment on...
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While California burns, some wonder: How did this happen?

Several weeks ago, wildfires erupted in Napa Valley Wine Country in Northern California. 44 people died. Nearly 9,000 structures and numerous vineyards were destroyed. Not long after...

Around the Hub: Marty and Elayne and a collection of thoughts

For my money, the stretch of Vermont Avenue that runs through Los Feliz between Hollywood and Griffith Park is one of the most interesting neighborhoods in...
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Alibaba Film Studios charity partnership a win for Pasadena

By locating their American headquarters in Pasadena rather than Santa Monica, Hollywood or Beverly Hills, Alibaba Pictures have gone against the grain in a...
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Weinstein affair likely the tip of a huge iceberg

The whole Harvey Weinstein thing – if true -- can only be described as disgusting and sick.   Sure, Weinstein had a good run. With his brother...

Around the Hub: Can we ever understand psychopaths?

Frank Girardot Hub Editor-in-Chief Recently I’ve exchanged letters with John Orr, a man described as the most prolific arsonist of the 20th Century. He is a guest...