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Symposium: Rebooting California

Full disclosure: we like anything that’s called “symposium.”

REBOOTING CALIFORNIA: a symposium

Be better equipped to cover California Politics – enjoy a full day of informative panels at Loyola Law School on Friday, September 24th. Experts explore how to fix what’s wrong with the Golden State.

Again California finds itself in paralysis: No budget. A divided legislature. Initiative measures that cost taxpayers millions.
The Los Angeles Press Club is proud to co-sponsor a free, Loyola Law School all-day symposium that seeks answers: “Rebooting California: Initiatives, Conventions & Government Reform.”

Panelists are also expected to explore a possible constitutional convention.

Participants include Robert Hertzberg, Shiela Kuehl, Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, Raphael Sonenshein and former Gov. Gray Davis. Moderastors include KCRW’s Warren Olney, Sacramento Bee’s Dan Walters and NPR’s Karen Grigsby Bates

Loyola Law School, this Fri. Sept. 24, 9a-5:45pm. FREE.

Go here for more info.

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Sundown on Sunset

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LA Times Festival of Books

Sunday, April 29

Royce Hall
PANEL 2051 10:30 AM
Walter Mosley in Conversation with Karen Grigsby Bates

Young Hall CS 24
PANEL 2083 1:30 PM
Litblogs: Words Online
Moderator Tod Goldberg
Ron Hogan, Andrew Keen, Carolyn Kellogg

Haynes 93
PANEL 2044 3:00 PM
Memoir: Lessons Learned
Moderator Amy Alkon
Jessica Hendra, Arianna Huffington, Aimee Liu, Karen Stabiner

Jury of Your Peers

Phil Spector’s trial includes a juror who’s a producer for NBC but a guy with a blog gets tossed from the Will & Grace case.

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

There’s no truth to the rumor that Ireland Baldwin has been begging Madonna to adopt her.

Un-Connected

California Connected, KCET’s public affairs show, pulls the plug due to lack of funding, says EP Bret Marcus, whose relocation package was reputed to come out of the production budget. Is Marley sorry now? And another’s dream is shattered.