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Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times columnist and Emmy-winning broadcaster
Patt Morrison, Los Angeles Times columnist and Emmy-winning broadcaster

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Why do trolls troll? Media scholar Whitney  Phillips has spent years figuring that out -- here's what she told me in my "Patt Morrison Asks" column.

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Forty years in LA's public life -- and now the ebullient, indefatigable TomLaBonge, teen volunteer, council aide, mayoral aide and councilman himself, is termed out. What's he thinking, and how's he feeling?

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John Perry and a few like-minded San Juan Capistrano residents beat their city in court over tiered water rates; now Perry's on the city council that has to deal with the drought.

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Abraham Lincoln appeared to be dead as he slumped in his chair in the presidential box of Ford's Theatre 150 years ago; a very young doctor revived him, and kept him breathing for another nine hours, perhaps thanks to a then-neglected technique that has saved myriad of 20th-century lives.

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Now you don't have to wait for a +StoryCorps StoryBooth to come to town. The new app lets you record your own interviews and send them to the +LibraryOfCongress  

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In the handful of days between April 9 and Lincoln's assassination 150 years ago, this event--the surrender that presaged the end of the Civil War--was the most important news in the nation.

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A California medieval arms expert who rode as a knight in King Richard III's reburial procession explains to me why a monarch dead these 530 years still matters today.

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White males keep calling shots in Hollywood as multicultural films show a box-office demand for more diversity. Darnell Hunt's annual survey of vertical diversity in film and TV may hold some answers to why changes should be afoot.

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How to save Los Angeles' fabulous historic buildings -- a new city website and an old hand at doing that.

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It's her dream job -- going to Mars -- and Elena Shateni wants to be one of the first four "homo sapiens Martiansis" to make it to the Red Planet.
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