Punk Pixies in the Canyon FRANCESCA LIA BLOCK, Block's third Weetzie Bat novel, "Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys," is due out this month from HarperCollins. Her first novel for adults, "Ecstasia," is forthcoming from New American Library.
Pay the Bill Even If It Was Lost in the Mail JAN HICKENBOTTOM, Hickenbottom is a past president of the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), a national nonprofit research and educational organization
PLATFORM : Americans First STEVEN BROOKS, Would Californians be willing to pay more for consumer goods if it meant that jobs now held by undocumented workers would be given to legal residents at a livable wage? STEVEN BROOKS, an auto mechanic from Long Beach, told The Times:
PLATFORM : Adults Are Blaming the Victims ANDREW SUTHERLAND, ANDREW SUTHERLAND, 18, who just graduated from Corona del Mar High School, commented on a recent report from the nonprofit group Children Now that says the condition of youth in California continues to worsen. He told The Times: