Neighbor Has Pet But New Tenant Can't KEVIN POSTEMA, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES: Postema is the editor of Apartment Age magazine, a publication of the Apartment Assn. of Greater Los Angeles, an apartment owners' service group
Coping and Still Hoping : A Return Visit With Six Victims of the Recession AMY HARMON, In March, The Times introduced readers to a group of Southern Californians whose careers had been derailed by the shock waves hurtling through the state's economy. In revisiting them last week, we found several still were looking for work, others were settling into new jobs--and one had just been laid off. This story was reported by Times staff writers Amy Harmon, David W. Myers, Donna K. H. Walters and James S. Granelli , and written by Harmon
CALIFORNIA PORTFOLIO : We Must Take Back Control of Our Image JOEL KOTKIN and DAVID FRIEDMAN, Joel Kotkin, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a senior fellow at the Center for the New West and an international fellow at the Pepperdine University School of Business and Management. David Friedman, an L.A. attorney, is a visiting fellow in the MIT Japan program.
When the System Makes It Impossible to Fail Kevin Phillips, Kevin Phillips, publisher of the American Political Report, is the author of "The Politics of Rich and Poor." His most recent book is "Boiling Point: Republicans, Democrats and the Decline of Middle-Class Prosperity" (Random House)