What happened on August 18, 2006
The truth in `Dark Alliance' Nick Schou, NICK SCHOU is an editor for OC Weekly. His book, "Kill the Messenger: How the CIA's Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb," will be published in October.
A wider torture loophole? Priti Patel, PRITI PATEL is an attorney at Human Rights First.
Saving Long Beach's winged workhorse John W. Handy, Retired Air Force Gen. JOHN W. HANDY, former commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, is now executive vice president of a North Carolina-based transportation and shipping corporation.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
Well-healed Gary Klein, Times Staff Writer
Zip The Code Bill Plaschke, Bill Plaschke can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. To read previous Plaschke columns, go to latimes.com/plaschke.