- Making News: La Opinion and Tribune Company Parting Ways
La Opinion has announced that it is severing ties with the LA Times. America-s largest Spanish-language newspaper will now be fully controlled by the Lozano family, which has been running it under a 50-50 partnership deal with the Tribune Company. Eduardo Porter, who covers Hispanic affairs for the Wall Street Journal, has more on the split.
- Reporter's Notebook: Works of Anti-War Painter Hans Burkhardt on Display
Picasso and Goya may be the best known anti-war painters in the western world, but Los Angeles has a major war-protester of its own. Hans Burkhardt, who died in 1994, aroused controversy by using human skulls in anti-war paintings about World War II and Vietnam. Jack Rutberg, owner of the La Brea Avenue art gallery that bears his name, has more on the Burkhardt exhibit.