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Without suing, owner is locked in a losing battle with HOA board

Question: Eleven years ago, I bought the perfect town home. I read all governing documents, attended board meetings, talked to owners, then closed escrow. After I moved in, the board fined me for something preposterous. I paid it to get them off my back.

Polish official 'more than 99%' sure Nazi gold train exists

For decades the whispers persisted among the factory workers and lumberjacks of southwest Poland that a Nazi train laden with plundered gold, jewels and artworks had been hidden beneath the Owl Mountains since the waning days of World War II.

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

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Merl Reagle -- the puzzle master readers felt they knew

For these readers, the obituary Sunday of puzzle master Merl Reagle, who died after a sudden illness last Saturday, hit them personally. The article described Reagle as among the "best known and most beloved crafters of puzzles in the business," and the nearly two dozen letters written in response...

Why we shouldn't see the Virginia shooting online -- or on The Times' front page

To the editor: Television critic Mary McNamara is way off in justifying those who watched the video of WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward being killed. We don't need to watch these amazing people being gunned down to remind ourselves that our own reality is "not the totality...

How to neutralize Donald Trump: Secure the border

To the editor: I am pleased to read that The Times editorial board agrees that we must secure our border. Most Americans would heartily endorse an immigration plan that first secures the border and then lays out a plan for people to work toward earning citizenship. ("The shameful campaign against...

The 'listening' done by researchers to those affected by autism

To the editor: Although it can be argued, as Steve Silberman does, that there is not enough funding "committed to serving the needs of autistic people and their families," that doesn't mean such research doesn't happen. ("Autism Speaks needs to do a lot more listening," Op-Ed, Aug. 24)

BlacklistLA is a running group that runs for the love of L.A. street art -- and L.A.

Around 11 one Monday night, as a couple hundred of us ran down the Venice boardwalk, a guy who was hanging out yelled, "Why are you all running?" Why indeed. Runners - aren't they the early risers who log five miles before they go to work in the morning? Follow #blacklistLA on Instagram, and you'll...

Personal finance Q&A: How a cash-out refi can affect college financial aid

Dear Liz: We have two children in college, both entering their junior years. We have two more in high school. The two currently in college need additional financial assistance, as they've tapped out their federal student loans.

Essential California: Taps shut off at San Quentin

Good morning. It is Saturday, Aug. 29. Here's what you don't want to miss this weekend: Subscribe to the newsletter TOP STORIES Outbreak: The water at San Quentin State Prison was shut off after one inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, which can cause severe and sometimes fatal pneumonia....

Houston-area sheriff's deputy fatally shot while pumping gas

A veteran Houston-area sheriff's deputy was ambushed and fatally shot while pumping gas on duty late Friday, officials said.

Mater Dei beats Bishop Amat in back-and-forth battle

It's my 39th season covering high school football. When I saw seven iPads lined up on a table behind the Santa Ana Mater Dei bench Friday night for coaches to watch instant replays against La Puente Bishop Amat, I shook my head and mumbled, "Wow."

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw adds Cubs to his growing fan club in 4-1 win

Clayton Kershaw is 27, and already it is difficult to find something he has not done in his career.

Angels remove Andrew Heaney and win slips away at Cleveland

Angels Manager Mike Scioscia gave his critics plenty of ammunition Friday night, pulling starter Andrew Heaney after six scoreless innings, only to have rookie reliever Trevor Gott give up three seventh-inning runs in a 3-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.

Ronda Rousey to fight Holly Holm in UFC 193 on Nov. 14 in Australia

Ronda Rousey's next Ultimate Fighting Championship title defense will come Nov. 14 at UFC 193 in Australia instead of Jan. 2 in Las Vegas.

Al Arbour dies at 82; coach turned New York Islanders into NHL dynasty

Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. He was 82.

Renewable energy requirement creates jobs, Berkeley study says

As lawmakers consider new measures to combat climate change, researchers at UC Berkeley released a study saying stronger renewable energy requirements would lead to new jobs.

For the record

Travel letters: In the Letters column of the Aug. 23 Travel section, the name of letter writer Bill Spitalnick of Newport Beach was misspelled Spitalnik.

Secretary of Defense unveils $75-million investment in Silicon Valley venture

 Defense Secretary Ashton Carter landed Friday at Moffett Federal Airfield for his second appearance in Silicon Valley in four months to reassure technology industry leaders that the Pentagon views their work as vital to the future of national defense.

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