In Theory: Does belief in a higher power inspire more risk-taking?

Reminders of God, or the concept of a supreme being, may make people more likely to take risks, according to a study at Stanford University published in the journal Psychological Science.

Cartoonist Bert Ring

Leader Cartoon: Teachers' union criticizes new Burbank superintendent

Leader Cartoon: Teachers' union criticizes new Burbank superintendent

Cartoonist Bert Ring gives us his take on the controversy surrounding the recent hiring of Matt Hill as the new superintendent of the Burbank Unified School District. Hill, the chief strategy officer at the Los Angeles Unified School District, has been heavily scrutinizied by the Burbank Teachers' Assn. for his lack of teaching experience, as well as his role in a $130-million implementation of a student management system that failed at LAUSD.

Leader Cartoon: Sounding off at Bob Hope Airport

Bert Ring gives us his take on proposed revisions to Bob Hope Airport's noise compatability program, which nearby residents got a chance to comment on at a recent public workshop.





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