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Michael Collins

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  • Giving residents a quake-up call

    Giving residents a quake-up call
    It is a matter of when, not if. That was the message Thursday at Providence High School in Burbank, where representatives of Chile's emergency services division joined local and state officials for a simulated earthquake response. The drill was in...
  • Showalter gives angry speech to Orioles

    Showalter gives angry speech to Orioles
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter has spoken to his team on several occasions this season, but none of the speeches was as harsh or intense as the one he delivered late Wednesday night. After the Orioles' 13-5 loss to the Texas Rangers, which completed a...
  • Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle

    Notebook: Ortiz apologizes for role in Friday's scuffle
    BOSTON — A day after four players were ejected in a benches-clearing incident that featured Kevin Gregg and David Ortiz throwing punches, the Orioles closer maintained that he had no regrets, while the Red Sox All-Star designated hitter apologized...
  • Orioles' Guerrero out of Thursday's lineup with hand injury

    Orioles' Guerrero out of Thursday's lineup with hand injury
    Designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero didn't hit cleanup for the Orioles on Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with his waning production in the first half. Guerrero came into the clubhouse Thursday afternoon still feeling discomfort in his right...
  • Minnick and Dixon given soft treatment by prosecutors

    The recent articles concerning Sheila Dixon ("Dixon at work behind the scenes," July 13) and Del. Joseph J. "Sonny" Minnick ("4 charged in tavern gambling raid," July 15 ) show how prosecutors deal with politicians accused of crimes. Ms. Dixon was...
  • Frederick County goes too far on privatization

    The Board of Commissioners for Frederick County has it all wrong in its effort to privatize services currently provided by public-sector employees ("Frederick County struggles over privatization proposal," July 16). I have spent many days on Frederick...
  • 'Sniper: Reloaded'

    'Sniper: Reloaded'
    Usually when a made-for-video sequel to a theatrical movie is developed, it doesn't involve most of the actors who were in the original picture. That makes this effort different, since Billy Zane - who starred in the initial story - returns as a now-...
  • Should Hale still run the tourism board?

    Your article "Inseparable, now separate" (April 24) suggests why Baltimore should have a new chairman of the Baltimore Convention Center and Tourism Board. Ed Hale couldn't run his own bank and had to sell his unit in Canton Square because of his...
  • One goal enough for Spartans win

    Goals were hard to come by for the La Cañada High boys' soccer team in its first league game of the season against Temple City. When the first and only goal of the game did come, it was scored off the back of a Rams defender. "Sometimes you have to...
  • Questioning the endorsements

    The Valley Sun on Feb. 3 reported that the La Cañada Flintridge Republican “committee” endorsed three City Council candidates (“Republicans endorse three for council” by Joe Piasecki). Al Restivo and his La Cañada Flintridge...
  • Baltimore's bottle tax is a bad idea

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake seems to think raising the container tax on soft drinks is creative ("Rawlings-Blake calls on council to adopt bottle tax hike," Nov. 14). Just keep taxing the average Joe out of Baltimore. Is that a really good plan? Here...