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  • Costa Mesa gets 'A' for transparency

    For the second consecutive year, Costa Mesa received an award from a national nonprofit that grades government transparency. The city received one of 250 Sunny Awards from the Sunshine Review, which analyzed 7,000 agencies nationwide, according to a city...
  • More From Thursday

    Plundering the notebook: A brace of club (if not camp) anthems:   Haim’s glorious “Forever.” Just go listen to it. I’ll wait.   Tegan and Sara in their new dancefloor-serving manifestation, administering Bodywork, then...
  • Take a pill

    Only yesterday I posted about the hissy that Buzzfeed pitched over literally in the figurative sense. Today at Slate Simon Akam is railing against bridezilla and chillax and a handful of other contemporary constructions that he finds inelegant.* Lord...
  • Balto. Co. school librarians skeptical of changes

    Balto. Co. school librarians skeptical of changes
    Baltimore County school librarians are worried about their next chapter. New schools Superintendent Dallas Dance wants to eliminate from school system policy a written requirement that each school have a librarian and has shifted library science...
  • 'Snitch' review: Real problem, outrageous solution

    'Snitch' review: Real problem, outrageous solution
    * (out of four) If I know ruthless drug dealers (which I don't, but still), I really don't think you can just approach their operation and say you want in. When trust is paramount, a new face, particularly one attached to a body the size of human anvil...
  • Nothing to see here: Is GEO Group editing its Wikipedia page?

    The GEO Group entered the sports world Tuesday when it purchased, for $6 million, the naming rights for FAU Stadium. In doing so, it walked directly into the line of vision of the public eye. And after 48 hours, the judgment from the public as been...
  • Big-screen blind spot: 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day'

    Big-screen blind spot: 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day'
    Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment. Confession: Until this week, I had...
  • IPads take over TOW classrooms

    IPads take over TOW classrooms
    What might have taken 10 minutes to do with a hard copy textbook only took two minutes during Sarah Wolsey's Monday class at Top of the World Elementary School. Wolsey began the morning talking about empires in her fifth-grade classroom while the 32...
  • Baltimore guitarist brings lessons into school classrooms

    Baltimore guitarist brings lessons into school classrooms
    Chris Dunn called the class to order with a simple instruction: "One, two, ready, strum." A torrent of E minor chords — or close enough — from nearly a dozen guitars filled the room at the Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School...
  • The future may hold space porn over free Wi-Fi

    The future may hold space porn over free Wi-Fi
    Happy Super Bowl Monday, Baltimore. Unsurprisingly, game-related topics are getting a lot of attention online today, along with several news stories that broke as the weekend was commencing. That latter category includes the possibility of large, free Wi-...
  • Social media a bad idea for angry NFL players (and their wives)

    Social media a bad idea for angry NFL players (and their wives)
    When will they ever learn? Probably never. We all know social media can be a figurative stick of dynamite in the hands of angry, frustrated NFL players. Now it's pretty obvious their wives should stay away from it, too. For evidence, look no further...