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  • Newtown Tragedy Hangs Over 'State Of The State' Speech; Budget Issues Take Back Seat As Legislature Reconvenes

    Newtown Tragedy Hangs Over 'State Of The State' Speech; Budget Issues Take Back Seat As Legislature Reconvenes
    The Dec. 14 Newtown school shootings dominated opening day at the state Capitol Wednesday, as lawmakers arrived to face a projected budget deficit of $1 billion in the next fiscal year and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy exhorted them to take action to prevent...
  • CMPD starts dedicated school patrol

    While it works toward hiring two school resource officers, the Costa Mesa Police Department this week started a special patrol focused solely on interacting with Costa Mesa campuses. The city had been without a dedicated school presence after its long-...
  • Students may be taught to run, hide or fight

    Newport-Mesa school officials have settled on a shortlist of tightened security options up for consideration, including running age-appropriate drills that teach students to run from, hide from or fight off intruders. District staffers told the school...
  • Why I Don't Keep A Gun In My House

    After the Newtown massacre, a friend asked me if I kept a gun in my house. No, I do not, for several reasons. The first is personal experience. The last time I had a gun in my place of residence was in Vietnam. In early 1970, my Army unit moved to the...
  • Malloy Assesses Road Ahead After Newtown, State Struggles

    Malloy Assesses Road Ahead After Newtown, State Struggles
    State officials know they must respond to the Newtown massacre and do whatever can be done to prevent another seriously disturbed gunman from slaughtering innocent people. It has to be a top priority. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made that clear in his State...
  • Supervalu sells grocery chains, including Albertsons, to Cerberus

    Supervalu sells grocery chains, including Albertsons, to Cerberus
    Supervalu Inc. is selling five of its top supermarket chains — Albertsons, Acme, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s and Star Market — to an investor group owned by Cerberus Capital Management for $100 million in cash. Cerberus’ AB Acquisition...
  • State Scrapped School Safety Funding Program

    State Scrapped School Safety Funding Program
    As the legislature convenes just weeks after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, its focus is sure to include the issue of school security and questions over how to pay for needed upgrades. But fewer than three years ago the state pulled the plug...
  • School officials try to reassure parents after shooting

    Reacting to a Thursday school shooting in Kern County, Newport-Mesa Unified School District officials sent out a phone message meant to reassure parents — much as they did after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last month. "As a district,...
  • Newtown Residents To Launch Lobbying Campaign

    Newtown Residents To Launch Lobbying Campaign
    One month after the devastating shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a group of local residents who formed "Newtown United" plan to unveil a national grass-roots initiative aimed at reducing gun violence with the goal of "preventing similar tragedies...
  • At Forum On Gun Violence, Hartford Residents Say They Know The Problem Well

    Henrietta Beckman lost her son, Randy, to gun violence in 2002. Samuel Saylor Sr.'s son, Shane Oliver, was fatally shot in October. Randy and Shane weren't in elementary school, were not white and did not live in the suburban town of Newtown. They...
  • Noah Pozner's Uncle Says Family Speaking With White House On Guns

    The uncle of one of the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting blamed "unintended miscommunication" for the failure of the White House to seek his family's input in the development of proposals to reduce gun violence. Alexis Haller said Friday that he has...