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  • Bipartisanship in Washington long overdue

    When are Fox News and the Republican Party going to realize that President Obama won the election? He did not win by 1,000, 100,000 or 500,000 votes. He won by millions of votes. That is why the Republicans should try to work with the president instead...
  • Judge denies lawsuit against wording of Newport's Measure Y

    Ballot language regarding proposed land development changes in Newport Beach will remain, according to an Orange County Superior Court judge, who on Monday directed petitioners in a lawsuit to get out into the community with their opinions. Judge...
  • Hampton easing substandard lot rules

    As the housing market begins the slow bounce back from the Great Recession, Hampton city planners are guiding a series of ordinances through City Hall that would ease rules property owners must follow to build homes on otherwise substandard lots. Lots...
  • Kansas lawyer is 'go to guy' in battle against Obama on immigration

    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As President Barack Obama prepares to announce major immigration policy changes, conservative attorney Kris Kobach is fighting a case in federal court he says has the potential to "torpedo" the president's plans. Kobach,...
  • California quake warning system delayed by lack of funding

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being...
  • Expect Napa quake to rattle D.C. efforts on seismic alerts

    WASHINGTON The Napa County earthquake will have political aftershocks on Capitol Hill. The big question is how long they'll last. Prompted by California's weekend temblor, lawmakers are renewing their push for earthquake warning programs. The most recent...
  • Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women

    Law would fine johns to aid prostituted women
    When Renea Walker realized she had to make a change, she was in a hotel room looking into a mirror. "I had a real bad beating. Both my eyes were black, my lip was busted and my tooth was missing. That will do something to you when you look in the mirror...
  • Costa Mesa preservationists to consider a more active role

    Costa Mesa preservationists to consider a more active role
    Costa Mesa's Historical Preservation Committee may be moving in a direction more in keeping with its name. Member Mary Ellen Goddard said at its Aug. 14 meeting that the committee, which works with the City Council and Costa Mesa Historical Society to...
  • Indiana, Wisconsin grilled over gay marriage bans

    Indiana, Wisconsin grilled over gay marriage bans
    The debate over same-sex marriage jumped off to a quick and heated start at the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago on Tuesday, as officials from Indiana and Wisconsin found themselves on the defensive as they sought to preserve their states'...
  • Crystal Lake bleachers flap still unresolved

     Crystal Lake bleachers flap still unresolved
    When homeowners learned last summer that Crystal Lake South High School was installing a large new set of bleachers near their properties, two families filed a lawsuit but resigned themselves to the fact that the matter likely wouldn't be resolved...
  • Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe

    Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe
    Federal auditors looking into Maryland's flawed health insurance exchange are subpoenaing documents as part of their probe and have sought information from the lead contractor hired by the state to build the site. North Dakota-based Noridian Healthcare...