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  • Exclusive: Silver Lake explores sale of IPC Systems

    Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners LP is looking to sell IPC Systems Inc, a provider of communication systems for Wall Street traders, to exit one of its longest-held investments, according to people familiar with the matter. Silver Lake, which...
  • Lake Forest looks to retrofit its water plant

    Lake Forest looks to retrofit its water plant
    Lake Forest's Public Works Committee directed engineering consultant Strand & Associates to evaluate four company proposals for a costly retrofitting of the city water plant with 10-inch membrane filters, now the industry standard. The city will chose...
  • Letter: City's tree-trimming was a hatchet job

    Since 1977 Burbank has been recognized as a “Tree City U.S.A” by the National Arbor Day Foundation. I believe the city no longer deserves that title after the kind of tree trimming work done around Burbank in recent years. Anyone driving...
  • Weeds, herbicides, food and humans

    To the editor: Your editorial comparing antibiotic resistance in animals to herbicide resistance in weeds misrepresents a very old problem. ("Escalating the weed wars," Editorial, Sept. 29) Most of the advances on the horizon that you think should be...
  • Gross leads West Boca over Forest Hill 43-0

    Gross leads West Boca over Forest Hill 43-0
    WEST BOCA 43, FOREST HILL 0: Matt Gross threw for 136 yards and two touchdown passes and ran for two more touchdownss to lead the Bulls on Friday. Keano Grice added130 rushing yards on 16 carries in the District 13-7A matchup at West Boca. Matt...
  • Whole Foods tries aggressive price cuts at Austin stores

    AUSTIN, Texas Looking to hold off its competitors, Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market says it is kicking off its most aggressive price-cutting effort yet, starting with a pilot program at its Austin stores that will have customers seeing more "sale"...
  • Higher-wage industries boost hiring in L.A., but income growth lags

    Higher-wage industries boost hiring in L.A., but income growth lags
    California is “in growth mode from top to bottom,” but the expansion is happening unevenly around the state, a report by Los Angeles research firm Beacon Economics found. Employment in the Los Angeles area is expected to hit its prerecession...
  • COBWRA proposes changes to Ag Reserve plan

    Last month, The Coalition of Boynton West Residential Associations and other neighborhood alliances met to discuss the future of the 21,981 acres located between Florida's Turnpike, Clint Moore Road, the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife...
  • Allentown Fair mourns death of long-time champion

    Allentown Fair mourns death of long-time champion
    William J. Albert, a long-time champion of the Allentown Fair and its agricultural roots, has died. Albert, who served as president of the Lehigh County Agricultural Society, the nonprofit owner and operator of the Allentown Fairgrounds and the fair,...
  • Allow peat harvest to restore wetlands: My Word

    We live in an area that has a lot of wetlands that have been impacted in negative ways. Some wetlands have dried up over time, due mostly to development resulting in lowering the surface-water table. This shortage of water has caused a major decline in...
  • Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains

    Islamic State's secret weapon in Iraq? Wheat, other grains
    For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, Paulis and his family fled the militant group Islamic State early last month. The group overran the family farm as part of its offensive that...