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  • White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels

    White House threatens to put brakes on alternative fuels
    As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House. Yielding to...
  • Milestones in Antonio Villaraigosa's tenure as L.A. mayor

    Milestones in Antonio Villaraigosa's tenure as L.A. mayor
    2005: Antonio Villaraigosa romps past incumbent James K. Hahn to make history, winning election as the first Latino mayor of Los Angeles since the city's pioneer days. 2006: Uses his first State of the City address to announce that he will ask the...
  • Election a step backward for women in Congress

    The Congressional midterm election results weren't just a catastrophe for Democrats. They were a setback for women as well. True, new women were elected on Tuesday, including new Republican senators and representatives. It's true as well that the...
  • Ad hoc farming guild plants seeds for locally sourced grains in L.A.

    Ad hoc farming guild plants seeds for locally sourced grains in L.A.
    Most of us realize the value of cooking and eating using local produce — who'd rather eat a salad with ingredients imported from another state or country when we can eat a bowl of greens, vegetables and citrus grown nearby or even in our backyard?...
  • Businesses welcome new rules on Cuba travel, trade

    Businesses welcome new rules on Cuba travel, trade
    U.S. travel and business with Cuba will get easier starting today. Two U.S. government agencies issued initial regulations Thursday for President Barack Obama's more open policy announced Dec. 17, softening the effects of the 54-year-old U.S. embargo...
  • Senior In-Home Care Agency: New High-Tech Products and Innovations Focus on Senior Needs

    Knock, knock…Gadgets, high-tech devices and innovative products have arrived with the New Year. The first part of 2015 has alerted consumers to recent news and critiques of high-tech gadgets and devices. Some of these products are surely to benefit...
  • State floats new medical-marijuana rules

    State floats new medical-marijuana rules
    TALLAHASSEE — A panel comprised of the director of the state Office of Compassionate Use, an accountant and a member of the Drug Policy Advisory Council would pick five nurseries to grow, process and dispense medical marijuana under a revamped...
  • New Federal Farming Grants Aimed At Cutting Long Island Sound Pollution

    New Federal Farming Grants Aimed At Cutting Long Island Sound Pollution
    HARTFORD – Cutting agricultural pollution and improving the use of water by farms in the Connecticut River Valley and the Thames River Valley are the targets for $10.8 million in new federal grants, according to federal and state officials. The...
  • Private School Listings

    TRI-COUNTY Paladin Academy Paladin Academy is a K-12 private school for talented students with mild learning challenges. The program is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. ...
  • Is that juice really healthy?

    Is that juice really healthy?
    Juice labels are intended to inform and protect the consumer, but that only works if you speak label-ese. If you're squeezing juice into your diet, keep an eye out for these key words before you buy. >>100 percent juice "Start by looking for '100...
  • U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?

    U.S.-Cuba Relations: a new beginning or much ado about nothing?
    Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan, in a 1996 televised speech, referred to the continued overvaluation of stocks as "irrational exuberance" — an apt expression today in the wake of President Barack Obama's Dec. 17th announcement of a...