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  • Two Umatilla residents vying for open council seat

    Two Umatilla residents vying for open council seat
    UMATILLA — Two longtime local residents — one a former City Council member and the other a former mayoral candidate — are vying for an open council seat in the Nov. 4 election. Former Councilman H. Scott Purvis and Brian Butler, a 2012...
  • L.A. City Council should take time to get minimum wage hike right

    L.A. City Council should take time to get minimum wage hike right
    Several Los Angeles City Council members have requested further study of how Mayor Eric Garcetti's $13.25-an-hour minimum wage proposal — and the $15.25 alternative that is also being considered — would affect the local economy, particularly...
  • Newport News plans to rename Middle Ground Boulevard

    The city plans to rename Middle Ground Boulevard to City Center Boulevard in an effort to help expand the "City Center" brand. The existing Middle Ground Boulevard, from Jefferson Avenue to Rock Landing Drive, as well as the extension of the road from...
  • California cracks down on wage theft by employers

    State regulators are wielding a new tool to combat the intractable problem of employer wage theft, which costs workers an estimated $390 million a year. The California controller, working with the state labor commissioner, is demanding restitution...
  • Orlando launches anti-bullying campaign

    It's not a usual function of city government, but Orlando launched a campaign Thursday that aims to teach both kids and adults how to stop bullying. The "Stand Up Orlando" campaign attempts to combat bullying on several fronts, starting with an anti-...
  • Malloy, Visconti Square Off In Debate

    Malloy, Visconti Square Off In Debate
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a televised debate Thursday night, but one of the issues focused on the person who was not there - Republican Tom Foley. Foley declined to participate in the debate at...
  • 3 questions: Where Laguna council and school board candidates stand on the issues

    Laguna Beach City Council Two incumbents and five challengers are running for three spots on the five-member council. The Coastline Pilot asked each candidate the same three questions: 1) What is one realistic, financially prudent step the city can...
  • Commission approves move for Shirley's Bagels, finds plaza parking will be OK

    Commission approves move for Shirley's Bagels, finds plaza parking will be OK
    After months of anxiously awaiting a decision from the Laguna Beach Planning Commission, Shirley's Bagels was told Wednesday that it could move to a larger spot in the same plaza. The problem hinged on the city's parking rules, which require a certain...
  • How Hasbro Wants to Take the Financial Reins of its Movies Starting with 'My Little Pony'

    After spending the past seven years launching film franchises based on its toys and games like Transformers and G.I. Joe, and setting up other movies like "Monopoly," "Candy Land" and "Risk," Hasbro Studios is poised to take the next logical step:...
  • 78th House District Race: Betts vs.Santorso

    78th House District Race: Betts vs.Santorso
    BRISTOL — In the 78th House District, Republican incumbent Whit Betts is running on a platform of cutting taxes and regulations on businesses while reducing state spending. Democratic challenger Dan Santorso contends that too much power is in...
  • Learn about local businesses at the Discover South Windsor Business Expo

    The Annual Discover South Windsor Business Expo returns on Nov. 6 from 1- 7 p.m., and the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public. The event will take place at the former Highland Park Market at the Promenade Shops at Evergreen Walk...