| Oct 5, 2013
Numerous readers have written The Times to criticize President Obama and congressional Democrats for championing an unpopular healthcare reform law while, the writers say, exempting themselves from it. For example, Daniel A. Cowell of Monrovia wrote:...
| Oct 6, 2013
Re "Yosemite closure a blow to U.S. image," Oct. 3
Although I appreciate the words by my congressman, Tom McClintock (R-Elk Grove), on the House floor last week about the importance of Yosemite National Park to our local economy, words are not enough....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Nathan Fielder has come out as the prankster behind Dumb Starbucks, the parody coffee shop in Los Feliz that saw enthusiastic crowds for its off-label coffee and Vons pastries.
[Updated, 6:14 p.m. PST Feb. 10: The Los Angeles County Health Department...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:42 PM
Plainfield residents packed a Plainfield Park District meeting Tuesday night to voice their objections to the hiring of a village trustee as the district’s executive director.
By a 3-2 vote, park commissioners approved the controversial move to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Employers with 50 or fewer employees aren't required by the Affordable Care Act to offer health insurance coverage, but they should examine available options with the state's health insurance marketplace.
Many small businesses are weighing whether to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Secretary of State Ken Detzner is in Broward on Wednesday morning for the final stop on what he’s dubbed his “Project Integrity” tour.
It’s the effort by the state’s top elections official to sell version 2.0 of the...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief's speech at the Sunrise Civic Center on Sunday wowed the audience, according to our report in the Sun Sentinel.
Sharief is the county's first female African-American mayor, and she was speaking about Dr. Martin...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:08 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Here's Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State speech to lawmakers:
Good morning, Chief Justice Polston and distinguished members of the Supreme Court.
Welcome Attorney General Pam Bondi,
Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:35 PM
The Broward Bank of Commerce is the state's No. 1 success story in lending to small businesses —with the help of federal money, according to a new U.S. Treasury report.
The bank, with two branches in Fort Lauderdale, has almost quadrupled its...
| May 7, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The Broward Bank of Commerce is holding a series of free breakfast and lunch lectures next week about running and operating a small business to celebrate National Small Business Week, May 12-16.
“Our bank understands how hard it is to run a small...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:53 AM
The wireless wars continue.
That's wonderful, because as long as carriers keep fighting for your business, you'll keep saving big bucks.
Last month, T-Mobile and AT&T offered savings on family plans. Sprint and Verizon the largest carrier, have...