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  • GCC board rethinking money-losing cafeteria

    GCC board rethinking money-losing cafeteria
    Two months after outsourcing the student bookstore, Glendale Community College officials are turning their attention to another money-losing operation on campus — the cafeteria. During a presentation to college trustees on Monday, Ron Nakasone,...
  • Local tech incubator launches accelerator program

    The Emerging Technology Center, Baltimore's main incubator for technology firms, is hopping onto the latest trend in cultivating startups by launching its own accelerator program. Modeled after similar programs across the country, the ETC's "Accelerate...
  • In Florida, whose water is it, anyway?

    In Florida, whose water is it, anyway?
    The next time you go to your kitchen faucet for a drink, think about who owns that water. Because for every expert who says it belongs to you, others counter you merely have Florida's permission to use it, and you pay only for having water sanitized...
  • It's a Gray Area: Time to privatize out government work

    When former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger first took office he promised to address the out-of-control worker's compensation system, and he did. Unfortunately, after making progress on about 15% of the difficulties — the ones that were the easiest...
  • Group calls for mayor to end lease of Skyway

    Group calls for mayor to end lease of Skyway
    With the roar of traffic soaring overhead on the Chicago Skyway, Little Village community activist Raul Montes, Jr. stood with Chicago business owners and residents to call on Mayor Rahm Emanuel Sunday to end the city's lease of the tollway. "It's an...
  • Kirk unveils plan to ease transit privatization

    Kirk unveils plan to ease transit privatization
    Republican Mark Kirk today unveiled a plan designed to make it easier for governments to lease public transportation assets or enter into partnerships with private companies to build them. In presenting the details of his--which runs counter to...
  • Austerity measures squeeze Greece too hard

    Austerity measures squeeze Greece too hard
    The Greek parliament approved a $113 billion austerity package that had been demanded by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund as a condition for receiving a $17 billion installment of the $160 billion "bailout" package negotiated last...
  • Lake County-run nursing homes becoming a luxury

    Lake County-run nursing homes becoming a luxury
    For seven years Monica Behnke has lived in Winchester House, one of the few government-run nursing homes left in Illinois. Its operations are mostly funded by Medicaid, with the taxpayers of Lake County making up the difference. Behnke, 79, a former...
  • Community Commentary: Recent fairground ruling was encouraging

    I read with disdain former O.C. Fair Chief Executive-turned-Facilities Management West spokeswoman Becky Bailey-Findley's piece, "FMW had big plans for Fourth at the Fairgrounds" (Forum, July 5). The irony of that piece being printed on the same day...
  • SHA contract scandal shows risks of outsourcing government work

    Recent stories in The Sun regarding contracting out by the State Highway Administration provide some important warnings to those who recommend the privatization of state services. Advocates of privatizing state services are quick to suggest that such...
  • Emanuel to send out layoff notices today

    Emanuel to send out layoff notices today
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he will send layoff notices to up to 625 city employees as he tries to close a hole in the budget he inherited. Custodians, call center operators at the city's water department and seasonal workers at the Department of...