| Mar 11, 2013
The Lehigh Valley is the fastest-growing region in Pennsylvania. We are a day's drive from one-third of the population of the United States. The ease of access to large markets, combined with a lower cost of living, affordable real estate, lower taxes and...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A UK-based port trade publication posted and then pulled an article Thursday that said the Virginia Port Authority board had decided to shelve privatization plans, several days before a scheduled vote on that issue.
"Despite having received multi-...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:27 PM
The League of Women Voters Orange Coast opposes the proposed Costa Mesa charter, known as Measure V on the Nov. 6 ballot.
First, the process that created the proposed charter was deeply flawed. A broad, diverse spectrum of individuals and community...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:00 AM
A money-saving plan to privatize the Los Angeles Zoo has stalled after city negotiators failed to reach an agreement with the nonprofit seeking to run the facility.
The announcement that the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Assn. was pulling out of talks Thursday...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:55 PM
The community of Mesa del Mar, located between the Orange County Fairgrounds and Baker Street in Costa Mesa, has been a great place to live for many years, 34 in my case. I've raised three sons here and spent many idyllic hours with my grandson, age 5...
| May 25, 2012
| 7:29 AM
Alibaba Group Holding, the Chinese e-commerce giant that looks a bit like a mash-up of EBay, PayPal and Amazon, plans to pay $2.5 billion to snatch back Yahoo Inc.’s 27% stake in Alibaba.com.
Minority shareholders approved a plan Friday to offer...
| May 27, 2012
| 7:58 PM
About two weeks from now, a cargo ship 21/2 football fields long will squeeze under the Key Bridge and deliver the future of the port of Baltimore.
On its deck are four massive cranes built in China that state officials and the maritime industry hope...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 11:31 AM
After 35 years in state and local government, Beverley Swaim-Staley announced in April that she would step down as Maryland's secretary of transportation, effective July 1.
Appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley in September 2009, Swaim-Staley was the first...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 5:47 PM
In Poor Richard's Almanack, Benjamin Franklin popularized the idiom we love to quote but have a difficult time applying to our daily lives: Haste makes waste.
As children, we frequently heard this admonition from parents and teachers. Take your time,...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Baltimore's reservoirs soon will no longer be needed to store the city's supply of drinking water. To meet a 2006 federal water safety rule to protect drinking water from contaminants, the city plans to install underground tanks to replace its...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...