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  • Guardian ad litem volunteers needed to make sure kids in court system have an advocate

    Guardian ad litem volunteers needed to make sure kids in court system have an advocate
    Eighty-three. That's the number of children in Lake County who have no one to stand up for them. As of last week, 392 Lake kids were in the state's dependency system because their parents either abused or neglected them, and 309 of them had a grown-up...
  • Film Review: 'Cyber-Seniors'

    A program in which teens introduce elders to the joys of the Internet is the focus in "Cyber-Seniors" -- a worthy cause, if not necessarily one that required a longform documentary portrait like this predictably cutesy, padded effort from director Saffron...
  • The West: 5 best summer hotel deals for less than $250

    The West: 5 best summer hotel deals for less than $250
    Expect to pay a little more for your hotel room this summer. That's the word from Hotwire, which notes that room rates on the company's website are running about 7% higher than last year. But summer also can mean savings, especially if you don't mind...
  • From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success

    From paralyzed to PhD: A robotics engineer's road to academic success
    Ryan Williams is smiling, as he always seems to be, and cracking jokes as his wheelchair rolls into the Bovard Auditorium at USC. He one of the more 100 students from USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering in red graduation caps and gowns waiting for...
  • New York City: New westside water taxi links midtown and the Battery

    New York City: New westside water taxi links midtown and the Battery
    Now there's one more way to get around Manhattan — and it's free this week. New York Water Taxi begins rush-hour ferry service along the island's westside between Pier 84 at West 44th Street and downtown Battery Park. It's designed for...
  • SunRail starts charging for rides

    SunRail starts charging for rides
    The free ride for SunRail ends today, and the real test begins to see how many people will pay to use Central Florida's first commuter train. SunRail debuted May 1 and didn't charge for its first 12 days. The freebies drew a lot of joy riders, which...
  • South Florida's water park season starts with a splash

    South Florida's water park season starts with a splash
    May marks the beginning of peak splash season, with South Florida water parks extending their hours and bracing for next weekend's Memorial Day crowds. Rapids Water Park, a popular tourist destination in Riviera Beach, begins offering daily hours this...
  • At Indy course, vintage race cars take you on a roll down memory lane

    At Indy course, vintage race cars take you on a roll down memory lane
    Sure, Ed Carpenter has the pole for the upcoming Indianapolis 500, but after all is said and done, will he have memories of a 1932 Alfa Romeo racing around the track? A 2006 Ford Fusion flashing by? A 1963 Corvette cooking with gas? And, perhaps most...
  • New FCC Policy Proposal Turns Up Volume on Net Neutrality Fight

    Just outside the FCC's rather nondescript offices on the southwest side of the National Mall last week, chairman Tom Wheeler met on the sidewalk with the handful of protesters who had been camping out there, carrying picket signs urging the agency not...
  • San Francisco supervisors get behind Laura's Law mental health program

    San Francisco supervisors get behind Laura's Law mental health program
    A dozen years after state passage of Laura's Law — which allowed counties to set up programs mandating outpatient treatment of the severely mentally ill — San Francisco supervisors Tuesday vowed to take the matter to voters if a board majority...
  • 'Unforgettable' Hurricane Charley: 2004 hurricane season left a trail of lessons

    'Unforgettable' Hurricane Charley: 2004 hurricane season left a trail of lessons
    Mary Emerson will never forget Charley. The Category 4 hurricane blew the roof off her house. "I had moved from Boston to get away from bad weather," said Emerson, who relocated from Beantown in 1985 and had little reason to regret the decision...