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  • Commentary: View ordinance draft needs important changes

    The Laguna Beach City Council will consider the latest draft of the view ordinance on Thursday. The Citizens for View Protection and Restoration Steering Committee was created in 2013 when then-Mayor Kelly Boyd announced that he wanted a view ordinance...
  • 'Boomerang' buyers get another chance at homeownership

    'Boomerang' buyers get another chance at homeownership
    Just 10 days before Christmas 2009, Ganel Appolon found an envelope taped to his front door. He and his family were being evicted from their Tamarac home. Appolon had fallen behind on his mortgage payments, and the lender repossessed the property...
  • Arizona businesses already can refuse to serve gays: SB1062 explained

    Arizona businesses already can refuse to serve gays: SB1062 explained
    It’s either a small fix to protect the free exercise of religion or a "no cake for gays" bill that would invite businesses to discriminate, depending on whom you talk to. The legislation, SB 1062, would bolster a business owner’s right to...
  • $18M renovation taking center stage at Maryland Hall

    J. Ernest Green, musical director of the Annapolis Chorale, has been performing with his group at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts since 1985. And for those nearly 30 years, Green has thought the facility has needed significant help. "Oh, I...
  • Defining the rights of the religious in America

     Defining the rights of the religious in America
    Two decades ago, Congress overwhelmingly approved and President Clinton enthusiastically signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. But now that the 1993 law is being used to challenge the Obama administration's requirement that employer health plans...
  • Monument restoration crews make 200-year-old discovery

    Monument restoration crews make 200-year-old discovery
    Who exactly J.W. Hogg was to Baltimore's Washington Monument may be a question left for the ages. Master craftsman who helped build it? Or vandal who defaced it? Hogg's name, written in block letters with a pencil next to the date 1829, was among dozens...
  • Ron Spencer, 67, artist

    Ron Spencer, 67, artist
    Ron Spencer, an artist who twice restored the painted designs on a Linthicum church's ceiling and walls, died Wednesday of bone cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 67. Mr. Spencer, who lived in Baltimore, graduated from Baltimore City...
  • Ballet Theatre stretches its wings with ambitious 'Swan Lake'

    Ballet Theatre stretches its wings with ambitious 'Swan Lake'
    Ballet Theatre of Maryland is starting its 2014 season in history-making fashion, offering its first full-length production of "Swan Lake" in three performances over the Feb. 21-23 weekend at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts. Artistic director Dianna...
  • Report: Income drops at Alex Theatre

    Report: Income drops at Alex Theatre
    While the Alex Theatre’s total income declined 21% during the first quarter of this fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, the drop was expected due to a massive renovation project underway, according to a financial report released this week at a City...
  • Officials ask Dance not to demolish but renovate Loch Raven school

    Towson area state and local officials have written to Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance asking for assurances that the Loch Raven Elementary School building will be saved — and Dance's chief of staff says plans call for...
  • Potomac River marina stirs concern for oysters

    Potomac River marina stirs concern for oysters
    — With oysters showing signs of revival in the Chesapeake Bay, some are trying to bring the bivalves back in the bay's second largest tributary, the Potomac River. Just two years into their fledgling effort to restore the river's once-bountiful...