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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Mailbag: Support the community, buy local

    Several weeks ago we had a fire adjacent to where I live. Thanks to the quick and professional work of the Laguna Beach Fire Department, no houses burned and no one was hurt. To all the firemen who worked long hours until the fire was extinguished, thank...
  • Green Wheels: Lessons From the Election

    Green Wheels: Lessons From the Election
    Here's an email I got right after the election: "Liaocheng Dongying Hengtong Metal Manufacturing Co. Ltd here. Glad to hear that you are on the market for automatic chicken cage." Actually, I hadn't thought of operating a factory farm broiler operation,...
  • Mailbag: Social host ordinance is a tool community needs

    I am a current resident of Laguna Beach and have been a pediatrician in the community for more than 50 years. As a doctor, I have been witness to countless instances where alcohol and drugs have destroyed young lives. This is even true for "good" kids...
  • Harbor issues, outsourcing on Newport's agenda

    The Newport Beach City Council may have one foot out the door of its Newport Boulevard chambers as the group prepares to move to its new digs in Corona del Mar in early December, but it'll be business as usual Tuesday night at the council's regular...
  • Newport Beach looks at outsourcing

    The Newport Beach City Council voted to outsource its printing services and to inch forward in what could eventually be the privatization of its refuse collection services. The shutting down of the city's in-house print shop in favor of a contract...
  • Pasadena girds for utility price hike to meet clean-energy goals

    The Pasadena City Council is preparing for a long-term increase in power costs and rate increases to consumers as it strives to meet state and local clean-energy goals over the next several years. A state law enacted last year requires that by 2020,...
  • Rally calls for fewer police citations of LAUSD students

     
    Los Angeles education advocates performed street theater and installed public art Thursday in an appeal to dramatically reduce the number of police citations given to students for such offenses as fighting, carrying tobacco, or being tardy or absent...
  • All-male Deep Springs College invites female applicants

     
    Deep Springs College, the small but prestigious school and ranch north of Death Valley, has begun accepting female applicants for the first time in its 95-year history....
  • Man arrested on suspicion of giving teen fatal heroin dose

     
    Los Angeles police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after he allegedly injected a 13-year-old boy with heroin. Topanga-area Det. Dave Teteque said an investigation led officers to believe that 23-year-old Brett Cronin purchased heroin and...
  • O.C. hockey mom convicted in sex assault of boy on her son's team

     
    A Laguna Nigel woman was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy who played hockey on a team with her son....
  • Record highs set as heat wave continues in Southern California

     
    Record temperatures were set for a second day in a row on Thursday as triple-digit heat continued to scorch inland areas of Southern California....