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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...
  • 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,...
  • Michele's Granola grows from kitchen hobby into crunchy success

    Michele's Granola grows from kitchen hobby into crunchy success
    A wall with one long window separates the Timonium office of Michele's Granola from its bakery space, but neither glass nor drywall can keep out the intoxicating smell: a mix of vanilla, coconut and sunflower seeds, among other ingredients. When...
  • Puppet Sculptor Anne Cubberly Creates A Magical World

    Puppet Sculptor Anne Cubberly Creates A Magical World
    Walk into the high-ceilinged, wondrously cluttered studio of the inventive Hartford kinetic sculptor Anne Cubberly and you step into the workshop of a creative visual artist's unbounded imagination. Although small, even a bit claustrophobic, this is...
  • Council agrees to trash deal

    The City Council talked trash Tuesday. Months of negotiations and the hiring of a consultant to assist the city staff paid off as the general terms of a franchise agreement with Waste Management of Orange County were unanimously approved. The city...
  • Harford Executive David Craig's 2013 State of the County Address

    The following is the complete text of Harford County Executive David Craig's 2013 State of the County Address delivered at the Harford County Council legislative session on Tuesday, Feb. 5: "Where there is no vision, the people perish", so it is...
  • Mailbag: Being environmentally friendly has trade-offs

    Editor's note: The Coastline Pilot learned after publication that portions of this letter previously appeared on a website, powerlineblog.com,. The letter writer said he collaborated on the piece with another writer, who sent it to various blogs. I...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs California apartment recycling bill

     
    You want to recycle, but maybe there are no bins at your apartment complex and you can't -- or don't want to -- go to a recycling center on your own. You have plenty of company, but starting next year......