| May 16, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The Virginia Republican Party did not need this.
From Julian Walker at The Virginian-Pilot:
... in the form of a state investigation linked to Shaun Kenney, who was hired in April as Virginia GOP executive director.
The probe involving the state...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:51 PM
I made three rather interesting stops while making my way around the harbor this week.
My first stop was at the new North Sails loft, located within the MacGregor Yachts facility on Placentia Avenue in Costa Mesa. I went there to meet with my friend...
| May 23, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Facing the largest boil-water order in the region’s history, Portlanders emptied stores’ supplies of bottled water, chucked potentially contaminated food and braced for a complicated Memorial Day weekend.
About 670,000 people in the...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:27 AM
Timonium resident and poet Ann Kolakowski says that what she discovered when her grandmother turned 99 has haunted her to this day. Now, nearly 12 years later, she has published a book of poetry about that discovery.
"When my brothers and I were...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Step into the new Tilt! attraction on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center and at first nothing happens.
You are holding big metal bars. You are peering through a full-length window. But you know what is about to occur, and your insides, you are...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Foothill Municipal Water District is asking local residents to practice “extraordinary” water conservation, in the wake of an executive order from Gov. Jerry Brown to intensify statewide drought response efforts.
Increasing its water...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:08 PM
In a one-page ruling, an Orange County Superior Court judge last week swept aside environmental challenges to Cadiz Inc.’s plans to pump groundwater from beneath the Mojave Desert and sell it to Southern California suburbs.
The May 1 decision by...
| May 9, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Did you know that May 4-10 is Drinking Water Week? Well, now you know.
The American Water Works Assn. and its members want to inform everyone about your drinking water and the water infrastructure. The AWWA has been celebrating this week for the...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The Syrian city of Aleppo is suffering an extreme water shortage days after an antigovernment Islamist faction shut down two pumping stations, government officials and a pro-opposition monitoring group said.
The shutdown has left more than 2 million...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:47 AM
At last, a place in Chicago that pays attention to sports!
Not buying it? A little overwhelmed at times — especially during the playoffs — by all the city's sports chatter? Tired of the seemingly unceasing hum that forces even the most...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:48 PM
If Los Angeles leaders needed any reminders about the city's aging infrastructure and the ever-increasing backlog of maintenance, they got it Tuesday in the form of a 30-foot geyser spouting from Sunset Boulevard. The rupture of a 90-year-old water main...