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  • Plans for 5,000 homes around Great Park get first OK

    IRVINE — Plans for nearly 5,000 new homes ringing the Orange County Great Park won preliminary approval from a divided City Council last week. Irvine officials voted 3 to 2 on Tuesday night to OK general plan and zoning changes and $40 million in...
  • Md.'s gas tax realities

    Md.'s gas tax realities
    The task force studying Maryland's transportation funding has yet to finalize its recommendations, but members should expect to receive a great deal of criticism when they do. The panel's preliminary recommendations made Tuesday include a 15-cent increase...
  • County leaders ask for gas tax

    County leaders ask for gas tax
    Leaders from Maryland's two largest counties and Baltimore asked lawmakers Tuesday to raise the state's gas tax as a way to fund road projects and create jobs, making their case for an increase as tea party activists rallied against the idea in a plaza...
  • Md. businesses express hope for jobs plan

    President Barack Obama's plan to combat unemployment by pumping $447 billion into the nation's economy won cautious praise from Maryland-based small-business owners and labor groups Friday, but there was widespread skepticism about the proposal's...
  • President Obama's new stimulus will fail just like the old one

    President Barack Obama's jobs bill, which would put us in the red another $450 billion, is doomed to fail just like his previous economic stimulus plans. They all failed and wasted billions of taxpayer dollars. Congress needs to vote this one down. Mr....
  • Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor

    Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor
    Gov. Pat Quinn met behind closed doors with legislative leaders today to talk jobs and economic growth, floating a plan that would increase the state’s earned income tax credit for low-income families and close some corporate tax loopholes. The...
  • Arlen Specter dies at 82; longtime senator was a political maverick

    WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
  • Debate revealed President Obama's weaknesses

    President Obama finally showed America, especially his base, his inability to grasp America's complex economic machine. When elected, everyone knew he lacked leadership experience, but we hoped he would learn quickly and hire seasoned advisors who...
  • Obama for president

    Obama for president
    Barack Obama has not been a perfect president. Millions are still suffering from a weak economy, vitally important issues like climate change and immigration remain all but unaddressed, and most disappointingly, the promise of a new politics to move us...
  • Bond yields slide as buyers swarm at 10-year T-note sale

     
    Buyers finally stormed back into the Treasury bond market on Wednesday, grabbing yields that had surged in recent days to the highest levels since last spring. The Treasury’s auction of $24 billion in 10-year notes lured a wave of investors,......
  • Donald Bren: Southern California's richest man in his own words

     
    In a series of recent conversations with The Times' Scott Kraft, Irvine Co. Chairman Donald Bren talked about his company and his life. Some excerpts: On federal government steps to stimulate the economy, including the recent Federal Reserve plan known......