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  • Voters give thumbs up to Jerry Brown's budget plan, poll finds

    Voters give thumbs up to Jerry Brown's budget plan, poll finds
    Gov. Jerry Brown enjoys solid support for his budget proposals, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California in San Francisco.  Overall, 73% of likely voters said they liked the governor's blueprint for the coming fiscal year,...
  • Baltimore principals call for funding forums [Commentary]

    Baltimore principals call for funding forums [Commentary]
    As recently named "transformational" principals at great traditional and charter schools, we call for public forums hosted by a credible, independent organization to discuss the equitable funding of schools in Baltimore. We believe charter school students...
  • 'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite

     'Sharknado 2' aims to have even more bite
    If it's true that lightning never strikes in the same place twice, then neither does a sharknado. For the sequel to last summer's surprise social media phenomenon, director Anthony C. Ferrante knew he had to take his low-budget sharks-in-a-tornado...
  • Rauner: Specifics on tax, spending plans coming 'in due time'

    Rauner: Specifics on tax, spending plans coming 'in due time'
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday accused Democrats ruling Springfield of not having a plan to deal with the state’s shaky finances, even as he promised to provide his own proposal “in due time,” “at the...
  • School officials, council confident in keeping new Monarch school on track

    School officials, council confident in keeping new Monarch school on track
    County schools will launch the new academic year Aug. 25, but parents seeking to enroll their children in the district's new contract school should also pay attention to another date: June 18. That's the day school officials say it needs all funding...
  • Baltimore County's approved budget focuses on school spending

    Baltimore County's approved budget focuses on school spending
    The Baltimore County Council formally approved a fiscal 2015 operating budget Thursday that sends more than half of the overall $2.9 billion allocation to the county's school system. County schools will receive $1.5 billion in the budget, as well as...
  • Metro fares will increase despite protests of low-income riders

    Metro fares will increase despite protests of low-income riders
    Amid concerns over a projected budget deficit in Los Angeles County's growing bus and rail system, officials Thursday voted to raise Metro fares in September, but opted to postpone a decision on further increases in 2017 and 2020. After a lengthy...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Cinerama to P.M. Dawn

    Setting Times stories to music: From Cinerama to P.M. Dawn
    We had a cinematic vibe to the Great Reads this week, with stories about ultra-low-budget-filmmaking and French film buffs hustling for tickets at Cannes. For the Cannes story, I chose a soundtrack by a band that even has a movie-themed name: Cinerama...
  • Jerry Brown for governor

    Jerry Brown for governor
    Jerry Brown returned to the governor's office in 2010 after the state had bottomed out and a cautious economic recovery was underway. At the same time, voters eased his job considerably by throwing out a crippling Depression-era constitutional provision...
  • As Assembly speaker, he helped tame the budget. What's next for John Pérez?

     As Assembly speaker, he helped tame the budget. What's next for John Pérez?
    John A. Pérez became speaker of the Assembly, arguably the second-most powerful position in California, on March 1, 2010. When he took the oath, the state faced the highest unemployment rate in its recorded history and a budget shortfall of $60 billion....
  • Chief of staff's budget prowess not total sum of legacy

    After 28 years of crunching numbers, solving problems and collaborating for Carroll County government, Steve Powell is moving on. Powell, who grew up in Carroll County, said he is leaving his position as chief of staff to become vice president of...