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  • 'Insidious' makers plot next horror sequel

    That didn't take long. A day after "Insidious: Chapter 2" killed it at the box office, the horror film's makers said they are planning to make a third installment in the franchise. Made for just $5 million, "Insidious: Chapter 2" sold an estimated...
  • Council blocks mayor's plan to use recreation and parks money to fund new prosecutors

    Council blocks mayor's plan to use recreation and parks money to fund new prosecutors
    The City Council has rejected the mayor's plan to take money from the Department of Recreation and Parks budget to pay for two new highly touted prosecutor positions. Council members voted unanimously Monday to reject the mayor's proposal to use $100,000...
  • For 'Buck' McKeon, it's Syria or the sequester

     For 'Buck' McKeon, it's Syria or the sequester
    To strike Syria or not — for Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), that wasn't exactly the question. In the Wall Street Journal, he said he couldn't even consider U.S. military intervention unless the military budget was liberated from the...
  • Federal deficit shrinking, but long-term outlook dim

    Federal deficit shrinking, but long-term outlook dim
    WASHINGTON – The federal deficit has shrunk to its lowest level since 2008, when President Obama won election at the start of the Great Recession, and is on track to decline even more thanks to an improving economy, higher taxes on the wealthy and...
  • U.S. must restore biomedical research funding

    U.S. must restore biomedical research funding
    To us, biomedical research is not an abstract idea funded by wasteful government spending. It is work done by driven and passionate young people like ourselves who want to save lives -- but that work requires money, resources, and time.  We are a...
  • Federal debt still a problem, but so is poverty

    Federal debt still a problem, but so is poverty
    Two reports came out Tuesday that, just by happenstance, help illustrate why nothing gets done in Washington. One was the Congressional Budget Office's updated federal budget projections, which predicted that if Congress leaves current law in place --...
  • Rift at RTA causes agency to again miss state deadline

    Rift at RTA causes agency to again miss state deadline
    For the second year in a row, a long-standing city-suburban split among members of the Regional Transportation Authority board has put the agency in apparent violation of state law. The RTA was obligated by statute to meet a Sept. 15 deadline to issue...
  • Richard Clark, president, Clark Leadership Consulting

    Richard Clark, president, Clark Leadership Consulting
    Last week: Governor Scott’s “It’s Your Money” tour provided valuable input for his tax-cutting proposals for his election year. As we celebrate announcements of large companies adding new jobs, we all should realize that it is...
  • Michael Ryan, mayor, Sunrise

    Michael Ryan, mayor, Sunrise
    Last week: Diana Nyad. Cuba. 110 miles. Young-at-heart, no matter the age of a body. This story was so much more than just the endurance of an inspiring figure, and overcoming fear, past failure and ignoring those would have said it could never be done...
  • Obama accuses GOP faction of trying to 'extort' him on healthcare

    WASHINGTON — President Obama on Wednesday accused Republicans of using extortion in trying to kill his signature healthcare plan just days before it is implemented. Speaking to business leaders, Obama criticized what he called “that faction&...
  • 'Defund Obamacare' just a sideshow to Washington's real budget fight

    'Defund Obamacare' just a sideshow to Washington's real budget fight
    For the fourth consecutive year, lawmakers have failed to pass any of the 12 annual spending bills that fund the federal government and so must pass a stopgap measure (called a continuing resolution, or CR) to keep Washington's lights on past Sept. 30....