| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:20 AM
This question and answer about the Village Entrance project was compiled by city staff and approved by City Manager John Pietig.
Is there contaminated soil at the Village Entrance site and, if so, how would this affect the project?
As with virtually any...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:25 PM
A broad-based group of opponents to the proposed Village Entrance project declared war this week.
The opening salvo is the website http://www.letlagunavote.com which came on line Wednesday, created by the opponents who have been quietly meeting to...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:43 PM
While both Northern Beef Packers and the state's certified beef program have had sluggish starts, a partnership between the two is still a possibility, a state ag official said.
Jamie Crew, communications officer for the state Department of...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:09 AM
UBS will pay $50 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the Swiss bank misled investors, the regulatory agency announced Tuesday.
UBS Securities was accused of violating securities laws while structuring and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Japan's economic growth slowed in the second quarter, spurring debate over whether the country should raise its sales tax in order to more quickly pay down its public debt.
The country's gross domestic product grew at an annualized 2.6%, coming in at a...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Partisan gridlock prevented the Regional Transportation Authority board Wednesday from carrying out its routine annual responsibility to set estimates of funding levels for the CTA, Metra and Pace to plan their budgets for next year.
The move to...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 1:18 PM
We who live in the Bluebird Park neighborhood enjoy the summer concerts. We do not enjoy having our bushes and landscaping parked on by fellow attendees.
We enjoy even less the aggressive, uncooperative responses when this is brought to the attention...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Old Dominion doesn’t have an estimated cost or move-in date for a proposed waterfront football stadium, but athletic director Wood Selig considers the project “absolutely critical” to the program’s future and described initial...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 2:34 AM
CALEXICO — The Gran Plaza Outlet Mall is being described as a “game-changer” for the city of Calexico, and the $94 million project took a step forward Tuesday night.
City Manager Oscar Rodriquez stated that he believes the mall will...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Contrary to rumor, Nero did not fiddle while Rome burned. He couldn’t have; fiddles did not exist in first century Rome.
Far more likely, however, is that Nero lit the fire that burned nearly one-third of the city in 64 AD because he wanted to...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:24 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Cash-strapped and fiscally troubled Detroit has about a 50-50 chance to avoid bankruptcy, according to state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr.
Orr laid out his plans to Detroit residents Monday evening at Wayne State...