| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:44 PM
A day before Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and GOP rival Neel Kashkari face off in their only debate, the Republican on Wednesday attacked the incumbent over his longtime ties to the state’s most powerful union, the California Teachers Assn.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:00 AM
As Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger Neel Kashkari were making final preparations for their sole debate Thursday night, advisors for both were trying to keep expectations low.
“The fact of the matter is the governor’s been...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:50 PM
After months of struggling to disrupt Gov. Jerry Brown's widely presumed glide to reelection, Republican Neel Kashkari will have a chance to shift the dynamics of the lopsided contest Thursday in the candidates' first and only debate.
The televised one-...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Hammond High School teacher Jody Zepp has been named one of seven finalists for Maryland Teacher of the Year for 2014.
The Maryland State Department of Education announced the finalists Thursday. Other finalists are Kelly O'Hara of Cecil County; Erin...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Philip Filner, a retired molecular biologist and community activist who helped preserve a wooded and wetland tract in Owings Mills, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 6 at his Lutherville home. He was 75.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Samuel...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:11 AM
The best that can be said for the Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is that it did not immediately and totally ban the practice. But the decision to send a University of Texas at Austin case back to the appeals court...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:12 PM
Dana Rohrabacher has been around way too long. It troubles me that he keeps getting re-elected to my congressional district. He is a Republican representative who distinguishes himself more by demagoguery than accomplishment.
But you be the judge....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Like many other disadvantaged Baltimoreans, I need Obamacare. But I don't want it.
I recall staying up late into the night watching C-SPAN a few years ago. I watched to see then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi bang her gavel, ushering in an era of health...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:38 PM
You have to give Al Jazeera America major points for chutzpah.
In the face of fears that its parent company is essentially anti-America, it launched its new network with a tear-down of the American television news media. Its Tuesday premiere on the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:35 PM
Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:47 AM
We don't know what kind of TV ratings the House Energy and Commerce Committee might have drummed up during its more than four hours on C-SPAN today, but we suspect they couldn't have been high. Surely, only a few minutes of testimony about the Obamacare...