| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:25 PM
Builders, lobbyists and others who seek local government approvals are among the top sponsors of the Palm Beach County Mayor's Ball fundraiser for the homeless.
The black-tie event on Feb. 28 offers the chance for those paying $250 per ticket to wine and...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:35 PM
Tiger Woods bettered last week's miserable round of 82 with a first-day 47 at the opening round of Thursday's Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
Unfortunately, his score was through 11 holes and there isn't going to be a second day.
| Dec 31, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce board of directors has announced the nominees for the annual Spirit of Laguna Awards.
The nominees, solicited from the public, are as follows:
Business of the Year: Madison Square & Garden Cafe; Surf & Sand Resort;...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Salisbury homeowners won't see changes to their property tax bills paid to the township in 2015, but they could see a reduction in their bills for trash service under a $12.5 million budget approved Tuesday by township commissioners.
The spending plan...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 1:14 PM
York-Poquoson Sheriff J.D. "Danny" Diggs announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election in November. He has served as sheriff for 15 years and has run unopposed every four years since 1999.
"I have enjoyed serving the citizens of York and Poquoson as...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 2:58 PM
A price savings for residents led Delray Beach commissioners to on Wednesday select a new trash hauler to serve the city, Southern Waste Systems.
Five trash collection companies said they have what it takes to pick up garbage in Delray Beach for the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Waste Management's request to shut down one of two energy-producing trash incinerators in Broward County crashed and burned Tuesday at an all day workshop, where a majority of county commissioners said the idea is a step back environmentally.
| Feb 2, 2015
| 4:38 PM
On Elgin's southwest side, the opening of the Chicago Street Dairy Queen/Orange Julius store has been a dependable sign of winter nearing its end. But the last two years that Feb. 1 opening also has coincided with a wintry blast from above.
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:25 PM
Homeowners from northern Broward are expected to jam County Hall on Tuesday, drawn by visions of a landfill morphing into a mountain.
The Monarch Hill landfill just east of the Florida Turnpike and north of Sample Road has grown in the past two years,...
| Jan 27, 2015
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins on the East Coast, where travel bans were lifted in New York City and New Jersey and parts of Connecticut after a storm predicted to be a crippling, city-crushing monster veered east and unleashed its wrath on New...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 8:22 PM
The amount of toxic chemicals released in California jumped 50% in 2013 over the year before because of a surge in disposal by the state's largest polluter, a hazardous-waste landfill in Kern County, according to data from the U.S. Environmental...