| Oct 14, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Baltimore County officials say they can close a gap in pension funding while saving taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. But their planned strategy is one that carries considerable risk, experts say.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has proposed...
| May 31, 2012
Being a good negotiator isn't a skill reserved just for corporate CEOs and United Nations diplomats.
It's an everyday tool useful for all of us, whether we're asking for a raise, interviewing for a job, buying a car, deciding on family vacations, even...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:49 AM
For nearly a decade, I have taken the opportunity to highlight many of the impressive college choices made available to the graduates of La Cañada High School. The Class of 2012 was no exception.
Of the 323 LCHS 2012 graduates, 98% have enrolled at...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:29 PM
Family and friends of Al Irwin lined in up in front of the 95-year-old man who sat in a furniture chair in a brand new academic center named after him Wednesday afternoon at UC Irvine.
They wanted to congratulate the legend, who was a great coach at...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Emily Wylam, a Grafton High graduate, has spent three seasons as an assistant coach for the swimming and diving program at Case Western Reserve University, an academically prestigious school in Cleveland, Ohio.
In 2011-12, she helped the Spartans' men...
| May 2, 2014
Sunday, May 4
Dance performance Kinetics Dance Theatre continues its celebration of 30 years of dance in Howard County with "Spring Fever" at 3:30 p.m. at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane in Columbia. Tickets are $15 in advance, $10 for seniors and...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:20 PM
SACRAMENTO -- With ethics scandals rocking the Capitol, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as the new head of California’s ethics watchdog agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys.
Joann M. “Jodi” Remke, who...
| Apr 24, 2014
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as head of California's political ethics agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys.
Jodi Remke, presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California, is Brown's choice for...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:46 AM
Public health: "The decline of 'home ec' for kids equals a decline in cooking," says Sam Kass, executive director of Let's Move! and senior policy adviser for nutrition policy at the White House. First lady Michelle Obama will focus on cooking in her...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 4:15 PM
There's something fishy about some of the seafood we eat in California, says state Sen. Alex Padilla, and he wants to change that.
According to a recent report, shoppers and diners who thought they were buying lemon sole wound up eating blackback...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As evidence has mounted that "The Gospel of Jesus' Wife" — that tiny papyrus fragment that has Jesus saying, "My wife ... " — may well be a clever forgery, some scholars who study early Christianity have arrived at surprisingly strong...