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  • Utility-rate increases are part of larger budget talks

    Burbank residents may be in for another round of utility-rate increases in July, as officials have proposed modest hikes during preliminary budget discussions. Water rates will likely jump 4.75%, an increase that officials say is driven by hikes in...
  • Olive on Main moves in under Laurel's lifted liquor restrictions

    A new Main Street restaurant is the first in Laurel's Historic District to take advantage of the state law change that allows liquor licenses within 500 feet of a church. Olive on Main, which opened April 21 in the former site of Salute Italian...
  • Burbank school board approves middle school language program

    Burbank middle school students will be able to take a foreign language class for the first time in nearly 20 years, following the school board’s approval last week to establish a program. Starting in the 2014-15 academic year, students in the...
  • Facts about Olga Butler

    Olga Butler Age: 37 Occupation: Stay-at-home mom and small business owner  Education: BA in Communication, currently enrolled in a masters in business administration and technology program Previous elected office/community involvement: 12 years of...
  • Affirmative action amendment divides state's Asian Americans

    Affirmative action amendment divides state's Asian Americans
    The alarming messages began appearing on Chinese-language social media networks in early February: A proposal in the California Legislature would cut the number of Asian students admitted to UC schools. Posters called it the "Yellow Peril Act," while...
  • Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction

    Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz released a budget proposal Tuesday that he says is part of a long-term plan to eliminate school overcrowding, resulting in a surplus of classroom seats by 2021. The county could face a shortage of 1,400 seats by...
  • 'Ballots continued to pour in on the Columbia Opinion Poll' [History Matters]

    March 1965 Public weighs in on Columbia In a article related to the new town of Columbia: "Ballots continued to pour in on the Columbia Opinion Poll with the largest response in any survey conducted for this paper, 80 percent of the ballots were now...
  • When the prom ends, Howard County keeps party going with After Prom events

    Students at Long Reach High School in Columbia are readying their attire for prom night: tuxedos, evening gowns and corsages during the event; sweatshirts, hoodies and flip-flops afterward. Like many county juniors and seniors, Long Reach students...
  • Hoover cluster PTA: Mark your calendars for Teacher Appreciation Week

    With the 2013-14 school year starting to wind down, it's a good time to check your school calendars for Teacher Appreciation Week. This is your chance to thank all of the wonderful people who give so much of themselves; time, talent and treasure to make...
  • Glendale High PTA: Wilson Middle School to host Solar Discovery Faire

    Wilson Middle School, 1221 Monterey Road, will be the location for this year’s Glendale Solar Discovery Faire from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. This free event is open to the public. Sponsored by the nonprofit Rahus Institute, demonstrations will...
  • Inner Arbor plan for Symphony Woods is right for Columbia's future [Letter]

    Inner Arbor plan for Symphony Woods is right for Columbia's future [Letter]
    In February, the Columbia Association took the bold move to endorse the Inner Arbor plan for Symphony Woods and to create the Inner Arbor Trust, Inc., setting in motion the creation of an iconic arts and culture park in Symphony Woods ("CA vows to keep...