| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:15 PM
My latest NFL mock draft, which went live on the blog yesterday, had the Ravens selecting Florida offensive lineman Mike Pouncey. The Ravens say they want to beef up the running game, and this large mammal would help with that.
Some criticized my pick,...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Jeff Bridges reprises his role from almost 30 years ago - and, thanks to digital effects, doesn't look a day older in certain scenes - in this dazzling sequel to the Disney fantasy, as his character's son (Garrett Hedlund, "Country Strong") plunges into...
| Apr 12, 2011
Larry Eisenberg, removed recently as head of the Los Angeles Community College District's troubled campus construction program, will collect his $211,000 salary for a year, along with a transportation allowance and other benefits, district records show....
| Apr 23, 2011
| 8:28 PM
Got a problem with your home phone service? You may not be able to complain to state regulators much longer.
Legislators are close to lifting limits on annual rate increases for landline phones and eliminating the state Public Service Commission's...
| May 19, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| May 27, 2011
A plan to provide additional resources to state and county authorities for farmers market enforcement, proposed in the aftermath of a cheating scandal last autumn, has not been incorporated into a general farmers market bill currently before the...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:43 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas senior
Pos. P; Stats: .412 BA; 21 RBI; 9-2
Comment: Had a season-ending knee injury just prior to districts. Signed with Villanova University.
Archbishop McCarthy sophomore
Pos.: DH; Stats: .507...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:53 PM
ANNAPOLIS - The 2012 General Assembly session closed without an agreement between the House of Delegates and the Senate on an operating budget for the state. Many other bills passed or failed during the 90-day session.
Budget and Casino Gambling
| Apr 13, 2012
| 8:22 PM
After four tough years, these are heady days in the world of Maryland TV and film production.
Last month, "Game Change," the Baltimore-made HBO docudrama on the 2008 presidential election, premiered to strong reviews and even stronger debate.
| Oct 10, 2011
| 8:06 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have hindered the construction of Wal-Mart Supercenters and other big-box stores by requiring cities and counties to prepare economic-impact reports first.
He said SB 469, by Sen. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego), would...
| Sep 16, 2011
A plan earlier this year to ensure the integrity of farmers markets went nowhere, but now the California Department of Food and Agriculture is forming an advisory group to consider a variety of topics related to the direct marketing of fruits and...