| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:25 PM
To hear Sabrina Hatzer talk about her exploits and achievements in the pool during a stellar senior season, you wouldn't really come away thinking it was all that stellar.
But for the seemingly always reserved and soft-spoken Crescenta Valley High girls'...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:20 PM
| Sep 2, 2012
In politics, the trajectory of an elected official can depend on not only how they interact with their constituents, but how they get along with their peers.
And perhaps nowhere is that more apparent than the paths taken by two local assemblymen —...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday approved a two-year extension of the state’s tax credit for films and television shows shot in California, providing up to $200 million in breaks.
The governor agreed that extending the credit program to July 1, 2017, was...
| May 21, 2012
| 6:44 AM
A look at what some other media outlets are saying about the Orioles:
* Paul White of USA Today says the Orioles lead the parade of baseball’s early-season surprises:
“The shock value of the current standings varies by city. Nothing is more...
| Mar 22, 2013
A bill recently introduced in the California Assembly, AB 996, would substantially change the operations and governance of the state's certified farmers markets, strengthening some enforcement provisions and weakening others. The bill would renew...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:20 AM
News of the week is that the Recreational Boaters of California (RBOC) is encouraging boaters to support SB 122, which was introduced by Sen. Ted W. Lieu. This bill will prevent the automatic sunset of the abandoned and derelict vessel program...