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  • Vanguard U. pulls out of county tuition program after bias complaint

    Vanguard University ended its participation in a reduced-tuition program with the county after a complaint was filed alleging that the religious school's guiding principles violate the county's non-discrimination policy. Before withdrawing its...
  • First trip home from college: How parents, students cope

     First trip home from college: How parents, students cope
    We're coming up on one of the watershed moments of a college student's freshman year — worse than the realization that the "freshman 15" is not an urban myth (except it's more like the "freshman 3") and more cringe-inducing than seeing a roommate in...
  • With little money, two underdogs challenge Frosh for attorney general

    With little money, two underdogs challenge Frosh for attorney general
    After a bruising primary contest in which he spent more than $1.5 million, Democrat Brian Frosh has less than $80,000 left for his campaign to be Maryland attorney general. The problem for his two general election opponents? Combined, they have less than...
  • Park improvements a top campaign issue for H.B. Councilman Shaw

    Park improvements a top campaign issue for H.B. Councilman Shaw
    Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Joe Shaw likes having relaxing parks around the city for families to enjoy. If he is reelected in Tuesday's City Council election, he will make green space a priority, he says. Shaw, 54, a public relations consultant, is...
  • In Laguna Beach, kelp has arrived -- and it's raising a stink

    In Laguna Beach, kelp has arrived -- and it's raising a stink
    Warmer air and water temperatures, combined with overseas tropical storms, delivered an ecologically desirable but olfactory disagreeable gift to the shores of Laguna Beach this summer: copious amounts of kelp. City officials and environmentalists say...
  • Warming Sooner Solved By Science Than Politics

    Warming Sooner Solved By Science Than Politics
    In a diplomatic failure of global proportions, the average CO2 concentration in the earth's atmosphere climbed an extraordinary 2.9 parts per million to 396 ppm in 2013, which is faster than any year since 1984. This comes from the World Meteorological...
  • How to export California's policy on carbon emissions

    To the editor: A recent article on California's carbon market draws much-needed attention to new loopholes that undermine the state's flagship climate policy. This otherwise excellent piece falls short, however, in suggesting that the market's problems...
  • Yes on Proposition 47

     Yes on Proposition 47
    Proposition 47 would do a great deal to stop the ongoing and unnecessary flow of Californians to prison for nonviolent and nonserious offenses and would, crucially, reduce the return flow of offenders from prison back to their neighborhoods in a condition...
  • Exelon behind pro-nuclear website in Illinois

    Exelon behind pro-nuclear website in Illinois
    Exelon Corp. has stepped up lobbying in its effort to have state legislators reward the company's six nuclear plants in Illinois for producing electric power without emitting greenhouse gases. Three of the plants could be closed because of competition...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Emergency outreach Volunteers are needed at the North County Emergency Outreach Network to staff the office, stock shelves, bag food for the pantry and donate food and other items for the pantry. Information: 410-766-1826 or olchesapeake.org. Healing...
  • Wallops Island takes stock of damage after rocket explosion

    Wallops Island takes stock of damage after rocket explosion
    Gerald Matthews can clearly see the charred launch pad where an Antares rocket exploded upon liftoff Tuesday, and said he has long feared such a mishap just 1.6 miles from his 55-acre farm. He called the blast awe-inspiring and terrifying — it...