| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Over the weekend, without a pressing deadline at hand, I sat down to read more closely the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s strong dissent. Maybe, in the heat of deadline, I had missed something important...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: It is misleading to say flatly that the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling applies to all corporations. ("Myths and spin abound on Supreme Court contraceptive decision," July 3)
Twice the majority opinion stated its holding very simply....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Sen. Mark Udall strode into his new Western Slope headquarters last week with a very specific target in mind: women.
In two of the first three television ads aired by his reelection campaign, Udall has hammered his opponent's conservative positions on...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:13 PM
The Supreme Court doesn't only make history. Sometimes it's swept along by historical waves, and sometimes it's caught up trying to resist them.
During the last few months, the justices recognized the centrality in our private lives of the smartphone by...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Baseball ranks as "The Only Real Game" in Mirra Banks' surprising documentary, which discovers this most American of pastimes in the unlikeliest of places -- the small, war-torn ex-kingdom of Manipur in Northeast India. The arrival of two gung-ho Major...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Bees do it. Butterflies do it. Moths do it.
In fact, lots of insects pollinate our flowers and edibles.
That's why National Pollinator Week – June 16-23 – is so important. The week spotlights the significant role that pollinators play in...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Hobby Lobby plans to open a new store in Virginia Beach this fall.
The home decor and crafts chain has been recently embroiled in a Supreme Court case regarding health care choices. (You can read more about that at dailypress.com).
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:51 PM
Newport Beach city staff are concerned about a "proliferation" of new companies eyeing Newport Harbor as a place to take clients who wish to go airborne using water-propelled jetpacks and similar recreational devices.
On Tuesday, City Council members...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:00 AM
More people in Palm Beach County are taking to the water in new boats.
Registrations of new boats increased 14 percent in the year ending in March, after jumping 25 percent the year before, according to Info-Link Technologies Inc., a marine industry...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:35 AM
“Star Wars” creator George Lucas has selected Chicago over Los Angeles and San Francisco as the future home of his collection of art and movie memorabilia, according to a spokeswoman for the museum.
The museum's board Wednesday is expected...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Outdoor spaces get more attention this time of year as we venture outside during those long, warm days and evenings.
And who doesn't like to watch nature's dance as a humming bird or butterfly flit by?
Native plants in the garden and in landscaping...