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Citizens Initiative and Recall

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  • Baltimore high school decides to drop football after player's death in 1911

    An article in the Sept. 30, 1911, edition of The Argus reported that an area all-boys Catholic high school decided to drop its football program after the death of one of the players on the team. One of the first of Maryland colleges to cut out American...
  • Local growers, retailers try to reassure cantaloupe eaters after listeria outbreak

    Local growers, retailers try to reassure cantaloupe eaters after listeria outbreak
    Local melon growers and retailers are trying to reassure consumers after listeria linked to cantaloupe from a Colorado farm killed 13 people across the country, including one in Maryland — the deadliest foodborne outbreak in more than a decade....
  • Walking to school: Steps toward health

    Walking to school: Steps toward health
    On Wednesday, Baltimore schoolchildren will join students from around the world by participating in International Walk to School Day. Now in its 15th year, this global initiative aims not only to help keep students healthy but also to improve air...
  • Greene County Community Focus Report: Child abuse and poverty surge

    Greene County Community Focus Report:  Child abuse and poverty surge
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --    It's an unfortunate story on which KY3 reports all too often: children abused and neglected.  A newly released Community Focus report says continued difficult economic times have made the problem worse. Children are defenseless...
  • Open Space Initiative petitions delivered

    An initiative to tax Laguna Beach property owners to raise money for the purchase of open space got off the ground this week. A citizen's committee collected more than enough signatures to qualify for the ballot an initiative that asks voters to...
  • Mailbag: Now is not the time to ban bags

    Broc Coward's treatise is excellent, save one major issue that he chooses to ignore — the timing is all wrong, just as are Alaska oil and Wyoming shale restrictions, stricter Environmental Protection Agency industry requirements, tougher auto gas...
  • High-speed rail route will undergo major redesign

    High-speed rail route will undergo major redesign
    The proposed California bullet train will undergo major design changes, involving more than half of the route that traverses the Central Valley, the authority building the system said Wednesday. The plan for building a 114-mile segment of the system...
  • Stockton Heinz Facility to Close, Leaving Many Without Jobs

    Stockton Heinz Facility to Close, Leaving Many Without Jobs
    The well-known Heinz Company, which manufactures ketchup and tomato products, has decided to close its Stockton facility leaving approximately 140 people without jobs. The company put out a statement Tuesday afternoon regarding their decision, “...
  • Elephant float kerfuffle charges on

    Elephant float kerfuffle charges on
    The ongoing drama over Glendale’s elephant-themed float for the Tournament of Roses Parade continued on Tuesday, with the builder of the design calling criticism from animal rights activists unfair. Last week, People for the Ethical Treatment of...
  • Bills await governor's signature

    It was a busy week at the state capitol as lawmakers scrambled to get bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk before recessing on Friday until January. One bill written by Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) that increases protection for public safety...
  • Mailbag: With columnists go a little local flavor

    What a shame to lose columnists James Pribram and Catharine Cooper! I frequently pick up the Coastline Pilot when I am in Laguna Beach because I love its local flavor as described by Pribram and Cooper — much as I used to pick up the San Francisco...