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  • Highlights from Chicago Bar Association v. Illinois State Board of Elections (1994)

     
    Below are excerpts from the 4-3 Illinois Supreme Court ruling that knocked a term-limits question off the statewide ballot in 1994, the subject of my print column for tomorrow. Read the whole opinion, including the case citations I've edited out,......
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Donald Heller, death-penalty advocate no more

    Patt Morrison Asks: Donald Heller, death-penalty advocate no more
    'Remanded" -- taken into custody. In his career as a New York prosecutor and a federal prosecutor in California, Donald Heller has asked the court to remand guilty defendants countless times. He helped put away Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, who tried to...
  • Old wounds, new discoveries

    Old wounds, new discoveries
    Growing up, Marcella Goheen had questions: Who were her maternal grandparents? Why had she never met them? Why didn't her mom talk about them? And why, if Goheen was of Irish descent, as her family claimed, did she look so different from the other...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    WEDNESDAY JUNE 8 Poetry at Alta Lee Mallory hosts Poetry at Alta, which will celebrate 20 years of poetry at Alta Coffee and Restaurant, 506 31st St., Newport Beach. In addition to poetry readings, musician Michael Ubaldini will perform. The show starts...
  • Changes may affect elections

    COSTA MESA — Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) will run for re-election in 2012, members of his staff said Wednesday, dispelling rumors that he might retire at the end of his current term. The congressman, who last year moved from Huntington...
  • Mailbag: Does the dog define the candidate?

    Four years ago, six Democrats were vying for their party's presidential nomination. Back then, the pundits griped there was very little light between the candidates. Not surprisingly, that's virtually the same thing I have been hearing since the...
  • Mailbag: Open Space Initiative deserves support

    Isn't great to live in Laguna Beach surrounded by 22,000 acres of natural open space? Elsewhere in Orange County the boundaries between two cities are just lines with no buffer to urban sprawl. How did this happen? Was it just an accident? No. It is...
  • Lake Elkhorn dredging to resume, but runoff is larger problem

    Dredging of Columbia's 37-year-old Lake Elkhorn will resume, but curbing residential runoff that carries sediment and algae-producing nutrients into it is the key to its long-term health, a panel of four experts told a crowd composed mostly of Owen...
  • Clinton hosting jobs summit in Chicago

    Clinton hosting jobs summit in Chicago
    Former President Bill Clinton is in Chicago for the next two days to host a meeting of his Clinton Global Initiative designed to come up with new ideas for generating  U.S. job growth. More than 700 business leaders, politicians and nonprofit association...
  • Clinton brings his Global Initiative to Chicago

    Clinton brings his Global Initiative to Chicago
    Former President Bill Clinton brought his Clinton Global Initiative to Chicago today, gaining commitments to help boost domestic job growth, including a plan from organized labor to invest $10 billion in pension funds to help pay for repairs to public...
  • Local firm named on jihadist site

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday sought to allay concerns that a local aviation firm might be the target of Al Qaeda. Schiff said the FBI confirmed that Pasadena’s AeroVironment Inc., which makes the unmanned drone planes used by the U.S....