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  • Battle over California pensions may be postponed

    SACRAMENTO — A legal dispute may postpone a campaign battle over public pensions, which was poised to become one of the most high-profile and expensive fights this year. San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and his allies are filing a lawsuit saying that the...
  • 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,......
  • Anti-Delta Thermo petitioners come up 624 signatures short

     
    Opponents of a proposed waste to energy plant slated for Allentown have hit a snag with their efforts to restrict emissions from the plant. The group -- led by Rich Fegley, owner of Brew Works -- has been collecting signatures in favor of a ballot...
  • Want to recall Rick Scott? Sorry, that's not how it works

    Want to recall Rick Scott? Sorry, that's not how it works
    In a moment, we'll run through some of the outrageous things happening in Tallahassee. But first, a quick note to all those Rick Scott-haters who are dying for a recall election: Shut up. And I mean that in the nicest possible way. Yes, the guy...
  • Maloof, Vans host 'Skate & Donate' drive

    While skateboarding with the right shoes doesn't seem to concern most kids, Joe Maloof noticed otherwise during a trip to South Africa. Irvine-based Maloof Skateboarding, which produces the Maloof Money Cup, is partnering with Vans for "Skate & Donate,"...
  • Group wants tax to buy open spaces

    A citizens group announced Monday a drive to put a tax initiative on the ballot to buy up vacant city parcels to preserve pockets of green space within city limits. Citizens for the Preservation of Open Space is looking for voter approval of a flat...
  • Bringing transparency to Maryland elections

    Bringing transparency to Maryland elections
    As anyone from the Eastern Shore can attest, last year's race for Maryland's 1st Congressional District was hotly contested and very expensive. The contest between Andy Harris, who had the strong support of tea party groups, and Frank Kratovil, who had...
  • Don't trash historic Puerto Rican regiment

     Don't trash historic Puerto Rican regiment
    Despite the sultry temperature, Jacqueline Centeno refused to yield. She knew her grandpa never would. Or her father. So, Centeno — joined by about 100 others who turned out Thursday afternoon at the 65th Infantry Veterans Park in Osceola County...
  • Organized labor behind campaign

    COSTA MESA — Though widely reported and talked about openly, Orange County's organized labor came out officially as the funding source for the Repair Costa Mesa ad campaign this week with a fictitious business name notice in the Daily Pilot. "There...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife, Maria Shriver, have separated, with Shriver moving out of their Brentwood mansion while the two determine the next step in their 25-year marriage. Shriver has been residing apart from the actor-turned-...
  • 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...