| Feb 24, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Florida is facing a fiscal crisis. There's talk of slashing everything from public safety to help for the disabled.
So what burning issue are some of our legislators pushing?
Gifts for themselves!
Specifically, they want more freebies.
| Feb 25, 2011
| 5:48 PM
Local representatives turned in a lot of paperwork leading up to the Feb. 18 deadline for California lawmakers to submit legislation for the 2011-12 session.
The four lawmakers who represent all or parts of Glendale, Burbank and La Caņada Flintridge...
| Mar 9, 2011
Singer had No. 1 hit with 'Running Bear'
Johnny Preston, 71, who had a No. 1 pop single in 1960 with "Running Bear," died Friday at a hospital in Beaumont, Texas, his son Scott told the Associated Press. The elder Preston had bypass...
| Mar 17, 2011
Studying abroad is no longer considered a summer vacation for the undergraduate set. In fact, graduate programs are emphasizing global experience -- even building it into some graduate degrees.
"We see a steady increase every year, says Kim Gradel of...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 4:31 PM
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:
And I mean that in the nicest possible way.
Yes, the guy...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 11:39 AM
A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Wednesday refused again to allow same-sex marriages in California while a case on the issue works its way through the courts.
Last year, a federal judge declared that Proposition 8, a voter-approved measure...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 6:25 PM
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,"...
| Apr 3, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Wisconsin voters head to the polls on Tuesday for the first time since Republicans approved controversial restrictions on the union rights of public workers that Democrats and their supporters vowed to reverse.
Little noticed most years, the election...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 10:01 AM
An administrative law judge has approved an alcohol-serving license for an Asian restaurant in downtown Huntington Beach, overriding the protests of some residents who argued that the neighborhood is too saturated with liquor-serving establishments....
| Apr 21, 2011
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 2:47 PM
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...