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  • What lawmakers really want: Freebies

    What lawmakers really want: Freebies
    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. After all,...
  • Legislators send in their bills

    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...
  • PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes

    PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes
    Johnny Preston 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...
  • Not just a summer trip for undergrads

    Not just a summer trip for undergrads
    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...
  • 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...
  • Judge: Same-Sex Marriages Remain on Hold During Federal Appeal Process

    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...
  • 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,"...
  • Wisconsin Judge Vote Turns Into Proxy Fight Over Unions

    Wisconsin Judge Vote Turns Into Proxy Fight Over Unions
    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...
  • Judge approves Ka Shabu license

    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....
  • 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...