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  • Gatto's bill on male circumcision bans headed to governor's desk

    A bill that prohibits cities and counties from enacting bans on male circumcision is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after passing the state Assembly unanimously Tuesday. The Senate unanimously passed the measure last week. The legislation, written by...
  • 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 Caņada 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...
  • From Canyon To Cove: Free parkland may not be the best gift

    Anybody want some parkland? If you're a public agency or parkland organization, we know where you can get 75 acres or more — for free. The old Driftwood Properties parcel, hillside land overlooking the ocean and Aliso Canyon, is up for grabs and...
  • 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....
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Balloteer Kim Alexander

    Patt Morrison Asks: Balloteer Kim Alexander
    The first California election that Kim Alexander cast a ballot in was a pip; voters decided 16 state propositions -- on creating a state lottery, capping welfare, limiting campaign contributions -- and gave their former governor, Ronald Reagan, a second...
  • 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...