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  • Crecsenta Valley bark park gets thumbs up

    Crecsenta Valley bark park gets thumbs up
    By spring, dogs and their owners will be able to enjoy off-leash play time together in Crescenta Valley Park. But the changes at the park required to make this possible came in at a price more than double the original estimate. Los Angeles County...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Speak Up Newport awards scholarships

    The Speak Up Newport Board of Directors presented the 2011 Dorothy Hardcastle Scholarship Awards to two students at its July meeting. Corona del Mar High School's Abigail McBean and Newport Harbor High School's Alex Jolly both won the $1,500...
  • Immigrant advocates file suit to toss tuition referendum

    The immigrant advocacy group Casa de Maryland asked a court Monday to toss out the referendum aimed at overturning the new law that extends in-state tuition breaks at Maryland's public colleges and universities to illegal immigrants. The widely...
  • Our Laguna: Village Laguna continues the height fight

    Fear that Laguna Beach would become Miami West or a Waikiki wannabe drove a group of Laguna Beach residents to take on City Hall in 1971. The City Council had approved a new zone from Broadway to Bluebird Canyon Drive that would allow 100-foot-tall...
  • Party poopers at the sales tax holiday

    Party poopers at the sales tax holiday
    Retailers sell sizzle, not steak. That fact has become so commonplace in the retail community, from used car lots to grocery stores to front yard lemonade stands, that it's more shocking to find a product rounded to $5 than one marked $4.99. Stores don't...
  • Ed Schultz, MSNBC lead TV way on important Wisconsin recall union story

    Ed Schultz, MSNBC lead TV way on important Wisconsin recall union story
    I disagree with the one-sided approach Ed Schultz and MSNBC have taken in covering today's recall vote of state legislators in Wisconsin, but I praise the cable channel and its host for going out to the Midwest and covering this bellwether political and...
  • 10 things you might not know about Wisconsin

    10 things you might not know about Wisconsin
    Our neighbor to the north has become a national newsmaker, wrenched by political battles, including attempts this month to recall lawmakers. Here are 10 things we can recall about Wisconsin: 1 Wisconsin is known as the Badger State because of lead miners...
  • State high court overrules voters on judge picks

    State high court overrules voters on judge picks
    The Illinois Supreme Court has repeatedly granted new life to judges after they were rejected by Cook County voters, despite promising to end the questionable practice nearly 20 years ago. A Tribune review found that since 2000, the Supreme Court has...
  • State justices seem to favor allowing proponents to defend Prop. 8

    The California Supreme Court appeared inclined Tuesday to give sponsors of ballot initiatives the right to defend them in court, a key issue in the federal dispute over Proposition 8. During an hour of arguments, several state high court justices...
  • Former Howard County farm envisioned for children's garden

    Former farmland near the heart of Columbia would become a children's garden and "early childhood education nature center" if a citizens group is successful in persuading Howard County officials to carry out the project. The land is part of a 300-acre...
  • 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...