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  • Local growers, retailers try to reassure cantaloupe eaters after listeria outbreak

    Local growers, retailers try to reassure cantaloupe eaters after listeria outbreak
    Local melon growers and retailers are trying to reassure consumers after listeria linked to cantaloupe from a Colorado farm killed 13 people across the country, including one in Maryland — the deadliest foodborne outbreak in more than a decade....
  • Walking to school: Steps toward health

    Walking to school: Steps toward health
    On Wednesday, Baltimore schoolchildren will join students from around the world by participating in International Walk to School Day. Now in its 15th year, this global initiative aims not only to help keep students healthy but also to improve air...
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  • Open Space Initiative petitions delivered

    An initiative to tax Laguna Beach property owners to raise money for the purchase of open space got off the ground this week. A citizen's committee collected more than enough signatures to qualify for the ballot an initiative that asks voters to...
  • Mailbag: Now is not the time to ban bags

    Broc Coward's treatise is excellent, save one major issue that he chooses to ignore — the timing is all wrong, just as are Alaska oil and Wyoming shale restrictions, stricter Environmental Protection Agency industry requirements, tougher auto gas...
  • High-speed rail route will undergo major redesign

    High-speed rail route will undergo major redesign
    The proposed California bullet train will undergo major design changes, involving more than half of the route that traverses the Central Valley, the authority building the system said Wednesday. The plan for building a 114-mile segment of the system...
  • Drive to recall Wis. Gov. Walker begins

    Drive to recall Wis. Gov. Walker begins
    MADISON, Wis. — A long anticipated recall drive aimed at removing controversial Gov. Scott Walker got under way today with opponents of the freshman Republican fanning out across the state to gather the first of the 540,000 signatures they will need...
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fights back as recall effort begins

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker fights back as recall effort begins
    Democrats and liberal activists officially launched a campaign Tuesday to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, an effort rooted in the Republican's successful effort to pass legislation stripping public employees of collective bargaining rights. And...
  • Backers win right to fight for Prop. 8

    Backers win right to fight for Prop. 8
    Reporting from San Francisco -- The California Supreme Court ruled that the sponsors of Proposition 8 have the right to defend the measure, clearing the way for federal courts to decide the constitutionality of same-sex marriage bans. Thursday's...
  • McEvoy to gather recall signatures

    A petition to recall Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer is now certified, city officials confirmed Tuesday, but the effort still has a long way to go before the question goes before voters. Schoolteacher Chris McEvoy, who unsuccessfully ran for council in...
  • Recall effort of Righeimer moves forward

    It was a small beginning for a large, uphill effort to recall Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer. The door was open at Chris McEvoy's Westside house on Wednesday night for the dozen or so supporters who came in to join or inquire about his endeavor to...