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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...
  • Group submits 1 million signatures to recall Wisconsin governor

    Organizers of an effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker have delivered a petition with more than a million signatures to state elections officials today, a key step in a process that could put the Republican's fate in the hands of voters as early as...
  • Baltimore high school decides to drop football after player's death in 1911

    An article in the Sept. 30, 1911, edition of The Argus reported that an area all-boys Catholic high school decided to drop its football program after the death of one of the players on the team. One of the first of Maryland colleges to cut out American...
  • 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...