| Jan 17, 2012
| 3:01 PM
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...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 8:19 AM
SAN DIEGO -An initiative to reform the city's debt-ridden pension system, which has qualified for public vote, will be put to voters in June, 2012.
The council is legally obligated to place the measure on an upcoming election ballot since it received...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 1:08 PM
Who do you think should have the power to make the majority of decisions in the city of Sacramento: the mayor or the city manager?
A new initiative was announced Wednesday that would give more power to the mayor, it’s called the “Checks and...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Four years ago, six Democrats were vying for their party's presidential nomination. Back then, the pundits griped there was very little light between the candidates. Not surprisingly, that's virtually the same thing I have been hearing since the...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Isn't great to live in Laguna Beach surrounded by 22,000 acres of natural open space? Elsewhere in Orange County the boundaries between two cities are just lines with no buffer to urban sprawl.
How did this happen? Was it just an accident? No.
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:34 PM
Dredging of Columbia's 37-year-old Lake Elkhorn will resume, but curbing residential runoff that carries sediment and algae-producing nutrients into it is the key to its long-term health, a panel of four experts told a crowd composed mostly of Owen...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 4:35 AM
Former President Bill Clinton is in Chicago for the next two days to host a meeting of his Clinton Global Initiative designed to come up with new ideas for generating U.S. job growth.
More than 700 business leaders, politicians and nonprofit association...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Former President Bill Clinton brought his Clinton Global Initiative to Chicago today, gaining commitments to help boost domestic job growth, including a plan from organized labor to invest $10 billion in pension funds to help pay for repairs to public...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:53 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday sought to allay concerns that a local aviation firm might be the target of Al Qaeda.
Schiff said the FBI confirmed that Pasadena’s AeroVironment Inc., which makes the unmanned drone planes used by the U.S....
| Jul 2, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Colleen Thom and Chelsea Shine have been through the wringer. Three weeks of abject poverty, withering heat and tasteless food. Three weeks of lurking lizards, scary spiders and swarming mosquitoes.
They couldn't be more grateful.
Grateful for the...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 9:47 AM
Don't let your feelings one way or the other about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stop you from thinking dispassionately about what he has to say about the perils of state-run public television systems like the one we have in Maryland.