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  • 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...
  • Don't trash historic Puerto Rican regiment

     Don't trash historic Puerto Rican regiment
    Despite the sultry temperature, Jacqueline Centeno refused to yield. She knew her grandpa never would. Or her father. So, Centeno — joined by about 100 others who turned out Thursday afternoon at the 65th Infantry Veterans Park in Osceola County...
  • Wisconsin vote slaps labor and Democrats, but not necessarily Obama

    Wisconsin vote slaps labor and Democrats, but not necessarily Obama
    There may be no more appropriate metaphor for the impact of Wisconsin's combustible recall election for governor than what happened to Democratic challenger Tom Barrett moments after he publicly conceded defeat to Republican incumbent Scott Walker....
  • 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...
  • Making a fashion statement — on her terms

    Making a fashion statement — on her terms
    Eileen Fisher doesn't dress starlets for red carpets or rehab. She doesn't create a new It Bag every season, or drop one-liners as a judge on reality TV. But Fisher, now 60, has made it as a designer despite forgoing many of the "must-haves" of the...
  • Old wounds, new discoveries

    Old wounds, new discoveries
    Growing up, Marcella Goheen had questions: Who were her maternal grandparents? Why had she never met them? Why didn't her mom talk about them? And why, if Goheen was of Irish descent, as her family claimed, did she look so different from the other...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Insurance initiative contenders wrangle over Internet addresses

    Insurance initiative contenders wrangle over Internet addresses
    SACRAMENTO -- Opponents of an auto insurance initiative on the November ballot are accusing supporters of violating state cyber-fraud laws by buying up all the addresses for potential yes and no Internet sites. But the campaign for Proposition 33, waxing...
  • Pot proposition burning topic at forum

    Marijuana was a hot topic at a Thursday night forum covering the propositions on the Nov. 2 state ballot. While members of the League of Women Votes  went over all nine initiatives, ranging from billion-dollar tax loopholes to climate change, many of...
  • Capitol Journal: Parks vs. ballot box budgeting

    California's magnificent state parks are falling apart fast. The budgeting system for state government is in shambles and practically dysfunctional. Proposition 21 on the November ballot would fix the parks. But it would pound another kink into...