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  • The untouchable sheriff?

    The untouchable sheriff?
    There came a point during the 2012 hearings of the Los Angeles County Citizens' Commission on Jail Violence when the panel's lead counsel, Richard Drooyan, asked Sheriff Lee Baca how he was to be held to answer for mistreatment of inmates, poor...
  • South Florida elections get good grades, with room to improve

    South Florida elections get good grades, with room to improve
    As Florida prepares for critical midterm elections in 2014 — including the nation's most-watched governor's race — an outside analysis gives good grades to the way voting is run in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Not that everything's...
  • Avoid a special session in Annapolis [Editorial]

    If the Harford County delegation to Annapolis can be part of preventing a special session of the Maryland General Assembly after the election, they will have at least accomplished something. Partially because they are mostly members of the largely...
  • Federation treads lightly in politics, setting the agenda

    Federation treads lightly in politics, setting the agenda
    One look at who’s on the new executive board of the Federation of Boca Raton Homeowner Associations and it’s easy to imagine the meetings could get fiery. President Andrea O’Rourke has been a vocal opponent of the 378-unit apartment...
  • Rob Ford claims he's best Toronto mayor ever, files for reelection

    Rob Ford, the Toronto mayor stripped of his authority and shamed around the world for smoking crack and hanging out with criminals, declared himself the best leader that Canada's No. 1 city has ever had and filed Thursday for reelection. Ford was...
  • Assembly candidates to hold forum

    The Newport-Mesa Tea Party is hosting a forum next week that features four state Assembly candidates for the 74th District. The session is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Halecrest Park Swim and Tennis Club, 3107 Killybrooke Lane, Costa Mesa....
  • Rawlings-Blake wants new fire chief to make agency more diverse

    Rawlings-Blake wants new fire chief to make agency more diverse
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her pick to run the city Fire Department said Monday they hope to hire and promote more minorities and women — even as the department cuts positions. In introducing Niles Ford, 48, as her selection to lead the...
  • Expensive Allentown advice linked in some cases to campaign contributions

    It is downright heartwarming the way Allentown's city fathers want to do everything in full public view. "I think we were pretty darn open," Mayor Ed Pawlowski was quoted as saying Thursday, in a story on how he arranged more than $4 million in fees to...
  • Governor has most power? Nah. It's your city council

    Governor has most power? Nah. It's your city council
    I bet you can't name the people elected to represent you on your local city council. How do I know? Because voter turnout in city elections is usually abysmal. In most of the towns in Orange County, turnout was about 20 percent or less (Apopka was...
  • Sanchez, a convicted felon, fights to stay on Cook County ballot

    Sanchez, a convicted felon, fights to stay on Cook County ballot
    A federal fraud conviction didn’t stop former Chicago Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez from running for Cook County Board, but opponents are trying to get him tossed from the ballot by arguing he’s ineligible because he’s...
  • Bobby Shriver can start raising money for supervisor race, county says

    Bobby Shriver can start raising money for supervisor race, county says
    Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver has filed papers that allow him to begin raising money to run for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, according to the county clerk’s office. The nephew of late President John F. Kennedy has not...