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  • Medical marijuana amendment gets green light from Supreme Court

    Medical marijuana amendment gets green light from Supreme Court
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's top court on Monday approved the wording of a medical marijuana ballot question asking voters to join some 20 other states in legalizing the drug for medicinal use. The Florida Supreme Court issued a divided, 4-3 opinion...
  • Florida medical marijuana: Legalize one way or another | Editorial

    Florida medical marijuana: Legalize one way or another | Editorial
    Legalizing medical marijuana in Florida will be decided by voters in November, thanks to a favorable state Supreme Court decision delivered this week. To make it from pipe dream to reality, however, proponents still must meet a steep requirement:...
  • Letter: A 'no' vote will send a message

    When you cast your vote on the parcel tax measure, I urge you to let reason — rather than emotion — prevail. If you do, you will vote “no.” On the one hand, the initiative has a provision to exempt senior citizens from the tax,...
  • Charter committee OKs outsourcing language

    The Costa Mesa Charter Committee voted Wednesday evening to support an initiative that would allow the city to outsource most services. Eleven members voted in favor of including outsourcing in the proposed charter, which would require voter approval....
  • Kashkari acknowledges that he did not always vote

    Kashkari acknowledges that he did not always vote
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari responded to reports that he had a spotty voting record, acknowledging that he has not gone to the polls in every election. He pointed to his decision to leave a lucrative investment banking career to...
  • Repairing the Voting Rights Act

    Repairing the Voting Rights Act
    When the Supreme Court struck down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act last year, it seemed impossible that a divided Congress would be able to agree on new legislation that would satisfy the court's concerns and restore robust enforcement of the...
  • Use of secret ballot must be authorized by board

    Q: I live in a condominium association and just learned that the ballots for our board elections can be reviewed by any unit owner after the election. I thought the identity of candidate to whom I voted would remain anonymous so that other unit owners...
  • Oscars: In shocker, 'Alone Yet Not Alone' song nomination revoked

    Oscars: In shocker, 'Alone Yet Not Alone' song nomination revoked
    Citing direct campaigning that created “the appearance of an unfair advantage,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revoked an Oscar nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone,” the tune from the faith-based movie of the...
  • Judge throws out measure to force new L.A.-only health department

    Judge throws out measure to force new L.A.-only health department
    A judge has struck down a ballot measure that would force the city of Los Angeles to launch its own health department separate from the county's. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael P. Linfield ruled Friday that the measure slated for the June...
  • Oscar Nominee 'Devastated' by Disqualification; Tune Sung by Quadriplegic Singer

    The Academy's board of governors voted to rescind the original song nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone," music by Bruce Broughton and lyric by Dennis Spiegel. An additional nominee in the category will not be named. The decision was prompted by the...
  • California Sen. Rod Wright's perjury, voter fraud trial goes to jury

    California Sen. Rod Wright's perjury, voter fraud trial goes to jury
    More than three years after state Sen. Roderick D. Wright's indictment on perjury and voter fraud charges, the Inglewood Democrat's case went to the jury on Friday. The trial began with opening arguments on Jan. 8 before Los Angeles County Superior...