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  • Clarification sought on fairgrounds sale

    Editor's note: This corrects Greg Ridge's first name. COSTA MESA — The state-appointed Orange County Fair Board on Friday called on Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to clarify the state's role in the potential sale of the fairgrounds. A 1949 Los...
  • Our Readers Write: Dismayed by union's stance on summer school

    On Sept. 30, an article titled "Teachers challenge summer school," was published stating that the La Cañada Teachers Association is blocking the efforts of the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation to host a summer school program at La Cañada High...
  • Disney, Time-Warner pony up against Prop. 24

    The Walt Disney Co. and the parent of Warner Bros. have each given more than $1 million toward the effort to defeat an initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would restore an estimated $1.3 billion in business taxes to the state rolls, records show....
  • The spending has to stop

    California must change course. In a recent survey of American chief executives, California ranked 50th in providing a business-friendly environment. Their finding: over-taxation and burdensome regulation, evidenced by the double-digit unemployment rate...
  • State Senate passes bill to protect La Jolla fireworks

    State Senate passes bill to protect  La Jolla fireworks
    SAN DIEGO-- The skirmish in the legal battle over Fourth of July fireworks show in La Jolla took place in Sacramento. The California State Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow La Jolla to host one firework show every year, without conducting...
  • LIVE UPDATES: Voters Pass Prop 28, Limiting Legislator Term Limits

    Proposition 28, the initiative to reduce California State Legislature term limits from 14 years to 12 years, is projected to pass. YES: 64.8% NO: 35.2% 20.3% of precincts reporting in.
  • Art day brings out the community

    Becky Mate is a one-woman band. In 1998, this Glendale resident founded International Art Day in the backyard and lobby of her modest Lexington Drive apartment. This year, Mayor Laura Friedman drafted a proclamation recognizing Art Day as the second...
  • Illegal Immigrants May Get a Break; Deportation Program Now Optional

    The California State Assembly passed a bill that would allow counties to refuse to participate in the Homeland Security Department's controversial Secure Communities program.  The program cross checks fingeprints from people who are arrested for crimes...
  • Fletcher leaves Republican Party

    Fletcher leaves Republican Party
    SAN DIEGO -- Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher announced Wednesday that he is leaving the Republican Party to become an independent candidate in the race for San Diego mayor. In a video posted on YouTube, Fletcher said that he thought about becoming an...
  • Sen. Feinstein Calls on State to Curb 'Abusive Lawsuits' Over ADA

    Sen. Feinstein Calls on State to Curb 'Abusive Lawsuits' Over ADA
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has written to the leader of the California Senate, calling for the state to adopt legislation that would curb what she calls abusive lawsuits filed by private attorneys against small businesses for minor violations of...
  • Sound Hall on Johnny Otis by George Lipsitz, at Beinecke Library in New Haven on Nov. 15

    Sound Hall on Johnny Otis by George Lipsitz, at Beinecke Library in New Haven on Nov. 15
    You ain't nothin' but a hound dog, cryin' (and lookin' bored in lectures) all the time. On Tuesday, November 15, listen to something that's a little bit more rock'n'roll. George Lipsitz, Professor in Black Studies at the University of California at...