| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Oak Park will not install speed bumps on its residental streets despite growing demand for them, the Village Board decided Monday.
Pressure from some residents to add speed bumps on their blocks prompted village staff to ask the board to reconsider a...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:34 AM
I want a candidate who would represent my values, but must of all I want someone who I can count on once elected.
That is what most of us want and it is not much different for an association or a union. Furthermore, the larger the investment in a...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:05 PM
As of Dec. 31, the Newport Beach Firefighters Assn. Political Action Committee had $76,115.67 on hand. By the end of summer, it should have more than $90,000 at its disposal.
The Newport Beach Police Employees Assn. Political Action Committee had $89,...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:23 PM
A policy that Gov. Martin O'Malley said would limit deportations from Baltimore to cases in which the immigrant poses a threat to public safety is facing criticism from advocates, who say it contains a loophole so large it will inevitably fall short of...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Baltimore County is adding additional police officers and improving nighttime lighting as part of a public safety focus for new developments in Towson, including next month's opening of a 15-screen movie theater.
With multiple projects sprouting in...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Baltimore police are considering switching to nonlethal tranquilizer darts to control dangerous animals as they face scrutiny for the killing of two animals this month.
In a reassessment that began several months ago, police have been considering more...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Nearly 15 months after launching what he called the "boldest move in criminal justice in decades," Gov. Jerry Brown declared victory over a prison crisis that had appalled federal judges and stumped governors for two decades.
Diverting thousands of...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:23 AM
As the mom of an infant and a toddler, I have been both dreading and dying to hear another parent ask me one question: "Do you have a gun in your house?"
It's a question Ann Marie Crowell of Saugus, Mass., told me she has wished every day for the...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It is a rare pleasure in any election year (and perhaps this one more than most) to have a candidate for state-wide office we can endorse so enthusiastically as we do Brian Frosh in the Democratic primary for attorney general. In his career in the General...
| May 23, 2014
| 11:56 AM
All trails previously shuttered since the 2009 Station Fire will reopen in time for Memorial Day on Saturday at Angeles National Forest.
The reopening provides about 46,000 acres of available space for hiking, camping and picknicking, according to...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
A miscommunication between Highland Park and private consultants studying the proposed 911 dispatch consolidation was one of several factors to prop up a bloated savings projection of about $260,000 per year, city officials said recently.