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  • Gov. Brown proposes sharp increase in earthquake fault mapping budget

    Gov. Brown proposes sharp increase in earthquake fault mapping budget
    Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a sharp increase in the state budget to map earthquake faults in California, after months of reports about how the state’s effort has been hobbled by budget cuts over the last two decades. Brown is seeking enough...
  • Jerry Brown: Earthquakes 'just around the corner,' fault maps needed

    Jerry Brown: Earthquakes 'just around the corner,' fault maps needed
    Gov. Jerry Brown vowed to increase funding to map California earthquake faults, calling the effort an important public safety measure. “We’ll do whatever it takes. And the people of L.A. should be cautious because earthquakes are just around...
  • Gov. Brown calls for more funding to map earthquake faults

    Gov. Brown calls for more funding to map earthquake faults
    Gov. Jerry Brown called for a sharp increase in funding for a program to map dangerous earthquake faults in California, reviving an effort hobbled by budget cuts over the last two decades. Brown's proposal caps months of debate on whether city and state...
  • Christie vs. O'Malley on taking responsibility

    Christie vs. O'Malley on taking responsibility
    Yesterday New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie fired his deputy chief of staff for her role in “bridgegate,” a political scandal in the Garden State involving state officials closing lanes on the busy George Washington...
  • These Girls Need Help — Not Another Maximum Security Facility

    These Girls Need Help — Not Another Maximum Security Facility
    The state has imminent plans to open a girls' maximum security facility on the grounds of the former Riverview Hospital in Middletown. It's a costly, unnecessary, ill-considered plan that should be halted. The girls involved in Connecticut's juvenile...
  • Weather Channel launches campaign against DirecTV

    Weather Channel launches campaign against DirecTV
    The Weather Channel is threatening to rain all over DirecTV if it can't come to terms on a new distribution agreement with the satellite broadcaster. The current contract between DirecTV, which has more than 20 million subscribers, and the Weather...
  • DirecTV May Drop Weather Channel

    DirecTV will remove The Weather Channel from its nationwide lineup if the parties can't reach a deal before their current agreement expires Jan. 14, in the latest feud over programming costs between a distributor and TV network. The Weather Channel on...
  • Segarra: Hartford Safer Than In 30 Years

    The following are the remarks made by Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra at the MetroHartford Rising Star breakfast Tuesday. Good morning everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season. I want to take this moment to wish you all a truly happy new...
  • Officials discuss hopes for Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa public officials weighed in on the future of their city Tuesday night in a study session about the six "visioning statements" prepared thus far for the general plan. The state-mandated document, updated about once a decade, acts as a citywide...
  • Letter: Public safety meeting will address excessive noise

    Do you ever have to turn on fans for “white noise” or have you ever had to wear earmuffs or earplugs to get some quiet at home? Then please attend the Public Safety Commission meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 at City Hall, when the issue...
  • Letters: How long should they be in jail?

    Re “Growing up in prison,” Opinion, Jan. 13 Although I think that Edel Gonzalez should no longer be considered a threat to public safety, that sentiment is based on his not being the triggerman in the crime he was convicted of two decades...