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  • Newport-Mesa School District asked to disclose salaries

    A nonpartisan research institute could seek legal counsel in the coming weeks to compel the Newport-Mesa Unified School District to disclose employee salaries online.
  • Hollywood challenging extra pension checks sent to retirees last year

    Hollywood challenging extra pension checks sent to retirees last year
    Retired cops, firefighters and City Hall employees sometimes get an extra payday known as the 13th check. It comes each year the pension funds have robust earnings and has ranged from $200 to more than $26,000. But it comes at a cost to taxpayers: The...

    Paley Center CEO Pat Mitchell to step down next year

    Paley Center CEO Pat Mitchell to step down next year
    Pat Mitchell, chief executive of the Paley Center for Media -- which serves a dual role as think tank for the entertainment industry and fan club for TV shows -- will step down in 2014 after eight years in the post, people familiar with the matter said....

    Does Foley Want A Redo? He Talks Of 'Wisconsin Moment'

    GREENWICH -- Tom Foley is back and hoping for a Republican turnaround that will become Connecticut's own Wisconsin moment. After coming within less than 1 percentage point of becoming governor in 2010, in Connecticut's closest gubernatorial election...

    India set to launch Mars mission, provoking criticism over cost

    India set to launch Mars mission, provoking criticism over cost
    NEW DELHI — India is set to launch a space mission to Mars on Tuesday that, if successful, would beat China to the punch, although some wonder whether the undertaking is the best use of money when many Indians lack food, clean water or basic...