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  • Equality is part of the Christmas spirit

    If your house is anything like mine, these days have been an orgy of food and festivities. I planned to lounge by the Christmas tree, survey the expanse of brightly wrapped gifts, and announce with a satiated grin, "I can't eat one more thing." And...
  • Venice's famed tolerance is being tested by the homeless

    Venice's famed tolerance is being tested by the homeless
    The homeless people camped outside a planned Google facility in Venice were beginning to stir when Los Angeles police rolled up around dawn. Chesnel Dorceus was slow to dismantle his makeshift shelter and wound up briefly in handcuffs. "Wow,...
  • Pawlowski calls for moment of silence to honor former President Kennedy

     
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has asked city churches and the public to join a day of remembrance on Friday in honor of the late President John F. Kennedy. Pawlowski and other members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors have asked churches to ring their bells...
  • Cubs' Ricketts seeks rooftop accord

    Cubs' Ricketts seeks rooftop accord
    MESA, Ariz. -- With the backdrop of a new $84 million spring training facility with the support of Mesa mayor Scott Smith, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts expressed hope Wednesday that the team could reach a resolution with the Wrigley Field rooftop...
  • Free trip to Saudi Arabia OK for mayors Lori Moseley, Joy Cooper, city attorneys rule

    Free trip to Saudi Arabia OK for mayors Lori Moseley, Joy Cooper, city attorneys rule
    [UPDATED with second legal opinion] Two Broward County mayors can fly to Saudi Arabia and have their expenses paid by the Royal Embassy without violating Broward's strict no-gifts ban, attorneys ruled. And if they want to bring a spouse along, all...
  • Homelessness, hunger climbing in U.S. cities, mayors' survey says

    Homelessness, hunger climbing in U.S. cities, mayors' survey says
    Although the jobless rate is at its lowest level in five years and the stock market has surpassed its pre-recession high, the economic gains have not reached many poor urban residents, and 2014 could be even worse, a new survey said Wednesday....
  • Letter: Water policies need to change

    Re: “Early morning water main break causes flooding and road delays,” burbankleader.com, Dec. 7. The recent water main break in the area should suggest a need to rethink the status quo. Change, including more competition with how the area&...
  • City water system already employs good asset management practices [Letter]

    In his letter to the editor ("City water needs a new business plan," Dec. 26), Pete Sepp of the National Taxpayers Union identifies better asset management as a way for Baltimore to better manage its water system and save money. The Asset Management...
  • People over profit [Commentary]

    People over profit [Commentary]
    In the face of the federal claim that homelessness has been receding since 2010, the U.S. Conference of Mayors reports that most cities are experiencing surges of homelessness. It's perhaps unsurprising, given a recent announcement by the chief federal...
  • Mayor's political rise takes her out of state

    Mayor's political rise takes her out of state
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's growing role in Democratic politics has given a boost to her national profile — and to her frequent-flyer miles. A leader with the Democratic National Committee and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Rawlings-Blake has...
  • Eastern Shore project aims to help towns save energy, money

    Eastern Shore project aims to help towns save energy, money
    Chestertown officials have been interested in energy conservation for a long time — they started tracking usage levels during the 1970s energy crisis. Even so, when the Eastern Shore town launched a project to cut back on electricity costs seven...