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  • Villaraigosa presses for immigration reform in Washington speech

     
    L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was back in the nation’s capital, delivering a high-profile speech in support of overhauling immigration laws but sidestepping questions about his future once his mayoral term ends....
  • 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...
  • Takeout owner, volunteers transform city plot into garden

    Takeout owner, volunteers transform city plot into garden
    Abdu Muhammad, who owns Pearl's Caribbean Cafe on Laurens Street in Upton, is known for his curry chicken. Now he is known for his garden, too. When Muhammad, a native of Guyana, South America, proposed to Baltimore officials that he "adopt" the...
  • Good day for green thumbs

    Sometimes rain is perfect for a public event - when it involves growing things. The skies dripped helpfully today as MayorStephanie Rawlings-Blakeand a gaggle of dignitaries turned out to celebrate the launch of a new community garden in West Baltimore's...
  • City works toward climate protection goal

    In 2012, the City Council has planned to voluntarily reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 7% below 1990 levels, as outlined in the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, which Laguna adopted in 2007. The city has taken steps recommended in...
  • Emanuel to speak at mayor's conference in D.C.

    Emanuel to speak at mayor's conference in D.C.
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will speak at the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors next week in Washington, D.C. Emanuel will give a talk Friday on education, with a focus on the importance of City Colleges of Chicago, according to spokeswoman Jennifer...
  • National expert gives blessing on compromise Chicago ward map plan

    National expert gives blessing on compromise Chicago ward map plan
    Chicago voters might not have to weigh in on a new City Council ward map this year after a national expert on Monday blessed a compromise plan put forth by dueling groups of aldermen. But council members plan to press forward with more public hearings...
  • Emanuel to support gay marriage at D.C. mayors' meeting

    Emanuel to support gay marriage at D.C. mayors' meeting
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join mayors from across the U.S. in supporting the rights of same-sex couples to marry. Mayors for Freedom to Marry will be launched as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington D.C., where Emanuel is set to...
  • Community Commentary: More can still be done in climate protection

    Editor's Note: The following was addressed to the City Council. * Village Laguna is grateful for all the city has done to meet its commitment to the U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, ("City works toward climate protection goal,"...
  • Community Commentary: Laguna lacks clear path for environmental goals

    Two months after the Oct. 6 meeting when the Laguna Beach City Council discussed the future of the Environmental Committee, it is only natural to ask: Do we want to run a sustainable city? Do we care about the city's natural environment from the greenbelt...
  • Mailbag: Is anyone tracking the rise in sea levels?

    Recent reporting and comments about global warming do not include information on the increase in the ocean's sea level, or what properties in Laguna Beach have been threatened or damaged by the rising sea level. In February 2007, the City Council adopted...