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  • California drops a notch in public school spending

    California slipped a notch in spending per public school pupil in 2011, falling to 35th among states in a year that marked the first overall drop across the nation in nearly four decades, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Tuesday. The 50 states and...
  • Costa Mesa in top 100 best places to live

    Based on various quality-of-life factors, Livability.com this week has dubbed Costa Mesa one of its Top 100 Best Places to Live. The city clinched the No. 99 spot based on eight categories: economics, housing, amenities, infrastructure, demographics,...
  • Apodaca: Love will help us care for the aging generation

    The term "sandwich generation" has been around for a few decades, but the issue of caring for geriatric parents is gaining urgency as our population steadily ages. Increasingly, baby boomers and Gen-Xers find themselves caught between their...
  • Middle-wage jobs fight back

    Middle-wage jobs fight back
    The makeup of the workforce has changed over the past few decades. The impact of recessions, along with technological advancements, offshoring and other factors, have caused some industries and job types to strengthen while others have declined. In fact,...
  • Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season

    Retail sales weak in advance of holiday season
    Retailers had a shaky September, as lukewarm back-to-school shopping and a plunge in car purchases caused sales to slide from August, according to the government. Retail sales last month amounted to $425.9 billion, down 0.1% from August, the U.S. Census...
  • Dow, S&P 500 notch new highs despite disappointing economic data

    Dow, S&P 500 notch new highs despite disappointing economic data
    It didn't matter that consumer confidence slumped or that retail sales were weak. The stock market barreled to new highs anyway. The nation's two closely watched stock barometers — the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index...
  • Destination XL, men's plus-size apparel store, opens in Towson

    Destination XL, men's plus-size apparel store, opens in Towson
    Men's apparel retailer Destination XL opened a new store in Towson today, catering to men who wear extra large sizes. The store in Yorkridge Center, at 815 Goucher Boulevard, will sell more than 100 brands in sizes XL and up, including private label and...
  • Big state arts funding bill falters, so backers lower the ante

    A bill in Sacramento that would have decisively erased California’s longstanding dubious distinction as the stingiest state in the nation for arts-grant funding has failed for now. Some backers hope it might be revived next year. The bill would...
  • Glendale pushing more live, work in city

    Glendale officials have for years been trying to shake the city's image as a bedroom community to L.A. by bolstering the business base and building new apartments downtown. They've done so in the hope that more people will work closer to where they...
  • Appeal of 2010 Census nets city small population gain

    Appeal of 2010 Census nets city small population gain
    Baltimore’s challenge challenge to the 2010 Census count netted the city a small population bump. Instead of being home to 620,961 people on April 1, 2010, as the U.S. Census Bureau reported in 2011, Baltimore actually had 621,074 residents...
  • American Sign Language more popular at colleges

    American Sign Language more popular at colleges
    Every year, more college students in the U.S. are learning a new language without uttering a word. American Sign Language, or ASL, has become one of the most popular language classes, ranking fourth in the latest Modern Language Association Survey and...