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  • Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs

    Rauner offers some ideas on cutting costs
    Facing heavy criticism for months over failing to offer a plan to restore Illinois’ finances, Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Thursday issued an outline of proposed cuts that he maintained would save taxpayers $1 billion. But Rauner&...
  • Laguna budget includes paying down unfunded pension liability

    Pensions and public safety took center stage as the Laguna Beach City Council weighed in last week on how the city should spend its money in the next fiscal year. The council directed the city to set aside $1 million in the next fiscal year to start...
  • Officials, owner disagree on running of Sandpiper Motel

    Officials, owner disagree on running of Sandpiper Motel
    Mike Lin knows his motel is not the best lodging choice in Costa Mesa. Customers at the Sandpiper Motel, he said, cannot expect five-star service from a one-star or "no-star" establishment. After all, the Sandpiper is not, unlike the Westin, within...
  • Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas

    Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas
    At a small community park in Santa Monica, a group of Los Angeles-area musicians wearing dark blue and orange T-shirts with the slogan "Listen Up!" gathered around a flatbed truck as union leaders, a minister and a local city councilman fired up the...
  • Robert B. Reich: The perils of America's hard-charging capitalism

    For years Americans have assumed that our hard-charging capitalism is better than the soft-hearted version found in Canada and Europe. American capitalism might be a bit crueler, but it generates faster growth and higher living standards overall. Canada...
  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events
    - Enthusiasts of pirate lore can learn about the real Blackbeard on Thursday at 7 p.m., the Hampton History Museum. The museum will host "What's Wrong with Black Beard," a multi-media event by award-winning author and historian Kevin P. Duffus....
  • Cook County pension changes clear Senate

    Cook County pension changes clear Senate
    SPRINGFIELD — Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle got a government worker pension overhaul through the first couple hurdles at the Capitol on Tuesday, but she’s still not saying how she’d come up with more money to pay for the...
  • Letter: Vote Mohill for a better future

    I am a lifelong resident of Glendale and have raised four children in this city. Because I am deeply concerned about the future of Glendale, on June 3, I will be voting for the only candidate who has a vision and plan for the escalating pension...
  • Letter: Mohill is willing to fight the unions

    One of the most critical and important responsibilities a member of the Glendale City Council has is to approve or disapprove the contracts negotiated between the public employee unions and the city of Glendale. Over the last decade or more our public...
  • Judge Pension Tweak Opens Lucrative Door To Insiders

    Judge Pension Tweak Opens Lucrative Door To Insiders
    State lawmakers were supposed to fix a law that gives two freshly appointed judges pensions of $106,000 each, plus lifetime health benefits, when they retire — in less than four years. Before they finish their first eight-year term. Instead,...
  • Letter: Solutions exist to fix city's deficits

    City Manager Scott Ochoa, in his recent rebuttal in the News-Press, stated that I was wrong that 84% of our pension obligations are funded, not unfunded as I stated the week before. His comments are disingenuous. City records indicate that in the years...