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  • Residents, union workers protest sale of public housing

    Residents, union workers protest sale of public housing
    Sixty city public housing residents and union workers staged a protest Wednesday against a plan to sell the housing to private developers. Protesters fear the Housing Authority of Baltimore City's plan would lead to lost jobs, displaced residents and...
  • Questions for the candidates [Editorial]

    Questions for the candidates  [Editorial]
    With just three weeks to go until Maryland's gubernatorial primaries, the next few days will offer voters the last chance to see or hear each party's candidates on the same stage at the same time. Democrats will hold their third televised debate (and...
  • City celebrates new units in O'Donnell Heights

    City celebrates new units in O'Donnell Heights
    City officials aren't quite sure what to call the new development in Southeast Baltimore, but they turned out in force Tuesday to celebrate the first apartments completed on land that once held the sprawling O'Donnell Heights public housing complex....
  • Cubs going to City Hall to fight for remote parking lot

     Cubs going to City Hall to fight for remote parking lot
    The Chicago Cubs' quest to offer free remote parking this season will face its toughest challenge later this month. The team will bring its plan before the Chicago Zoning Board of Appeals on June 20, as it has formally requested a special-use permit...
  • Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10

    Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10
    Beach reads Thursday's Poetry Night at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center takes a turn to the longer form of fiction this month. To celebrate the start of summer, several local novelists will share their favorite beach reads on Thursday, June 12: •...
  • Can L.A. handle a revitalized river?

    Can L.A. handle a revitalized river?
    Your article on revitalizing a lengthy stretch of the Los Angeles River made it sound as if a bunch of kids had just found a vacant lot on the block. ("Big plans, and concerns, surround L.A. River's revitalization," May 24) The environmentalists want to...
  • Rename reparations to level racial playing field in U.S.

    Rename reparations to level racial playing field in U.S.
    "Have you heard of Irish amnesia?" a jolly Irish-American friend once joked. "It's when you forget everything but the grudges." Indeed, I responded, a lot of us black folks can identify with that: We forget everything but our "40 acres and a mule."...
  • Critical Mass or critical mess?

    Critical Mass or critical mess?
    On the evening of Friday, May 30, Daniel Littell reportedly did what cyclists across South Florida do every day: He flipped off a motorist. Problem: The motorist was Fort Lauderdale Police officer Jason Wilson, who jumped from his cruiser, knocked...
  • State law places no dollar limit on special assessments

    Q: We live in a five-unit condominium. Since we bought our unit last summer, it has been assessed more than $10,000 in special assessments. It appears that previous boards deferred maintenance for many years and there is no reserve fund. Is there anything...
  • Inflexible condo rules take a beating

    This was one time you really wanted to stand up and cheer for a judge. We can only hope the words and judgment of U.S. District Judge Robert Scola will bring a little sense — and maybe some compassion — to condo rule-makers who too often...
  • Chickens could be in Grayslake yards this summer

    Chickens could be in Grayslake yards this summer
    Natalie Sturm is ready to order her chickens. The 15-year-old proponent of backyard chickens in Grayslake heard good news at the village's committee of the whole meeting recently, when members unanimously agreed to vote on an ordinance at their next...