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  • Post-election arrogance?

    Post-election arrogance?
    Oh, the arrogance of power. The top Maryland lobbyist for telecom giant Comcast couldn't even wait for the dust to settle after Election Day to start bashing Maryland lawmakers. At a Chamber of Commerce luncheon talk right after Larry Hogan's victory,...
  • Norma Hall BowmanMarch 18, 1921 - October 30, 2014

    Norma Hall Bowman<br/>March 18, 1921 - October 30, 2014
    Norma Hall Bowman, 93, of La Crescenta, CA, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014, in Glendale, CA. Norma Smith Hall was born in Mound City, Missouri, on March 18, 1921 to parents Clarence Thomas Hall and Helen Smith Hall.  Her two older brothers,...
  • Readers sound off on arts, politicians, lobbyists ... and me

    Readers sound off on arts, politicians, lobbyists ... and me
    Scott, I've always opposed things like arenas that subsidize rich owners on the backs of taxpayers who can least afford admission there. However, your column on our new arts center ["Orlando Arts Center Benefits us all"] persuaded me that this venue...
  • Darby Tillis, freed from Illinois' death row in 1987, dies at 71

    Darby Tillis, freed from Illinois' death row in 1987, dies at 71
    Darby Tillis was one of the first Illinois death row inmates to be exonerated and became a vocal opponent of the death penalty, traveling the city in his "peace limo" emblazoned with the slogan, "Thou shall not kill." Mr. Tillis, 71, died of...
  • To remain relevant, Music Center aims to reflect all of Los Angeles

    To remain relevant, Music Center aims to reflect all of Los Angeles
    Jascha Heifetz playing Beethoven was the main attraction on the Music Center's opening night, Dec. 6, 1964. But before seeing the great violinist, concertgoers would have seen themselves, reflected in all their finery in the gigantic mirrors that line the...
  • Spencer Hawes using time off to rehabilitate foot injury

    Spencer Hawes using time off to rehabilitate foot injury
    The Clippers have had some extended time off, something Spencer Hawes greatly appreciates. "I think it couldn't have come at a better time for my situation," Hawes said. Hawes has a strained left foot, which he aggravated against the Golden State...
  • Jane Byrne dies at 81; Chicago's first female mayor

    Jane Byrne dies at 81; Chicago's first female mayor
    Jane Byrne, whose blizzard-stoked victory in Chicago's 1979 mayoral election made her the city's first female mayor and who broke the grip of former Mayor Richard J. Daley's Democratic patronage machine, has died. She was 81. Byrne died Friday at a...
  • Fracking rules for Illinois published after long battle

    Fracking rules for Illinois published after long battle
    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources published on its website Friday rules that regulate fracking, ending one chapter of a bitter and hard-fought multiyear battle by environmentalists who lobbied to block the rules from going into effect. Energy...
  • Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson

    Newport lifeguard HQ to be named in memory of Ben Carlson
    When beachgoers walk past the lifeguard headquarters at the Newport Pier, they soon will see the name of Ben Carlson, a lifeguard who drowned in July while trying to rescue a distressed swimmer. Carlson, a 15-year Newport Beach lifeguard, became the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill

    Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill
    Gov. Jerry Brown is poised to put his signature to a bill that would triple annual funding for California's film and TV tax credit program. Brown announced he will sign the bill into law on Thursday at a ceremony in Los Angeles, capping a yearlong...
  • Gov. Brown OKs tripling state film tax-credit funding to $330 million

    Gov. Brown OKs tripling state film tax-credit funding to $330 million
    California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed off on a deal that would more than triple funding for California's film and TV tax-credit program. The compromise would increase funding to $330 million a year over the next five years. While that falls short of...