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  • Bud Selig's time is running out to solve stadium issues in Anaheim, Oakland

    The Bud Selig farewell tour is about to hit Southern California, with stops in San Diego and Anaheim this week and Dodger Stadium next week. In the five months before he officially hands the commissioner's gavel to Rob Manfred, there will be no shortage...
  • Plastic bag ban, paid sick days among issues still before Legislature

    With one week remaining until they adjourn for the year, California legislators have saved the hardest votes for last. By midnight Aug. 31, they must address such contentious issues as whether to ban plastic carryout bags from supermarkets statewide,...
  • Isle of Wight schools to post 'In God We Trust' signs

    Isle of Wight schools to post 'In God We Trust' signs
    ISLE OF WIGHT — When students return to public school in Isle of Wight, they'll be greeted by something that may be surprising – and should have been in the schools for over a decade, according to state law. In the lobby of each school...
  • Environmentalist lobbies Winnetka over coal tar sealant ban

    Environmentalist lobbies Winnetka over coal tar sealant ban
    With the stage set for Winnetka to become what officials are saying would be the second community in Illinois to roll out a ban on coal tar-based pavement sealants, officials recently were visited by a Texas environmentalist who urged them not to back...
  • Quinebaug Middle College facility dazzles

    When students return to Quinebaug Middle College for the start of the 2014-2015 school year, they'll do so to a brand new 40,000-square-foot building. The 13 new teaching spaces inside include state-of-the-art science labs, a music room, an art room, a...
  • School board member lobbies for sales tax extension measure

    School board member lobbies for sales tax extension measure
    Nancy Robbinson was eager to point out to everyone who showed up at Lake Silver Elementary School how beautiful the building is, and how impressive all the computer equipment inside the classrooms were. “The technology here is incredible,”...
  • Lieutenant Governor Race Remains Too Close To Call

    Lieutenant Governor Race Remains Too Close To Call
    The race to become the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor remained too close to call early Wednesday, with former Groton Mayor Heather Somers and state Rep. Penny Bacchiochi awaiting official results from a handful of towns. Early results...
  • McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"

    McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"
    RICHMOND — A string of high-ranking officials from Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration took the stand in his corruption trial Monday to say he never asked them for anything untoward, and never anything for Star Scientific. No grants, though...
  • Re-purposing antiques not always a no-no

    Q: We inherited an Orthophonic Victrola VE 8-35X made in 1928. It's all original and includes an instruction manual with needles. We like its look as furniture, but would we ruin value by gutting the interior and installing shelves? A: The reader...
  • Lake Silver Elementary hosts a "Sneak Peek" and invites in the public

    Lake Silver Elementary hosts a "Sneak Peek" and invites in the public
    Sara Bigalke couldn’t deny that there was a huge amount of excitement, energy and electricity in the air – and that her staff couldn’t wait for Monday to arrive. “We’re hitting the ground running,” she said. “...
  • Early jail releases have surged since California's prison realignment

     Early jail releases have surged since California's prison realignment
    Jesus Ysasaga had been arrested multiple times and ordered by the court to keep away from his ex-girlfriend. Two parole boards sentenced him to nearly a year in jail for stalking, drunkenness and battery. But the Fresno County jail would not keep him....