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  • Broward sheriff, 'dirty trickster' forge unlikely tie

    A campaign operative who built his career on smearing political enemies, publicly calls women the C-word and consulted for attorney-turned-Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein has become one of Sheriff Scott Israel's trusted political guides. The sheriff's...
  • Lawmakers Unveil Overhaul of California's Film and TV Tax Credit Lottery

    California's means of awarding film and television tax credits would switch from a lottery system to one based on an applicant's ability to create new jobs, according to an outline of a series of amendments to pending legislation to expand and extend...
  • Build the affordable housing in L.A., but leave out the 'poor doors'

     Build the affordable housing in L.A., but leave out the 'poor doors'
    The Los Angeles region desperately needs housing for people with moderate and low incomes. To that end, many local jurisdictions either mandate that developers include affordable, below-market-rate rentals in new residential projects or, if no mandate...
  • Smaller banks see regulatory relief after U.S. elections

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All but the biggest U.S. banks could see relief from some financial reforms after the November elections even if control of the U.S. Congress remains divided between Democrats and Republicans.     Post-election committee leadership...
  • Lehigh Township supervisor's bid to add police officer handcuffed

    Even with no support from his fellow supervisors, Keith Hantz said he will continue to push for another police officer in Lehigh Township. "I'll give it two or three more meetings and bring it up again in the beginning of September," he said following...
  • Annapolis Summer garden embraces the bright side of 'Spamalot'

    Annapolis Summer garden embraces the bright side of 'Spamalot'
    Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre is capping its season with "Monty Python's Spamalot" an irreverent retelling of the quest for the Holy Grail. The silliness of "Spamalot" is totally at home in Summer Garden's outdoor theater, where a lively cast delivers...
  • Ferguson-area businesses face new struggle in wake of protests

    FERGUSON, Mo. Business is resuming along the strip of food markets, chop suey restaurants and auto-parts stores that line West Florissant Avenue. But it's not business as usual. Most shops have reopened, although many work from behind plywood nailed over...
  • California Senate Committee Approves $400-Million-Per Year Incentives Bill

    A proposed expansion of California's film and TV tax credit to more than $400 million cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee, with the legislation now headed to the Senate floor and likely to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. The bill, AB 1839, would...
  • Ann McFeatters: Commercial drones coming to skies near you!

    WASHINGTON Oh no! The United States is falling behind in yet another big area � commercial use of drones. (Those things that buzz around and gather information and drop bombs overseas but don't yet deliver Amazon packages.) Although drones seem to...
  • In its second year, Constellation reaches critical mass

    In its second year, Constellation reaches critical mass
    Last Friday night, the bar area at Constellation was packed, the room alive with the chatter of people discussing a dance event they just had attended in one of the club's two formal concert spaces. As the night proceeded, the lobby crowd only grew, a...
  • Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun lobby [Letter]

    Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun lobby [Letter]
    Thank you to Raymond Daniel Burke for his article about the tragic shooting of McKenzie Elliott, a 3 year old in the way of a stray bullet ("Apathetic no more," Aug. 5). Until and unless we have public servants with a backbone to the gun lobby, nothing...