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  • To trash, recycle or donate?

    Is it better to recycle goods or donate them to organizations that may re-use them? That's essentially what a reader wants to know. He gives the example of cottage cheese. After he buys a container and finishes eating the cottage cheese, he drops the...
  • In Theory: Belgium, suffering children and euthanasia

    The small European country of Belgium is in the news after its parliament voted to remove age restrictions from the country's euthanasia laws. If King Philippe signs the bill into law, it means children will be eligible for euthanasia. Belgium has...
  • North Central seniors present 'Urinetown'

    North Central seniors present 'Urinetown'
    Yes, it's a musical about toilets. More specifically, it's a musical about a government ban on private toilets due to a drought, complete with plenty of satire about capitalism, politics and even musical theater. Welcome to "Urinetown," a North...
  • Ethics agency releases warning letter to Gov. Brown

    Ethics agency releases warning letter to Gov. Brown
    SACRAMENTO -- The state ethics agency on Tuesday made public a warning letter to Gov. Jerry Brown, 10 days after it was provided to the chief executive as a caution for accepting improper contributions from a lobbyist. The state Fair Political Practices...
  • Home prices are slowing, Case-Shiller index suggests

    Home prices are slowing, Case-Shiller index suggests
    Home prices nationally posted their best year since 2005, but signs are growing that the housing rebound has stalled. Prices in the 20 largest metro areas have dropped slightly for two months in a row, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index, a...
  • MIDSIZE COMPANY NUMBER 2: Fellowship Community Assisted-living facility one big happy family

    At Fellowship Community, an assisted-living facility that has been named one of the Lehigh Valley's best places to work two years in a row, employees truly embody the spirit of a name. The residents and the people who care for them feel as if they are...
  • Jury awards former Chicago State University employee $2.5M

    Jury awards former Chicago State University employee $2.5M
    A Cook County jury has awarded a former Chicago State University employee $2.5 million in damages and back pay after deciding he was fired in retaliation for reporting alleged misconduct by the university president and other top officials, an amount...
  • Priore joining Ethics Commission without facing competition

    Priore joining Ethics Commission without facing competition
    Former Wellington mayor Carmine Priore was picked Wednesday to become Palm Beach County’s newest ethics commissioner … after no one else applied for the post. The Palm Beach County League of Cities approved Priore as its recommended...
  • Sen. Wright's conviction leads to committee shake-ups

    SACRAMENTO -- A day after going on a leave of absence, Sen. Roderick Wright (D-Inglewood) was replaced Wednesday as the chairman of the Senate Governmental Organization Committee by Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana). Wright was removed as chairman after a...
  • Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'

    Ghosts of Germany's WWII past rise again in 'Generation War'
    When plans for a Holocaust memorial in Berlin were announced years ago, German writer Martin Walser wondered how many monuments to shame his country would have to build. It was a telling sentiment for a nation that could not cleanse the past yet wanted...
  • When friends date jerks

    When friends date jerks
    For two years, Landis Wiedner watched a girlfriend settle for what she thought was an "awful" relationship. "It always seemed like she was mothering him," Wiedner, 29, recalls. "And he would ditch her, or not show up to things." Her friend, who had...