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  • Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete

    Stratford Gym Is A Memorial To A Young Athlete
                  After the tragic death of Erin Babieanu , who died during a fatal car accident in Jamaica when her taxi hit an oncoming truck which instantly killed the driver and seriously  injured the others in the vehicle. Erin Marie Babieanu died due...
  • Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions

    Experimental Ebola drugs raising ethics questions
    As the flesh-eating Ebola virus ravages West Africa, two American health workers who contracted the disease in Liberia were airlifted back to the United States to be treated with an experimental drug. They have since recovered. But colleagues of a...
  • LAUSD report faults iPad bidding

    LAUSD report faults iPad bidding
    The groundbreaking effort to provide an iPad to every Los Angeles student, teacher and school administrator was beset by inadequate planning, a lack of transparency and a flawed bidding process, according to the draft of an internal school district report...
  • New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision

    New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision
    The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem....
  • Ethics panel wants stiffer penalty for CalPERS' Priya Mathur

    Ethics panel wants stiffer penalty for CalPERS' Priya Mathur
    The state's ethics panel is taking a get-tough stance toward a board member of the nation's biggest government pension fund, who has repeatedly failed to file legally required disclosure reports. In an unusual move, the Fair Political Practices...
  • The voter turnout conundrum in L.A.

    The voter turnout conundrum in L.A.
    It's one of the worst ideas we've heard in a long time: Last week, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission floated a plan to offer cash prizes as an incentive to get Angelenos to vote in local elections. Sheer desperation, as far as we can tell, led the...
  • 2 Liberians who got experimental Ebola medicine said to be improving

    2 Liberians who got experimental Ebola medicine said to be improving
    Two Liberian healthcare workers who received experimental medication to fight the Ebola virus have shown some improvement, the World Health Organization said Thursday. In a statement, the international health agency said that doctors working in...
  • McDonough asks state prosecutor to investigate Baltimore County school board

    McDonough asks state prosecutor to investigate Baltimore County school board
    State Del. Pat McDonough has asked the Maryland State Prosecutor's Office to investigate whether the Baltimore County school board acted properly when it gave the superintendent an increase in his pay and benefits package of $27,000. McDonough...
  • Greene's tax struggles make Wellington residents wary

    News that Wellington Vice Mayor John Greene failed to file taxes for two, possibly three years, should make village residents wary. Most of us have at some point struggled financially and no one is perfect. Most of us, though, aren't elected officials...
  • Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts

    Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts
    A daily diary, chocolate rainbow cake and a gift basket with skin care products were just some of the $1,300 in gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake claimed on her 2013 ethics forms, according to a review of the filings. The most expensive of the 31...
  • Threat to kids, other innocents in Iraq spur Catholic debate on warfare

    "Never war! Never war!" Those were the words of Pope Francis very recently, marking the centennial of the outbreak of the cataclysmic First World War. "I think most of all about children, whose hopes for a dignified life, a future, are dashed." But...