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  • Journalism snapshots of the past - which looks like the present

    Journalism snapshots of the past - which looks like the present
    Journalism is by nature an art – or a craft, depending on your take – of the present, that old cliché about it being the first draft of history. I see it more as snapshots of time, and it’s interesting sometimes to go back through some...
  • Orlando sees boom in homes shared by roommates

     Orlando sees boom in homes shared by roommates
    Getting a "roomie" has become an increasingly popular way to share expenses in a region where rents have continued to increase as wages have generally flattened. More than 36 percent of working-age residents of Metro Orlando share a house, apartment or...
  • Airbnb Rentals Raise Questions For Towns

    Airbnb Rentals Raise Questions For Towns
    Acting on a neighbor's complaint, a West Hartford official has asked a homeowner to stop renting rooms through Airbnb. That might be the right response for now, but the Airbnb idea is an intriguing one, and local officials should study it more —...
  • Playful Padua

    Playful Padua
    I'm in Padua (just half an hour from Venice, but a world away), and I really like this town. Padua's museums and churches hold their own in Italy's artistic big league; its hotels are reasonably priced and the city doesn't feel touristy. Nicknamed "The...
  • Texas Ebola patient aided Liberia woman thought to have malaria

    Texas Ebola patient aided Liberia woman thought to have malaria
    The Ebola virus that infected Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who fell ill in Texas, has sickened at least six others in the sandy neighborhood near the Liberian capital where he lived in a rented room with a plain wooden door. A chain of confusion...
  • North Shore organization plays affordable housing matchmaker

    North Shore organization plays affordable housing matchmaker
    Skokie resident Jean Mulqueen says she never imagined she would be a widow at age 45, scrambling to make ends meet and attempting to pay a monthly mortgage with her income as a medical billing clerk. Determined to avoid foreclosure on the house she...
  • Costa Mesa sued over law limiting stays at motels

    Costa Mesa sued over law limiting stays at motels
    A recently enacted law that limits how long people can stay at motels in Costa Mesa was illegally designed to target low-income residents, a lawsuit filed against the city alleges. The Public Law Center, a Santa Ana-based pro bono law firm, sued this...
  • Judge lets Costa Mesa enforce motel ordinance despite lawsuit

    Judge lets Costa Mesa enforce motel ordinance despite lawsuit
    Costa Mesa can, for now, keep enforcing an ordinance restricting long-term stays at local motels, despite a legal challenge alleging that the regulations unfairly target low-income residents. On Tuesday, Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory...
  • Travel Apps For Great Last-Minute Deals

    Travel Apps For Great Last-Minute Deals
    No question, last-minute travelers can grab great deals. When hotels, resorts, cruise lines and even airlines have unused inventory, they often offer it at deep discounts — sometimes as much as 50 percent and more off original prices. To be a...
  • Court upholds Costa Mesa's limits on long-term motel stays

    Court upholds Costa Mesa's limits on long-term motel stays
    Costa Mesa can, for now, keep enforcing an ordinance restricting long-term stays at motels, despite a legal challenge alleging that the regulations unfairly target low-income residents. Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Lewis denied a request...
  • State panel rejects candidate's complaint of campaign violations by 2 incumbents

    The state's political watchdog dismissed a complaint by Huntington Beach City Council candidate Brendon Kenney, who accused two incumbents of violating conflict-of-interest and gift-limitation laws. In a brief letter Tuesday to Kenney and council members...