| May 17, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The city of Costa Mesa has made a preliminary offer to fill the job of economic and development director, the city spokesman confirmed Friday.
Gary Armstrong, director of planning and building inspection services for San Benito County, is slated to...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Same-sex couples in the Baltimore area are raising children at a higher rate than in most large metropolitan regions in the nation, according to a new study released by a think tank at the UCLA School of Law.
The study, released this week by the...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 9:35 AM
The news from Puerto Rico after last November's elections could not have been more clear: "Puerto Rico Approves Statehood," crowed the Washington Post. "Puerto Ricans favor statehood for the first time," read the headline on CNN.com. So nothing seemed...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 2:53 PM
"Gangnam Style" may be the hottest Korean crossover right now, but La Cañada High School teacher Sun Choe is on a mission to forge long-lasting ties between La Cañada Flintridge's fast-growing Korean population and the community at large.
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:26 PM
Former Montgomery County executive Doug Duncan's decision to run for his old seat after a six-year hiatus has changed the political landscape of the state's largest county even as critics argue that new demographics could present a big hurdle to his...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
Chicago Public Schools on Tuesday released a list of schools that are underenrolled according to this year's attendance figures, providing additional data for a commission that is studying school closings but may not weigh in on which buildings should...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:42 PM
The entire undergraduate student bodies of the Johns Hopkins University and the U.S. Naval Academy combined. The population of Bel Air, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The average attendance at a Hershey Bears hockey game (the highest in the AHL)....
| May 2, 2013
| 10:04 AM
I was a bit confused by the letter Jeff Nelson wrote regarding the need for a White Student Union at Towson University.
For the record, "white" is how most people would describe me. That's no more a part of my heritage than the fact that my eyes are...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 4:07 PM
As Susana Cruciana strolls down Second Street, she recounts details of a past Laguna.
"There was a roller skating rink on the corner," said Cruciana, 63. Then she turns slightly and points to another site where sits a pale green, two-story Laguna...
| Apr 13, 2013
There are visible signs in Costa Mesa that the housing market is recovering.
After a few years of virtually no new residential construction (between 2009 and 2012, Costa Mesa added only 56 new housing units, with zero in 2011), it's heartening to see...
| Mar 31, 2013
Glendale this year has limited the sample ballot that goes out to all voters to just English and Armenian. But critics say officials should have kept with the prior practice of including all four major languages spoken in the city to avoid...