| May 11, 2014
| 4:00 PM
The cliche of Westside politics is that they're soft — arguments about human rights over bowls of kale chips on the verandas of mansions. There's a nugget of truth in that, but politics on the Westside also play out in suburban community centers,...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Demonstrations of Chinese lantern making, Japanese flower arrangement and martial arts will be added to the menu of festivities Sunday at the 10th annual Taste of Asia in Northbrook.
The festival, which celebrates Asian-American and Asian cultures and...
| May 8, 2014
Compared to 40 years ago, there are a lot more senior citizens behind the wheel. Helping to keep them healthy enough to be on the road are improved modern medications. So, naturally, you have more older Americans taking more medications......
| Jan 21, 2014
State Rep. Mike Schlossberg of Allentown – perhaps the fastest, funniest Tweeter in the House -- has announced he is seeking re-election in 2014. But more incumbents – and challengers too – would be wise to announce their bids for......
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:49 AM
More than one in five residents of Broward and Palm Beach counties is Hispanic, but that hasn't translated into power at city halls, county commissions or in Tallahassee and Washington, D.C.
Only a few of the two counties' elected officials are Hispanic...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Jean Enright hopes to make the leap from an obscure job as a Port of Palm Beach commissioner to the U.S. House of Representatives. She faces a big obstacle: The longtime incumbent, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, doesn't have any intention of getting out of the...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 6:58 AM
More than one in five residents of Broward and Palm Beach counties is Hispanic, but that hasn’t translated into power at city halls, county commissions or in Tallahassee and Washington, D.C.
Only a handful of the two counties’ elected...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:07 AM
This year's Baltimore Pride is the first since marriage equality was passed in the state, but far from the first for Marylanders who grew up with gay parents.
A recent study released by the Williams Institute, a think tank at the UCLA School of Law,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:52 PM
I applaud President Barack Obama's climate change policy speech Tuesday. Fundamentally, he's doing what he believes is right. Ethically, he's delivering on a promise he made in 2009 to the United Nations climate conference in Copenhagen: to cut U.S....
| Dec 11, 2012
There is good and bad news for women, according to the Census Bureau. They still face various forms of discrimination, including earning less than their male counterparts, but they might have some measure of revenge by living longer.
In a report...
| 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.