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  • L.A. County workers union endorses Sheila Kuehl in supervisor's race

    L.A. County workers union endorses Sheila Kuehl in supervisor's race
    The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, the region's largest union voice, gave its official "enthusiastic" endorsement of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in her campaign for Los Angeles County supervisor. Rank-and-file members representing a...
  • Coalition forms to manage California's groundwater

    So let me get this straight: The state government is telling us we can't hose down the driveway and should feel guilty about watering the lawn. But it's OK for somebody to pump all the groundwater he wants? The policy-makers are padlocking flush toilets...
  • Republicans look to improve brand, tech skills in Silicon Valley

    Republicans look to improve brand, tech skills in Silicon Valley
    It's not easy being a conservative in Silicon Valley. People who lean to the right are vastly outnumbered in the nation's high-tech hub, and say they sometimes have to downplay their views. "It does make you stand out a little bit. You have to be...
  • Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation

    Tensions at Pasadena City College threaten school's reputation
    Pasadena City College's stature as one of the state's best two-year schools wasn't lost on members of a visiting team of advisors this year. "You've got a great reputation," one member told campus employees. But that reputation, and maybe even the...
  • Environmental rules make Grand Canal less than grand

     Environmental rules make Grand Canal less than grand
    Once alive with children playing on the sandy shoreline or leaping headlong into the shimmering water, the Grand Canal is now having trouble living up to its name. Although Balboa Island still radiates charm with its early day cottages, its rival frozen...
  • Gluten-free goodies — at the Orange County Fair?

    Gluten-free goodies — at the Orange County Fair?
    Dominic "The Midway Gourmet" Palmieri is known as the calorically evil mastermind responsible for weight gain at the Orange County Fair. He has a long list of menu items ranging from the 2-pound Big Rib to bacon-wrapped turkey legs, bacon-battered...
  • Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray

    Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray
    Every school day, students at Carlsbad High tune in their classroom televisions to a news show produced by its award-winning broadcast journalism program. Airing from a well-appointed studio on campus, the report covers topics ranging from final exams...
  • Planned LAX terminal will provide more room for wide-bodied jets

    Planned LAX terminal will provide more room for wide-bodied jets
    The modernization of Los Angeles International Airport continued Monday with the approval of a new $900-million terminal that will add gates for wide-bodied aircraft and help eliminate a major inconvenience for travelers. Airport commissioners...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill to reduce deportations for minor crimes

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed into law a measure aimed at reducing deportations of legal immigrants who are convicted of misdemeanors. The measure, SB 1310, was one of 24 bills signed by the governor, among them a ban on homeowners associations...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Department not meeting Metro policing goals

    L.A. County Sheriff's Department not meeting Metro policing goals
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has failed to meet goals for reducing violent crime on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's sprawling bus and rail system and been unable to adequately track emergency response times and fare evasion...
  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...