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  • Glendale City Council Meeting Wrap-Up: Le Mesnager Barn

    Le Mesnager Barn The City Council on Tuesday approved a $779,372 contract with Thomco Construction Inc. for seismic upgrades at the 3,000-square-foot Le Mesnager stone barn at Deukmejian Wilderness Park. WHAT IT MEANS The upgrades will begin the fourth...
  • Falconer vows to fight government waste

    Falconer vows to fight government waste
    Matthew Falconer, a commercial real-estate developer, says he wants to save small businesses from the crushing weight of government waste. So the 49-year-old Republican has embarked on a largely self-financed campaign to win Central Florida's most...
  • Lancaster County Commissioner Seeks to Ban Project Labor Agreements for Construction Projects

    Lancaster County Commissioner  Seeks to Ban Project Labor Agreements for Construction Projects
    Lancaster County Commissioner Scott Martin wants to ban Project Labor Agreements for Construction Projects in the county. A project labor agreement or PLA requires all contractors, whether they are unionized or not, to subject themselves and their...
  • Glendale City Council Meeting Preview

    Beeline fares: The City Council on Tuesday will hold a special meeting at 2:30 p.m. to discuss a proposed fare increase and service cuts for the Glendale Beeline bus service. City transportation commissioners voted 4 to 1 last week to recommend that the...
  • Federal contractors donate to 'super PAC' backing Romney

    Federal contractors donate to 'super PAC' backing Romney
    A "super PAC" that has spent more than $35 million on behalf of Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has accepted donations from federal contractors despite a 36-year-old ban against such companies making federal political expenditures. At least...
  • City buys 8,500 police face shields ahead of NATO summit

    City buys 8,500 police face shields ahead of NATO summit
    The City of Chicago has agreed to buy more than 8,500 new face shields for police helmets in preparation for the May NATO conference. The new shields will fit over police helmets and provide added protection against rocks or fluids, according to...
  • Sustainability upgrades makes City-County building one of most energy-efficient government offices

    Sustainability upgrades makes City-County building one of most energy-efficient government offices
    Mayor Greg Ballard detailed upgrades to the City-County Building (CCB) Monday that are reducing the city’s environmental footprint and resulting in guaranteed energy savings of $750,000 annually for the next 15 years. The sustainability measures...
  • Military influences in fashion

    Military influences in fashion
    Over the centuries, at the same time military might has been building borders, shaping national identities and protecting ways of life, it's also been building our wardrobes, shaping our silhouettes and taking fledgling brands to the front lines of...
  • SBA regional director finds comfort in finance

    SBA regional director finds comfort in finance
    Marianne Markowitz strolls through a hallway at the regional headquarters of the U.S. Small Business Administration in the Loop, not pausing to glance at the two official portraits, one of President Barack Obama, that are the only decor on a yawning...
  • Obama, his approval ratings down even in California, has no public words on Scott Brown win -- so far [Updated]

     
    President Obama spoke publicly for five minutes this morning. The scene: the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building. The topic: cracking down on tax cheats that get government contracts. It was the president's first public appearance since Tuesday...
  • Security-classified: Obama's new order

     
    by Mark Silva In a town where the last vice president maintained that he didn't have to inform the National Archives about the volume of material that his office was classifying as secret -- because Vice President Dick Cheney asserted......
  • Stimulus could overwhelm gov't oversight

     
    by Frank James Whenever Congress rushes through complex legislation, there's likely to be more than a few unintended consequences. And the package of more than $800 billion in spending that lawmakers want to spend to stimulate the economy is no......