| Nov 18, 2010
This year House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated she would do everything in her power to bring to a vote the legislation recognizing the Armenian Genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks in 1915.
But Pelosi's power is much diminished since the Nov. 2...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 11:11 PM
The Mayors' Cup is an annual tournament featuring friendly competition among the three AYSO soccer regions of Costa Mesa and Newport Beach.
The two-day tournament culminates in a trophy and bragging rights for the next year. Each of the three regions...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 11:19 PM
The Newport-Mesa Cardinals won the Division 3 National Junior Basketball championship for third- and fourth-graders March 6.
The team finished with an 11-3 record. The Cardinals included: Brad Humphreys, John Griffin, Colin Miehe, John Humphreys, Carson...
| Feb 10, 2011
| 9:22 AM
CdM seventh-graders win
The Corona del Mar seventh-grader boys' basketball team beat Harbor Day, 61-12, to improve to 5-0 with an average victory margin of 34 points.
The team started the season with wins over Dwyer, 41-24, and TeWinkle, 36-6. Next...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 11:32 PM
The Corona del Mar seventh-grade boys' basketball team beat Ensign, 42-15, to capture the Coastal Athletic League regular-season title.
Both teams came in with a 5-0 record.
Despite missing top player Garrett White, who was home with the flu, CdM...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 6:30 AM
California's proposed bullet train, the nation's largest public infrastructure project, has become the focus of an intense federal funding battle that could undermine its survival, as Republican leaders in Congress attempt to claw back as much as $3.3...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Entrepreneurs are intriguing people. Their brains are wired a bit differently. The wheels are always turning, they have trouble sitting still, and they're always on the hunt for a new concept, an overlooked niche, a creative solution, or simply a way of...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 6:49 AM
A 25-year Orland Park resident with more than 20 years of experience on the U.S. House of Representatives Legislative Staff has been appointed to represent the 37th District of the Illinois House for the remainder of the term vacated by Kevin McCarthy, D-...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 11:05 PM
Surrendering to political reality, House Republican leaders did an about-face and said they were willing to extend a payroll tax cut for 160 million working Americans without insisting that it be paid for with spending cuts.
The dramatic shift Monday was...
| Dec 29, 2011
Illinois Democratic State Rep. Kevin McCarthy is resigning, effective immediately.
The Southtown Star reports that he made the announcement in a letter issued by his office this week.
McCarthy, who's from southwest suburban Orland Park, did not...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Congressional negotiators reached a tentative deal Tuesday to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits while avoiding a fee cut for Medicare doctors, according to Republican legislators and aides.
The framework deal followed a key...