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  • Tables fit for a king

    At Tark's Grill, diners arrive early for a shot at Table 601, with views of the patio scene and the goings-on at the bar. At Hampden's hot new Food Market, regulars have started zeroing in on the two quiet tables by the front window. And at Kali's Court,...
  • Maryland needs a new plan for economic development

    Maryland's economy is headed in the wrong direction. While the unemployment rate here is better than the national average, it remains high at 6.9 percent. What's more, Maryland actually lost 11,000 jobs in the month of June, the third highest loss in...
  • For Israel, it's different this time

    For Israel, it's different this time
    Until this year, the world would have been looking at the intensifying armed confrontation between Israel and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with a sense of deja vu all over again. But this is 2012, and the political map of the Middle East has changed...
  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Reader photo: A pair of VIP guests

    Reader photo: A pair of VIP guests
    Michaeleen Gallagher captured this image of two nestling hummingbirds at Sunnyland Center & Gardens in Rancho Mirage. The garden is a 9-acre, arid yet colorful landscape on the grounds of The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands. It’s a peaceful...
  • In drought-stricken Central Valley, Obama calls for cooperation

    In drought-stricken Central Valley, Obama calls for cooperation
    FRESNO—President Obama on Friday warned against thinking of water as a “zero-sum game” and urged regional players to push beyond politics in solving supply problems. On a dusty afternoon spent with politicians and farmers, Obama argued...
  • Obama is turning Sunnylands estate into Camp David West

    Obama is turning Sunnylands estate into Camp David West
    WASHINGTON — They'll meet at a discreet compound in Southern California on Friday, dining with a view of the mountains before a long talk and, if the mood strikes, a walk around the grounds in the balmy night. It's hardly a storybook Valentine's...
  • Obama's new TV vices? 'True Detective,' 'Game of Thrones,' report says

    Obama's new TV vices? 'True Detective,' 'Game of Thrones,' report says
    While you're sitting on the couch watching TV this weekend and feeling like you should be doing something more with your life, take comfort in the fact that the leader of the free world might be doing the exact same thing! President Obama is scheduled...
  • Pacific storm drenches parts of Northern California

    A Pacific storm system spreading across Northern California this weekend is delivering a welcome drenching to parts of the drought-stricken state, dumping copious amounts of rain on the coastal range north of San Francisco and several feet of snow on...
  • Growing Popularity of A Cappella Groups

    Growing Popularity of A Cappella Groups
    Ben Watsky was born to sing a cappella. Well, if not born, then certainly bred to it. The Woodbridge native first learned The Whiffenpoof Song (“We’re poor little lambs who have lost our way, baa, baa, baa….”) in eighth grade,...
  • Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting

    Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Thursday with Jordanian King Abdullah II to discuss developments related to the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, according to Petra, Jordan’s news agency. Netanyahu’s visit to...
  • Syria is still not our fight

    Syria is still not our fight
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama is right to resist the mounting pressure for military intervention in Syria. Action by U.S. forces may or may not make the situation better -- but certainly could make things worse. This assessment could change, of course....