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  • Art day brings out the community

    Becky Mate is a one-woman band. In 1998, this Glendale resident founded International Art Day in the backyard and lobby of her modest Lexington Drive apartment. This year, Mayor Laura Friedman drafted a proclamation recognizing Art Day as the second...
  • Natural Perspectives: Time for weeklong celebration of native plants

    In September, the California State Legislature designated an annual California Native Plant Week to begin each year on April 17. Sunday marks the first such celebration of our state's abundant natural plant heritage. A native plant is any species that...
  • Man Arrested For Threats Made Against Seattle Congressman

    Man Arrested For Threats Made Against Seattle Congressman
    Seattlepi.com is a partner of catchwmw.com and q13fox.com A California man accused of making threats against Seattle Congressman Jim McDermott was arrested Wednesday, the Justice Department reported. Read the criminal complaint against Charles Turner...
  • Illegal Immigrants May Get a Break; Deportation Program Now Optional

    The California State Assembly passed a bill that would allow counties to refuse to participate in the Homeland Security Department's controversial Secure Communities program.  The program cross checks fingeprints from people who are arrested for crimes...
  • Disney, Time-Warner pony up against Prop. 24

    The Walt Disney Co. and the parent of Warner Bros. have each given more than $1 million toward the effort to defeat an initiative on the Nov. 2 ballot that would restore an estimated $1.3 billion in business taxes to the state rolls, records show....
  • Our Readers Write: Dismayed by union's stance on summer school

    On Sept. 30, an article titled "Teachers challenge summer school," was published stating that the La Cañada Teachers Association is blocking the efforts of the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation to host a summer school program at La Cañada High...
  • University of Colorado Clamps Down on '4/20' Rally

    University of Colorado Clamps Down on '4/20' Rally
    BOULDER, Colorado -- Steps taken to thwart a public marijuana smoking event Friday at the University of Colorado appear to have worked. Protesters who gathered at a quad on the campus for the customary 4:20 light-up time dispersed without an apparent...
  • Fletcher leaves Republican Party

    Fletcher leaves Republican Party
    SAN DIEGO -- Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher announced Wednesday that he is leaving the Republican Party to become an independent candidate in the race for San Diego mayor. In a video posted on YouTube, Fletcher said that he thought about becoming an...
  • Sen. Feinstein Calls on State to Curb 'Abusive Lawsuits' Over ADA

    Sen. Feinstein Calls on State to Curb 'Abusive Lawsuits' Over ADA
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) has written to the leader of the California Senate, calling for the state to adopt legislation that would curb what she calls abusive lawsuits filed by private attorneys against small businesses for minor violations of...
  • Sound Hall on Johnny Otis by George Lipsitz, at Beinecke Library in New Haven on Nov. 15

    Sound Hall on Johnny Otis by George Lipsitz, at Beinecke Library in New Haven on Nov. 15
    You ain't nothin' but a hound dog, cryin' (and lookin' bored in lectures) all the time. On Tuesday, November 15, listen to something that's a little bit more rock'n'roll. George Lipsitz, Professor in Black Studies at the University of California at...
  • The spending has to stop

    California must change course. In a recent survey of American chief executives, California ranked 50th in providing a business-friendly environment. Their finding: over-taxation and burdensome regulation, evidenced by the double-digit unemployment rate...
  • State Senate passes bill to protect La Jolla fireworks

    State Senate passes bill to protect  La Jolla fireworks
    SAN DIEGO-- The skirmish in the legal battle over Fourth of July fireworks show in La Jolla took place in Sacramento. The California State Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow La Jolla to host one firework show every year, without conducting...