| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski has asked city churches and the public to join a day of remembrance on Friday in honor of the late President John F. Kennedy. Pawlowski and other members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors have asked churches to ring their bells...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 6:03 PM
LAS VEGAS — Mayor Carolyn Goodman has a visitor.
Impeccably dressed in a pricey blue suit, he gazes smugly past the mayor and her oversized desk inside the new City Hall — admiring commanding views of downtown and ocher-hued hills on the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
If your house is anything like mine, these days have been an orgy of food and festivities.
I planned to lounge by the Christmas tree, survey the expanse of brightly wrapped gifts, and announce with a satiated grin, "I can't eat one more thing." And...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 11:29 AM
Mayor Frank C. Ortis has been a resident of Pembroke Pines since 1977 and has a long history of service to his community. Mayor Frank C. Ortis has had more than 18 years of experience as a civic leader. His first municipal appointment was in 1994. After...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 3:41 PM
In June, the U.S. Conference of Mayors unanimously approved a resolution at their annual meeting calling for the federal government to end the wasteful war on marijuana. In late August, the U.S. Department of Justice took the step of allowing Washington...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Pot entrepreneurs are looking at potential medical marijuana growing sites in New Britain, Middletown, Bridgeport, Waterbury and Watertown. Venture capitalists are weighing dope investment opportunities. U.S. mayors are urging the feds to back off and let...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future.
| Jul 24, 2013
As one of more than 1,000 cities to sign the Illinois Cool Cities Local Sustainability Protection Agreement, Lake Forest has been recognized as a "Cool City" for its continued effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, use renewable energy and encourage...
| Jul 30, 2013
In 2005, Highland Park signed on to an honorary pledge to reduce its carbon emissions level by 2012.
That deadline has come and gone. How did the city do? No one knows, because a baseline carbon emissions level was apparently never established.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:13 PM
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was back in the nation’s capital, delivering a high-profile speech in support of overhauling immigration laws but sidestepping questions about his future once his mayoral term ends....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will travel to Washington, D.C., Friday to meet at the White House with Vice President Joe Biden about efforts to reduce gun violence after the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, the governor's office...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Legislative leaders pledged bipartisan cooperation and quick action Friday at the first meeting of their new task force on changing state laws and policies on gun control, school security and mental health in response to the Dec. 14 school massacre in...