| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:36 PM
For the first time, financial disclosure forms for nearly 1,900 Baltimore government officials will be online for public inspection, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Monday.
Individuals will be able to search online for loans, family income...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's announcement last week that Baltimore would put public officials' financial disclosure statements online was both a welcome step forward and a sign of just how far Maryland has to go to be truly transparent. The city's...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 4:06 PM
The drama over Baltimore's dysfunctional phone system began its next act Wednesday, with the city authorizing a private attorney to defend Comptroller Joan M. Pratt amid an ethics investigation — and Pratt leveling more accusations that the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
At Anne Arundel Community College, spring is a major entertainment season at the Robert E. Kauffman Theater stage at the Pascal Center for the Performing Arts.
The AACC Symphony Orchestra scheduled its "Made in America" concert for Saturday, April 26,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 7:17 PM
I will leave it to the political reporters and analysts at The Sun to judge how Maryland Congressman Andy Harris did on CNN's "Crossfire" Monday night.
For my money, he did just fine in his debate on Obamacare, showing what an act-like-you-know...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Welcome to my Episode 5 recapo. We are in Vietnam, and Juan Pablo sails down a river that looks like a cesspool while he reflects upon his "adventura."
“I’ve got 11 girls left,” he says, promising that he will keep his eyes open and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Earlier this year, I wrote about PBS "NewsHour" losing almost half its audience the last eight years and now averaging under a million viewers a night. I attributed that in part to the program not actually reporting news as much as talking to reporters...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Archbishop Spalding junior Jacob Parker is a true three-sport athlete and an old-school gamer.
When asked which sport he most enjoys playing — football, wrestling or lacrosse — Parker says: "Whatever the season is."
Right now, he's on...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:47 PM
As a player in the Black Power and civil rights movements of the 1960s, even at only 25 years old, Maulana Karenga was concerned about legacy. He wanted to leave behind something that would both celebrate the accomplishments of his people and challenge...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Baltimore County Superintendent of Education Dallas Dance received a job from SUPES Academy after providing that same company with an $857,000 contract with Baltimore County Schools. This action has the appearance of a conflict of interest and violation...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Despite all of the discussion about Baltimore County Superintendent Dallas Dance's part-time job with SUPES Academy, no one has yet questioned the apparent conflict of interest of Mr. Dance working for a company that has a no-bid contract with the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:35 PM
As a freshman, Shreya Nalubola was barely on the radar for Centennial cross country coaches as a viable varsity option.
The ability was there, and so was the work ethic. Knowing she had the potential to be great, Nalubola decided it was time to start...