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  • Graffiti artist supports Azalea Park Little Leagues

     
    Even the weather helped out: last Saturday New York artist Héctor “Nicer” Nazario came to Central Florida to paint a large-scale mural of baseball hero Roberto Clemente at the Azalea Park baseball field. This is part of a on-going campaign to....
  • Murdoch tabloids paid police for celebrity information, official says

     
    Payments to police and public officials in return for information on celebrities, such as singer Charlotte Church, were common practice at News Corp.-owned tabloids, a British police official said....
  • Will Santa Monica call off Christmas in the park?

     
    Last Christmas, the Santa Monica City Council tackled a controversy over its annual display depicting the Nativity story in life-size dioramas sprawling down the Ocean Avenue edge of Palisades Park overlooking the ocean. Atheists objected to the...
  • Picketing Emanuel's home crosses the line

     
    My pal Eric asked me Tuesday what I thought about the people who rallied outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home Monday evening to protest the proposal to close seven Chicago public schools and radically overhaul 10 more. We agreed: The protesters......
  • A pledge to be nonpartisan

     
    The manner in which we are governed is too laden with political games.  Too many of our leaders act as though they are elected simply to block the efforts of people from the other party and to win the next election.  The effect of that degrades the...
  • Glendale settles employee's discrimination suit for $200,000

     
    Glendale settles discrimination suit with employee for $200,000...
  • Boynton Beach delegation meets Haitian president

     
    A Boynton Beach delegation that did not include elected officials met with Haitian President Michel Martelly late last month. Les Cayes' mayor and police chief also welcomed the delegation on Feb. 17. The city of Boynton Beach's sole representative,......
  • Jacobs v. Horner-Dorworth makes for strange bedfellows

     
    The House Republican push to remove Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs from the region's toll agency is some of the juiciest political drama Central Florida has seen in a while. Read it here. The fight has pit a pair of Republicans, state Rep. Mike Horner,...
  • Legislators go after Teresa Jacobs

     
    Teresa Jacobs was elected Orange County mayor with 68 percent of the vote. 68 percent. Once in office she automatically became a member of the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority. Recently she pushed for a new policy that would prohibit authority...
  • Ora. Co. Comm. backs keeping Mayor Jacobs on X-way board

     
    The Orange County Commission voted 7-0 today to send a resolution objecting to Tallahassee leaders that objects to the state House effort to remove Orange's sole elected official from the local toll road agency: Mayor Teresa Jacobs. Commissioners were...
  • PIP bill picks up a McCollum-inspired amendment?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The effort to reform Florida's no-fault auto-insurance law picked up an amendment in the House Friday that would prohibit the fraud-fighting “strike force” housed within Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater's office from...
  • Newport Beach man must remove 72-foot ship from his yard

     
    A Newport Beach man who has been restoring a 72-foot wooden ship in his yard for six years has been ordered to remove the boat or risk going to jail....