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What Homeschooling Looks Like To Us

Homeschooling is not something I ever imagined myself doing, yet here we are. I am still enjoying it most days, and my daughter seems to be thriving. Now, I don’t want to falsely lead you here. Yes, we homeschool, but I don’t teach her. So I guess you could consider it halfway homeschool. There are […]

New York business leaders struggle to stop GOP tax plan

On Nov. 6, Mayor Bill de Blasio urged the Association for a Better New York to oppose Congress's plan to end deductions of state and local taxes, recalling that ABNY co-founder Lewis Rudin led such... To view the full story, click the title link.

Reasons to celebrate New York City's economy—and one to worry about it

With only a month to go in 2017, it is time to conclude that this will be another year of growth in New York City. It is also time to ask whether the tax legislation being considered by Congress is... To view the full story, click the title link.

Think Small on Small Business Saturday

It's Small Business Saturday, a time to keep our locally-owned businesses in mind when shopping for your holiday gifts. In Uptown, we don't have a ton of big-box stores. Most of our retail and food outlets are locally owned, and their...Show More Summary

Sheriff: Fisherman attacked by shark in Monterey County

Sheriff's deputies responded to an apparent shark attack in the waters near Stillwater Cove in Monterey County on Friday afternoon, officials said.

Man badly bitten by shark while spear fishing off Pebble Beach

Authorities say a spear fisherman was badly injured Friday in a shark attack off California’s Central Coast. State fire Capt. Josh Silveira says the man and his father were several hundred yards offshore at Pebble Beach when the son was bitten in the right thigh. Silveira says the man's leg was...

Woman, daughter die in Calaveras County when vehicle slams into bear

A woman and her daughter died in Calaveras County on Thanksgiving evening when their Subaru Impreza ran into a bear in the road, officials said. The 27-year-old woman, of Copperopolis, was westbound on State Route 4 between Murphys and Angels Camp about 6 p.m. Show More Summary

Hidden San Diego website offers adventure but raises ethical questions

The first time Jessica Johnson explored the Mushroom Caves in Solana Beach she was trespassing. It was 2013, a few years after the 35-year-old elementary school art teacher first started documenting her passion for adventurous, sometimes dangerous hikes on her increasingly popular website Hidden...

Navy man's child porn investigation extends to photos possibly taken at or near his San Diego home

A Navy member has been charged with possessing a cache of child pornography and is also being investigated in connection with sexually explicit photos of young girls that appear to have been taken either near or at his San Diego home, according to a complaint filed in federal court. Petty Officer...

Cmsr. Gainer Holds Toiletries Donation Drive For Jailed Women

Commissioner Bridget Gainer Kicks Off Annual Toiletry Drive For Women In Cook County Jail With the Holiday Season upon us, Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer is launching her annual toiletry drive for women at the Cook County Jail. Show More Summary

The Most Beautiful Thing in Nature: Clouds in Trees

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede A cloud is born... Charles Mudede Returning to Seattle this morning from a family vineyard near Yamhill, Oregon, and crossing an area between Sunset Highway and the Columbia River, I saw the sight that a part of myShow More Summary

3 brown bears run wild in Tahoe shopping mall

Some black bears got an early start on their Black Friday shopping in Tahoe this week.

Study: Private school enrollment contributes to school segregation

There is growing evidence that the nation’s public schools are re-segregating, with some suggesting that U.S. public schools are as segregated by race as they were in the 1960s.

Feds side largely with Catholic U. in civil rights case involving a report of rape

Investigators find insufficient evidence to sustain a female student’s complaint.

Amid fare crackdown, Metro to do away with negative balances on SmarTrip cards

The announcement came the same day Metro announced it was expanding its SelectPass program, which is growing in popularity.

On this Black Friday, some mall visitors came out for more than bargains

Face-painting. Makeovers. Selfie-stations. Retailers seek to make shopping fun again.

Newport council expected to nullify Banning Ranch approvals Tuesday

The Newport Beach City Council is expected next week to reverse several approvals for the derailed Banning Ranch development. The council will take up the court-ordered repeals when it meets Tuesday. In 2012, the council — with different members — certified an environmental impact report and approval...

Downtown Barbecue Spot Iron Works BBQ Caught on Fire

The restaurant is reopening quickly Iron Works BBQ, the downtown barbecue restaurant found in a historic building, caught on fire Friday morning. The Austin Fire Department arrived at the Red River address just after 11:30 a.m., according to KXAN, and the fire was quickly put out. Show More Summary

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