The effort to build a new riverfront stadium to keep the Rams in St. Louis suffered a blow last week. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon informed St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger's office that the county's participation in the proposed $985 million stadium deal was no longer necessary. Show More Summary
Believe it or not, there was something in that Hugh Hewitt interview with Scott Walker that's more disturbing than his claim that service as a county executive is a better...
Sen. C. Anthony Muse (D-Prince George’s) on Wednesday proposed a new state law that would block a dramatic attempt by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III to raise property taxes for the first time in more than three decades.Read full article >>
Wayne County sheriff's bailiffs made a grisly discovery Tuesday morning while executing an eviction notice at the Martin Luther King apartments in Detroit.
When she first heard about the major property tax increase being proposed by Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III, county resident Betsy White wondered whether it was legal.A high school Spanish teacher, she certainly...Show More Summary
George Cudmore was on March 25, 1830 executed at Devon County Gaol, the present-day site of Exeter Prison. Wanting to run off with his mistress, Cudmore slipped his wife a lethal dose of the 19th century’s prolific domestic assassin, arsenic. But suspecting the foul play, the surgeon opened Grace Cudmore’s belly and found the incriminating […]
March 23--Ann Arbor has a new transit chief. Matt Carpenter, chief executive officer of Strathcona County Transit in Sherwood Park in Alberta, Canada, has been picked to lead the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority. Carpenter's selection...Show More Summary
In a setback for venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the San Francisco County Superior Court judge hearing a lawsuit against the Silicon Valley company denied a motion that would have thrown out former executive Ellen Pao's claim for punitive damages in her high-profile...
Orange County Business Bank has lost more than $1 million in just over a decade, yet its chief executive has picked up $4.6 million in salary and bonuses in that time. The tiny Irvine bank hasn't grown, either, ending last year as it did four years earlier with $200 million in assets.
Fairfax County expects the financial impact of a recent Virginia Supreme Court ruling on deductions for business taxes to increase to at least $45 million, adding more worry to what has already been a difficult budget year, officials said Tuesday.Read full article >>
March 13--The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday is expected to hire Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer. Leahy,...Show More Summary
The Metrolink commuter rail system's board of directors on Friday is expected to hire Art Leahy, the former head of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as the railroad's chief executive officer.
Mr. Kushner, who tried to build a newspaper empire around The Orange County Register, resigned from executive duties at the paper’s parent company, Freedom Communications.
While Scott Walker was Milwaukee County Executive and then as Governor of Wisconsin, he has enjoyed the privilege of being treated with kid gloves by the corporate media. Even as he was the subject of two separate John Doe investigations...Show More Summary
Warm spring weather is usually welcomed with open arms in Michigan, but this year's thaw is opening up potholes on roadways so big one county executive is urging residents to call 911 on dangerous roads. Continue reading Michigan official...Show More Summary
March 10--The latest dispute between the Milwaukee County Board and County Executive Chris Abele involves a program scheduled to begin offering free rides on buses to people 65 years of age or older and those with disabilities as ofShow More Summary
Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz, co-owners of Freedom Communications and the Orange County Register, resigned their executive duties today. That means creditors have taken control of the company. This leaves Publisher Rich Mirman, a former...Show More Summary
Orange County Register co-owners Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz have thrown in the towel. They told their staff Tuesday afternoon that they’re resigning, effective immediately, from all executive duties at the struggling Register and parent Freedom Communications. “It has been a privilege and honor to serve as a leader of this institution,” Kushner told the … Read More
Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz, the co-owners of the Orange County Register’s parent company, Freedom Communications, resigned Tuesday from executive duties at the paper and the firm, the Register reported.
The Orange County Register just announced that Aaron Kushner and Eric Spitz, the co-owners of Freedom Communications, have both resigned as of today from all executive duties.