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How gridlock beat the Californian who tried to fix Washington
Four years ago, when President Barack Obama asked Ann Ravel to serve on the Federal Election Commission, she was seen as one of the last great hopes to save the agency that is supposed to root out the secretive “dark money” political contributions that can poison our politics. [...] Ravel returned home to Los Gatos last week after quitting two months before her term was to end, exhausted by the worst of Washington’s partisanship, beaten by its gridlock. Yet like the best public…
Stagecoach 2019: Here’s how festival guests tried to beat the sweltering heat
All across the Empire Polo Club grounds people were trying to keep cool in what’s been the warmest Stagecoach in recent years.
Clock is ticking to preserve Underground Railroad site before it becomes a business park
Preservation organizations will have two years to try to raise money to save the Mifflin House in Hellam Township.
Oregon lawmakers race against clock to pass more than 100 bills
SALEM — The Oregon Senate was able to conduct business Saturday for the first time since Republicans walked out over a sweeping climate proposal,
Patel shows governor how clocks repaired
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N.C. State hasn’t seen offense like this since before shot clock
RALEIGH, N.C. — Kerry Blackshear had 13 points and 13 rebounds Saturday to help No. 12 Virginia Tech beat No. 23 North Carolina State 47-24 in the Wolfpack’s lowest-scoring output of the shot…
Starsia: Is Zone the Answer to the Shot Clock?
(Inside Lacrosse Photo: John Mecionis) There is a lot of talk these days about whether the introduction of a shot clock this fall will
On the Clock: How early should the Steelers draft a QB?
Paul Zeise and Sean Gentille debate whether the Steelers should draft Ben Roethlisberger's replacement this year. (Video by Melissa Tkach)
Pass rushers should be available when Browns are on the clock
Browns defensive coordinator Steve Wilks can boast of his starting linemen like a father proudly showing off family pictures.
Florida passed a law to stay on daylight-saving time... so why are we changing clocks?
Florida lawmakers were the first in the nation to pass a bill signaling their intent to stay on daylight-saving time year-round, but clocks in the
Labette volleyball clocks in at No. 10 in KJCCC preseason poll
The Kansas Jayhawk Conference released its preseason volleyball polls on Monday for both the East (Division II) and West (Division I).
Answer Man: Clock and tower effort moving forward
Answer Man: Whatever came of the clock and bell tower project? I am interested because I made a contribution to the effort. With all the construction going on in Rochester,
Answer man: The clock needs more time
Why lawmakers should override McMaster’s gas tax veto
The bill that raises the gas tax to fix SC roads lets the governor control the Transportation Department and makes out-of-state drivers help pay for our roads -- important reforms that outweigh bad changes.
The Secret of the Biological Clock follows a scattershot conceptual recipe
While it's clearly a labor of love, the proliferation of hooks and lack of commitment make for a underbaked confection.
How to beat the heat
As temperatures continue to hover in the 90s after peaking a triple digits earlier this week, one of the hottest places to stay cool this summer is the Morgan Hill Aquatics Center. But the swim facility that boasts three pools, water slides, fountains and geysers isn’t just for members every day, as the center welcomes day visitors and, on at least one day in August, free admission for residents.
Daylight saving time: When to change the clocks (and why)
How San Pedro’s historic waterfront clock was brought back to life
No more excuses for being late, San Pedro.As of about 2 p.m. Wednesday, the giant clock that had kept everyone on time for decades began working again.Built in 1942 on what was the town’s new Municipal Ferry Building, the timepiec
Tick-tock: The Jeff Bezos 10,000-year solar clock
(CNN) –Jeff Bezos doesn’t seem to do anything small.