Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake has burned 8,300 acres and is ...

The Chimney Fire near Lake Nacimiento has burned 11233 acres and is 33 percent contained as of Thursday evening, Cal Fire says. 32 homes and...

Wardens express concerns

The caucus submitted a formal written submission to Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli about the province's long-term energy plan that included recommendations about investments in...

Bruce Beemer, recently an Attorney General outcast, is picked to help the agency recover from Kathleen Kane turmoil

"You cannot expect a person in four months to undo the havoc that has wreaked over three years in that office," former Attorney General Linda...

Check out what's happening in outlying areas of south Louisiana for the week of Aug. 19-25

Concerned over his mental health, Oscar (Cooper Helm) restrains Felix (Scott Gremillion) as Roy (Bob Sidman) and Murray (Skip Woods) look on in 'The Odd...

Growth fees could also make up for Winnipeg's massive budget shortfall

It traces this financial conundrum to years of property tax freezes under the administrations of former mayors Sam Katz and Glen Murray. At the time...

The hot topics at the AMO Conference

Windsor – The 2016 Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference has come to a close, with over 1,700 participants from municipalities, the Ontario government...

$2B tunnel will require more studies with cash coming from feds, province

Watson noted a big chunk of the $2-billion estimate is contingency and the city would need to fine-tune the costs when it knows more about...

Ontario pledges $4.5M for Thunder Bay bio-refinery pilot plant

"This investment will help Ontario's forestry sector grow and help to create jobs in Thunder Bay, said Michael Gravelle, the Minister of Northern Development and...

'Ben-Hur' remake an action-packed ride with a surprisingly contemporary message

Although it seems like heresy to remake the 1959 film, this new version of the sword and sandals epic is closer to Lew Wallace's original...

Find out about Blue Dot movement at Richmond Hill MPP's barbecue

If you'd like to know more about the Blue Dot environmental organization, head to MPP Reza Moridi's Summer Barbecue this Sunday. Blue Dot volunteers will...

Path clear for convicted murderer to get new trial in Moxham stabbing

"The office is not appealing the PCRA ruling," said Jeffrey Johnson, acting deputy press secretary for the AG's office. "We are currently in the process...

Grand Strand Newsmakers

... Erica Markunas of Myrtle Beach, Elizabeth Marola of Conway, Eglantina Meka of Myrtle Beach, Suzanna Menard of Myrtle Beach, Virginia Messinger of Conway, Linda...

Matter of Record (August 18, 2016)

Viet Tuan Nguyen to Patrick L. Murray, Trustee Union Square Credit Union, L23, B2 of Stone Lake Estates Phase 2, $188,000.00, Doc. 12979. ... MERS...

High school notebook: Chartiers Valley will open championship baseball coach's position

Jim Jaskowski coached Chartiers Valley to its first WPIAL baseball championship last season. Wednesday, he was informed his position will be opened. ... One is...

Live Music: Friday, Aug. 19

Tony Cerbo: sings in the style of Michael Bublé, Chapel Grille, 3000 Chapel View Blvd., Cranston. 944-4900, chapelgrilleri.com. 7 p.m. ... Joe Louis Walker: blues,...

Ag minister comes to aid of vegetable growers

In a move that drew praise from both farmers and opposition MPPs, Jeff Leal issued a directive Wednesday to the powerful Ontario Farm Products Marketing...

Mayors of Southwest Ontario meet with provincial officials

Bill Mauro; Minister of Housing and Minister Responsible for the Poverty Reduction Strategy Hon. Chris Ballard; Minister of Infrastructure Hon. Bob Chiarelli; Minister of Transportation...

Michael Phelps says he is ready to become a volunteer assistant coach at Arizona State

Most people don't believe that Michael Phelps, the most-decorated Olympian in history, is ready to quit competitive swimming, but he's given clear signals that it...

HB council sends Huntington Harbour project back to drawing board

The Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday to send a small residential development in Huntington Harbour back to the drawing board, with the hope that...

Jaffe: 'Serial Campaign Corrupter' Jeffrey Thompson Still Got Off ...

(blog) (blog)Harry Jaffe, a longtime chronicler of the people and politics of Washington, D.C., writes an occasional column for NBC Washington's First Read DMV...

Jack Martins must face Philip Pidot in GOP primary, federal judge rules

Jack Martins (R-Old Westbury) must take on Glen Cove fraud investigator Philip Pidot after forcing him off the ballot for the original June 28 primary,...

'Ladies Man' is homegrown, classic farce

The play centers around Dr. Hercule Molineaux (Anderson Matthews), a turn-of-the-19th-century French doctor who finds the thrill gone — quickly — from his recent marriage...

Sexual assault survivor organizing Ottawa 'Rise Up' event for victims

Now 23, the woman calls Ottawa home and is organizing Rise Up at the Orange Art Gallery in Little Italy on Friday at 7 p.m.

Withrow football gains footing in ECC

Senior John Murray is the new quarterback. Tuggle is taking over primary rushing duties. Justin Standifer is going to get some carries. Three senior receivers...

Waterdown public forum focuses on climate change

While introducing the forum, Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale MPP Ted McMeekin told participants that the number one contributor of greenhouse gases in North America is buildings, particularly older...

Niagara politicians pleased with AMO conference

He said he invited McMahon to Niagara Falls to meet with industry partners. St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik met with Michael Coteau, minister of children...

Michael Bloomberg named World Health Organization ambassador

World Health Organization Director General Margaret Chan cited Bloomberg's longtime support for its efforts to control smoking and tobacco use, improve road safety and prevent...

Roots to Harvest urban farm growing prosperous people ...

Tyler Waboose checks honey stocks on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Roots to Harvest's urban farm's apiary adjacent to Thunder Bay's Volunteer Pool. By Leith ...and more »...

First Annual Don Carlton Memorial Race a hit with fellow racers

Jeff (Rudisil) and I are very passionate about this sport and we don't want to see it fall by the wayside. We just want to...

Would Vikings keep 4 tight ends on the 53-man roster? Zimmer wouldn't say

A reporter asked about the situation the Vikings have at tight end: two pass catchers in Kyle Rudolph and MyCole Pruitt, a rookie David Morgan...

Formation of the Isthmus of Panama

The formation of the Isthmus of Panama stands as one of the greatest natural events of the Cenozoic, driving profound biotic transformations on land and...

Wynne makes rare stop in North Bay

Corina Moore, CEO of the Ontario Northland Transmission Commission gave Premier Kathleen Wynne and Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development, a tour of the refurbishment...

New retrospective study to find mutations to better diagnose breast ...

(press release)Mr. Peter Goodhand, President of The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, today announced a new collaborative research study in partnership with Thermo ...and more »...

Tinkoff names Vuelta team, Meintjes leads Lampre-Merida in Spain

Cyclingnews.com - News ShortsCyclingnews.comTinkoff has named the riders that will accompany Alberto Contador as he bids to win the fourth Vuelta a España of his...

Why Donald Trump's 'ideological screening' wouldn't be a first for the US

Even at the height of fears over Communism and anarchism, few immigrants were actually excluded from the United States because of ideological screening, says Kenyon...

Cult of Hockey: Third-round pick Matthew Cairns the latest Oilers' D prospect taking a slow boat to the NHL

So it is with the beaming young man above, recent Edmonton Oilers draft pick Matthew Cairns. After spending their top two picks on wingers, Peter...

Rio Olympics 2016: Why Brazilians can't help booing anything and ...

Rio de Janeiro It didn't take long for the Brazilians to rewrite the norms of Olympic fandom. The list of Olympic participants targeted by Brazilian...

Mayor Boddy Presses For Arbitration Changes

Owen Sound says it can't afford to match fire and police pay in big centres.and more »...

Vikings tight end Morgan clearing a path to the lineup

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press - StarTribune ...Minneapolis Star TribuneDavid Morgan's future duties may leave him largely anonymous, but the rookie continues to fill a prominent role in...

Hoskins pledges to continue working with doctors, refuses to resign ...

Ontario's Health and Long-Term Care Minister Eric Hoskins called on the Ontario Medical Association to make the next move after the organization rejected a ...Hoskins Prepared...

Fire Health Minister Eric Hoskins

You have to congratulate Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins. It takes spectacular talent to alienate vast numbers of physicians in this province — especially when...

Ontario expands certified site program to lure new businesses ...

Local mayors applauded Ontario's move Tuesday to expand its certified site program designed to help municipalities market industrial land to international ...Ontario announces streamlined economic development...

Back to school woes eased by supply drive

Government representatives MP Mark Gerretsen of Kingston and the Islands, federal NDP candidate Daniel Beals, city councillors Laura Turner and Peter Stroud, and Mayor Bryan...

Ontario announces streamlined economic development program

Ontario Minister of Economic Development and Growth Brad Duguid announces changes to the Investment Ready: Certified Site Program at the AMO Conference at Caesars Windsor...

Funding grows York's agricultural sector

The funding will boost market opportunities in York Region, Richmond Hill MPP Reza Moridi said. The funding will add jobs and boost a growing industry,...

Does City Hall need an integrity commissioner?

Through this action SSMAR volunteers participated with the public input process at the provincial level to the proposed upcoming changes to the act, including the...

Council decides not to rename Tashiro Road for Jim Bradley

In introducing the proposal to the council, Katherine Harrison-Rogers said the council had the option of amending the resolution to include renaming the entirety of...

Fire roars into California town, wiping out 100-plus homes

Washington PostIn central California, similar conditions led the wildfire near Lake Nacimiento, about 180 miles northwest of Los Angeles, to explode from 2 to nearly...

Cult of Hockey: Taylor Hall shares in collective Oilers failure, so I'm OK it's now McDavid's team

It's also worth noting that following Hall's exit and the arrival of Milan Lucic, Hall's replacement as the team's top left-winger, came this comment from...

Gen Korean expanding to Fremont; iTalico opens in Palo Alto

Gen Korean is an all-you-can-eat, grill-your-own concept with wait staff bringing platters of meat and seafood -- bulgogi, Wagyu beef tongue, shrimp, spicy samgyubsal (pork...