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Castle Rock's example of building great parks with diverse funding

A while back I wrote about Philip S. Miller park in Castle Rock. Promising to be a quite a jewel...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  02-25-2017  |  Indy Blog

Outdoor recreation and child development

You've heard it before: Hiking is good for your mind, body and soul. In previous blogs, I've written about the...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  02-19-2017  |  Indy Blog

City Council employees set for raises

I guess you could say the Colorado Springs City Council is pretty tight with your money. At least, there are...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  02-13-2017  |  Indy Blog

Panel looks for retired judge's replacement

With the departure of an El Paso County judge due to forced retirement, it's time to think about seeing a...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  02-13-2017  |  Indy Blog

'Lakeview Terrace' Takes Liberties with One Couple's True Story

It seems Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace is an artistic rendition of the real-life story of John and Mellaine Hamilton, an interracial Altadena couple that has been locked in a number of bitter disputes with next-door neighbor Irsie Henry, an African-American former LAPD officer who has ended up in court over his disagreements with the Hamiltons.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski  |  09-23-2008  |  Movies

Some LGBT Voters Not Sold on Obama

In the primary, LGBT voters went strongly for Hillary Clinton; can Barack Obama get them back in time to defeat John McCain?
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Melissa Meinzer  |  10-28-2008  |  Politics

That Other Quagmire

Sonali Kolhatkar remembers Afghanistan, even if the rest of us don't.
OC Weekly  |  Gustavo Arellano  |  05-22-2007  |  Author Profiles & Interviews