EDITORIAL: Another summer hazard for us to try to avoid

08/11/2017 02:48 PM EDT
Add the backyard grill to that list of summertime hazards. Water safety and the right amount of sunblock should no longer be a parent's only concerns. 
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EDITORIAL: The Narcan debate is a legitimate one -- and should continue
08/04/2017 11:45 AM EDT - The overdose-reversing drug Narcan saves lives. It's a good thing. But it's use on addicts is raising questions nationwide as to its effectiveness in combating an opioid epidemic that continues to spread. Full Story

AYER NEWS
Ayer Shirley Lit Camp students create 'Recycled Rodeo'

AYER -- The eye-catching pop-up decorating the front lawn at Page Hilltop Elementary School looks like a huge, mulch-colored balloon creature, perhaps a dragon or sea serpent, its puffy plastic skin glinting in the sun. Full Story
HARVARD NEWS
Water weeds, you've met your match

Rick Dickson patrols to keep Harvard pond clear
Editor's note: This is the latest in The Sun's "Be a Volunteer" series, focusing on people who join community nonprofits. Full Story
SHIRLEY NEWS
Fired Shirley officer returns as lieutenant

SHIRLEY -- Alfreda Cromwell, fired from the police department in November, returned to the department today. Full Story
 
MOST RECENT
Mario Guerra for state Senate in 32nd District: Endorsement

05/15/2014 06:20 PM EDT
In the race for the southeast Los Angeles County and northern Orange County state Senate seat now known as the 32nd District, it might seem scandal-plagued incumbent Ron Calderon is a hard act to follow. 
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Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
05/15/2014 06:16 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

Gov. Jerry Brown faces politics of prosperity in California: Dan Walters
05/15/2014 06:11 PM EDT - By Dan WaltersAs Jerry Brown sought the governorship again, 28 years after finishing his first stint, he promised to bring adult supervision to a Capitol that badly needed it, especially in managing the state's roller coaster finances. Full Story

Mike Argento: Vlad the Impaler, master of the ice
05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - NEWS ITEM: Russian President Vladimir Putin, playing in an amateur hockey tournament called the "All-Russia Festival of Amateur Teams of the Night Hockey League," scored six goals and had five assists in a game in which his team prevailed, 21-4, the state-owned Russian news agency ITAR-Tass reported. Full Story

OUR SAY: Good data = good policy on heroin deaths
05/15/2014 06:09 PM EDT - Many law enforcement officials in local jurisdictions across the state are reporting a surge in heroin overdoses and deaths. Full Story

A mystery virus, still
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Saudi Arabia crossed a grim threshold Wednesday, announcing that the number of cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, caused by a novel coronavirus, has exceeded 500 in the kingdom, with 157 deaths among them. Full Story

The commencement speech
05/15/2014 06:08 PM EDT - Commencement addresses have been caught up in protest culture, engulfing activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Full Story