Hobby Lobby

Ilya Shapiro, "High on Federalism: Marijuana's Challenge to State-Federal Regulations"

With commentary by Professor Epstein<p>Ilya Shapiro is a senior fellow in constitutional studies at the Cato Institute and editor-in-chief of the Cato …

Law

Newsy Suzie: New leader set to take the helm at Brea Olinda High

BREA<p>The Brea Olinda Unified School District board appointed Ixchel Sanchez as the new principal of Brea Olinda High. She’ll take the helm from the …

High School

Instagrammers love this self-taught florist. Now the industry is finally catching on.

Holly Heider Chapple is really so sorry that her minivan smells like Cheez-Its and dirty water.<p>She doesn’t need to explain, but she does anyway: The Cheez-Its are from her kids. She has seven of them. The dirty water is the little-known eau de parfum of the floral industry — for florists, that is, …

Lifestyle

More on Masterpiece Cakeshop, from Prof. Michael McConnell

Prof. Michael McConnell (Stanford), one of the leading American scholars of the Religion Clauses, wrote this when <i>Masterpiece Cakeshop</i> came down …

Religion

If a Justice Retires, A Look at Trump’s 25- Part 2

=========<br>========= <i><br>Promoted from the diaries by streiff. Promotion does not imply endorsement.</i><br>=========<br>=========Yesterday, this writer looked at …

Judiciary

If a Justice Resigns, A Look at Trump’s 25- Part 1

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Voter Registration

‘Religion Cannot Be Used to Justify Discriminatory Conduct in the Marketplace’

<i>Janine Jackson interviewed Jennifer Pizer about the</i> Masterpiece Cakeshop<i> ruling for the June 8, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly</i> …

LGBTQI

Bypassing summer jobs, fewer teens flip burgers

Janae Piapot, 19, works as a teaching assistant at Corbin Art Center.<p>She'll be in that job all summer helping children discover art. She also enjoys …

Business

An island fund-raiser, a low-vision support group, and helping the turkey count

<b>NORTH OF BOSTON</b><p>The Trustees of Reservations, a nonprofit conservation organization that preserves natural and historic places in Massachusetts, has …

Fundraising

More Toys R Us stores went up for sale. Here's what's moving in

The liquidation of Toys R Us is proving to be a long and complex process.<p>The toy retailer, having filed for bankruptcy protection late last year and …

Real Estate

Is Sarah Huckabee Sanders About To Say 'Hucka-BYE, FELICIA'?

Is Sarah Huckabee Sanders going to quit her job toward the end of the year like CBS News says? And is she going to take Deputy Press Secretary Raj …

Liberal View

For Rockies broadcaster Taylor McGregor, her late father figures into all aspects of her life

Taylor McGregor sat down for brunch on the patio of a downtown Golden restaurant and began talking about her late father. Some of her memories were …

Parenting

Nunes Attacks Fresno Bee. Paper Stands By Its Reporting.

Devin Nunes took to YouTube to launch an attack ad on The Fresno Bee.<p><b>Politics 101</b><p><b>David Taub</b><p>The congressman representing parts of Fresno and Tulare …

School Administration

DNA clears Golden State Killer suspect in 1978 Simi Valley slayings that put innocent man in prison

When DNA offered a break in the four-decade manhunt for the notorious Golden State Killer, cold-case investigators across California wondered if the man who was arrested was behind their own unsolved crimes.<p>One of the most high-profile cases involved a brutal double slaying in Simi Valley in 1978, …

Crime

What’s replacing traditional malls, stores? Trampoline parks, apparently

With retailers like Toys “R” Us and Elder-Beerman disappearing from the region, some unorthodox entertainment concepts could be bouncing on …

Urban Design

Sex offender's registry lapses earn jail time, longer sentence

A Garland County sex offender classified by state authorities as "sexually dangerous" for exposing himself to three schoolchildren in a Little Rock …

Crime

Crochet Harlequin Blanket

Oh how I love working with Bernat Roving! It made this blanket turn out so fluffy and soft! It’s a chunky yarn and once I was very comfortable with …

Yarn

Museum of the Bible finds big audience in bustling D.C.

Thousands of people have come from far and wide — sometimes two by two — to visit the red-brick, ark-shaped building in Southwest.<p>The Museum of the …

Archaeology

Most Major Media Outlets Are BOUGHT AND PAID FOR By Planned Parenthood. Here’s How To Break Through

6:49 AM 06/12/2018<p>Last month, Live Action launched a documentary series highlighting allegations that Planned Parenthood protects sexual abusers. …

Conservative View

People are furious with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for promoting Chick-fil-A during Pride Month

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey came under fire when he posted a tweet on Saturday revealing that he had eaten and received a 10% discount at Chick-fil-A. People criticized him for supporting a company that they called "anti-LGBTQ," and many claimed that Dorsey's tweet was particularly …

Chick-fil-A

Justice Kennedy’s possible retirement makes summertime on Capitol Hill far more interesting

Summer in Washington is usually a sleepy time. This year, the possible retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy has already changed that and, if it …

Chapman University

San Marcos set to vote on $77 million budget

The city of San Marcos will vote on a $77 million general fund budget on Tuesday, but it’s biggest investment next year will be the $102 million …

Paul Manafort

19 Michaels Teacher Discounts and Ways Educators Can Save

Is Michaels your happy place? You’re not alone. Michaels has been making teachers happy for decades, with its aisles and bins of supplies just …

Personal Finance

Pom-Pom Photo Frame DIY

I am in total Mom mode when it come to photos of our daughter Lola. I feel like it’s basically a game of “where can I put another photo of her” in …

Crafting

Scott Pruitt’s Anti-Choice, Anti-Environment Protégé Is About to Become a Federal Judge

A former lackey of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt known for his role in a controversial death penalty case is about to …

Scott Pruitt

Cyber Saturday—Apple iPhone Phishing Trick, Zscaler as Best Tech IPO, Facebook Fails

Good morning, Cyber Saturday readers.<p>A month ago I was milling about a hotel room in New Orleans, procrastinating my prep for on-stage sessions at a …

Tech Industry

Stolen Christopher Columbus letter returned to Spain

<b>The US has returned a 500-year-old stolen Christopher Columbus letter to Spain after a seven-year hunt.</b><p>Written in 1493, the letter describes the explorer's discoveries in the New World and was addressed to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain.<p>However, authorities received a tip in 2011 that …

World News

Judge: California hospital doesn't have to do tubal ligation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ordering a Catholic hospital in California to perform a tubal ligation sterilization procedure on a woman would violate its religious freedom, a San Francisco judge ruled Thursday.<p>"Religious-based hospitals have an enshrined place in American history and its communities, and …

Health Care

Democrats’ 'Do No Harm Act' makes attacking religious liberty an election issue

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) protects people of faith. Democrats in the House and Senate are pushing the Do Not Harm Act that would …

Religion

Romantic Spring Pastel Farm Wedding

4 Points Farm in Sevierville, Tennessee is where we are headed today and what a treat we have in store lovely ones! The gorgeous Sidney and Trevor …

Weddings