Hot Air: Democrats Work With Big Tobacco and Big Pharma to Choke the Vaping

Meet the strange bedfellows against vaping: drug and tobacco companies, health advocates and Democratic lawmakers. A convergence of interests among these four lies behind the FDA’s announcement on May 5 that e-cigarettes will be regulated as rigorously as tobacco beginning in August.

Judges say high cost of Long Beach courthouse is depriving other areas of courtrooms

The complex boasts a crystalline facade with 20 types of glass, including two five-story suspended glass curtains; a Brazilian tropical hardwood ceiling; glittering aluminum-leaf “air columns” by Ned Kahn, and landscaping with more than 30 varieties of drought-tolerant plants.