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Wednesday, January 19,2011

One or the other

Will Joel Ferguson have to choose between MSU and a casino?

by Andy Balaskovitz
When Joel Ferguson was chosen to serve on the Greektown Casino board of directors in June, he says he was selected from a field of 30 to 40 people. Ferguson was re-elected as chairman of the MSU Board of Trustees last week and is serving a term that expires Jan. 2013
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Wednesday, January 19,2011

2011: A lean year for Lansing schools

‘We’re at a point where we’ve run out of options’

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Jan. 19 — Lansing School District Superintendent T.C. Wallace says 2011 could be one of the toughest years yet for the district, citing staff layoffs, budget cuts and facility closings.
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Wednesday, January 19,2011

Cheryl Fritze is back — loaded for news

After a month back in the local news biz, she is packing heat

by Andy Balaskovitz
Wednesday, Jan. 19 — Broadcaster Cheryl Fritze has only been back on the air in Lansing for a month, but already she’s embroiled in enough controversy that she went out and got a permit for a concealed weapon.
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Monday, January 17,2011

Where does Jack Davis live?

‘I want to be a resident of Lansing — this isn’t phony’

by Andy Balaskovitz
Monday, Jan. 17 — Lansing Board of Education member Jack Davis is clear: He is a bona fide Lansing resident, despite what some people are saying online.
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Monday, January 17,2011

Op-Ed: Medical Marijuana and the Status Quo

Ryan Richmond from Royal Oak, Mich. is a venture capitalist, commercial real estate professional and a board member of the Marijuana Patients Organization (MarijuanaPatients.org)

by Ryan D. Richmond
Monday, Jan. 17 — Some kind of interesting times we live in, don’t you think?Local governments are broke … state governments are broke … federal government is broke … banks are broke … the general population is broke. The whole financial system is in...
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Friday, January 14,2011

Cloud 9

3413 S. Cedar St., Lansing. M-Sat 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (517) 882-9330

by City Pulse
Cloud 9 made the transition from head shop to dispensary in the past year and sits across Cedar Street from the Lansing Police Department’s South Precinct station. It’s one of the city’s newest and budding dispensaries, specializing in locally grown medicine and medibles.
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Friday, January 14,2011

Dispensaries for E.L.?

The East Lansing Planning Commission recommends approval of an ordinance to allow medical marijuana dispensaries

by Andy Balaskovitz
Friday, Jan. 14 — The East Lansing Planning Commission has recommended liberalizing a proposed ordinance regulating medical marijuana dispensaries.
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Thursday, January 13,2011

A cautious approach

State Sen. Rebekah Warren says tighter gun control policies are needed

by Andy Balaskovitz
Thursday, Jan. 13 — State Sen. Rebekah Warren, D-Ann Arbor, said Wednesday on “City Pulse on the Air” that the state could benefit from less liberal gun control policies in light of the Tucson shooting.
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Wednesday, January 12,2011

Cars, a rut, tree limbs & the 'Sidewalk to Nowhere'

by Kyle Melinn
Maybe you forget your near-death experiences. I don’t forget mine. It happened on Waverly Road, exactly along that little stretch of road the city of Lansing and Lansing Township may lay this alleged $1.3 million "Sidewalk to Nowhere."
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Wednesday, January 12,2011

Feedback

by Readers
The Waverly Road project is sorely needed for safe biking and walking. It is not a “path to nowhere,” as Senator Jones proclaims. This should be evident by the well worn “desire path” in the grass.
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