The Lansing State Journal lays off 15 employees or more amid corporate plans to cut costs. One former employee speaks out on the paper’s “atrophy.” One MSU professor talks the future of journalism.
July 6 2011
On June 21, Bob Dickey, Gannett’s U.S. Community Publishing division president, sent out a memo to employees that the U.S. publishing division would be shrinking by about 700 employees, or roughly...
5632 Okemos Road, East Lansing
July 6 2011
The carriage house is a classic building type that all but disappeared in the 20th century, but is staged for a comeback. Few are as fortunate as the handful of dwellings in the Lansing area that possess...
July 6 2011
Once Gov. Rick Snyder announced in his State of the State that he was picking up the baton from Jennifer Granholm on the proposed public bridge, Manuel "Matty" Moroun’s DIBC kicked off a PR media...
A medical marijuana patient in Lansing is sentenced to jail after failing to comply with a court order to not use marijuana as he seeks to maintain custody of his daughter
July 6 2011
In a case that could have implications for medical marijuana patients who are parents, a Lansing man was sentenced Tuesday to three days in county jail because he refuses to stop using medical marijuana...
Why two Lansing City Council candidates didn’t make it out to vote on May 3
July 6 2011
“There was a bit of confusion,” said the 36-year-old Damico, who is a full-time laboratory technician at Sparrow Hospital, referring to how the millage money would actually have been spent....
July 6 2011
Manzella, a 25-year-old REO Town resident, went to high school in Shelby Township and earned a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning from Michigan State University in 2008 and is working...
Bernita White murder case, 10 years later
July 6 2011
A little girl spotted us and slid her bike to a stop. “Did something happen here?” she asked. Where do you start? On Saturday, June 23, 2001, Lansing resident Bernita White was killed by a...
6026 W. Martin L. King Jr. Blvd., Lansing (517) 580-4334 Hours: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 7 days a week
July 6 2011
South Lansing’s Tri-Castle Cannabuzz is located on the west side of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard just north of Miller Road and, based on my personal experience, is easily overlooked. After several...
July 2 2011
Harold Leeman has been waiting four years to reclaim his 1st Ward seat on the Lansing City Council.“I know a lot of people know my record — it’s a progressive record. Some people need...
An Editorial
June 29 2011
The Council had plenty of time to fashion a reasonable ordinance since the imposition of a moratorium on new dispensaries last December. But with Friday’s expiration of the moratorium looming, the...
The Lansing City Council has legislated medical marijuana dispensaries off of Michigan Avenue
June 29 2011
Michigan Avenue will be off limits to medical marijuana dispensaries in a year, including the 11 that operate there now.That’s because of buffering requirements adopted in the city’s new medical...
June 29 2011
The backing of the Greater Lansing Labor Council and the UAW CAP Council has changed everything. Now, with only five weeks before the August primary, Washington needs to be considered a front-runner with...
Kelvin Potter rescues urban wood from the shredder
June 29 2011
Kelvin Potter has bagged two-ton game and bigger, but he’s not the macho type. His straw hat is only shredded on top because his 3-year-old son sat on it. But when he stood in the lumber yard of...
’Naturalization,’ maintenance tension, smaller budgets and Lansing’s recreational assets
June 29 2011
Parks break up the monotony of cities and make the city more beautifula better place in which to live. They preserve natural features such as rivers, lakes, etc., for the enjoyment of future generations....
2012 N. Larch St., Lansing. 517-977-1085. Hours: M-Sat 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sun 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
June 29 2011
Star Buds northeast of Old Town on Larch Street is easy to spot in the small shopping plaza next to Quality Dairy. Star Buds specializes in the assorted ways of using medical marijuana: lotions, foods...
325 Lathrop St.
June 23 2011
Property: 325 Lathrop St. Owner: Virgil Rowe Assessed value: $36,400 Owner says: Could not be reached for comment Architecture critic Amanda Harrell-Seyburn says: Aluminum siding the precursor of vinyl...
June 23 2011
Editor’s note: For the next five weeks, City Pulse will profile each City Council candidate in the 1st Ward and At-Large races leading up to the Aug. 2 primary election
Gannett weekly ceases print publication after nine years
June 22 2011
In 2002, Lansing and Boise, Idaho, were guinea pig markets for media giant Gannett’s plans to launch weekly tabloids which the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies dubbed “faux alt-weekly”...
Last-minute opposition to Lansing’s proposed dispensary regulations is led by a major PR firm with an employee that is recusing himself from an advisory board vote on the ordinance
June 22 2011
With less than a week to go until the Lansing City Council votes on regulating medical marijuana dispensaries, opposition to the proposed ordinance is getting a boost from the well known Lansing-based...
Proposed legislation would allow law enforcement to search medical marijuana patients and caregivers by name and address
June 22 2011
That question has surfaced over proposed legislation in the state Senate that would require the state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, which processes medical marijuana program applications,...

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