City drops 19 counts of trespassing against Occupy Lansing protestors
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 1 — To avoid the costs and time of going to trial, the city of Lansing has dropped charges against Occupy Lansing protestors who refused to leave Reutter Park after curfew
2013 grants program ‘really makes Lansing shine”
March 13 2013
Thursday, Aug. 2 — The Lansing Economic Development Corporation announced today that local artists have until Sept. 7 to submit grant applications for the organization’s annual Sense of Place...
Singh, Schmidt go negative over campaign contributions
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 3 — It was bound to only last so long. The friendly but competitive Democratic primary in the 69th House District turned chippy today when Sam Singh accused opponent Susan Schmidt of...
MSU student-veteran seeks to collect back-to-school supplies for area youths, raise awareness about the need for more campus-based services for veterans
March 13 2013
Monday, Aug. 6 — A Michigan State University student and military veteran is using Welcome Week to help meet local kids’ back-to-school needs
Down with corporate personhood! Give us Occupy costs!
March 13 2013
Tuesday, August 6 — Pushing back against corporate-influenced politics was the theme of Monday night’s City Council gathering
The National Labor Relations Board alleges the nonprofit of unfair labor practices, Peckham denies accusations
March 13 2013
Thursday, Aug. 9 — The National Labor Relations Board has filed a formal complaint against Peckham Vocational Industries saying the management has engaged in unfair labor practices
School board talks new bus routes, approves teacher contracts
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 10 — Both parents and teachers can breathe a sigh of relief after the Lansing Board of Education meeting Thursday night. Editor’s note: “On LSD” is City Pulse’s...
New MSU research suggests renewable energy ballot initiative will be a two-fer: clean air and more jobs
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 10 — Twenty-five times 25 equals 625, which is less than .01 percent of the number of jobs Michigan State University researchers say would be created under a successful proposed statewide...
Review team recommends the Jerome-Ferguson plan to repurpose Red Cedar Golf Course, seeks to ask voters for permission to sell more than 12.5 acres
March 13 2013
Monday, Aug. 13 — An overgrown golf course and two vacant car dealerships are three eyesores on Michigan Avenue that would get redeveloped as part of the Red Cedar Renaissance plan. But the announcement...
A new Red Cedar ballot proposal would ask voter permission to sell off the entirety of the golf course for redevelopment, though the administration says that probably wouldn’t happen
March 13 2013
Monday, Aug. 13 — The Bernero administration is seeking voter permission to sell off the remaining 49 acres of the former Red Cedar Golf Course for redevelopment, a stark change from a ballot initiative...
City looking for more regulation after north Lansing coal fire
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 15 — During a community meeting Monday night, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said the city is looking into new regulations on large coal storage piles close to residential areas after...
Mayor to meet with Niowave’s neighbors
March 13 2013
Wednesday, Aug. 15 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and other city officials reportedly will meet with Walnut Neighborhood residents to discuss the Niowave pole barn
Will the Lansing School District buy into charter schools?
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 17 — The Lansing School District has heard pitches from two different charter schools in the past two months. As a charter school authorizer, the district would be able to appoint the...
A cosmetology school expansion would demolish the Travelers Club International Restaurant & Tuba Museum. Owner starts petition to stop it.
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 17 — A longtime Okemos business owner says what little cultural heritage the suburb has left will be gone if his restaurant's building is demolished to accommodate a cosmetology institute’s...
The sidewalk millage to nowhere and a Red Cedar Golf Course ballot question is up for a Council vote next week
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 21 — A millage proposal to fix the city's sidewalks, which would have been put on November ballots, didn't have enough support to make it out of a Lansing City Council committee Monday...
March 13 2013
Tuesday, Aug. 21 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero will facilitate a meeting between Walnut Neighborhood residents and Niowave at the Neighborhood Empowerment Center, 600 W. Maple St., today at 6 p.m
In an attempt to cut costs and align city employees with similar health insurance plans, changes start at the top
March 13 2013
Thursday, Aug. 23 — The Bernero administration is seeking changes to health care coverage for cabinet officials in an effort to cut costs for the city and ultimately streamline health plans for all...
Red Cedar Golf Course ballot proposal, executive health benefits changes up for City Council vote Monday
March 13 2013
Friday, Aug. 24 — After Mayor Virg Bernero announced his interest in a plan to redevelop more than just 12.5 acres of the former Red Cedar Golf Course, the City Council is scheduled to vote Monday...
MSU lands $750,000 grant to study effects of climate change and extreme weather events on watersheds
March 13 2013
Monday, Aug. 27 — Forget about whether climate change is real or even man-made — the scientific community largely agrees that it is. Maybe we should discuss what would happen to ecosystems...
Maybe, if Mayor Bernero is successful in getting Ingham County commissioners to approve a millage proposal at its meeting Tuesday night. But did the effort come too late to make November ballots?
March 13 2013
Monday, Aug. 27 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is seeking Ingham County Board of Commissioners approval for a four-year, countywide millage that would fund maintenance and operations for city-owned...

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