On a Wednesday evening in early October, Congressman Joe Garcia strides through the empty lobby of a Key Largo community center, his black dress shoes clacking against the marble floor. Garcia is both affable and imposing. He has a large body and a broad face, with small dark eyes set above a prom ... More >>
The photo is reminiscent of a poster for The Sopranos. Three men dressed in natty suits with slicked-back hair saunter down a dimly lit, brick-paved alley. They leave little room to pass. It seems like they are intentionally blocking someone's path. The pretty boy on the left scrunches his face as i ... More >>
Today marked the official beginning of election season, with early voting kick-starting around Miami-Dade for the November 3 general elections, and here at Riptide we're feeling that democratic itch.via Pinkieeegirl's FlickrTubbs has spoken.But, frankly, we're already looking forward to next Augu ... More >>
The question I ask is: Are you the type who likes to be woken up by an alarm or a bomb?
The newspaper of record plays softball with the schools chief.
Politics helped propel college dropout Carlos Manrique to the top of the educational ladder.
In four short years, state Rep. Ralph Arza has gone from schoolteacher to powerful politician, and now he's about to take control of public education in Miami
After Channel 10's reporter angered UTD's Pat Tornillo, her education stories stopped appearing
Brothers to the Rescue
He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most