I always want to ask minimum-wage proponents that if $5 or $10 per hour is good, then isn't $20 or $50 per hour even better?
We veterans deserve nothing less than the highest honor and appreciation for our courage and sacrifices in defense of life and liberty.
I just read Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich's Letter to the Editor, "Commerce Center funding not from other projects" (Sept. 23).
In the 1980s and 1990s the Myers Clan lived in the Air Force base-driven Omaha suburb of Bellevue, Neb.
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Regarding "Heated residents blast environmental plans," Sept. 18:
Recently, residents near Canyon Country Park received a letter from the city stating AT&T has proposed building a 53-foot microwave tower (supposedly resembling a eucalyptus tree).
Mary Ann Lisam of Newhall and Bruce Wagner, Sr. of Newhall, were joined in marriage at Kelly's Wedding Gardens in Newhall on July 16. The couple were wed in a double ring ceremony officiated by Pastor Bob Managbanag of the Methodist Church.
Navy Seaman Nicholas B. Bajada, a 2005 graduate of William S. Hart High School in Newhall, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Navy Seaman Apprentice Kyle D. Forrand, son of Lescie R. and Daniel D. Forrand of Castaic, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
A man who was found in a 200-foot-deep ravine six days after crashing his car is recovering from surgery in a Valencia hospital Saturday evening, his family said.
After recapturing the lead on the first play of the fourth quarter, the Saugus High football team suffered a heartbreaking 28-21 loss to Taft High School Friday at College of the Canyons.
The Canyon Cowboys handled Beverly Hills at Harry Welch Stadium in a 56-6 rout to continue their solid play to start to the season.
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TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Toyota's announcement Monday that it is moving its U.S. headquarters from Torrance to Texas comes as a major blow not just to this manicured city south of Los Angeles but also to the larger region, which has watched a number of major employers walk away in recent years.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration admonished colleges and universities - "No more turning a blind eye" - in new guidelines designed to stem sexual assaults on campuses and help the victims.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Silicon Valley court battle between Apple and Samsung is entering its final phase.
NEW YORK (AP) - Whether to allow more exports of U.S. oil and natural gas has become a matter of political debate in Washington. But to economists, the answer is clear: The nation would benefit.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - In the latest blow from a dayslong chain of severe weather across the South and Midwest, the Florida Panhandle and Alabama Gulf Coast were hit with widespread flooding early Wednesday, with people stranded in cars and homes waiting for rescuers to find a way around impassable roads and others abandoning vehicles to walk to safety.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - A shooter described as being armed with an assault rifle and having bullets strapped across his chest "like Rambo" opened fire Tuesday morning at a FedEx station outside Atlanta, wounding at least six people before police found the suspect dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last days of April will feel like August in Southern California.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Google says that cars it is programming to drive themselves have started to master the navigation of city streets and the challenges they bring, from jaywalkers to weaving bicyclists - a critical milestone for any commercially available self-driving car technology.
LOUISVILLE, Miss. (AP) - A dangerous storm system that spawned a chain of deadly tornadoes over three days flattened homes and businesses, forced frightened residents in more than half a dozen states to take cover and left tens of thousands in the dark Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A few weeks after David Letterman announced he'd be retiring from the CBS late-night television lineup, Craig Ferguson did the same.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Just as the global economy has all but recovered from debt-fueled crises in the United States and Europe, economists have a new worry: China. They see a lending bubble there that threatens global growth unless Beijing defuses it.
When veterans return home, their fighting days should be over. They put their lives on the line for their country and fought the good fight.
We live in a global world with a global economy. Never did that concept become so clear to me than on the Trade and Investment Mission to China led by Supervisor Antonovich earlier this month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams forced the tiebreaking goal underneath Alex Stalock with 8:04 to play, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Monday night, rallying all the way back from an 0-3 series deficit to force a decisive Game 7.
It's not entirely uncommon for a club swimmer to see their high school team as something secondary; a break from the grind of a club season, but ultimately just that - a break.