My best idea as a kid of what it meant to be seriously wealthy was the very silly caricature of that "Wizard of Wall Street," Thurston Howell III on Gilligan's Island.
Rightwing and GOP sympathizers, including cartoonists, newspaper editorialists, and letters to newspapers seem to be comparing the present protesters of Wall Street shenanigans, elected officials and special interests to the protesters of the Vietnam War era.
Third Thursdays, ongoing
Several independent reports indicate that manufacturing jobs are flowing back to the United States from China.
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Los Angeles County officials approved two measures Tuesday aimed at tackling alleged inmate abuse by sheriff's deputies in the country's largest jail system.
An 11 year-old boy was molested in a mall bathroom, sheriff's investigators said Tuesday, and a Santa Clarita man identified as the suspect turned himself in to authorities.
The community is invited to a free concert by Golden Valley High School's marching band and color guard Wednesday night.
The suspect in a hit-and-run collision that occurred in Canyon Country just after 8 p.m. Sunday is expected to turn himself in on Thursday, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department official said.
Parents, teachers and students gathered Sept. 30 for a pep rally and kickoff assembly for Oak Hills Elementary School's fourth annual jog-a-thon.
The following essays were submitted by fifth-grade students at Live Oak Elementary School.
More than 250 students and families attended Bowman High School's recent back-to-school night.
Finally home four weeks into the season, the Valencia Flyers took on the Long Beach Bombers in a short two-game series over the weekend. At times, the Flyers looked great in front of the home crowd, and at other times, they left a lot to be desired. Head Coach Jocelyn Langlois expressed a need for a "killer instinct" among his players if they hope to ascend in the Western Division standings.
The title of this column is more than that. Statistics show that it's one of the most searched questions on popular Internet search engines.
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The Master's College hired Allan Vince as the next women's volleyball head coach, while the men's baseball team faced a bittersweet week by being sent home early from the conference tournament, but earning a trove of All-conference honors along the way.
FULLERTON (AP) - It's been 78 years since Ann Hunt and Elizabeth Hamel were last together - in their mother's womb.
NEW YORK (AP) - Coca-Cola is dropping a controversial ingredient from its Powerade sports drink, after a similar move by PepsiCo's Gatorade last year.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan met through the night with security, school and state officials and issued a new directive that "everything must be done" to free the 276 girls held captive by Islamic extremists, one of his advisers said Sunday.
ODESSA, Ukraine (AP) - Police in Odessa have freed some detained activists after hundreds of pro-Russian demonstrators stormed police headquarters in the Ukrainian port city.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Apple and Samsung are suing each other in courts and trade offices around the world, each making claims that the other copied patented mobile device features.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The house fortified with boarded-up windows and makeshift alarms where Ariel Castro held three women captive for nearly a decade is gone now.
LANCASTER (AP) - One person is dead and five more are injured, including three children, after a two-car wreck in Southern California.
NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Harry McAlpin was standing outside the Oval Office, moments away from becoming the first black reporter to attend a presidential news conference, when one of his contemporaries approached with a deal.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Little was sacred when President Barack Obama tossed out playful but pointed jokes Saturday night - not even his own health care plan.
So what do you think of the photo and the young man with his low-low riding pants in today's paper?
It is said that anyone can father a child but it takes a very special man to be a dad.
My mother made an indelible impression on me because she gave me the most valuable tool a parent could give a child, love and confidence.