Veterans Day was first incorporated by President Wilson as Armistice Day in 1919 at the end of World War I. The implementation of an armistice, which is a temporary cessation of hostilities, came with the final peace treaty, the infamous Treaty of Versailles, which was signed in 1919 between the Allies and Germany at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of November 1918. President Wilson said when he proclaimed the first Armistice Day, "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country's ...
Now that we as a nation have elected a black man to the highest office in the land, can we finally say good-bye to affirmative action policies? No longer can the color of one's skin be used as an excuse for personal shortcomings.
I was deeply saddened by the on-campus suicide of 14-year old Jeremiah Lasater. My sadness quickly turned to anger when I read about the emotional torture this child endured in front of everybody on the campus of Vasquez High School. Shame on the school board officials, teachers, parents and yes, the students at Vasquez High who either created or acquiesced to the environment at school that Jeremiah had to endure.
Why are all of the schools in Castaic except Live Oak Elementary built at the top of dead-end roads? These seem to be the most wasteful possible. Very few students can ride a bike or walk to these campuses; they all have to be dropped off and picked up. That's two trips up and two trips down every school day, adding vehicle emissions and wear and tear.
It was almost a state of shock for the state's No. 2 ranked junior college football team, but College of the Canyons overcame a late deficit to defeat Pasadena City College 42-41 in overtime Saturday at Cougar Stadium.
Chabad of SCV will host a mind games performance by famous mentalist Marc Salem Sunday evening at the Hyatt Valencia to celebrate the congregation's 10-year anniversary.
QUARTZ HILL - The preseason No. 1 football team in the nation now owns the distinction being of the top team in the Antelope Valley.
The Valencia High public address announcer gave it his best.
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Bethlehem Lutheran Ministries in Canyon Country recently accepted John Koczman as its new pastor.
Hello Mr. Lamoureux,
You may be in Mail Order, Direct Mail, or you may be a local merchant with 150 employees; whichever, however or whatever - you've got to know how to keep your business alive during economic recessions.
As some members leaned over and whispered a quiet prayer over their pets, the worshipers in the synagogue of Temple Beth Ami in Newhall remained surprisingly calm.
I just read the letter in the Nov. 6 paper requesting that the Valencia Library be updated to make it friendlier, like a Barnes and Noble bookstore.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.