With the recent news that those in Los Angeles County caught by red-light camera aren't legally required to appear in court or pay their infraction fines, it's painfully obvious that the system, though beneficial, is flawed.
I'm tired of hearing Democrats say they are being "held hostage" by Republicans. They have mastered the art of the 30-second sound bite for maximum impact and shock value. Unfortunately, this tactic does nothing to further intelligent debate to arrive at real solutions.
I have a problem with our representatives taking the Grover Norquist pledge.
Over the last 10 years, the federal government doubled in size in terms of spending. Doubled!
I am disgusted by the Hart district board members giving themselves a raise, as well as giving the superintendent a 2-percent raise and changing his benefit package a few weeks prior.
In response to "School board OKs raise," July 21:
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills is hosting a blood drive today and Friday to benefit an injured firefighter.
Tickets are now available for Sean's Night, a benefit dinner slated for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 10 to raise money for the California Youth Chess League and local chess programs.
Representatives for three major Southern California grocers say they've made a new offer, but a union spokesman Wednesday said employees might vote on the possibility of a strike as early as next week.
Starting in the 1930s, and continuing into the '70s, the area known as Whittaker-Bermite, in the center of our city, was a testing site for bombs and rockets for U.S. war efforts. These activities left both the soil and water on this 996-acre site contaminated with a variety of chemicals.
Monday, Aug. 15
Beazer Homes, with residential community developments in the Antelope Valley, reported results for the fiscal quarter ending June 30.
I have been waiting, but it hasn't appeared.
In the Aug. 6 opinion section, Mr. Warburton wrote, "Texas is the GOP run amok. ... I am proud of California's climate of regulation and taxation because it fosters so many good things for its citizens. ... I'll stay right here, where people are put (at least for the time being, Mr. Kennedy and those like him notwithstanding) ahead of profit."
R.D. Plasschaert credits one main thing for pulling her out of homelessness: Twitter.
You know the term "jack of all trades?" My wife would say I'm a "jack of all jobs." She's still waiting for me to find a career that sticks. I've been a school bus driver, a retail employee, a congressional staffer in Washington, D.C., a pharmacy school student and pharmacist intern, I've worked in call centers, and I had a job offer in Hawaii as a mortgage loan officer (I even passed all the licensing tests).
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The growing suspicions surrounding where states obtain lethal injections have motivated the Missouri attorney general to propose something never previously tried - establishing a lab where the state can make its own execution drugs.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - The scruffy rebels who normally wander about the headquarters of the separatist Donetsk People's Republic were mostly out of view on Friday, replaced by a disciplined new faction who showed up a day earlier with an armored personnel carrier and anti-aircraft gun.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An 11-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River would see restored wildlife habitats, new wetlands and longer bike trails under a $1 billion proposal that has received a key boost.
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AMSTERDAM (AP) - As Google bowed to a European court ruling to consider users' claims to remove embarrassing search results, the company took the first step toward preventing any more such punishing decisions - acknowledging it has an image problem in Europe.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Movie premieres are just like they look on TV: Throngs of fans competing with photographers and reporters for stars' attention. Cameras flash as beefy bodyguards escort couture-clad celebrities into the maelstrom.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to public schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday in a personal meeting with President Barack Obama, shortly after publicly apologizing for deep problems plaguing the agency's health care system that Obama called "totally unacceptable."
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - About four years ago, the Google team trying to develop cars driven by computers - not people - became convinced that sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was one big problem: Driverless cars were almost certainly illegal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office deputies checking on Elliot Rodger three weeks before he killed six college students were aware of, but didn't view, disturbing videos that prompted calls about his well-being, the agency disclosed Thursday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - The state Senate has approved a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage and tie it to inflation.
You're familiar with the noise America has heard for a long time. It will continue, but it's easily unmasked.
The official arrival of summer is just weeks away. If you listen closely, you will soon be able to hear kids all over town chanting that classic phrase: "school's out for summer!"