In response to "McKeon aims for state Assembly seat," Nov. 29:
Michele Bachmann opts to close our embassy in Iran. Hey, we haven't had an embassy in Iran for many years.
My name is Jonathan Ramirez, and I am currently a senior at Valencia High School. This letter is in response to the editorial released Nov. 27 titled "Our View: Why we need vigilance in D.C."
Once again, a big thank you to the Lions Club and all those that provided the "best of the best" Thanksgiving dinner for us at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center. This, I know, has been going on for 30 years.
The Nov. 21 column "Thank goodness Gingrich will never be president," written by Ann McFeatters, has got to be the most biased and blatant tunnel view of Newt Gingrich ever.
Few things bother me more than hypocrisy. I was raised in a very strict home in which all of the usual societal vices were forbidden. As the old saying goes, we were not allowed "to smoke or chew or go out with girls who do." Added to the list were prohibitions on alcohol, movies, playing cards, shopping on Sunday and a few other things that were branded as both unrighteous and downright dangerous to the soul.
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The death of a child is devastating, and it's important to the family that the child always be remembered, said Alice Renolds of the Santa Clarita Chapter of The Compassionate Friends.
Almost 400 families lined the sidewalk at the Railroad Avenue location of the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry along 5th Street as members of the Santa Clarita Rotary Club and the Caso family of Frontier Toyota began to unload and distribute turkeys they donated to the SCV Food Pantry for the annual Turkey Giveaway.
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As my year as your mayor comes to a close, I wanted to share with you some of my reflections and memories of 2011.
CONGRESS 25th District
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Rebels have seized another border guard base in eastern Ukraine, the third such military facility taken over the last day.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown will run for an unprecedented fourth term in November against moderate first-time candidate Neel Kashkari, a former U.S. Treasury official who pitched himself as the best hope for the struggling California Republican Party.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former Santa Monica, California, Mayor Bobby Shriver, a nephew of President John F. Kennedy, faces a former state lawmaker in November for a Los Angeles County supervisor seat.
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking the public's feedback on a grant proposal for the U.S. Department of Justice's Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program. Under the JAG program, the city is eligible to receive $26,749.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Locked in a squeaker of a race, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran and tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel pointed toward a possible June 24 runoff after battling to a near-draw Tuesday in a primary that underscored Republican differences.
BRUSSELS (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday it is unfair to the family of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to leap to conclusions about his behavior in uniform.
1. JERRY BROWN SEEKS TO MAKE HISTORY
Let's stipulate that both sides of the political spectrum want the best for others (a fair assumption, especially since both sides insist that is so).
As Hillary Clinton prepares for her Democratic coronation as the next Democratic presidential candidate, she's decided to try dealing with the inconvenience of the Benghazi tragedy through her new book.
Recently on my daily walk with the dogs I really noticed how much trash is being discarded on our streets and in the gutters.
A friend of mine surprised me with an unexpected opinion the other day. Like me, he had recently traveled to India and came away stunned by the immensity poverty prevailing there.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game and Tyler Flowers also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
The last time New York and Los Angeles teams met in a big championship final, the Dodgers found themselves up against a pitcher who had undergone Tommy John surgery.
The Open Water Nationals are on deck over at Castaic Lake.