The decision by the United States Supreme Court in the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission case has created a huge stir among Democrats and campaign finance reform advocates across the nation.
James Madison, the Constitution's principal architect, believed "The freedoms of speech and of the press are among the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained except by despotic governments."
Back in the late 1990s when two of our children attended Helmers Elementary School in Valencia's Northbridge tract, a group of activist parents along with the administration decided the school needed a uniform policy.
Real leaders know that when good people come together with a good idea and a good plan to make it work, the right thing to do is support it and help bring it to fruition.
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If you'll pardon the expression, 2010 has the potential to be a watershed year for California's water supply.
Few have recognized that the recent flap over Bob Kellar's "proud racist" remark is not about illegal immigration or bilingual education.
I would like to take this time to thank Bob Kellar for what he believes in - America and one flag.
Americans have long fought against corporate abuses.
The College of the Canyons men's basketball team lost to Bakersfield College 82-75 on Saturday, missing its chance to take second place in the Western State Conference, South Division.
In a fast-paced and physical game, Bakersfield got the better of the Cougars, using fullcourt pressure to cause 32 turnovers by COC.
Winter Shelter Valentines' Tea will be hosted by Harrison Katz, a candidate for City Council, at the Tea Gardens, 26111 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus. Two seatings, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. $39 per person, plus tax and gratutity. The event benefits the SCV Emergency Winter Shelter. Celebrate with the sounds of guitarist and songwriter Melissa Kaye. Call for reservations (661) 255-9832.
Gymnastics Unlimited co-owner Lisa Eichman has been named head coach of the Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley gymnastics team, which has started practice in preparation for competitions to be held this spring and summer.
I know racism.
Sumner and Nicki Kubinak of Castaic are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Teresa Ann Kubinak to Nathan Osmund Coe of Castaic. She is sister of Darin Kubinak of Newhall and the granddaughter of Pauline Norris of Castaic. The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Valencia High School in Valencia. She is employed by Maly's of Valencia.
Hakop Menua Getikian, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, son of Sohrab Getikian and Alina Hakopyan of Valencia.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
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.