Wow. In all my years of reading political endorsements, I have never read one as glowing as your endorsement of Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon ("Our View: McKeon is the choice for the 25th Congressional District seat," Oct. 10). Why not just skip that silly election and crown him king? Heck, he's already congressman for life.
Regarding Roger Gitlin's "Wear your knee boots at City Hall," Sept. 19: Actually, I think hip boots would be more appropriate in dealing with the obstinacy of our present City Council (excepting good ol' Bob Kellar).
The sea of pink-clad women broke into applause as the winner's name was announced. Bobbi Yost, 65, was declared the 2010 Friendly Valley Golf Association Ladies Champion on Oct. 13 during a ceremony at the Newhall senior living property's golf clubhouse.
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Coming over to my Uncle Earl's house is always fascinating. Upon the wall of his den hang all of his trophies - the eight-point buck he took in Montana, the 450-pound elk he took in Saskatchewan and the 150-pound salmon he took in Sacramento.
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Meg Whitman vs. Jerry Brown: One of them will be the next governor of California. But does either candidate instill confidence that he or she is the right leader to take the helm of this badly damaged state and its almost $20 billion deficit?
There are exceptions to every rule, but in general, we like to see our politicians earn their stripes in the trenches of local government before ascending to higher office.
Most political affiliations occur due to accident of birth or otherwise. I cannot count myself an exception to that rule.
Incredible. Once again, I was truly amazed and negatively impressed with what takes place at the City Council meetings.
The financial abuses of the city of Bell has opened our awareness of the public sector running rampant with no controls.
As the November election approaches, the media will be filled with well-meaning admonitions for all eligible citizens to "get out and vote." You know the usual urging to exercise your right and fulfill your duty - and even your obligation - to vote.
Among the virtues most championed through human history is perseverance, even though today it is a word we seldom hear - and an attitude we often lack. Like so many classic character traits, we are more apt to praise it than practice it.
Wayne Crawford has been named as the honoree of this year's Zonta Celebrity Tribute Dinner to be held Nov. 5 at the Odyssey Restaurant in Granada Hills.
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences on Jan. 17, 1994. Here's what they said.
About three years ago, a young 7-year old was hanging out at his mom's store in Old Town Newhall. We were folding material into 2-yard lengths to tie into blankets for children having surgery in Third World countries.
BERKELEY, Calif. - Even when highly populated cities make an effort to cut back on greenhouse-gasses, the continued use of energy in suburbs may cancel out any benefit to the environment, according to a new study.
In a scene from the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, the main character states, "I love you Binky, but I don't have to like you right now." Sometimes this is how we feel about our children, of course we love them, but in certain moments, we do not like them.
SALT LAKE CITY - Women across the nation are fighting against employers that they claim are not providing appropriate breastfeeding facilities for working mothers.
What with Sunday's Golden Globes and the Academy Award nominations that were announced on Thursday, along with the opening of the Sundance Film Festival, it's hard not to have movies on your mind this week.
Disney's latest hit "Frozen" will now not only be seen on the screen. Disney's CEO Robert Iger announced that the hit movie will become a Broadway play as well.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
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.