To those who have been recently disappointed with President Barack Obama: Don't give up on him yet, and quit whining.
It was just another lunch for a group of friends at La Mesa Junior High School in early December.
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The Santa Clarita City Council is needlessly interfering with our previously matchless library system.
This is in response to Brian Baker's Dec. 22 letter, "Government is trying to run our daily lives."
Recent headlines point out that in virtually all levels of government, we are in economic trouble. At the same time, the finger is pointed at "the rich" for not paying their fair share.
An 18-year-old Canyon Country man was arrested last week after he allegedly punched a Saugus man in the face and stole his car in Valencia, authorities said Monday.
Bust holiday stress
Jurors found Michael Dean Stephens guilty of murder in November, three years after he stabbed 20-year-old Joshua Pipho 16 times and then ran over him with a car during a drunken brawl the night after Thanksgiving 2007.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rains and snows that returned to California on Christmas night caused some traffic closures, but there were no immediate reports of serious flooding.
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The Vast Right Wing Conspiracy offices are still littered with streamers and confetti from last month. I just have not been able to clean up after the big party. Stopping socialism dead in its tracks was a great victory - at least in the rest of the country.
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I see our great and fearless leader, President Barack Obama, has signed the bill repealing "don't ask, don't tell" and allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the armed services.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky swamp points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed decades ago.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico on Wednesday, saying he will work with the U.S. government upon his return home to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is threatening to veto a spending bill drafted by House Republicans to deal with the influx of Central American minors at the U.S. border.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) - Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
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