The temperature of water in the pool in the Friendly Valley Home Owners Association has varied from 89 degrees to a low now of 75 degrees.
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.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.
Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.
HAPPY CAMP (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) - The first of August dawned as a day of promise for the Mahmoum clan and thousands of other Palestinians stuck in United Nations shelters in Rafah - thanks to a temporary cease-fire with Israel they could go home for three days.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's finance minister says his country and other regional powers should work together to rebuild the Gaza Strip and disarm Hamas militants that rule the territory.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, following U.S. airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees on Sunday prodded President Barack Obama to take decisive action against what they say are growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united by one thing: the killing of Michael Brown.