California voters are fed up. And they should be.
The official sample ballot for the state special election on the propositions just arrived in my mail. The Proposition 1A spending measure and five other propositions are up for vote May 19.
What was once an oasis of new and exciting ideas is now a desolate wasteland.
As of April 1, California's sales tax increase went into effect, raising Santa Clarita from 8.25 percent to 9.25 percent.
The SCV Blue Star Mothers Chapter #91 hosts a "Casino Night" fundraiser at the Newhall American Legion Hall tonight from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The "81 Series" returns to The Repertory East Playhouse on Friday, April 24, with the lighthearted comedy, "Eve-olution." The opening night wine reception begins at 7 p.m., with the curtain at 8 p.m.
"17 Again" is one of those movies that requires you to suspend all disbelief and assume that someone who looks like Zac Efron could, in 20 years, turn into someone who looks like Matthew Perry.
"State of Play" is a smart, ingenious thriller set in the halls of Congress and the city room of a newspaper not unlike The Washington Post. It's also a political movie, its villain a shadowy corporation that contracts with the government for security duties and mercenaries in Iraq. The name is PointCorp. Think Blackwater. If an outfit like that would kill for hire, the plot wonders, would it also kill to protect its profits?
Those same in-house stock analysts were irreplaceable, because they could get at the fraud right where they left it. An outsider could have ruined it, setting us temporarily free.
At President Obama's recent press conference in Turkey, he asserted that "...we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values."
Valencia High baseball continued its offensive onslaught on Canyon High this season, blasting six home runs, including two grand slams, in a 25-6 drubbing of the Cowboys at Valencia High School on Friday.
Gary Horton, in his article "Tea Partiers: Freedom isn't actually free" (April 15), made some sweeping assumptions and off-base comparisons that had only one purpose - to label anyone who questions gross taxation an ignorant, calloused Republican.
Regular Hispanic Business Committee meetings are on the third Wednesday of every month at the SCV Chamber of Commerce Office at 8 a.m.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.