It was Wednesday, exactly 9:11 a.m. On my way to my workout on Lyons Avenue, as I exited the Vista Village parking lot on Tournament Road, there to my utter horror, lying in the middle of the road, was a pregnant female duck with her one small egg protruding from her now-lifeless body, while her husband was frantically squawking and walking around her to wake her up.
If you were asked to coach a sports team, and that opportunity excited you, would you immediately run out and stock up on equipment and coaching aids? Your answer is probably,"Well, of course."
Enterprise zone orientation
Since 2009, George W. Bush (remember him?) has made a cool $15 million on the speakers circuit. He gets $100,000 to $150,000 per speech.
On the eve of a visit to the U.S. by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Barack Obama chose to make an unprecedented demand by calling for Israel to redraw its borders and move its citizens to where they were in 1967, before the Six Day War, when he was but a child in Indonesia.
Thank you, thank you, Tony Corliss and Brian Baker. Both of your letters were perfect. I am so glad I am not the only one who is sitting here trying to figure out how to make ends meet as our government tries to trick us again and raise our taxes.
Zonta Golf Tournament
THOUSAND OAKS, (AP) - Chris Horner won the Tour of California with a solid performance in the final stage on Sunday, holding off RadioShack teammate Levi Leipheimer by 38 seconds.
If you are reading this, one of two scenarios must exist.
To Mayor Marsha McLean,
In response to "Private help doesn't fill welfare role," May 17:
Emotionally charged accusations such as "racist" or "homophobe" are specifically designed to be debate-stoppers.
Senior lunch menu
Garett Tujague has a lot on his plate.
This week's Helping Hand recipient:
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Dan Haren's promising spring has morphed into a troubling summer. At this point, even he isn't sure when it is going to stop.
HOLLYWOOD - After a season of twists and turns and off-the-field adversity, the USC Trojans are ready to move forward under first-year head coach Steve Sarkisian and returning starting quarterback junior Cody Kessler.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton launched a new campaign Wednesday - to encourage parents to talk, read and sing to their babies.
NEW YORK (AP) - Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices.
There was a time when I aimed to be the most fantastic and well liked dad in - well, at least our neighborhood. At some point in my fatherhood experience, that was actually a goal of mine - partly because I wanted our house to be the Kool-aid house, the home where everyone wanted to be, and part because I want to be the best at what I did.
This year's Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series closes out its season Friday with Doña Oxford, known as "The Boogie Woogie Woman" for her two-fisted piano playing.
DETROIT (AP) - A man under a deportation order for serving in a Nazi-controlled police force during World War II has died in Michigan at age 93 after years of denials that he shot at Jews.
As a business owner, you work hard to generate revenue and grow your company. You carefully hire the right people and make cautious business decisions before investing more money in your company.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thousands of older rail tank cars that carry crude oil would be phased out within two years under regulations proposed Wednesday in response to a series of fiery train crashes over the past year, including a runaway oil train that exploded in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic, killing 47 people.
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Even with a big walk-in closet all to himself, one of Suzette Smith's clients, whom she calls "The Bachelor," needs a lot of help.
A parent's job is to teach their children, prepare them for the world and help them to know right from wrong. This often involves having conversations with your kids. Though sometimes this can be awkward, they are necessary to assist your children throughout their life. Here are eight talks you should have with your kids.
BEIJING (AP) - Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police Wednesday after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.
DETROIT (AP) - A defense lawyer for a Detroit-area man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch says he repeatedly heard poundings - "boom, boom, boom" - outside his home before he opened the door and shot her in the face.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.