Leftists of late have become very defensive about being called socialist in their ideology, as typified by Kevin Buck's column (Feb. 19, "Straw men live in glass houses").
Just a few short days ago the lanterns fell, bringing an end to Chinese New Year season for 2013.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tony Parker scored 31 points and the San Antonio Spurs led all the way in beating the Los Angeles Clippers 116-90 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory and first over the Clippers this season.
VICENZA, Italy (AP) - Self-made Italians like Amedeo Tartarini never expected to need help.
U.S. stocks continued a two-day slide Thursday on weak economic data and concern about the Federal Reserve's resolve to keep juicing the economy.
Today in the SCV Zonta Club seeking 'Women in Service' nominations Zonta Club of SCV seeks nomination for 'Women in Service.' The Women in Service celebration allows the community to recognize women in SCV who have made a difference in the community or improved the status of women. Participating organizations nominate a member, after which nominations one person will be selected for the Carmen Sarro Award. Nominations must be returned by Feb. 22. Celebration event ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Magic Johnson considered himself to be the adopted son of Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss. Shaquille O'Neal hailed Buss for his foresight, while Kobe Bryant cited Buss' ability to convince people to believe in him. Jerry West remembered a party-loving Buss who never went to bed, making it easy to be the first one at work in the ...
The Santa Clarita Local Organizing Committee for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California is looking for volunteers for the bicycle race's two-day stint in May.
California workers would earn approximately $420 million less in payroll if sequestration cuts go into effect, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Defense.
HYDERABAD, India (AP) - A pair of bombs exploded in a crowded shopping area in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, killing at least 12 people and wounding scores of others in the worst bombing in the country in more than a year, officials said.
A portion of Newhall Avenue was transformed into a staged accident scene Thursday as students from Hart High School came face-to-face with the potential consequences of driving while intoxicated or distracted.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Drew Peterson - the swaggering Chicago-area policeman who gained notoriety after his fourth wife vanished - lost his characteristic cool in court Thursday, screaming out his innocence before a judge sentenced him to 38 years in prison for the murder of a previous wife.
Despite the swift efforts by emergency crews, a 6-year-old girl died Thursday in Canyon Country after she was found not breathing in a home, a local sheriff's spokesman said.
The Santa Clarita Local Organizing Committee for the 2013 Amgen Tour of California announced that volunteer opportunities for the professional cycling road race are now posted online at Santa-Clarita.com/TourOfCA. Volunteers looking for an opportunity to participate in the eighth annual, high-profile race can apply online for positions including course marshal, security, media relations and medical control. The 2013 Amgen Tour of California is scheduled to stop in the City of Santa Clarita Tuesday, May ...
January home sales in the Santa Clarita Valley rose 2.1 percent from the same month a year ago, and the number of sales was the highest recorded since 2007, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fatburger, a chain with a devoted following on the West Coast, said Friday it will sell its branded frozen beef patties in Walmart stores nationwide.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - A Palmdale couple has been arrested after the woman's 8-year-old son was beaten, burned and left in critical condition.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - It's considered the Holy Grail of comic books: Action Comics No. 1 from 1938, featuring the debut of Superman. David Gonzales found one mixed in with old newspapers insulating the ceiling of a house he was renovating in a small town in Minnesota.
PHOENIX (AP) - The jury foreman in Jodi Arias' trial says the panel just couldn't decide whether the killing of her boyfriend was enough to merit a death a sentence.
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With the return of traditional homebuyers in ever-greater numbers, the powerful impact of an improved housing market on the local, state, and national economies is, quite frankly, palpable.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama sought Thursday to advance the U.S. beyond the unrelenting war effort of the past dozen years, defining a narrower terror threat from smaller networks and homegrown extremists rather than the grandiose plots of Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida.
BAKERSFIELD (AP) - Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood said the death of a Bakersfield man beaten by deputies was due to the man's heart disease, not baton blows from officers.
GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) - An earthquake in far northeastern California did not injure anyone but did cause moderate damage, including to a water tank that supplies hundreds of homes with drinking water, local authorities said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) - The forecast for summer travel, 2013: Partly sunny.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Less winter runoff has allowed visitors to enjoy mostly clean water at California beaches, according to a report released Thursday.