My interest lies in the "non-education" (and impending massive jobs program "fix") of America's failing school system. As a result, I look up words in a good dictionary. With the looming takeover of our health care industry, I have compared words such as corruption versus subversion, socialism, fascism, communism and progressivism.
It has been interesting to watch the fight between Fox and Time Warner. Fox claimed Time Warner must pay more for the Fox channels it broadcasts. Time Warner claimed to be fighting for consumers, to prevent a huge increase in cable TV rates.
NEWPORT BEACH (AP) - Here's the strangest part of the fallout from the Texas offensive line giving up nine sacks in the Big 12 title game: There wasn't any.
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LANCASTER - The asylum seeker from Somalia hung his head as an immigration judge grilled him about his treacherous journey from the Horn of Africa. By air, sea and land he finally made it to Mexico, and then a taxi delivered him into the arms of U.S. border agents at San Diego.
The health bills being considered by Congress would expand government intervention in health care and create an even more monopolistic system of price-fixing while ignoring quality improvement and tort reform.
Regarding "Hanukkah began at sundown" (The Signal, Dec. 11):
I don't understand why everyone is so upset about Lynn Vakay's alleged plagiarism.
President Barack Obama hailed and cheered the recent passage of the health care bill; however, he selectively failed to disclose the double-dealing, slimy tactics used to accomplish the garnering of the votes in the U.S. Senate.
The Saugus Speedway and Swap Meet has started a month-long coat drive with donations going to the homeless or needy at the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter and the San Fernando Valley Rescue Center.
J. Ethan Jewell wrote a letter ("Why conservatives should be supporting health care reform," Dec. 27) supporting the liberals' "health care reform" proposals.
One of the biggest problems with regard to rising health care costs is people will go to the doctor when they don't need it just because their insurance covers it.
The most pressing concern for Californians is unemployment. At last glance, approximately 40,000 of those on the unemployment payroll were from the Sacramento Valley farm belt that boasts some of the richest soil around.
I have always said, as my dad would say, "If you don't vote, then keep your mouth shut."
I was recently listening to one of my favorite radio shows when I heard the hosts saying there was absolutely no evidence genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in the food supply were harmful or create health problems.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to win his NHL playoff debut, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the postseason with a 4-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night and into first place in the NL West.
The Valencia Vikings nearly came back from six runs against the West Ranch Wildcats in the Foothill League opener.
Pitching has never been the issue for the Saugus Centurions.
Hart girls swim has put decades-long locks on the Foothill League and has dominated its rivalry with Valencia.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The title character of "Jessie" heads in an unprecedented direction for a Disney Channel series: toward the altar.
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MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Advocates for the gray wolf in California will have to wait 90 days before learning if the animal will be listed as endangered, a state board decided Wednesday. Ranchers and state wildlife officials oppose granting the species legal protections.
BOSTON (AP) - Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack only hours after the city marked the anniversary of last year's deadly bombing.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Even after every momentum swing, dramatic hit and terrible relief performance in an 11-inning game, the Oakland Athletics still were unshakably confident somebody would pull them through.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hector Sanchez had his wife and young daughter waiting in the parking lot. He had to do something to end the game.
BEIJING (AP) - Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.