"Class warfare" is the rich conservative's battle cry regarding the new tax proposal on the wealthy elite of America. Really?
As a result of decades of working for and observing government dominated by liberals, I have formulated the following 10 immutable laws for aspiring liberal politicians:
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California residents are not strangers to emergencies. Disaster strikes in many forms, and almost always without warning, but the burden can consistently be lessened when we anticipate a surprise. Many families are left in worse condition than ever imagined because they failed to properly prepare. To avoid this common tragedy, the city of Santa Clarita does its best to help residents proactively prepare for emergencies.
When a male graduate student pursuing a degree in military history was inclined to speak his mind in classroom discussions about women in combat and women in the military more generally, he felt inhibited by the university's broadly worded policy on sexual harassment.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, and Assembly Budget Committee vice-chairman Roger Niello, R-Fair Oaks, Thursday announced the launch of a new Web site to inform businesses of available tools under newly-enacted Senate Bill 1608.
ADPROS, an affiliate member of the American Advertising Federation, presents the 2009 ADDY Awards at 5 p.m., Sunday at the Odyssey Restaurant at 15600 Odyssey Drive, Granada Hills. The ADDY Awards are the world's largest competition for those involved in advertising, graphic design and related creative fields. RSVP with Will Sherwood of The Sherwood Group, at (661) 287-0017. ADPROS Web site is www.adprosla.com.
Members of JSB Development will present plans for a "town center-designed, transit-focused community" proposed for 185 acres of vacant property in Canyon Country at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
Typically, at a pro-am, we treat it as a practice. Fred's a great guy to play with in the pro-am because he's always happy and gives the amateurs a good natured tough-time. Fred's the only golfer that the amateurs have to say, "quiet please," to before they take a shot.
Today, I got everything done I needed to get done. I have clean clothes for the rest of the week. I watched the Pac-10 tournament and the outcome was good - Arizona State won - and then came out here and tried to do some fine tuning. I feel like I haven't had very good success the first couple of weeks this year. I went back to my old irons yesterday, and they felt ...
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SACRAMENTO - Assembly Republican Caucus Chairman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, and Assembly Budget Committee Vice-Chairman Roger Niello, R-Fair Oaks, today announced the launch of a new website aimed at informing businesses of the tools available to them under newly enacted SB 1608.
In April of 2008 Bobby was on a vacation cruise to Mexico with his wife and some Departmental friends. He became extremely ill during the trip and the ship's doctor was unable to diagnosis the situation. Bobby had to be flown back to the United States immediately. The cost of that trip was $30,000, which not covered by his medical insurance. Bobby was diagnosed with Acute Myloid Leukemia after he reached U.C.L.A. Medical Center.
The City's Graffiti Removal Task Force is conducting a number of events this year to maintain the aesthetic of Santa Clarita streets.
Registration for the city of Santa Clarita's summer 2009 Camp Clarita program opens Tuesday, March 17.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest on Thursday - although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A band of thunderstorms battered the Oklahoma City area Thursday, slowing cleanup operations in the suburb where a tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring America at a "crossroads" in the fight against terrorism, President Barack Obama on Thursday revealed clearer guidelines for the use of deadly drone strikes, including more control by the U.S. military, while leaving key details of the controversial program secret.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Groups of youths have burnt down a restaurant, torched more than 30 cars and injured three police in a fourth night of riots in suburbs of the Swedish capital that started following a fatal police shooting.
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 37-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a case in which a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin were discovered in Washington state last week.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The U.S. and several key allies looked again Wednesday for a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday on whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.
DUARTE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a woman in a Los Angeles suburb found a bear cub sitting on her kitchen counter.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Chechen immigrant shot to death in Florida after an altercation with an FBI agent implicated himself in a triple slaying that officials believe may have been connected to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest man to reach the top of Mount Everest, a Nepali official and Miura's Tokyo-based support team said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen since 2009. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama in which he plans to pledge more transparency to Congress in his counterterrorism policy.
In 2008, Santa Clarita was named the most business- friendly city in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.
Forget the political "blame game." The biggest game in town now is the credibility game - a high-stakes exercise that will end with America's political middle deciding who is trustworthy and who isn't. Some key players:
If you listen loud enough you can almost hear the siren song of the Republican Party spread its dulcet tones across Washington. It's scandal season boys and girls, and for the GOP it's Mardi Gras, Christmas and The Spanish Inquisition all in one!