Monday, June 13
Richard Myers' May 24 letter, "Bush's paychecks for speaking unbelievable," emits mocking of former President George W. Bush making $100,000-$150,000 per speaking engagement while Bush at some point mispronounced the word "nuclear." Myers then stretched to the taunt that Bush probably donated the money to Hurricane Katrina victims.
Several months ago, out of frustration over our constant dilemma of being forced to vote for GOP candidates lacking conservative principles, I joined the Santa Clarita Valley's California Republican Assembly desiring to have a voice in such endorsements.
Realtors are eternal optimists, typically seeing golden sunrises brimming with splendid possibilities where laymen see gathering storm clouds.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Reid Brignac got Tampa Bay's offense started with his first homer of the season and delivered the deciding run with a safety squeeze bunt in the 10th for the Rays, who completed their first-ever three-game sweep in Anaheim with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.
We humans often seem to forget that the past is at least an indication of the future. Those who ignore history are condemned to repeat it, as they say.
I am very unhappy about the May 31 article about the Memorial Day tribute at Eternal Valley.
I just finished reading Carole Lutness' May 29 letter, "We're living through end times" and would like to respond to her many questions.
Chili's of Stevenson Ranch is donating 15 percent of its sales to the SCV Domestic Violence Center on Monday. Purchases include dine-in, takeout and beverages.
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Orchestra performed at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on May 14 as part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra's annual Youth Orchestra Festival.
Rioux Park walking group
As a special Sheriff's Department's unit continues to investigate a Twitter account that posted nude photos of teenagers, including Santa Clarita Valley teens, several local high school students said they have no idea who created the account.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dwayne Johnson says he considers New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie "a buddy" despite making Christie take down an online video that featured the Hollywood star.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Big Baby is staying with the Los Angeles Clippers.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) - A U.S. drone fired several missiles at a sprawling compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, killing 11 militants, two Pakistani intelligence officials said.
PHOENIX (AP) - Showtime Shoni had quite the All-Star debut.
MADRID (AP) - Spanish police have arrested one of Colombia's most-wanted criminals, a 40-year-old man nicknamed the Rat who is one of leaders of a ruthless drug cartel linked to 400 murders and the shipment of largest amounts of cocaine to Europe and the United States.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israeli bulldozers on Saturday demolished more than a dozen tunnels the military said were being used by Hamas gunmen to sneak beneath the southern border of the Jewish state and carry out attacks on its soldiers and civilians.
FRESNO, California (AP) - While police in the Northern California city of Stockton searched Saturday for an accomplice in a bank robbery that led to a police chase and deadly shootout, investigators said Saturday they suspect the same men carried out other area bank heists, including one at the same branch hit this week.
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie headlines the 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame induction class announced Saturday.
MIAMI (AP) - A Florida jury has slammed the nation's No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.
THOUSAND OAKS (AP) - The city of Thousand Oaks has lost some of its namesake trees, and community activists are determined to see it doesn't happen again.
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) - The families of two slain bank robbery suspects said Friday that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with their sons.
NEW YORK (AP) - The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
After more than a year, the Saugus Union School District board is finally back to a full complement of members.
HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Rory McIlroy looks as if he has just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.