What better day than Halloween for an Outrage Column; that monthly list of news items scary enough to send a... Full Story
Just one week until the midterm elections, and all the polls show a lot of apathy.
Nationally, most... Full Story
If I didn't know Danielle Carbajal - having stayed in touch with the energetic middle school English teacher since speaking... Full Story
Maybe I'll become a born-again Luddite.
You remember the Luddites; 200 years ago in England they tried valiantly to stave off... Full Story
Saturday was one of those perfect "Chamber of Commerce weather" days in the Antelope Valley, with hints of autumn chill... Full Story
'What we were looking for is not an Ebola expert, but rather an implementation expert."
So said White House spokesman, the... Full Story
Less than three weeks until the midterm elections, and those Republican smear merchants are at it again.
Have you heard the... Full Story
We begin today with some good news about one of our best and our brightest.
A documentary by Rachel de Leon,... Full Story
In the well-known anecdote, it was the writer Edward Everett Hale who droned on at a cemetery dedication for more... Full Story
It occurs to me that:
The lunacy of the high-speed rail keeps getting worse, with news that several houses, the Palmdale... Full Story
The city of Lancaster has again done a terrific job with what I always call the "social event of the... Full Story
Is there another population boom coming to our fair Valley? And if so, is that good thing or a bad... Full Story
In 1988, presidential candidate Michael Dukakis famously said, "This election is not about ideology, it's about competence."
Perhaps that was... Full Story
We're entering the best time of year. The temperatures are dropping, the leaves are changing, the Friends of Lancaster Library's... Full Story
I thought it ironic that on Friday, the very day my English class was discussing the concept of Orwellian doublespeak,... Full Story