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Anthony Portantino, who for the past six years has represented La Caņada Flintridge in the state Assembly, enters this holiday season with a new task: Figure out what to do next. Portantino’s job ended officially on Dec. 1, when the new legislative...
Re: last week's Forum page debate over Obamacare. Ask anyone from Canada or England about government-run health care. One-size-fits-all thinking is just stupid. Ask yourself what government program, starting with President Johnson’s War on...
What reading material is on your bedside table this December week? I’d like to be able to recommend a recent release that came into my hands the other day, but it’s a real snooze. The 80-page report issued by the United States Government...
Wondering where your tax dollars go? Answer: The federal government has a huge website (www.usa.gov) which produces “Back to School” information (www.usa.gov/Topics/Back_to_School.shtml). The website is chock full of advice, such as “...
Tags: Washington, DC, Minnesota, Social Media, Politics, File Sharing
Schools in White County, Tenn., have agreed to stop allowing the Gideons to distribute Bibles in classrooms after the ACLU threatened a lawsuit. The Gideons entered a classroom at Doyle Elementary School in Doyle, about 100 miles east of Nashville, and...
Tags: Justice and Rights, Religious Texts, Islam, Sports, Civil Rights
The busiest weeks of the year are approaching, as people hustle and bustle to get ready for the holiday season. Then there is Lobsang Tenzin Negi, a former Buddhist monk who presides over a Buddhist monastery in Atlanta. He teaches a form of meditation...
Q. The pro-democracy uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have resonated around the world, with even the Wall Street Journal going so far as to headline one column, “The Arab World's 1989?” Hosni Mubarak's resignation from his position as...
The seven candidates vying for three City Council seats up for grabs in the March 8 election took to the Flintridge Preparatory School auditorium stage Wednesday night in public appeals for voter support. In personal statements and in answers to a...
Thirty years after he was first elected to Congress, David Dreier looks poised to retain his job representing the 26th District in Washington D.C. Nov. 2 will mark the 16th time the Republican Congressman's name has appeared on the ballot, and if he wins...
Last week's well-attended PTA meeting at Palm Crest Elementary brought the plight of school funding to the forefront in our community. For too long, too many of us have convinced ourselves that either the situation was not as bad as we feared or that some...
Q. How do I know if a clinical trial is right for me and my chronic illness? Participating in a clinical trial can place you in the care of some of the nation's top physicians, and you may find a treatment that works. Naturally, you also are concerned...
Between 1915 and 1923, the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) massacred nearly 2 million Armenians. There were death marches and extermination camps. For the survivors, there were mass exiles. To this day, Turkey has refused to acknowledge this event, and only 26...
Tags: New York, Israel, Sarah Palin, Islam, Hate Crimes
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