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  • Letter: Devalued real estate is no badge of honor

    In the Mailbag section of the Dec. 19 Valley Sun a letter writer extolled the proposed zoning changes slated for La CaƱada. I have to assume that said writer does not live in any of the areas affected by those proposed changes. Her next-to-last...
  • Op-Ed: A time to remember the children who save us

    Op-Ed: A time to remember the children who save us
    Six-year old Noah Michael Davis of Shawnee, Kan., wanted to be a policeman so he could make sure “everyone was safe.” He didn’t make it. Instead, he drowned in the family swimming pool and was declared brain dead. Although he couldn&...
  • Letters: A 'good news' day

    Letters: A 'good news' day
    Re "Rare type o guy," Dec. 24 I know that tragic or otherwise negative events tend to make the news more than uplifting stories. As a result, we faithful readers get a relentless reporting of stories that are sad, scary or downright depressing. This...
  • Donor-advised funds a bright spot in charitable giving

    Donor-advised funds a bright spot in charitable giving
    On a wet Saturday near Griffith Park, a dozen teenage girls shovel manure, trudge through mud and try to stay warm. But soon everyone perks up because another horse-riding lesson is about to begin. The lessons are provided by Taking the Reins, a...
  • DWP is moving ahead with plans for Owens Valley solar plant

    DWP is moving ahead with plans for Owens Valley solar plant
    MANZANAR, Calif. — Over the objections of critics, Los Angeles is moving ahead with plans to build a $680-million 200-megawatt solar energy plant within view of this desolate Eastern Sierra site that was a Japanese American internment camp during...
  • Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military

    Stephen Hill's YouTube debate query put focus on gays in military
    An American soldier sits alone in a wooden box in the desert, trying to erase himself. Off comes the Velcro patch that says CAPTAIN. Off comes the name tag that says HILL. He positions the camera so it will show nothing to betray his identity: just a...
  • Lawsuit seeks to block Ulman's fundraising during session

    Lawsuit seeks to block Ulman's fundraising during session
    Supporters of Democrat Douglas F. Gansler's campaign for governor sued Thursday to block rival Anthony G. Brown's running mate from raising money during the 90-day General Assembly session that starts next month. Lawyer Daniel M. Clements, who backs...
  • Jenni 'JWoww' Farley of 'Jersey Shore' is pregnant; baby due in July

    Jenni 'JWoww' Farley of 'Jersey Shore' is pregnant; baby due in July
    Jenni Farley, a.k.a. JWoww of "Jersey Shore," is pregnant! Hark the herald sound of the crying mini-juiceheads! The MTV reality TV star and her fiance Roger Mathews are expecting their first child, Farley announced on Christmas Day by posting on...
  • Police memorial gets donation from Montage

    Police memorial gets donation from Montage
    The Hearts of Montage donated $5,000 to the Laguna Beach Police Officers Memorial Artwork Fund during its Tree Lighting Ceremony and Community Open House Dec. 2. The fund is maintained by the Laguna Beach Community Foundation and was established to...
  • Delta website error gives ultra-low air fares to some lucky fliers

    Delta website error gives ultra-low air fares to some lucky fliers
    An error on Delta Air Lines' website produced super low fares Thursday morning before the problem was corrected a couple of hours later. The fares were as much as 90% below regular ticket prices. Delta passengers who took advantage of the mistake said...
  • Review: Reitman's 'Labor Day' is lovely but weighed down by the past

    Sometimes the past trips you up. It certainly does Frank, the escaped con played by Josh Brolin in Jason Reitman's new drama, "Labor Day." It definitely unravels Adele, the reclusive single mother Kate Winslet makes so fragile. It is already a defining...