| Mar 4, 2015
| 7:22 AM
The rust-red fields stretched for miles in the Cuban sun, garlic shoots and beetroot leaves waving gently in the spring breeze.
Pink piglets nosed for scraps under the admiring gaze of former President Ronald Reagan's first secretary of agriculture...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:23 AM
Longwood police are continuing their search for the remains of a 29-year-old woman who's been missing since 2004.
A team of 10 to 15 officers and crime scene specialists dug a large hole Wednesday in a field near S. Ronald Reagan Boulevard and Dog Track...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 9:17 AM
To paraphrase Ronald Reagan, a baby is an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. No doubt, babies are messy. They are also expensive. According to the piece in the Feb. 7 issue of the Tribune (“...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:33 PM
In 1981, Tennessee's 41-year-old governor proposed to President Ronald Reagan a swap: Washington would fully fund Medicaid and the states would have complete responsibility for primary and secondary education. Reagan, a former governor, was receptive. But...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 3:37 PM
Ronald Reagan was one. So was John F. Kennedy.
The verdict's still out on Barack Obama, though one more first pitch might convince historians he's just a skinnier version of William Howard Taft.
We're talking athletes. A sure way to tell you're not...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:00 PM
In 1991, U.S. presidential history was made in Simi Valley.
The Times called it "the ultimate photo opportunity."
The presidents were drawn to California for the opening of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The Times reported:
"For the first...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:02 PM
The search in a Longwood field for the remains of a woman missing since 2004 halted Friday after officers came up empty-handed, police spokesman Kevin Tuck said.
After three days of digging and sifting through soil, officers and crime-scene...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Fifty-one years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the War on Poverty. Since then, taxpayers have spent more than $22 trillion fighting Johnson’s war, three times the cost of all military wars in U.S. history. Last year, taxpayers spent...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:31 PM
I feel that Mitt Romney has as much right as anyone entering the race for the Republican Party nomination. Yes, he ran twice before but so did Ronald Reagan, who eventually won in 1980 and turned out to be one of the greatest presidents this country has...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 2:22 PM
Re: “The president's veto power is alarming,” Mailbag, Jan 24. First a history lesson for the writer. The only democratic government in history was ancient Greece. We live in a constitutional republic in which the federal Constitution is the...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:53 AM
Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Republican party was generally thought of as the party of national security. The final years of Ronald Reagan's administration, successful arms control talks and masterful handling of the collapse of the Soviet Union...