| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Closures on the northbound and southbound Golden State (5) Freeway are scheduled for the Burbank area early this week, according to the California Department of Transportation.
A full closure of the northbound lanes and all ramps between Lankershim...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Prosecuting those who commit torture is not optional despite suggestions to the contrary by many in this newspaper ("Release of CIA torture report is an outrage," Dec. 10). Article 7 of the Convention Against Torture signed by President Ronald Reagan in...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Observers unburdened by historical memory may not realize how old and familiar this "new" Russia is. As the shale revolution in this country undermines Russia's petroleum-based economy, and it slips into economic recession, Russia is back to being The...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 2:08 PM
When Terrence Williams opened his barbershop along Ronald Reagan Boulevard in Longwood, he was looking for a spot with high visibility.
Ronald Reagan Boulevard, after all, cuts through the center of this Seminole County city, and nearly 30,000 cars and...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing and particularly American malady — the assassination of the nation's political...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:00 PM
As California's Republican Party contemplates its way out of the political wilderness, most of the public debate has focused on questions of ideology: Can social conservatives stomach moderation on issues such as abortion or gay marriage in exchange for...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:34 PM
To the editor: News of the U.S. government opening talks with Cuba on normalizing relations and ending the 54-year embargo is long past due; indeed, it recalls Ronald Reagan's "blue jeans and Coca-Cola" strategy in prying open the Iron Curtain that kept...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:39 PM
President Barack Obama is now officially a lame duck: no more elections left, and facing GOP majorities in the Senate, House, governors' mansions and even the Supreme Court, in a sense, where five of the nine justices were appointed by Republicans. But...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:00 PM
An inherited economy
"If you don't like the message, kill the messenger." And so it has been with responses to the My Word column, "Dems should've run on Obama's record," on Sunday by Chris Fox, who proffered a quote from the conservative business...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Iconic cars from the Petersen Automotive Museum will be leaving Wilshire Boulevard and taking up temporary residence in Simi Valley at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, which will host an "Amazing Automobiles" display beginning Oct. 28.
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:48 PM
It is a time-honored tradition in American politics: Whenever the president turns unpopular, he fires someone and brings in a tried and tested veteran to clean house. Thus in 1987, in the middle of the Iran-Contra affair, out went Donald Regan as Ronald...