ElectionsVote A salient aspect of teaching high school students some history is my asking, “How many in this room want to hear another story about John Adams and Thomas Jefferson?”  I could by now (more..)


ElectionsVote For some time now, Saudi Arabia has been served as an introductory course in traditional Islam for our American purposes.   I believe this has been so because there are two key words in each(more..)


ElectionsVote When I was growing up (so many centuries ago), I didn’t really realize I was living in a musical world.  Of course, I sometimes heard music.  Sometimes I even heard it being played in (more..)


ElectionsVote First of all, does everyone know what I mean when I say “Helping LA get into the WS?”  Do you know that when I say “LA” I do not mean, “LA LA LA LA,” but I mea(more..)


ElectionsVote On the SCV Beacon’s first interview with Bill Miranda as a Santa Clarita City Council member – appointed to fill the vacancy left by Dante Acosta when Acosta was elected to the California (more..)


ElectionsVote As you probably already know, my mission is to write columns that other columnists are not writing.  It is in that spirit that I have written for example a Beacon column demonstrating the contrib(more..)


ElectionsVote Tonight, after dinner the people of the Santa Clarita will once again gather around the long parking spaces on Valencia Avenue around the Barnes and Noble Book Store and the Valencia Library –&n(more..)


ElectionsVote I arrived in the city of Santa Clarita in the year 1988, only a year after the city was incorporated in 1987, and believe me, it was a different place. At that time, it seemed that the city was create(more..)


ElectionsVote I am sure if you for example were to offer me “extra credit” as a reward for doing some work for you, my response would be, “no thank you.  But I will take some ordinary credit.(more..)


ElectionsVote My recent lunch with a partially disabled Riverside County sheriff’s deputy prompted me to wish that I had more information about the many police officers who remain disabled because of the haza(more..)