ElectionsVote I have sometimes thought that if every restaurant and market would to give the good food it throws out every night to the poor of their cities, there would be no children going to bed hungry in those (more..)


ElectionsVote Back in the 1970’s … wait?  You don’t want to go there?  But maybe you would have if you had been me and I was indulging in my party decade.  I went to so many partie(more..)


ElectionsVote I thought I would use a poker analogue for today’s column, even though I am hardly a poker player.  But as it turns out one of my favorite restaurants seems to always play poker championshi(more..)


ElectionsVote For the time being, I have had it with trying to write about the usual things.  With this piece, I am going to confine myself to being a travel writer, recommending here three battlefields that I(more..)


ElectionsVote You don’t have to be Sherlock Holmes to see that our schools are being besieged by crime and violence right now.  Nor do you have to be Sherlock Holmes to see that the perpetrators of pract(more..)


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..)