ElectionsVote A family matriarch is seriously ill and has been admitted to an Intensive Care Unit. Loved ones are by her side, but she is lucid, understands her medical condition, and can make decisions.  Shou(more..)

ElectionsVote To paraphrase Mark Twain, the rumors of the death of CEMEX’s Soledad Canyon sand and gravel mine have been greatly exaggerated. A month ago, there was shouting from the rooftops, cheering headl(more..)

ElectionsVote (By Linda Storli) I retired this past June 2015, after 30 years teaching U.S. History and Government at Canyon High School. I left a job I loved every day to serve on the Hart Board.  My children(more..)

ElectionsVote Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital (HMNH) is in its 40th year of service to this community, but now as a business enterprise, those in charge recently celebrated the “Gala Anniversary” where nurs(more..)

ElectionsVote Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital (HMNH) is being sued.  This is not unexpected news as it is a health care facility caring for ill patients where expectations are high, and outcomes can be unpredictab(more..)

ElectionsVote (Op/Ed, cnbc.com) The debate over minimum wage has become a super-local issue during the last few years. That's because politicians in several large cities have decided to push for local minimum wage (more..)

ElectionsVote The road one follows in life is paved with influence from family, peers, faith, and fate, while traveling forward leaves behind a wake representing our legacy.  Recognition of an individual is so(more..)

ElectionsVote Within the past few years as a hospice doctor, I have had two cases of young patients in Santa Clarita dying from a brain tumor and lung cancer.  In common, they both lived next to high power tra(more..)

ElectionsVote California State Senator Steve Knight continues to conduct the worst possible Congressional campaign imaginable.  It began with his inability to accumulate a meaningful campaign account as seen i(more..)

ElectionsVote None of us can avoid the mirror of life reflecting physical aging. Innately, we fear languishing in a nursing home, so we grasp every opportunity to stay in our comfort zone. Aging sometimes forces u(more..)