Here we go again. We have to do something about guns. More gun laws. Tougher gun laws. And once again, the president completely blew past the mental health issue and went straight to gun laws without providing a single detail. Just the generic mantra of “let’s make more laws that we won’t enforce...
Every once and awhile, wisdom comes from unexpected places – like, say, a comic book movie.
“With great power comes great responsibility.”
– Uncle Ben in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man”
I learned, thanks to Wikipedia, that those words in the world of Spider-Man originated...
I stated in a recent Facebook post that I was going to deal with the phony report, “Young Guns: A Diane Sawyer Special,” that ABC News was doing on its Sunday show. Someone responded: “I hope you’re not going to spin this the way I think you’re going to.” Me? Spin something?
Assemblyman Scott Wilk
Many pundits claim Gov. Jerry Brown is the “only adult in the room” in the state capitol.
While the governor is generally fiscally conservative, he still leans too far to the left and is too appeasing to special interest groups.
Previously I commended Brown on his vetoes of...
[Sen. Knight] – Senate Democrats voted against, or opted not to vote on, Senate Concurrent Resolution 49 presented by Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley), effectively killing the resolution, which would recognize the five-year anniversary of District of Columbia v. Heller.
On Jan. 24, I introduced the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013, a bill to stop the sale, transfer, importation and manufacturing of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition feeding devices, while protecting the rights of law-abiding Americans to own weapons for sporting, recreation and...
You have seen them, and you will will keep seeing them: one liberal political hack after another playing the role for the cameras with their hearts and words bleeding all over the country, feigning their “concern” for shooting victims.
Their messages are hollow, but broadcast makes them feel...
In Minneapolis on Monday, surrounded by law enforcement officers, President Barack Obama said, “The only way we can reduce gun violence in this country is if the American people decide it’s important. If you decide it’s important. If parents and teachers, police officers and pastors, hunters and...
[Assemblyman Scott Wilk] – President Obama unveiled a comprehensive gun control reform package last month after a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut left 26 dead. President Obama asked Congress to implement a host of changes including mandatory background checks...
I really thought I’d written my last gun column for a while. I’d penned quite a few since Sandy Hook, with the same outcome: If you agreed with me that there is still some progress to be made in terms of new gun legislation, then I was just preaching to the choir. If you disagreed with me, then...
Princess Cruises announced the sale of two of its ships, Sun Princess and Sea Princess, to undisclosed buyers on Monday. The sale of these vessels is in line with parent company Carnival Corporation’s plan to accelerate the removal of less efficient ships from its fleet.
The drive to close the digital divide in a region with the nation’s largest school-age population gained momentum today when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal from LACOE to allocate $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to purchase computer devices and internet connectivity for students in need.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Monday announced a new, multifaceted “Education to End Hate” initiative designed to empower educators and students to confront the hate, bigotry, and racism rising in communities across the state and nation.
A virtual conversation between internationally recognized artist and sculptor Beatriz Cortez, a professor of Central American studies at California State University, Northridge, and curator Erin Christovale will launch ConSortiUm, a collaborative project of art museums and galleries from the California State University (CSU) system, on Thursday, Sept. 24.
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (LA County Parks) received confirmation by Fire officials that the Nature Center at the Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area burned by the Bobcat Fire. The area is still considered a hotspot and not safe. The facility will be closed until further notice.
As the Bobcat Fire continued to threaten communities in the Antelope Valley, colleagues and friends raised funds for L.A. County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Stamsek, who reportedly lost his home in the blaze, which had burned nearly 100,000 acres as of Sunday.
EDUCAUSE, the nonprofit higher education information technology association, awarded former California State University, Northridge Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Hilary J. Baker with its 2020 Community Leadership Award.
The Valley Industry Association is hosting the 2020 CEO Forum on Zoom on September 29, 2020, featuring the Santa Clarita Valley's top executives and decision-makers who will collaborate to identify common business and community issues, while developing solutions.
SCV Water customers can save water and money through a free virtual home check-up. These check-ups will look at indoor and outdoor water use and are designed to help water users identify problems, leaks, and opportunities to increase water efficiency.
The Affordable Housing Committee of the Community Task Force on Homelessness is reaching out to Santa Clarita Valley landlords and property owners in hopes of better understanding hesitancies in accepting tenants with rental assistance vouchers.
Assembly Bill 1457, authored by Assembly Members Cervantes and Reyes, and supported by Santa Clarita’s Senator Scott Wilk, Assemblyman Tom Lackey and Assemblywoman Christy Smith, represents an important step forward in jumpstarting California’s economic recovery.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 22 new deaths and 1,281 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 25 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, where Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 23rd COVID death.
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