| May 20, 2011
| 3:58 AM
Even his most ardent admirers would concede Cesar Chavez was a controversial man.
So it’s no surprise there was considerable hubbub over a plan to name the last of 14 U.S. Navy Lewis and Clark-class cargo ships after Chavez. And it’s no...
| May 27, 2011
| 7:14 PM
In Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, all around Orange County and California, unemployed workers feel helpless as they search for jobs that have disappeared. The politicians falsely tell the people that the unemployment rate is far lower than exists in the...
| Jul 13, 2011
The reforms the California Legislature put in place three years ago to mitigate the problems of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) abuse are not working (Re: "Costa Mesa Bar Sued in ADA Compliance Lawsuit," July 8). Despite the California Commission on...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 1:04 AM
Duncan Hunter Sr., the now-retired former Congressman for Imperial County, met with local officials to comment on the new joint strike fighter planes Naval Air Facility El Centro is hoping to base and the development project some fear could prevent that...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:52 PM
SAN DIEGO - Korean War veteran Robert Taylor is not keen on a proposed plan by a Pentagon task force to overhaul the military’s retirement system.
“If I say you give me $50 a month and I’ll keep it for 10 more years, and it saves me a...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 4:14 AM
While the anti-drug “Red Ribbon Week” campaign ends this weekend an ever-present question always tends to be surrounding the actual roots of Red Ribbon started.
Various accounts as to the actual origins of Red Ribbon Week and its relationship...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 5:05 PM
CALEXICO — A drug-free reminder will be watching over the students at Enrique Camarena Junior High School in the form of a new mural of a hometown hero.
Students and staff in the After School Education and Safety program worked on the image of...
| Jan 9, 2012
The federal government has a big problem with spending more than it takes in, and closing the gap is going to get harder in the coming years. So it's reasonable for President Barack Obama to conclude that, along with other parts of the government, the...
| Apr 27, 2008
First of two parts
To hear Navy officials tell it, shipbuilders like Northrop Grumman Newport News are finally heading for good times.
After dwindling to its smallest size in about a century, the Navy's 279-ship fleet will grow to 313 ships over the...
| Jan 19, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Josh Meyer In perhaps his final act of clemency, President George Bush has just commuted the prison terms of two former U.S. Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting an unarmed Mexican drug smuggler who fled across the Rio Grande......
| Jan 27, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Josh Meyer President George W. Bush, on his last full day in office, formally struck down the petitions for clemency of some high-profile politicians and businessmen, including convicted lawmakers Randall "Duke'' Cunningham, Edwin Edwards and Mario...
| Dec 24, 2009
| 4:34 PM
All thank America's military, even though one-in-ten Americans is unemployed....