Unfortunately the president of the United States has recently and in the past said so many ridiculous, inarticulate and nonsensical things in person and via Twitter (“As far as the cyber, I agree to parts of what Secretary Clinton said. We shou [..]
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Dec. 25, 2009.
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Richard Peña. Today’s column first appeared Dec. 14, 2012.
Since his death earlier this year The Star-News has published archived columns of Tom Basinski’s Behind Police Lines. This final installation first appeared Aug. 16, 2013.
The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Tom Basinski. Today’s column first appeared June 17, 2011.
June means fruit tree overload for many yards and gardens as favorable spring conditions cause trees to produce more than they can handle June drop...
This column's subject is a result of my flat out hero worship for the legendary Ray Bradbury, who died last year. I began reading him at age 12, and was captivated by his skills as a wordsmith. His remarkable authorship of more than 80 books, sto [..]
Presumably National City City Councilman Albert Mendivil is sleeping better these days (how I don’t know, given the ramblings of the president of the United States in an increasingly divided country and an already troubled world) now that he ha [..]
During the recent confirmation hearings for Betsy Devos, now Secretary of Education, she suggested that compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act should be left to states to enforce. This raises concerns that the rights of [..]