Monday, July 28, 2014 05:44
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A little understanding and effort can go a long way

It’s been a while since I’ve written an editorial for the Valley Roadrunner, but being how editor Jessica Self is on vacation this week, I thought I would take an opportunity to air my opinion ...more»

Education: A step in the right direction?

One of my top priorities as a mom and as your representative is education. Providing our children with a top-quality education in a safe learning environment is essential for their future and for California’s....more»

Another advantage of an active lifestyle

I’m not a professional dermatologist, but I’m starting to believe that an active lifestyle may be a defense against skin cancer. One of my blonde childhood friends recently had a recurrence ...more»

Time for a national discussion

The debate over the nation’s border policies continues. In this region, the debate is fueled by the regular arrival of planeloads of illegal immigrants from Texas for processing at facilities in ...more»

Molly's Column

Hi, this is Molly! How are you doing? I will write one more article this summer to update you on how the Ramona Fair was and I will write next year as a sixth grader! Today I will write a special thanks ...more»

How to earn my donation

This column isn’t meant to demean Jack in the Box tacos, but during a recent trip to Downtown San Diego three panhandlers turned down my offer of a coupon for two free tacos with any purchase....more»

What do Americans stand for, and what have we become?

I read the article written by Assembly member Marie Waldron in last week’s Roadrunner edition. It really got me to start thinking a lot about who we Americans really are and what we have become....more»

What was MH17 doing overflying war zone?
Dangerous skies can be found from Israel to Iraq, and from Nigeria to North Korea and the East China Sea, and aviation experts say the path that took Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and its 298 passengers over a war zone in eastern Ukraine was not unusual...
Grieving father of MH17 victim pens open letter to Putin
A grief-stricken father whose 17-year-old daughter was a passenger on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has written an open letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
How a team of doctors at one hospital boosted hand washing, cut infections and created a culture of safety
One might think that it would be all right for a nurse or tech in a hospital to ask, “Doc, did you wash your hands?” But it's actually taboo because the culture dictates who is in charge and who follows orders...
Rumors swirl around migrant kids, fueling local backlash
LAWTON, Okla. — Fred Fitch, the three-term mayor of this small city in Southern Oklahoma, has a lot of questions about the 1,200 undocumented immigrant children who arrived at the Fort Sill Army base just north of town last month...
Romney would top Obama if 2012 presidential election were held today: poll
If a rematch of the 2012 presidential election were held today, Mitt Romney would win the popular vote over President Barack Obama, a new CNN/ORC International poll finds.
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