March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Sen. Keahey’s support of legislation gives newborns a better chance for life

Dear Editor, In October 2005, my wife and I welcomed our daughter, Mary Beth into the world. What we didn’t know at the time was that she was born with a congenital heart defect. More...

Through The Past

John Glenn’s orbit and Werner von Braun’s carpet

Where were you on February 20, 1962? You know—the day John Glenn orbited the earth for the first time— the day man left “the surly bonds of earth,” to quote Ronald Reagan, and took flight into the unknown. More...

Inside the Statehouse

From reporter to state senator and now state labor commissioner

As the 2012 Legislative Session evolves, I am reminded of my days as a legislative page during the early 1960’s. George Wallace was governor and the Capitol Press Corps was remarkable. Television had not yet become the premier medium. More...