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On religion, politics, and other things that matter

A lifetime of Mom in a single afternoon

“I never asked you before. What was your favorite music when you were young?” Mom lay quiet in the hospital...

La Habra vs Mission Viejo | 09-11-2015

CLAN vs Mission Viejo: Not quite what we hoped for

La Habra, September 8, 2017—With last week’s 45-14 victory over Tesoro a notable achievement, the Clan suffered a bit of...

There's a storm a brewin'

CLAN Must do Six Things to Beat Mission Viejo

La Habra, September 1, 2017—So, the Clan bounced-back nicely from their opening-night loss to the Upland (35-7) thoroughly manhandling a...

The Statue Murderers

Just a thought: As we leverage ‘antisocial media’ to arbitrate our disparate world-views, we would do well to reconsider the...

There's a storm a brewin'

2016: La Habra in the Post Eric-Era

Having watched the Murrieta Valley Nighthawks dismantle the La Habra Highlanders in the CIF football semi-finals, I thought it good...

A pre-born human being

“Abortion”: Playing Word-Games With Lives

The time has come and is long past due,to recognize the great horror of our time known as “abortion”. Regardless...

There may be a free lunch, but there’s no “free” college!

You would think it obvious to the inhabitants of even a semi-literate culture that things of value usually have a...

Grand and Garner Palenske, and Ron Kays (l-to-r).

4 Highlanders on the 45 Yard Line, 8 Rows Up

MISSION VIEJO, September 9, 2016—As games go, tonight’s contest between the Mission Viejo Diablos and La Habra Highlanders was not...

Titans top CLAN in Spaghetti Western

LAS FLORES, September 2, 2016—We’ll, it wasn’t really a shoot-out we saw Friday night at Tesoro Stadium in San Juan...

Michael Ortega Memorial Banner

For Starters, CLAN Leave No Man Behind

LA HABRA, August 26, 2016—For starters, if this game were synonymous with an oldies tune, Santo And Johnny’s Sleepwalk would...