Historians relate that archeologists found evidence of Biblical wildfires that burned from the foothills to the sea in the last several centuries in Southern California, before the appearance of Europeans.
Ms. Gutzeit's framing of her opinion as a question "and then what" is clearly meant to conceal her bias in favor of continuing the pension system status quo - perhaps because of her status as an "elected official." The problem is not with pensions or entitlements as her opinion suggests, rather it is the degree to which these have been abused and enlarged to such an unsustainable and obscene level.
By now, we have all engaged in conversations about the ongoing destruction and despair in Japan brought about by the previously unimagined convergence of earthquakes, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
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Need something to do this weekend? Does a nice drive in the country fit the bill? Why don't you check out the area that the Hart school board is pursuing as its preferred site for Castaic's high school.
Santa Clarita's geographic location and accessibility make it one of the most desired places in Southern California to live and do business. As the community grows, so does the need to complete major infrastructure projects vital to Santa Clarita's sustainability.
Sunday's classic-car show at Summerhill Villa has been postponed indefinitely due to expected rain. The car show was organized by the Summerhill Villa Men's Club and to raise money for the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for teens and adults age 16 and older to volunteer at the 2011 Cowboy Festival, which takes place at various locations across the city from April 27, through May 1.
Assistant Principal Alan Reinstein, left, kisses Duke, a pig handled by Debbie Fairchild of the Southern California Association for Miniature Potbellied Pigs, at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School in Canyon Country on Friday.
As the spring season quickly approaches and with it warmer weather, so does the trend of showing a little more skin. And with the exposure of more skin comes the urge for a glowing tan.
As spring approaches, the Jewish community is readying for one of the most festive events on the Hebrew calendar: the celebration of Purim.
United Methodist Bible study
The last month for the California Senate and Assembly to pass or kill bills this year has begun. At the end of August, Gov. Jerry Brown will have one month to sign or veto bills that make it through the Legislature. Many of the bills that have had been on the Valley Industry & Commerce Association's (VICA) radar in 2014 are still in circulation, for better or for worse.
In the best seller "Good to Great," author Jim Collins states that any organization that wants to improve should start by getting the right people, as he says, "on the bus and the wrong people off it."
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Ken Cornett stood a couple of hundred feet away from the performance stage at the August Thursday night Art Slam.
TV crews from the series "NCIS" built a fake safety deposit room inside the break room of the Bank of Santa Clarita's main branch in which the cameramen shot a few hours of film. By the time the editing was completed, the scene probably only made it into three or four minutes of the TV show.
I'm a little over 6 months away from turning the big 3-0, and I've taken a lot of time to ponder on these last 10 years and what lessons I've learned, trials I've overcome and how I have changed overall as a person. A lot of big things happened in these past ten years, getting married, having three children, graduating college, starting a career, becoming a stay-at-home mom, leaving it all to pursue our dreams, moving cross country and shifting our focus. Through all of this I've learned a little about life and a lot ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies investigating summertime robberies on Canyon Country bike paths have arrested an additional juvenile, bringing to seven the number apprehended in the crackdown, officials said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (AP) - Riding a wave of military gains by Russia-backed rebels, President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs.
BEIRUT (AP) - An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.