DEAR SMARTIES: My wife's birthday is coming up. I recently lost my job, so I only have a few dollars to spend on a gift. She has been so supportive of me in this difficult time, and I want to give her something special.
Shielded from dying the death of a thousand qualifications, I can safely boast that Republicans of all stripes have derived much - if not all - of our worldview or ideology from President Ronald Reagan.
I was dumbstruck by Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon's reply to a reporter's question about the illegal-immigration law in Arizona at his made-for-TV-speaking-out gathering a few days back.
I find it curious that City Councilman Frank Ferry waited until after the elections to do some name-calling to people who oppose him and his cohorts in the development of Santa Clarita.
Where were Carly Fiorina, Meg Whitman and the tea party when the Bush administration put us in the current situation with its outrageous spending?
HOUSTON (AP) - Researchers studying the flow of oil from the blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico said Thursday that up to twice the amount of oil previously thought may have been spewing into the sea since an oil rig exploded nearly two months ago.
David Galvan, a former Santa Clarita City Council candidate, was arrested Thursday morning after detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station served a search and arrest warrant in the 25900 block of Moreno Drive, Valencia.
While the goal of a patent search is to find the patents that are most similar to the invention, different searchers might consider different patents as the most pertinent ones for any particular invention.
To help connect job seekers to employment, the Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is hosting a Job Fair on Friday, June 11, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
INDIANAPOLIS --- The NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions has penalized the University of Southern California for violations in its football, men's basketball and women's tennis programs.
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - BP said Thursday it plans to boost its ability to capture the oil gushing from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico by early next week as the Obama administration announced that the oil giant agreed to speed up payments to people whose livelihoods have been washed away by the spill.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jeff Beck honored his late friend and mentor, Les Paul, with an intimate performance Wednesday night at his favorite haunt, Manhattan's Iridium Jazz Club.
In spite of its budgetary difficulties, Los Angeles County officials shelled out $2.3 million on Wednesday to pay for public transportation in unincorporated communities in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The two state senators who represent the Santa Clarita Valley both have a shot at statewide offices in November, according to Wednesday's final vote tallies from the California primary election.
The city of Santa Clarita received three 2010 Excellence in Communications Awards from the California Association of Public Information Officials, Mayor Laurene Weste said during Tuesday night's City Council meeting.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Nearly 870,000 Californians have signed up for an insurance policy through the state's health care exchange, as the state intensifies efforts to boost participation ahead of the March 31 enrollment deadline.
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East:
NEW YORK (AP) - Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is.
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The Master's College women's basketball will play live on regional television tonight.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program. She said the CIA's own inspector general has referred the matter to the Justice Department.
This past week in Zone 7, the following Part-1 Crimes occurred:
TOKYO (AP) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday in the world's first accounting of the recreational pot business.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction Monday of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Martin Jones made a habit of winning big games at the Saddledome during his Western Hockey League career.