As Jonathon Kraut recently pointed out ("Looking ahead with hindsight," Jan. 12), President Barack Obama had a great year.
Sadly, the comments Councilman Bob Kellar made - and the whole Minuteman rally itself - entirely miss the point and continue to mislay the blame for illegal immigration.
Dates to Watch Thursday Life of Henry Mayo Newhall slide presentation by Tony Newhall, who will talk about his great-great-grandfather, who came west in the Gold Rush, founded an auction business, built a railroad, and founded the town of Newhall, 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, San Fernando Valley Historical Society, Andres Pico Adobe, 10940 Sepulveda Blvd., Mission Hills. Info: (661) 253-3344. Saturday Roast for Jay Thomas of Six Flags Magic Mountain, emceed ...
Four Grizzlies scored in double figures as Golden Valley defeated Hart 79-48 at Hart High on Tuesday night,
Washington, D.C. - House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) today joined with lead sponsor Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Lamar Smith (R-Texas) and other House Republicans to introduce legislation requiring the Justice Department (DOJ) to consult with the Director of National Intelligence and the Secretary of Defense before giving terrorists Miranda rights.
Members of the highly acclaimed Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) will take the stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons for a free community concert featuring a selection of classical music starting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26.
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders hired Hue Jackson as offensive coordinator on Tuesday, hoping the man who helped develop Joe Flacco in Baltimore can do the same for JaMarcus Russell.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Despite efforts by the city of Palmdale, supported by Los Angeles County, to assume control of the Palmdale Airport, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has refused to give up the airport terminal's lease, which continues in effect through 2011 -- although LAWA ceased commercial air operations at Palmdale Airport in Dec. 2008.
SACRAMENTO - The California Small Business Association has recognized Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) for his commitment to job creation and his support of small business issues in California.
College of the Canyons officials have received reports from some local residents that solicitors, representing themselves as COC students, have been going door-to-door in Santa Clarita Valley neighborhoods allegedly selling magazine subscriptions or ads for Los Angeles newspapers.
The SCV Senior Center hosts the 2010 "Celebrity Waiter Dinner" at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6 at the Hyatt Valencia to benefit the Adult Day Care Respite Program at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center.
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First Place I think we can all be good citizens by picking up litter. The less trash that's lying around, the cleaner our own city is. No one wants to live in a trash heap. We can also be good citizens at home by taking care of other peoples' things. If someone asks you to hold their ice cream cone, don't eat it! Things like these can help you be a good citizen. Matthew Deegan ...
Made any resolutions this year? Stop smoking. Lose weight. Exercise - How's that going for you?
Local kids at the Huckleberry Creative Learning Center in Newhall spent last Monday making robots as part of the robotics class taught by Eric Rettke.
An 18-year old man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a part of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that was wrecked following a crash that left both Valencia businessman Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker dead last weekend, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
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With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state parks department has a new warehouse for its collection of historical artifacts, and the building will soon be open to the public.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela was a master of forgiveness. South Africa's first black president spent nearly one-third of his life as a prisoner of apartheid, the system of white racist rule that he described as evil, yet he sought to win over its defeated guardians in a relatively peaceful transition of power that inspired the world.
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - A dump truck collided with a school bus Thursday at a rural southwestern Idaho intersection, killing an 11-year-old boy and injuring four other children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer for Amanda Bynes says the actress has left an inpatient mental health treatment facility and is back with her parents.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Serious news has bumped fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy off "SportsCenter."
NEW YORK (AP) - Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.
George Runner announced this week that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale.