WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration took a major step Monday toward imposing the first federal limits on climate-changing pollution from cars, power plants and factories, declaring there was compelling scientific evidence that global warming from man-made greenhouse gases endangers Americans' health. The announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency was clearly timed to build momentum toward an agreement at the international conference on climate change that opened Monday in Copenhagen, Denmark. It signaled the administration ...
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- Dozens of survivors of Pearl Harbor on Monday solemnly remembered those who died in the Japanese aerial assault 68 years ago as a top Navy commander said their bravery laid the foundation for the subsequent U.S. victory in World War II. About 2,000 servicemen and women and members of the general public joined the survivors. The crowd looked out on the spot where the USS Arizona sank in the first ...
The county of Los Angeles Department of Public Works (Public Works) has scheduled a full closure for Vasquez Canyon Road for Tuesday, Dec. 8, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.,
To celebrate the holidays, State Senator Tony Strickland, R-Simi Valley, will host a Christmas/Hanukkah party and open house at his district office on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Hor d'oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.
The city of Santa Clarita, Goodwill Industries and the Employment Development Department will host a free job fair on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
California State Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita/38th District, will officiate the swearing in of returning board members for 2010 at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 15.
The History Chef Book Signing Event Tour makes its way to Vino 100 Valencia on Saturday, Dec. 12.
As the fall semester draws to a close, registration for the College of the Canyons 2010 winter session has heated up with students scrambling to secure the last remaining available seats.
Laurie Morgan, a local artist recognized for her unique landscape portraits, is exhibiting her artwork in a one-woman show at the Canyon Theater Guild from now until Dec. 19.
Hundreds gather on the lawn in front of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial hospital in Valencia on Sunday to officially kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the Community Tree. This year marked the 24th year of the Community Tree Lighting celebration.
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Mobile Solutions Van visits SCV Senior Center The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following up-coming date: Dec. 10 The Braille Institute Van offers a wide variety of services for the visually impaired without the time or trouble of visiting the Braille Institute in Los Angeles. Services include, for example, the sale ...
A day that will live in infamy "Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget - lest we forget!" - Rudyard Kipling, Recessional, 1897 The drone of the Mitsubishi Sakae 14-cylinder radial engine was hypnotic on the tired mind of Capt. Mitsuo Fuchida. The only thing keeping him awake in the cockpit of his aircraft was the expectation of the morning's activities. His aircraft, a Nakajima B5N2 Type 97 Model 3 ...
Watch out, the Republican candidate for California governor is already peddling falsehoods. Blatant baloney from billionaire political novice Meg Whitman tells radio listeners "that in the last 10 years, state spending has gone up 80 percent?" She is completely wrong when they say that, replied state Finance Director Mike Genest, a conservative former budget consultant for Senate Republicans. In fact, general fund spending "in the last 10 years" has risen just 27 percent, according to ...
After more than 20 years of the young, the liberal and the special interest groups voting in a large variety of must-have extras the state was forced to regulate, pay for and supervise, the state is now broke.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
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