Some might give up little joys like chocolate or games.
A year after the federal government set aside $868 billion to stimulate the economy, Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, joined other Republicans Wednesday claiming the stimulus bill hasn't done what it was supposed to. Meanwhile, President Obama and Democrats said the stimulus has prevented a second Great Depression.
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The Saugus Dance Team will host a United Spirit Association (USA) Regional Dance Competition at the Saugus Gym on Saturday.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team defeated New Harvest Christian 68-44 on Wednesday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VIAA playoffs.
The Cardinal offense got off to a sluggish start, but began clicking late in the first half.
It's time again to paint the Santa Clarita Valley yellow with hope. To do so, everyone - from school children to corporate CEOs - is being asked to support the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days 2010 campaign. Volunteer coordinators are needed to assist in taking requests for, packing and delivering the fresh-cut daffodils during February and March.
Anti-Catholicism appears to be alive and well, as witnessed in the hateful and ignorant commentary by W.E. Gutman ("Rewarding silence filled with guilt," Feb. 7).
On Feb. 11, a California Superior Court Judge ruled against the Community Advocates for Healthcare SCV and Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment in public-interest litigation filed in opposition a massive office expansion on the campus of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
The Department of Justice prosecutes cases of identity theft and fraud under a variety of federal statutes. Offenses carry with them maximum terms of up to 15 years imprisonment and fines.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The U.S. Olympic team came into the day with high expectations and surpassed those lofty goals, marking their best day ever in Winter Games history with six medals - half of them gold.
The big names justified the hype, and then some: Lindsey, Shani and Shaun won in convincing fashion. And their less-heralded counterparts were just as impressive.
BOCA RATON, FLA. -- American Exhibitions, Inc. announced today that the city of Los Angeles has been chosen for the world-debut of Mummies of the World, the largest traveling exhibition of mummies ever assembled.
SACRAMENTO -- Today, the California State Auditor announced that nearly 31,000 Californians applied to be members of the first-ever Citizens Redistricting Commission. The application period closed on Feb. 16 at 5 p.m.
AOC Named One of America's Best
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn lived up to expectations and won the Olympic downhill Wednesday, and childhood rival and American teammate Julia Mancuso took a surprise silver medal.
The city of Santa Clarita will host Freedom Child: The Civil Rights Children's 1963 'Bombingham' on Sunday, Feb. 21 as part of the city's A Season of Diversity program. The event, held at 2 p.m. at the Valencia Library, will feature an informative performance highlighting the Civil Rights Movement.
Congress missed another opportunity to curb the outrageous spending that is taking place in Washington. The tense political climate prevented a prolonged but necessary debate on the debt ceiling.
Years ago, city leaders pushed to pass the open space initiative, buying land around our city to prevent development and maintain scenery.
As a longtime Santa Clarita resident and a real estate professional, I know the importance of community. Santa Clarita is home to several vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own identity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
It took two overtime periods for the seventh-seeded The Master's College men's basketball team to take down second-seeded Arizona Christian 80-77 in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Central Park in Saugus has been identified as one of the recipients of the "Heart Your Park" fundraising program, a partnership between Macy's and the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for parks across the country.
College of the Canyons officials warned students Thursday about two separate attacks on female students on or near the school's Valencia campus.
Recent remarks made by President Barack Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
A national organization is working to rid people of the use of what they refer to as the "r-word."
Many health experts agree that whole grains are an important part of a healthy diet. Whole grains include the well-known wheat, corn, oats, rice, barley and rye. There are many whole grains with impressive health benefits that you may not have heard of, including quinoa, spelt, sorghum and kamut.
Jamie Dever was alone at the hospital with a nurse and midwife when she went into labor. The baby boy was big, almost nine pounds, he was face-down and she arrived too late for an epidural. The pain was terrific; the midwife held her hand and repeated "Be brave, be brave" with each wave of contractions. Dever was unattached to the child's father, and she labored without kin or partner. But she didn't feel lonely - she felt like it was an experience between her and her newborn child.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested nine people from Canyon Country on Thursday following an early morning probation and parole sweep that netted a marijuana "grow house."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Word last week that a Northern California couple found $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot.
A dead bat that tested positive for rabies was found in Agua Dulce in February, county health officials announced this week.