This is not a letter to make front-page news, but it's from a very proud mother, father, grandmother and grandfather.
We now enter the fifth season of the year - tax season. The New Year has started and Uncle Sam wants you to settle up your taxes for last year.
The fifth annual Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival will entertain families at the Repertory East Playhouse in Old Town Newhall, starting on Friday, Jan. 8, and running through Sunday, Jan. 10.
SACRAMENTO - California State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) responded to today's State of the State address given by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger:
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
SACRAMENTO - California Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement today after Governor Schwarzenegger presented his annual State of the State address to the Legislature:
SACRAMENTO - Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) has joined Democrats and Republicans in passing bipartisan education reforms that will make California more competitive to receive up to $700 million in "Race to the Top" funds, calling the plan an important step forward that will empower parents and help the state improve its failing schools.
"Last night's bipartisan vote is a victory for parents, students, and taxpayers who want to improve the quality of our public schools," said Smyth. "This legislation makes California more competitive for Race to the Top dollars and allows us to continue working closely with the Obama ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Andre Dawson was elected to Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday in his ninth try, while Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar fell just short of earning the sport's highest honor.
Recognizing the importance of bringing local businesses together, the Valley Industrial Association has set the date for the 2010 VIA Business-to-Business Industry Show -- Thursday, May 20 in Santa Clarita.
William S. Hart Park has started a Walk Club as part of the 2010 Healthy Parks Initiative. The program allows adults to participate in light exercise with opportunities to walk paths and pedestrian trails of the Newhall park.
The African Children's Choir will perform a free community concert at 6 p.m. on Jan. 10 at Grace Baptist Church, 22833 Copper Hill Drive. Members of the choir come from some of poorest parts of Africa and the organization works to better the lives of the children.
In case you missed it, the head coach of Texas Tech University was first suspended and then terminated a few days before his team was to play Michigan State in the Alamo Bowl football game on Jan. 2.
Leading a healthier lifestyle doesn't have to mean making dramatic changes. It means making smarter choices.
Grabbing the Wall Street Journal off the driveway in the morning and turning on "Mad Money" in the evening might be expected of a stock broker, but it may very well be the routine for the members of the award-winning West Ranch High Stock Market Club.
PALMDALE (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy has been injured in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
ERIE, Colo. (AP) - All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.
MOSCOW (AP) - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
THERMAL (AP) - A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu's stint on the disabled list was nothing more than a speed bump.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.
The men's and women's soccer teams of The Master's College prepare for a busy week of home matches, while Mustang women's volleyball takes a breather after competing at the 2014 Asics/Wyndham Labor Day Classic in Irvine. Meanwhile, TMC men's and women's cross country teams gear up to start their season next weekend at the UC Irvine Invitational.
As the summer days of waking up just before noon yield to pre-sunrise first period classes, so comes chronic sleep deprivation among American teens.
Junk food is not only unhealthy and addictive, but it appears to stifle any willingness to try new foods, according to a study led by the University of New South Wales Australia.
Popular opinion has it that there's a dearth of good parents in movies to promote values and provide strong examples for the rising generation.
HAPPY CAMP (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English has been arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated in New York.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) - A significant aftershock from last weekend's magnitude-6.0 earthquake has rattled Northern California's wine country.