California Assemblywoman Audra Strickland will address the recently passed state budget at a meeting of the Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of the California Republican Assembly on March 19.
Saugus High's literary magazine, The Centinel, has been selected to receive the Highest Award rank in the 2008 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM).
Luckily, we came across this notion of moving all the folks Ms. Eisenberg finds distasteful ("Alaska should secede," Letters, March 3) off to the frozen tundra of Alaska before it was too late to cancel my gym membership and paper delivery.
The best reality show of the new season is the sorry state of the GOP. Watching them cannibalize themselves almost seems scripted.
I just read that Obama is going to be on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (tonight). He is the first sitting president ever to hit the late night talk show circuit.
As it becomes more difficult for consumers to manage debt amid job losses and the downturn in the housing and financial markets, more and more Santa Clarita Valley residents may find themselves examining their finances in 2009.
The Master's College has scheduled the following music events for April and May:
The Master's College hosts their Wind Ensemble concert on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. for an evening of musical contrast. From the "Star War Trilogy" by John Williams (and arranged by Donald Hunsberger) to the piece "Were You There?" by John P. Lynch, the repertoire highlights music from both famous and lesser-known composers.
The GRANDS Project, "Giving Respect and Nurturing to Deserving Seniors," is going green with an e-waste recycling program to benefit the SCV Senior Center on Sunday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following today's bipartisan vote in the U.S. House of Representatives in favor of the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education (GIVE) Act, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Claria), the House Education Committee's top Republican, issued the following statement:
The robotics team from West Ranch High School journeyed to Long Beach March 13 and 14 to compete in the Los Angeles Regional FIRST Robotics Competition.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - At a press conference held earlier today in Washington, D.C., Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (CA-25) and three other Members of Congress joined together with hunters and anglers from across the country to support passage of the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 (S. 22), which includes McKeon's Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Mountains Wild Heritage Act.
Beginning in April, the Visually Impaired Assistance Services group will move their meeting location to Bouquet Canyon Seniors apartment complex at 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road. The group meets monthly on the second and fourth Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The State Water Contractors welcomed the California Department of Water Resources' announcement that State Water Project (SWP) delivery projections have increased from 15 percent to 20 percent, but the organization says that the overall picture remains unchanged. The state continues to face a three-year drought and a deep and growing water crisis. The cumulative impacts of drought and ongoing regulatory restrictions have led to water rationing, fallowed farm lands, job losses and water rate increases throughout the state.
On Nov. 1, 1933, Mrs. Bruce Reid recorded seeing both a male and female ivory-billed woodpecker in Texas. And on May 28, 1938, Oscar McKinley Bryans observed a ruby-throated hummingbird in Michigan, noting that the birds were most common when apple trees were blooming.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.