Once again, Gary Horton is at us with his socialistic slight of hand ("Tea Partiers: Freedom isn't actually free," April 15). According to the piece, we should belly up to the bar and pay all the taxes and fees that a bunch of befuddled politicians can dream up.
Mr. Horton ("Tea Partiers: Freedom isn't actually free," April 15) must think that many of us out in the real world are idiots. We are all well aware that it takes taxpayer money to support the military, infrastructure and education.
Since taking office in January, Secretary Salazar has set a high priority on renewable energy, put the brakes on the Bush administration's full-steam-ahead approach to destructive oil shale development and canceled oil and gas leases on the edge of Utah national parks and historic sites on nearby public land.
High School Media Day at West Ranch High School provided an opportunity for students to learn more about careers in the entertainment industry. Students were divided into groups and given a schedule that included professionals in the specific fields they might like to pursue. In each hour-long session, presenters shared with the students their job histories and the techniques that each presenter used to attain their present job status.
An investigation into two clusters of patients with influenza-like symptoms in two Santa Clarita Valley schools was confirmed Tuesday by a county health official.
Every business can do better. Research suggests that there are 12 areas where a company might make slight changes and see dramatic improvement in a very short period of time. In no special order, here is my list.
Volunteering is nothing new to Hart High School junior Kathryn Rieck. In the past, she's helped at homeless shelters and built homes for the poor in Mexico. Now Rieck is serving closer to home by assisting staff and patients at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Newhall native Larissa Perkins was nominated for the 2009 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Perkins, a senior math major, was one of 35 students from Howard Payne University who received the honor.
Air Force Airman James Y. Lee graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio,
SACRAMENTO - Today, Senate Bill 685, authored by State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) which could have saved California $7,177,442 per year by suspending salaries of specific State Boards and Commissioners who make more than $100,000 for one or two meetings per month, failed in the Senate Government Organization Committee 5 to 5.
As part of "National Volunteer Week," April 19 through April 25, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station recognized all the committed volunteers who devoted their time throughout the year towards making the Santa Clarita Valley a better and safer place to live.
Although no confirmed clusters of swine flu have been identified in the Santa Clarita Valley or even the Los Angeles region as of today, the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District has released a list of precautions that students and families can take to avoid catching or spreading the swine flu in particular and any virus in general.
Volunteers often help bridge the budgetary gaps Santa Clarita schools face but with this year's prolonged recession, volunteering has never been more needed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Golden State Warriors stumbled out of the gate, missing their first eight shots while falling behind by 11 points and forcing coach Mark Jackson to call two timeouts to steady his young team.
SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) - What was supposed to be a cheap bite at Del Taco turned out to be small fortune for some customers.
Hours of preparation came down to a 90-second mad dash during the annual "Eggstravaganza" Easter egg hunt Saturday at Central Park.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.
DENVER (AP) - The U.S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.
For men and women serving in the military, the small gift of a care package can mean the world.
Worshiping in the wee morning hours as the sun rises, listening to gentle melodies played by French horns, celebrating with praise music, deep reflection, champagne or watching little ones hunt for eggs – however you prefer to spend your time on Easter, churches across Santa Clarita offer something for everyone.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist while wearing a facemask over his lacerated jaw, Corey Perry scored his first playoff goal in three years, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Valencia Vikings baseball may end up looking back at this week as a jumping-off point toward a big finish in the Foothill League.
In its first two wins against the Canyon Cowboys this season, the Hart Indians scored a total of five runs.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to implement the closures listed below as part of a project that is constructing truck lanes on I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14).
Farmers and state water contractors who depend on the State Water Project - including the Santa Clarita Valley's water wholesaler - will receive slightly more than nothing from the project this year, state officials said Friday.
A Palmdale man convicted of robbing a Newhall bank last May was sentenced to at least seven decades in state prison this week, court officials said Friday.
A Chevrolet Tahoe rolled over in a collision Friday at Valencia Boulevard and Rockwell Canyon Road in Valencia.
A 38-year-old Valencia man and leader in the Armenian Power gang could face almost 1,000 years in federal prison after being convicted on 57 criminal counts, officials with the U.S. Attorney's office said this week.