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WHO: Five AT&T Champions Classic Tour players to be named shortly will team up for an exhibition match with 15 junior golfers who represent the Los Angeles County Junior Golf Program.
One of golf's greatest ambassadors and one of the most dominant players in golf in the early 1990s, Gary Player and Nick Price, respectively, have now joined the field for the AT&T Champions Classic at Valencia Country Club.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Last Friday, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) was led by the San Diego Sector Border Patrol on a tour of California's Southern border, where border fence production is currently underway. McKeon was briefed on the fencing project, patrolling stations, and remote surveillance technology.
"The border tour provided me an opportunity to witness the progress being made on the border fence construction," McKeon said. "While the economy has been in the headlines, we mustn't overlook the real need to keep our borders protected from illegal immigration. The after-effects of illegal immigration have been costly ...
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Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested a 12-year-old boy who allegedly stole a car, fled from deputies on foot and hopped a city bus in a getaway bid Friday, a sheriff's official said.
A motion by Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich calls for an investigation to determine whether, by accepting funding from the Federal Economic Stimulus Package, the county will be committed to assume the costs for required programs and services after stimulus dollars have been depleted.
Santa Clarita's Non-Motorized Transportation Plan recently helped the City in receiving more than $2 million in grant funding through the State and Federal Safe Routes to School programs and the Bicycle Transportation Account program.
Canyon Theatre Guild Director Patti Finley will be holding auditions for the musical "Forty-Second Street" 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
The Repertory East Playhouse opens its 2009 Season with "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."
On Wednesday, March 11, gastroenterologist Dr. Michael C. Jean from Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will present information on "Colorectal Cancer: Prevention, Detection & Treatment," from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
Legendary rock bassist Tim Bogert (Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, Jeff Beck) and Grammy-winner Gary McGrath with their Santa Clarita Valley-based group The McGrath Project perform a showcase concert at the Cat Club in Hollywood tonight, Friday, March 6.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), the top Republican on the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee, issued the following statement after participating in the White House Forum on Health Reform hosted by President Barack Obama this afternoon:
The Community Energy Partnership recently selected the Santa Clarita Senior Center to receive numerous energy efficiency upgrades, including five sun tunnels, as part of a large-scale energy efficiency tune-up and demonstration project. The energy-conserving retrofits will save the Senior Center approximately $2,700 annually, plus additional savings that will be tracked over the course of the year.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, is worth more than the government paid for it but far less than the former owner claimed, according to a commission report released Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
Business owners and leaders often stray too close to a situation to see the entire picture. One of the responsibilities as a Trusted Advisor is to observe what is happening from a vantage point to provide a fresh perspective to clients that may not be otherwise noticed.
BANGKOK (AP) - Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house on Monday and called early elections. But protesters seeking to topple her vowed to carry on their fight, saying they cannot win the polls because of corruption.
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.