A recent report from Anthem Blue Cross addressed the urgency of the health care crisis in today's economy that calls for thoughtful, sustainable solutions.
A couple of days ago, I heard Vice President Joe Biden say, while speaking about America on a news broadcast from Iraq: "I know it sounds corny but I'm proud of this country."
In response to Lynne Plambeck's column "Global warming, air pollution and children's lungs" (The Signal, Opinion, July 2):
Local piano teachers Suzy Hanna and Jones will travel to Santa Clara with 13 students and their families for the Music Teachers Association of California State Piano Convention.
The 20-year-old suspect in a drunk-driving crash that left one bicyclist dead and two injured Saturday is set to be charged and arraigned today in San Fernando Superior Court, said Los Angeles County District Attorney's spokeswoman Jane Robison.
On Oct. 3 and 4, 2009, the Santa Clarita Festival of the Arts, sponsored by Lockheed Federal Credit Union, will highlight a spectrum of artistic talent in Old Town Newhall along Main Street between Lyons Avenue and 5th Street.
Local photographers Mel and Karen Carll have opened the Santa Clarita Valley Center for Photography.
Nine-piece jazz band Off the Record with special guest vocalist Lynn Keller perform a showcase of songs from their upcoming album at Bella Cucina Italian restaurant tonight starting at 7:30 p.m.
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Caregiving is exceedingly stressful and time consuming – and often leaves little energy for taking care of oneself.
In response to Lynne Plambeck's July 2 column (Opinion, "Global warming, air pollution and children's lungs"): Climate-change legislation is nothing but an excuse used by nanny-government statists to seize power from the people, destroy our economy and attempt social engineering on a massive and never-before-seen scale.
The Canyon Theatre Guild will celebrate the past year of shows and the volunteers who helped make it all possible. The Goldies are a night for us at the theatre to say "Thank You," to everyone who helped make the 2008-2009 season such a memorable one.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association will present "60 Minutes With An Artist" on July 19 at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Valencia Library Community Room.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - An advocate for foster youth and adoption, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has been reappointed to the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care by Chief Justice Ronald M. George of the California Supreme Court.
On Monday, August 17, the Domestic Violence Center of the Santa Clarita Valley will host its annual charity golf tournament at the prestigious Valencia Country Club. The Golf Tournament is set to kick-off with a shotgun start at 10:00 a.m.
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Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station officials reported a relatively quiet Saturday night, with no major incidents. Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives, meanwhile were assisting Hawthorne Police Department investigate the death of woman in the 12700 block of Inglewood Avenue in Hawthorne, officials said.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs are back in the NBA Finals, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 in overtime on Saturday night in Game 6 to set up a rematch with the Miami Heat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hanley Ramirez homered twice, drove in five runs and scored four times, tying career highs in all three categories and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 12-2 rout of the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Another prominent Republican gathering, more evidence of the dueling legacies of President Ronald Reagan overhanging the party as it tries to widen its reach and avoid extending its presidential losing streak in 2016.
HONOLULU (AP) - Before Apollo astronauts went to the moon, they went to Hawaii to train on the Big Island's lunar landscapes.
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College graduation marks the end of a wondrous chapter and the beginning of a new life. College was a time for friends, late night cram sessions and homework. However, once you have that degree, the quest for a "grown-up" job begins and in this economy, that can be challenging.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new arena version of "Jesus Christ Superstar" starring punk legend John "Johnny Rotten" Lydon and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child has abruptly canceled its 54-city tour just days before its launch in New Orleans.
New rules issued by CIF State will limit practice time across the board for high school athletics, but local coaches don't expect much of an impact going forward.
FRAIJANES, Guatemala (AP) - For years, Hernan Argueta's small plot of coffee plants seemed immune to the fungus spreading elsewhere in Central America. The airborne disease that strikes coffee plants, flecking their leaves with spots and causing them to wither and fall off, failed to do much damage in the cooler elevations of Guatemala's mountains.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Taliban fighters attacked several Pakistani military posts along the Afghan border Saturday, sparking an hourslong gun battle that included Pakistan launching airstrikes into Afghanistan, authorities said. Pakistan said soldiers killed 16 militants, while Afghan officials said the airstrikes killed five civilians.
A $40 million settlement has been completed that will pay college football and basketball players dating to 2003 for the use of their likenesses in NCAA-branded videogames.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The American man who launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops grew up in Central Florida and attended several colleges in the state before dropping out and moving abroad.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters are alarmed by a string of corruption scandals in Sacramento, but most feel any wrongdoing is not widespread, a poll indicated Saturday.