In 1996, California voters passed the Compassionate Use Act, which decriminalized the cultivation, possession and use of "medical marijuana" by adults who held a recommendation for use from a medical doctor - a "prescription," so to speak.
Rain and snowfall don't end water woes.
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
HOLLYWOOD (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- The legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood, who will be 80 years young on May 31, continues to excel among Hollywood's top filmmakers, receiving seven nominations for the Mar. 23 Green Globe Film Awards, whose Viewers' Choice Awards are selected through an online voting system.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representatives Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Michael R. Turner (R-Ohio), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on the Iranian regime's announcement that Iran is now a "nuclear state" after producing enriched uranium at higher levels:
"A nuclear Iran threatens the security and stability of the Middle East and the rest of the world. With today's announcement, Tehran takes one step closer to a nuclear weapon.
SACRAMENTO - The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence has named Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) Legislator of the Year for 2009.
State Senator George Runner will speak at a "tea party" rally in Valencia on Saturday, Feb. 27.
Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Princess Cruises is debuting a new program giving passengers the opportunity to invite their friends and family aboard their ship on embarkation day to wish them "bon voyage" and get a taste of the onboard experience.
Passengers and their guests will be able to spend approximately four hours together on the ship before it sets sail, enjoy a four-course dining room lunch with wine, a ship tour and a souvenir photo.
Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Lamsco West, Inc. has been selected by the Boeing Company to support its nationwide team to compete for the U.S. Air Force's new fleet of aerial refueling tankers.
Lamsco West, Inc. has been supplying engineered details, standards, laminated sheet and aerospace parts categorized as shims, stampings and flat pattern parts to Boeing for more than 40 years.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
The series of "Meet the City Council Candidate" sessions continues, featuring council candidates David Gauny, Daniel Henriquez, Kenneth Mann and Marsha McLean.
Saturn of Santa Clarita will never again sell a new vehicle.
Here's a look at five of the hottest United States athletes who will be spinning, skating and skiing for gold at the Winter Olympics:
NEW YORK (AP) - A trove of aerial photographs of the collapsing World Trade Center was widely released this week, offering a rare and chilling view from the heavens of the burning twin towers and the apocalyptic shroud of smoke and dust that settled over the city.
Charter College in Canyon Country has recorded a 100 percent pass rate in the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses, August through September 2009. This high pass rate has been ongoing since the program first started in February 2007. The institution's Vocational Nursing program is recognized by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. The program has been designed to prepare students with nursing skills for direct patient care. Students receive training in pediatrics, mental health, hospice, home health, rehabilitation and family nursing/obstetrics. Charter College is a private, post-secondary institution which is owned and operated by ...
The Saugus Union School District is hosting kindergarten roundup from March 1 to 5. Children must be five years old on or before Dec. 2 in order to enroll. Families need an original birth certificate, two utility bills or lease/escrow papers for proof of residence and immunization records in order to register.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California health exchange says it's been giving the names of tens of thousands of consumers to insurance agents without their permission or knowledge in an effort to hit deadlines for coverage.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A magnitude-4.5 earthquake in central Oklahoma shook residents Saturday, just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Sooner state, and was followed by two smaller temblors later in the day.
Please let Meghan Blair know how much I applaud and support her for discussing the stigma of depression and Bipolar conditions in Our Community on Dec. 1, 2013.
Bullying is an increasing problem that affects the lives of students every day. This can happen anywhere from school to the online growing social media. When a person is bullied it affects their everyday life.
Cal Poly went big - 32 students strong - at the recent Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in technology, the conference challenged attendees to "Think Big, Drive Forward."
The Stevenson Ranch Neighborhood Watch group met Nov. 19 with members of the community and several law enforcement experts including Tim West, retired lieutenant for the Beverly Hills Police Department and resident of Stevenson Ranch.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cavaliers coach Mike Brown delivered a simple message for Kyrie Irving after the All-Star point guard had the first scoreless game of his career Friday night: forget about it.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - UCLA appeared on its way toward another victory before the Bruins' prolific offense dried up.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.
The premise of this democracy is based on electing those representatives who will make decisions in the interests of all of the people, not just the rich, corporations, or special interests.
Mayor Kellar seems to believe that anyone who originally opposed the roundabout should have no voice on what sort of art display will be chosen or whether to "do nothing."