With all of the desperate problems facing the state of California, the state Senate determined last week that a high priority for our citizens is a mandate that gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people would be added to the list of social and ethnic groups that public schools must include in social studies.
Rioux Park walking group
Americans have been living through what many financial experts consider the worst economic times since the Great Depression. Many have struggled with home mortgages amid layoffs and downsizings, while others regret some of their past financial choices.
One of the best qualities you can have is to be teachable. Learn to listen to others.
The local community is invited to Rosedell Elementary School's production of "Annie."
Vino 100 is hosting an in-store wine-tasting event, featuring Petra Santa Winery, as part of the store's Meet the Winemaker Series. Petra Santa Winery is from the Cienega Valley, located in California's Central Coast, on a 455-acre estate that is situated 25 miles from inland from Monterey Bay.
Mitchell Community School has been selected by California Business for Education Excellence as one of 1,221 public schools in California to be named a 2010 Honor Roll school.
Screamin Daily Deals recently presented Sierra Vista Junior High School with a $3,000 check as part of its School Rewards Program. The check was from parents signing up for Screamin Daily Deals and a bonus for having an 80 percent or greater participation rate. Each time a parent purchases one of the website's deals, the school will receive 10 percent of the proceeds. Checks are sent to schools quarterly.
Members of the Career & College Club, or CCC, at La Mesa Junior High School presented their final projects to eighth-grade students recently. The topics included "A-G" requirements, college systems and financial aid.
Southern California jazz-lovers and students of jazz spent a day filled with music performed by West Ranch High School students and others, ranging from junior high through university levels, as Jazz Appreciation Month was observed April 16 at the school.
Have you ever had someone teach you all about jazz elements?
The city of Santa Clarita is introducing new tracking technology to help locate missing people with cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's, dementia or autism.
Sheriff's deputies detained more than a dozen juveniles outside two local high schools Tuesday after residents who live near the schools complained about underage smoking in their neighborhoods.
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society's annual Chuckwagon Dinner Show, one of the favorite partner events tied in with the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, will this year feature a special tribute to the Stuntmen's Association of America, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY (PRNewswire) -- Today the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a multimedia public education campaign urging parents and caretakers to get their whole family vaccinated. The campaign, called "Stay Healthy. Vaccinate.," uses print, television and radio spots, and will provide interactive content and information through Facebook and YouTube. The campaign also features its own website: www.vaccinateLA.com.
When Anzalee and Kristain Rhodes look back at their daughter's first year of life, they won't be examining blurry, red-eyed camera phone photos. They'll have crisp, finely detailed professional shots of a baby growing up before their eyes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration only finalized the exchange of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo a day before the June 1 swap, a top Democratic lawmaker said Tuesday. He said American officials didn't learn the pickup location Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl until an hour ahead of time.
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - Arizona border officials will indefinitely continue to process hundreds of Central American children immigrants caught crossing the border illegally from Mexico into Texas.
Just when you think Fox News and the right-wing scandal machine can sink no further, they wallow in a new level of filth that just boggles the mind.
Gary Horton's June 4 column "Embracing a fire that still burns us today" is his most articulate column yet, and is so right on!
The entire liberal edifice rests upon the premise that the unrestrained free market doesn't work in meeting certain essential societal needs.
It was just so exciting to read how the White House and EPA will save the planet despite those nasty and ridiculous global warming and climate change deniers.
CINCINNATI (AP) - With two swings, Scott Van Slyke went from backup outfielder to star of the game.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are close to finishing off the New York Rangers in a big hurry.
A local production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" was given new life in Culver City after the play was canceled last week at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall.
The Hart High School Dance Team will be performing on 'America's Got Talent' Tuesday evening on NBC.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Sam Keller and his teammates used to eagerly await the annual release of the NCAA Football video game, the popular EA Sports product featuring lifelike depictions of every major team.
On Saturday, June 21, 2014, between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) will host a charity BBQ competition at the Jack Bones Equestrian Center (26983 Tapia Canyon Rd, Castaic). All proceeds from this event will be donated to the "999 for Kids" Charity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police have captured a wanted man who climbed onto rooftops in a San Fernando Valley neighborhood while armed with a rifle after a freeway chase Monday, and then barricaded himself in a home for several hours. The incident prompted authorities to shut down nearby freeway on-ramps, lock down schools and evacuate at least one as police waited him out, authorities said.
VALENCIA, CA (June 8, 2014)-Disney recently presented a $104,000 gift to the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation to underwrite the remodeling of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital's Emergency Department Waiting and Admitting pediatric area, enabling the hospital to further provide the best care for its youngest patients.