Michael D. Sloat
As registered nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital prepared for an April 28 protest of hospital administration's redesign of patient care into a "team nursing," approach, Newhall Memorial administrators scrapped their plan and settled with the nurses.
In 1926, when Dwight D. Eisenhower graduated first in his class from the Command and General Staff School at Fort Leavenworth, his friend George S. Patton wrote him a note of congratulations. The note was sincere and thought-provoking, telling Eisenhower, "Victory in the next war will depend on execution not plans."
Hidden within a crowded shopping center in Old Town Newhall is a new approach to fashion.
Santa Clarita Valley Safe Rides honored teen volunteers with a recognition dinner recently for their service keeping more than 1,000 potentially drunken drivers of the streets during the past school year.
Friday, April 29
Grace Baptist Church held its annual Free Garage Sale on April 16, giving needy families a chance to take home furniture and home supplies.
St. Stephen's Easter services
Spring is in the air, and the budding plants and trees may remind us that this is the season of new beginnings and possibilities.
Nick Levin, Valencia Acura sales consultant, was recently honored by the Acura division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. for achieving the Gold Master membership level in the Council of Sales Excellence program. The honor is awarded to Acura sales consultants who consistently exhibit sales excellence and professionalism.
Santa Clarita Street Fair
April: Spider mites
A deputy with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Parks Bureau suffered minor injuries after losing control of the of the patrol car he was driving and crashing it into a guard rail at the Hasley Canyon Road onramp to Interstate 5, authorities said Friday.
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) - A teen gunman armed with a rifle shot and killed a student Tuesday and injured a teacher before he likely killed himself at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tenure and other job protections for California's public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students.
Derek Fisher was never the best player, certainly not the tallest or quickest.
SACRAMENTO – With the economic recovery expanding, California's highways, seaports, and railroads are again teeming with freight being transported across the state and on to the rest of the nation. Caltrans has invested billions of dollars in projects aimed at improving freight movement and reducing its environmental impacts, and this summer it will ask the public to weigh-in on the future of freight movement in California.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A truck driver's lack of sleep is being blamed for the highway crash that injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian in New Jersey.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Four Social Security judges defended their work Tuesday amid accusations they rubber-stamped claims for disability benefits, approving billions of dollars in payments from the cash-strapped program.
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.