On my husband's radio show a few weeks ago, he had guests representing both Republican and Democratic viewpoints. The assessment boiled down to this: "Republicans are the party of freedom; Democrats are the people's party, the party of equality." That got me thinking.
Saugus Receives Valuing Diversity Award
The city of Santa Clarita and the city's Redevelopment Agency have extended the deadline for residents to apply for a position on the Planning Commission, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission, the Arts Commission or the Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability Audit Panel (FAAP).
Local indie-rock band California Republic is performing in Valencia Friday at 8 p.m., with all proceeds to be split evenly between the memorial fund for the family of Matilde Garnica - killed in a July 4 Valencia vehicle collision - and Three Angels Orphanage in Haiti.
In the July 14 meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District governing board, boardmembers confirmed Tom Cole as the new chief of operations and Greg Lee as the director of human resources and equity services.
In his new position, Cole will supervise the district's businesses services departments that include facilities, maintenance and operations, transportation, construction, and risk management.
Santa Clarita Valley-based hard rock band Smile Empty Soul hosts the world premiere today of a new music video for its latest single, "We're Through," on monsterenergy.com.
The trustee in Michael Vick's bankruptcy case is seeking repayment of at least $2 million that Vick doled out to friends and family members in the months before he was sent to federal prison.
The 12th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series continues Friday, July 16, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., on Town Center Drive at the corner of McBean Parkway, outside the Hyatt Valencia hotel in Valencia.
College of the Canyons' theater and music departments will host auditions in August for its fall production, "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
Los Angeles County residents can get text messages and e-mail alerts about disasters, kidnappings and traffic from the Sheriff's Department as part of a program unveiled this week.
My sincerest condolences to the Garnica family for their tragedy at our Fourth of July fireworks. With all due respect, city of Santa Clarita, this was a preventable crash waiting to happen.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has been providing deposit insurance coverage to depositors of insured banks since 1933. This protection is important to all investors. Given the current economy, individuals are more concerned their money is protected. The elderly tend to be most heavily invested in cash and are dependent on this money to cover living expenses.
In response to the letter by Robert Davenport ("American values," June 19): Wow! Quite the diatribe.
Residents of Castaic have been promised a high school, and have suffered long school commutes for many years. The entire Santa Clarita Valley voted in bonds to help build that school, but for one reason or another, it has still not been built.
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As a former parks commissioner for the city of Santa Clarita, I am deeply passionate about ensuring our residents enjoy quality recreation facilities, beautiful outdoor space and a healthy way of life.
Ask yourself the honest question: Did you truly believe The Patient Protection Affordable Care Act, or ACA, was going to work as promised? If the answer is "yes," then did you earnestly think through the practical workings of the program?
ANAHEIM (AP) - Two days before Anaheim visits the Los Angeles Kings for their high-profile showcase under the stars, the Ducks showed they're willing to get just as gritty as their rivals to grind out a win.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The best score belonged to Stewart Cink. The best round belonged to Pat Perez. Tiger Woods didn't come close to claiming either Thursday in the Farmers Insurance Open, where the seven-time champion failed to break par in the opening round for first time in his career.
The Trinity Classical Academy Knights boys basketball team's tough preleague schedule paid off in its opening game of Heritage League play.
MIAMI (AP) - It's not common for Chris Bosh to put up a big number of shots.
MONTREAL - Are toddlers' tantrums and aggression the result of nature or nurture? A study out of Canada says genes might have more to do with it than previously thought.
A majority of college presidents around the U.S. have panned the new proposal by the Obama administration to create a college rating system, although some educational think tanks believe the plan can be fixed.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - When he debuted five years ago, Justin Bieber was a mop-haired heartthrob, clean cut and charming. But a series of troubling incidents have put his innocent image at risk, and none more so than his arrest on DUI charges Thursday.
Detectives Seeking Help from the Public in Locating a Missing Adult Who Was Last Seen in Sept 2013
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Rep. Paul Ryan on Thursday told Texas business leaders eager for changes to immigration laws that House Republicans will tackle reform in pieces and ruled out negotiations with the Senate on its comprehensive measure.
PHOENIX (AP) - A passenger on a Greyhound bus traveling through Arizona "went berserk" and attacked the driver early Thursday, causing the bus to swerve violently and go off the highway before other passengers subdued him, witnesses and authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church has issued a sweeping declaration that opposes efforts to relax Utah's famously strict liquor laws.
The family "ride" may depend on who is doing the shopping. But research bucks the theory that Dad just wants something fast and sleek while Mom is drawn to a purely practical vehicle.