When I moved to Santa Clarita in 2000, people kept telling me how the vast majority of the valley's residents were ultra-conservative, politically somewhere far to the right of Rush Limbaugh.
To the point being made by Democrats that "the rich" are not paying their fair share, I say this: It is those "rich" folks who we have to thank for the monumental increases in technology that have come to fruition in the last 30 years.
Now, the president has cut the salary of all the peons in the government fold, and it's going to save billions. Now might be the time to cut the payroll of all the high mucky-mucks in Washington, D.C.
Republicans: Whenever "they" try to debase you as "the party of no," wear it proudly and speak often and loudly about the monumental destruction of this country by the Obama administration and its offspring of backslapping parasites.
Today is Pearl Harbor Day, and veteran servicemen in the Santa Clarita Valley say it's an important date that should never be forgotten.
Right after Santa's "sleigh" - Metrolink's Holiday Toy Express - departed from the Newhall Metrolink Station after a visit, the Luna family rushed back to their car as a downpour that started midway through the event continued Sunday night.
Every shot is a perfect shot off the tee when you're hitting that golf ball into the fog.
The normal Social Security retirement age should go up, according to the American Academy of Actuaries. Thomas Terry, chair of the Public Interest Committee at the AAA, Washington, has delivered that message in a letter sent on behalf of the AAA to the co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. The commission is trying to find ways to reduce the federal budget deficit and deal with Social Security and Medicare benefits obligations.
SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) was sworn in for his third term in the State Assembly Monday morning.
On Thursday, Dec. 9, the National Archives Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, Calif., will open 265 hours of White House Tapes, more than 140,000 pages of presidential records and 75 hours of video oral histories.
The College of the Canyons men's soccer team carried a mountain of momentum into its state-title showdown with defending California champion Mt. San Antonio College.
It happens most Wednesday nights: About 9:30 p.m., a few die-hard foodies begin to gather outside the Brave New World comic book shop in Newhall.
It's nearly time to break out that outrageously tall Uncle Sam hat, find the garish red-white-and-blue sunglasses for the family dog and locate the zaniest vehicle possible to decorate - the Fourth of July Parade in the Santa Clarita Valley is right around the corner.
"Sleeping Beauty" took almost a decade to reach theaters and cost $6 million to produce, far and away the most expensive Disney animated feature at the time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Medicare can no longer automatically deny coverage requests for sex reassignment surgeries, a federal board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures are medically necessary for some people who don't identify with their biological sex.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - CBS Television Distribution says "The Arsenio Hall Show" is going off the air.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A person close to the Sterling family says Donald Sterling was stripped of his ability to act as a trustee of the family's fortunes, including the Los Angeles Clippers, after two neurologists determined he was suffering from dementia.
R.D. Plasschaert credits one main thing for pulling her out of homelessness: Twitter.
You know the term "jack of all trades?" My wife would say I'm a "jack of all jobs." She's still waiting for me to find a career that sticks. I've been a school bus driver, a retail employee, a congressional staffer in Washington, D.C., a pharmacy school student and pharmacist intern, I've worked in call centers, and I had a job offer in Hawaii as a mortgage loan officer (I even passed all the licensing tests).
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The growing suspicions surrounding where states obtain lethal injections have motivated the Missouri attorney general to propose something never previously tried - establishing a lab where the state can make its own execution drugs.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - The scruffy rebels who normally wander about the headquarters of the separatist Donetsk People's Republic were mostly out of view on Friday, replaced by a disciplined new faction who showed up a day earlier with an armored personnel carrier and anti-aircraft gun.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An 11-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River would see restored wildlife habitats, new wetlands and longer bike trails under a $1 billion proposal that has received a key boost.
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AMSTERDAM (AP) - As Google bowed to a European court ruling to consider users' claims to remove embarrassing search results, the company took the first step toward preventing any more such punishing decisions - acknowledging it has an image problem in Europe.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Movie premieres are just like they look on TV: Throngs of fans competing with photographers and reporters for stars' attention. Cameras flash as beefy bodyguards escort couture-clad celebrities into the maelstrom.
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to public schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.