It should be obvious to anyone who follows the news that health care reform has generated massive opposition, primarily from the health insurance industry which bankrolls conservative lobbyists and encourages talk show pundits to roll out some of the most outrageous misinformation and propaganda.
Water and soil pollution continues to be a huge issue in the Santa Clarita Valley, as it has been for more than a decade. The problem is not limited to the Whittaker-Bermite site.
The three-day Festival of Trees, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will be held Nov. 20-22.
Proper planning of your estate requires consideration of your specific needs and family goals as well as extensive knowledge of current laws. Many improperly prepared estate plans have led to disastrous results that could have easily been avoided if the plan had been prepared by a qualified professional.
It was an uplifting afternoon in more ways than one when Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted the sixth annual "Bras for a Cause" event at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
Georgetown, Texas -- Sport Clips stores across the country including the three stores in the Santa Clarita Valley will begin raising money today through Nov. 14 to support the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Operation Uplink, a program that offers free call days and calling cards for deployed and hospitalized American soldiers.
SANTA MONICA (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Are social networking Web sites good for our society?
Season of Diversity Coming to Santa Clarita
Runners of all ages and ability levels will take a bite out of hunger Sunday, Oct. 25 in the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry's 16th Annual Run Against Hunger.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for Carousel Ranch to provide therapeutic riding programs and equestrian-related activities to developmentally disabled and/or special needs children, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, the Mary Pickford Institute and the Found Penny Foundation are teaming up to bring a mobile, state-of-the-art, digital production studio to three local elementary schools during the next six weeks.
The College of the Canyons Foundation has received a donation of more than $13,000 from Western Filter, a division of Donaldson Company, which when combined with matching funds from the Foundation for California Community Colleges (FCCC) will establish a permanent scholarship endowment for students pursuing careers in manufacturing technology at the college.
On Wednesday, Nov. 4, Audiologist Nola Aaronson of Audiology Associates will speak on "Are You Having Trouble Understanding?" from 1 to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street Newhall 91321.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), the top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, encouraged President Obama to show leadership and move to authorize additional U.S. troop reinforcements for Afghanistan.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - As preparations for the H1N1 flu season kick into high gear, California's community hospitals have launched a statewide public education and media campaign.
DENVER (AP) - Peyton Manning stuffed the football into his helmet and handed it to an equipment man for safekeeping.
SEATTLE (AP) - Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down and Seattle's top-ranked defense forced two late turnovers, lifting the Seahawks into their second Super Bowl with a 23-17 victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A chief element of President Barack Obama's attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance will not work, leaders of Congress' intelligence committees said Sunday, pushing back against the idea that the government should cede control of how Americans' phone records are stored.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered new assurances to gay athletes and fans attending the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics next month. Yet he defended Russia's anti-gay law by equating gays with pedophiles and said Russia needs to "cleanse" itself of homosexuality if it wants to increase its birth rate.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of bills that failed to pass the Legislature last year face an end-of-the-month deadline to gain initial support, including measures affecting gun owners, the oil industry and farm laborers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's orders to change some U.S. surveillance practices put the burden on Congress to deal with a national security controversy that has alarmed Americans and outraged foreign allies. Yet he avoided major action on the practice of sweeping up billions of phone, email and text messages from across the globe.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The opening of Postal Service retail centers in dozens of Staples stores around the country is being met with threats of protests and boycotts by the agency's unions.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Researchers have decided to hand the city of Los Angeles a list of older concrete buildings, some of which may be prone to collapse during a strong earthquake.
The California Department of Transportation announced Friday it will be closing the two middle lanes of the freeway in both directions between Van Nuys Boulevard and State Route 118 to demolish the median.
A door-to-door effort launched this week in the case of a Tucson girl who disappeared from her bedroom more than 18 months ago has yielded some possible tips, police said Saturday
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of residents who fled a wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles returned home Saturday as red-flag warnings of extremely dangerous fire conditions expired, but officials say that bone-dry winter conditions remain a threat for the region.
There is a lot to like about living here in Santa Clarita. For me, I like that Santa Clarita is an active community.
Devon Ingber, 16, a sophomore at Valencia High School, won Reserve Champion in the Junior Varsity Equitation division in December, competing against 58 girls from both public and private schools from all over Southern California, on her horse Fabiane.
When most men are rocking by the fire, or just collecting dust, Ed Jace and Thor Jorgensen are on the tennis courts.
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