For seniors concerned about Los Angeles County's soaring population and the future availability of county services for seniors, the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will host a Los Angeles County senior stakeholder meeting 1 p.m. Friday.
In February, Congress enacted the American Opportunity Tax Credit, which includes a new $2,500 college tax credit for 2009, 2010 and possibly beyond. Your family may have not qualified for earlier college tax credits, but it just might for this one.
It's spring, and flowers aren't the only things in bloom. Solar panels and new ideas about how to make or save energy are blossoming everywhere.
In response to Carole Lutness' "Is government really the problem?" column (March 31): The colonists revolted against England over taxes that were lower than the burden we have been paying. Effective April 1, we saw another tax increase. With a tax burden more than 50 percent of each dollar we earn, it should be obvious that the welfare state doesn't work.
As the central and eastern portions of the U.S. freeze on through the coldest and longest winter in recorded history, our school children and the public at large continue to be barraged with inaccurate (at best) and completely falsified (at worst) propaganda about how the planet is warming and carbon dioxide (the yin to oxygen's yang) is the primary culprit.
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Wine flowed, friends gathered and a good time was had for a good cause at The Betty Ferguson Foundation's eighth annual Vine 2 Wine event, held on Sunday at the Bridgeport Lake Club in Valencia.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Robbery and Assault team seek the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect in an armed robbery at 12:47 p.m. Tuesday, March 31 at Art's Liquor Store, 18302 Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a request for the Sheriff's Department to apply for a $300,000 state grant to improve its off-highway enforcement capabilities and enhance public safety, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
A dinner in recognition of outstanding Regional Occupational Program (ROP) students is set for Tuesday, April 14 at 6 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Rio Norte Junior High School, 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Valencia 91355.
The committee planning the 2009 American Cancer Society SCV "Relay for Life" meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Residence Inn in Stevenson Ranch.
The College of the Canyons Animation Department was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Medtronic Foundation to support the ACME Animation Network, a fee-based online learning community.
ACME links students with other college students, high school students and animation industry professionals from across the nation through videoconferencing sessions.
CARPINTERIA -- California State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) unveiled his 2009 energy bill package at a press conference in front of Clipper Windpower in Carpinteria today.
Brian McCoy, regional sales manager with Ben-e-lect, offers perspective about Southern California's health insurance market at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon on Tuesday, April 21 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Valencia Country Club located at 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
The pretrial conference for accused murderer Michael Dean Stephens was postponed Tuesday by Judge Barbara M. Scheper.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District beings a series of public information meetings Wednesday night that will culminate in a public hearing June 30 on proposed sewage rate increases.
A North Hollywood man charged in the death of a woman who fell from a moving vehicle onto the Foothill Freeway last August has been ordered to stand trial, according to a spokeswoman with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
College of the Canyons graduated 58 nursing students Tuesday in a ceremony that paid tribute to the history of the profession.
The William S. Hart Union High School District has hired Sue Reynolds to serve as the district's career development coordinator.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - When Ilana Sara Greenstein was a CIA case officer working at headquarters a decade ago, she said, a married senior manager who was responsible for her promotions made sexual advances toward her.
LASD – Special Victims Bureau Internet Child Safety Sting Leads to Multiple Arrests
OAKLAND (AP) - Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner of the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57.
SAO PAULO (AP) - With a subway strike put on hold, traffic in Brazil's biggest city returned to its normal, congested nature Tuesday, but there was no guarantee service would be on for Thursday's opening of the World Cup.
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.