WASHINGTON (AP) - With tempers flaring, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans clashed in an extraordinary live-on-TV summit Thursday over the right prescription for the nation's broken health care system, talking of agreement but holding to long-entrenched positions that leave them far apart.
"We have a very difficult gap to bridge here," said Rep. Eric Cantor, the No. 2 House Republican. "We just can't afford this. That's the ultimate problem."
A judge on Wednesday sentenced a Canyon Country man to 16 months in state prison following the man's 13-year-long identity theft spree that tormented the victim and his family, a court spokeswoman said.
A truck rolled backward down the street coming to rest within inches of a residence on Summit Hills Drive in Canyon Country on Wednesday.The driver was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital after suffering head trauma.
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Thank you, Bob Kellar for conveying exactly how I feel about illegal immigration.
Sheriff's deputies arrested two men who they believe were cultivating an estimated $600,000 worth of marijuana and selling the plants.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn went down hard. Zach Parise made sure the U.S. men's hockey team didn't.
Hours after Vonn broke her right pinkie in a giant slalom crash, the hockey guys found themselves in trouble against Switzerland.
This weekend, the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons will host more than 200 local musicians during the R.K. Downs Invitational Jazz Festival -providing the ideal venue for local music fans to experience "all that jazz."
MENLO PARK, Calif. -- The latest tracking poll by the non-profit, non-partisan Kaiser Family Foundation finds the public still split on health care reform legislation, with 43 percent in favor and 43 percent opposed.
Ferial Masry is now the only Democratic candidate running for the California 37th Assembly District primary and general election.
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project is proud to announce the election of a new Executive Committee.
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents "American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-1915," a major exhibition highlighting the variety and strength of American artistic achievement during an epochal century and a half, from the colonial era through the period leading to World War I.
Six Flags Friends, the philanthropic arm of Six Flags, has partnered with I Heart Haiti Kids and Urban Born to host a benefit concert and book drive at Six Flags Magic Mountain on Saturday, Feb. 27.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say guns, badges and other items belonging to San Diego-area law enforcement personnel were stolen during a weekend charity football game in Los Angeles.
SANTA CLARITA - The Associated Student Government (ASG) at College of the Canyons is inviting all students and community members to a public candidate forum with the eight individuals seeking election to California's 25th Congressional District.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen in South Sudan who targeted civilians including children and the elderly left "piles and piles" of bodies, many of them in a mosque and a hospital, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the country said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni forces, reportedly backed by U.S. drone strikes, hit al-Qaida militants for a second straight day Monday in what Yemen officials said was an assault on a major base of the terror group hidden in the remote southern mountains. The government said 55 militants were killed so far.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Russia has "days, not weeks" to abide by an international accord aimed at stemming the crisis in Ukraine, the top U.S. diplomat in Kiev warned Monday as Vice President Joe Biden launched a high-profile show of support for the pro-Western Ukrainian government. Russia in turn accused authorities in Kiev of flagrantly violating the pact and declared their actions would not stand.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.
A signature-gatherer outside a local Walmart, arrested for battery after allegedly punching someone in the hand last weekend, has been identified as a woman from Illinois, according to an official with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
JINDO, South Korea (AP) - One by one, coast guard officers carried the newly arrived bodies covered in white sheets from a boat to a tent on the dock of this island, the first step in identifying a sharply rising number of corpses from a South Korean ferry that sank nearly a week ago.
In her letter Sunday in The Signal ("Pay inequality is not a myth of the liberal left") attempting to rebut Steve Lunetta's earlier column about pay inequality for women, Robin Clough ends by writing:
Yes, I believe in angels, since I met one accidentally on Sierra Highway recently when my car hit a rock in the road.
It's true that we received pretty bad news last month from the latest report of the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
The Easter season for many of our Christian brothers and sisters is a time of year that prompts us to reflect on the concept of redemption.
I take a great deal of pride in living in Santa Clarita. I am a lifelong resident, and I've dedicated myself to serving the community because I believe this is one of the greatest places to live in Southern California.