Reading the current headlines, surfing political sites on the Internet or listening to the television and talk radio pontificators' opinions on the present state of our nation and the republic for which it stands, one gets the impression that we are once again on the eve of destruction.
At the beginning of the New Year, it is a time when millions of us turn his or her best intentions into New Year's resolutions.
YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- Presidents' Day will be celebrated at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library on Monday, Feb. 15 with a compelling free special event featuring a distinctive panel of veteran White House Oval Office staff who created the model for managing of the President's time - a model that has been used by all Presidents since.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese has started 2010 with a bang - first with being presented the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Jan. 17 Golden Globe Awards by his long-time collaborating actors Robert De Niro and Leonardo DiCaprio, and now with receiving five nominations for the 2010 Green Globe Film Awards.
LOS ANGELES -- LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) presents Renoir in the 20th Century, an exhibition focusing on the last three decades of Pierre-Auguste Renoir's career, until his death in 1919.
The Shen Yun Performing Arts troop is performing classical Chinese dance and music now in Los Angeles at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
The Saugus Union School District will host informational meetings for parents interested in enrolling their children at West Creek Academy in the fall.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Snow is still being trucked and flown in to Cypress Mountain in an effort to get the Olympic venues ready for the Vancouver Games, which open Friday.
The first event scheduled for Cypress Mountain is women's moguls qualifying on Saturday, with the finals to be raced later that day.
The city plans to host its free monthly job fair Tuesday.
West Ranch junior Brady Stuart may have just put himself on college football's national radar.
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE (AP) - Residents evacuated from foothill communities deluged by weekend mudslides north of Los Angeles were allowed to return home Sunday as crews moved debris and started clearing catch basins in anticipation of more rain later in the week.
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The continuing evidence is irrefutable; highly forgetful, memory challenged individuals have conveniently found their stopwatches just as our Democratic president was elected a year ago.
I am fairly new to the Santa Clarita area and I live in Friendly Valley.
The Santa Clarita Water Division can now be tougher on delinquent ratepayers.
A friend of mine surprised me with an unexpected opinion the other day. Like me, he had recently traveled to India and came away stunned by the immensity poverty prevailing there.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jose Abreu homered for the second straight game and Tyler Flowers also went deep to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.
The last time New York and Los Angeles teams met in a big championship final, the Dodgers found themselves up against a pitcher who had undergone Tommy John surgery.
The Open Water Nationals are on deck over at Castaic Lake.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Homes and cars in parts of Nebraska and Iowa were pummeled Tuesday by baseball-sized hail and damaging winds as potentially dangerous storms targeted a swath of the Midwest, including the Omaha area, where flooding left dozens of drivers stranded and prompted home evacuations.
In a two-hour closed-door session Tuesday, College of the Canyons trustees wrangled over a lawsuit against the Santa Clarita Community College District alleging violations of the California Voting Rights Act.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is being sued by a woman who alleges that while she was employed by him, they had a romantic relationship and that he subjected her to racially and sexually offensive comments.
A joint sweep of Santa Clarita Valley street food vendors last week resulted in inspectors confiscating more than 10 food carts, sheriff's officials said.
Six Flags Magic Mountain's iconic roller coaster Colossus will close Aug. 16 after a 36-year run, officials at the Santa Clarita Valley theme park announced Tuesday.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here are some productions that are currently shooting around town.
Even in a state with hundreds of miles of beautiful, sandy beaches, luxury home buyers in California preferred hilltop homes over ocean-front properties by a margin of four to one.
California United Bank and 1st Enterprise Bank announced that they are planning to merge, according to CU Bancorp, the parent company of California United Bank.
RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) - Voters in California's far northern counties weighed in Tuesday on whether to secede from the state in advisory measures that will gauge sentiment in a region long accustomed to feeling ignored by the Legislature and out of sync with the state's major cities.
Well-known serial entrepreneur, software engineer, architect and manager, Ole Eichhorn spoke with Santa Clarita's startup community and tech accelerator group SCV Startup last Thursday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - With no divisive initiatives on the ballot Tuesday, the first statewide election under California's top-two system was not drawing much interest from voters despite some fiercely contested seats for Congress, the state Legislature and statewide offices.