Ratchet and Clank, the lombax/robot duo now starring in their ninth video game, may not be as famous as some other lovable mascots, like Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog. They haven't gotten their own Saturday morning cartoon show, cereals or plush toys. And they haven't been spun off into sports games, kart racers or pinball games.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), issued the following statement in response to the Administration's latest claims that the stimulus has successfully created jobs:
"The Obama Administration is embarrassingly trying to spin the American public with recent claims that the so-called economic stimulus package has 'created or saved' a million jobs or more. The American people are smarter than that. The truth is Americans have lost three million jobs since the stimulus passed.
WASHINGTON and SANTA CLARA, Calif. - The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and OpSource, the leader in Cloud operations, have forged a partnership that will combine OpSource's SaaS Summit, the largest Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) event in the world, with SIIA OnDemand, the leading industry networking conference, to create the most comprehensive cloud computing event on one stage.
Pamela Braly, a long time Santa Clarita resident who presently serves on the board of the SCV Domestic Violence Center, has joined Single Mothers Outreach, providing case management for SMO single parents.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Driving under the influence continues to be a major problem for California.
The Castaic Teachers Association is endorsing Laura Pearson, Victor Torres and Susan Christopher as candidates for the Castaic Union School District board of trustees. This endorsement was based on interviews with the candidates, their involvement in the community and district and issues the candidates declared as important to them.
Is anyone else as puzzled as I am over The Signal's endorsements for the WIlliam S. Hart Union High School District board? After talking about problems for which the board should be blamed, The Signal endorses incumbent Paul Strickland, by claiming that he was a greater part of the solution than the problems.
I want to make specific, factual points in response to Lynn Vakay's opinion piece "Local boards and party politics" (Oct. 15).
State Sen. Tony Strickland has endorsed Bob Jensen's campaign for one of three positions on the William S. Hart Union High School District Board, adding to Jensen's already-voluminous list of major endorsements.
The Los Angeles County Firefighters Local 1014 has endorsed Mike Berger for seat No. 1, of the Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees, which governs College of the Canyons.
"I've always wanted to work in the entertainment industry. I knew from an early age that this is what I wanted to do," said Jeff Sutphen, the star of Nickelodeon's new hit game show "BrainSurge" - a show that tests contestant and viewer's memory and concentration skills. At an early age Sutphen and his childhood friends would make hilarious home videos that eventually led them to create and star in their very own weekly sketch show that aired locally on their cable access channel. However, that was just the tip of the iceberg for Jeff Sutphen.
College of the Canyons will hold its 20th Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair December 5 and 6.
A Canyon Country man accused of molesting a girl he lived with is set to return to court next month, officials said Thursday.
Austin Beutner, Chairman of CalArts' Board of Trustees, along with his wife, Virginia, has made a $1 million commitment to CalArts in scholarship support to benefit 20 CalArts students.
Legacy Christian Academy will host two open houses for families interested in enrolling their children at Legacy's kindergarten and middle school.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators searched Saturday for two men who fatally shot a mother of three outside her home as she returned home with her husband from his birthday celebration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they're walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country's restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage, authorities said.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Dozens of gay couples married Saturday at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison, taking advantage of what most believed would be a small window in which to get hitched before a judge's decision overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban was put on hold.
NEW YORK (AP) - Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome's bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
TEMPLETON, Calif. (AP) - A spokesman for the San Luis Obisbo County sheriff's office says two people have died in a plane crash at a private airstrip in the town of Templeton.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse's bid to end racing's 36-year Triple Crown drought.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric began to emerge as people in this eastern Canadian city struggled to reconcile the knowledge that the person charged with murdering three Mounties was the same one who had seemingly lived quietly among them.
NEW YORK (AP) - When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic example of an idea spreading among prosecutors nationwide: "integrity units" dedicated to double-checking convictions to determine whether justice was served.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou (MY'-uh AN'-juh-loh) as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A publicist for comedian-actor Tracy Morgan says the "30 Rock" star remains in critical condition after a fatal six-vehicle pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday said Casey Kasem's daughter, not her stepmother, is in charge of the medical care for the 82-year-old radio personality, who remains in critical condition with an infected bedsore.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court revived on Friday a New York woman's lawsuit against a Southern California museum to return two 16th century paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule.