Our legislators are too good for our own good.
John Zaring's column Tuesday parrots the new meme of the leftists, chiding conservatives to put country before party. But what's that supposed to mean, other than being a catchy slogan?
With the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 in a few days, I am reminded of the great sacrifices others have made for in the name of preserving my freedom.
Chamber of Commerce members honored three local veterans, center, at their lunch today at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. The three veterans were: Marine Sgt. Maj. Willie T. Ward III, who served in Iraq; Christopher Carr, who served with the Army in Iraq; and Jeremy Thorpe, who served with the Air Force in Afghanistan.
While many Santa Clarita Valley residents headed for the pool or reached for the thermostat to deal with Thursday's ongoing heat wave, Newhall resident Rambo had other plans.
The Hart district named Kate Povletich of Golden Valley High School as the 23,000-student district's 2011-12 Teacher of the Year during a Wednesday night recognition ceremony.
Hart district board members are planning to change their drug policy to be more effective in addressing student drug use, administrators and board members said this week.
College of the Canyons and The Signal will host the biannual Job & Career Fair as part of the SCV Community Expo on Sept. 17.
The Santa Clarita Valley gathering of the Opera League of Los Angeles recently met for the first event of the 2011-12 opera season.
In spite of news that the water-pollution plume from the Whittaker-Bermite property is spreading, the Army Corps of Engineers announced its approval last week of the river permit for the 21,000-unit Newhall Ranch project. It is becoming clear that public agencies have no regard for the health and welfare of current residents. It is all about making real estate deals happen, no matter what the cost to our community or the taxpayers.
I voted for McCain, not Obama. I am an independent voter.
A few weeks ago, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was caught on tape disparaging Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Part of his statement is transcribed here (complete with Bubba-speak):
In response to "Sympathy needed for all in local tragedy," Sept. 4:
The Santa Clarita Valley Corvette Club recently celebrated its 30th anniversary with a dinner-dance celebration at the Robinson Ranch Country Club.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - That feel-good moment in the Rose Garden seems like a long time ago. Just a week after the president announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been freed in Afghanistan, details emerging about the soldier, the deal and how the rescue came together are only adding to the list of questions.
The California Supreme Court has ruled the red-light camera evidence against a Southern California woman, who challenged a traffic ticket based on camera photos and video, was adequately authenticated and there is no need to adopt stricter evidence rules for red-light camera violations.
Petitions that sought to block a plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing older billboards in the center of town have qualified for a referendum, officials said Friday.
Elementary school enrollment deadlines are just weeks away and it's crunch time on getting your child into the right school.
LONDON (AP) - Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying that several countries demand direct access to its networks without warrant or prior notice.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - A man wielding an assault rifle, explosives and supplies to take hostages opened fire outside a Georgia courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before he was killed in a shootout with officers, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Film Institute's celebration of Jane Fonda was like a who's who of Hollywood women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren't the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of weeks ago, as he was steering his Mazda Miata around a turn on an Interstate onramp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Gay Republicans in Texas said Friday they may stop fighting their party's proposed endorsement of "reparative therapy" over worries that even tougher anti-gay language could be added to the party platform.
You are at the ball field watching your son's baseball game. You cheer him on as he rounds home plate. The crowd cheers. You look around as everyone rises to their feet and even though the stands are full, you feel alone.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's been a year on Broadway so unpredictable that the only thing for certain at the Tony Awards on Sunday is that Hugh Jackman will be the host. There have been no clear juggernauts - although some wonderful performances - and critics have largely bemoaned the lack of strong new good musicals and plays. In fact, the best revival categories this year easily overshadow anything new.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
Sacramento, CA – In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1658 and created the California Legacy License Plate Program, he wanted to do something nice for those who preserve California's classic-car heritage.