December 14, 2010
Kirk and Jo Ann Smith, longtime residents of Santa Clarita, are proud to announce the engagement of their son Kirk Smith II to Amanda Sidwell, of El Segundo.
Lashondra R. Jones
The 43rd annual Xi Nu Zeta Lasagne Dinner will be held Saturday, Feb. 26 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Newhall.
She's catered for celebrities and was a private chef at the Playboy Mansion.
I want to share my thoughts about replacing the notorious N-word in "Huckleberry Finn." But not just yet.
Let's not just change Mark Twain's words. Let's be sure all the offensive words are removed from all the books on all the bookshelves.
As a citizen of Santa Clarita, it's time for City Councilwoman Laurene Weste to resign, or the other council members need to vote her off the board.
There's a new day dawning at the Circle of Hope, a Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit that helps those diagnosed with breast cancer.
Nominations for the 14th annual Newsmakers of the Year awards have been announced. The award nominations were voted on by a committee of community leaders and the board of the Santa Clarita Valley Press Club.
The debate rages on over whether high schools across the United States should clean up the N-word from "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" or ban the book altogether from the literary canon.
Suppose you and your family take a vacation to our state Capitol. You pay for plane tickets up to Sacramento. You pay for a rental car for the week. You pay for a hotel. Every day, you pay for food and entertainment for your family. You pay for all this, including the local sales tax imposed by the city.
In the wake of Arizona's recent tragedies and the ensuing debate over the literal interpretation of political rhetoric, the question begging to be asked is: How does the general public recognize figurative language and interpret meaning beyond the confines of literal interpretation?
If satire needs to be explained to you, you do not deserve its riches.
As thousands watched the Fourth of July fireworks show above Westfield Valencia Town Center, an Infiniti sedan crashed into an SUV, and was launched into a crowd of spectators gathered at Valencia Boulevard and Mall Entrance in Valencia.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Wednesday named 12 regions of the country that will receive special attention under a new federal program designed to help make them more attractive to manufacturing companies looking for a place to set up operations, provide a boost to the U.S. manufacturing industry and create jobs.
Emergency preparedness is a universal necessity for families facing any kind of difficulty. Women who are alone during an emergency can help themselves in several ways.
SANTA CLARITA - On May 31, 2014, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will open a new 2,000 square foot Mega Passport Office at the Castaic Branch Post Office, located at the Santa Clarita Processing and Distribution Center, 28201 Franklin Parkway in Santa Clarita. This new unit will have additional staffing and expanded hours to make it easy and convenient to apply for a U.S. passport.
Common wisdom typically paints the home to be a more calming place than the office. That may not be the case.
Americans are confused about what insurers take into account when setting their auto insurance premiums, according to a new study.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - A dog seen on security camera footage attacking a Central California boy until it is chased off by a cat has been euthanized.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - When astronaut Scott Kelly embarks on a one-year space station stint next spring, his twin brother will be offering more than his usual moral support.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - In a broad defense of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. remains the world's most indispensable nation, even after a "long season of war," but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken company hasn't run its course after more than a year, with 50 new illnesses in the past two months and 574 people sickened since March 2013.
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IRWINDALE (AP) - The heat may finally be going out of a confrontation between a chili-sauce maker and a Los Angeles suburb.
NEW YORK (AP) - Maya Angelou was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Rumbling down the runway at New York's JFK airport, American Airlines pilot Bill Elder points the nose of the Boeing 787 skyward and takes off for Denver.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Charting an end to America's longest war, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for keeping nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after this year but then withdrawing virtually all by the close of 2016 and the conclusion of his presidency.
A small brush fire caused by a blazing big rig burned about a quarter acre of the brush along Highway 14 Tuesday evening before firefighters knocked it down, a fire station captain said.