WASHINGTON (AP) - Historic legislation to expand U.S. health care and control costs won its first Republican supporter Tuesday and cleared a key Senate hurdle, a double-barreled triumph that propelled President Barack Obama's signature issue toward votes this fall in both houses of Congress.
"When history calls, history calls," said Maine Republican Olympia Snowe, whose declaration of support ended weeks of suspense and provided the only drama of a 14-9 vote in the Senate Finance Committee.
The William S. Hart Union High School District continues its series of parent/student drug awareness seminars with a program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Canyon High School library. The evening is part of the district's Comprehensive Alcohol and Drug Reduction and Education (CADRE) program.
Suzan Solomon, one of five candidates running for three open seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District, has received the endorsement of County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host its second monthly job fair from 10 a.m. to noon today at the WorksSource Center at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #25.
After spending more than 20 years taking millions of pictures, including on the African savannah of wildlife as diverse as any on the planet, Rick Edwards has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge that could inform any aspiring photographer.
A 21-year-old Texas resident was riding westbound on Copper Hill Drive, west of Tesoro del Valle Drive when he lost control of his vehicle at about 2 p.m. while changing lanes at about 35 to 40 mph, said California Highway Patrol Officer Michelle Esposito.
On Sept. 16 to 18, Rancho Pico Junior High School ASB and Peer Mediation went to Pali Mountain near Lake Arrowhead.
When I heard that the idea of a government health insurance choice was denied, it really upset me.
I am a mom of two children in the Hart school district and am highly involved and passionate about their education at every level.
Health care reform is needed so badly.
Having read your letters section in the Oct. 6 edition, I have a couple of observations.
The National Weather Service is forecasting an 80 percent chance of showers for tonight through Wednesday evening, marking the start of California's rainy season.
Oak Hills Elementary School parents, teachers and students gathered Sept. 14 for a live concert as part of the second annual Oak Hills Elementary Jog-a-Thon.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An apparent gas explosion rocked a jail in the Florida Panhandle, killing two inmates, injuring as many as 150 people, and creating a chaotic scene Thursday after inmates were bussed to hospitals and nearby jails when the crippled building had to be evacuated.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a thousand-acre wildfire in the foothills east of Los Angeles did not grow overnight and is now 10 percent contained.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
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.
I've lived in Santa Clarita for decades and I've been privileged to serve you on our City Council.
Mercedes-Benz of Valencia only opened its doors in December 2005, but it already needs to expand.
Family owned for 35 years, CBC Cleaning and Restoration has offered the Santa Clarita Valley's residential and commercial homeowners a slew of services to help restore and maintain flooring of all types.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce reached a significant milestone when it recently marked 90 years of support for local businesses.
When Monica Harrison launched L.A. Film Locations in 2003, the Santa Clarita-based company that serves as a film location property resource for location managers, it was the perfect marriage between Harrison's background in commercial property asset management and coming from a family of film industry professionals.
If you change your own motor oil and filters, the city of Santa Clarita is asking you to recycle it – for free.
Entourage Hair Studio, a long-time Valencia Town Center tenant, has recently relocated into a new location on Town Center Drive. In the process of creating a brand new, ground-up salon, owner Michael Beck was inspired to combine fine art and hair fashion together to create a whole new experience in art and style.
At Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary, history is as ubiquitous as death, remembrance and peace.