Chinese sophomore Yichao Gao chose to come to America for his foreign-exchange experience because of what he thought it represented: a land of opportunity with copious amounts freedom and prosperity.
The insane right-wing fringe is at it over the appointment of advisors termed "czars."
Regarding her starving subjects, Marie Antoinette is popularly reported as having said, "Let them eat cake."
There's something I don't understand.
The Valencia High School varsity dance team continued its winning ways by following its unprecedented three national titles last June with top honors at the recent United Spirit Association Elite Dance Camp.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is accepting new students of all ages on Oct. 3 in the Saturday morning T'ai Chi Ch'uan class from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. with instructor Sharon Chang at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street.
LOS ANGELES -- First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden appear in a new Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) public service announcement that praises the contributions of military servicemen and women while asking Americans to assist veterans and military families who need help.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita.
SACRAMENTO -- Buckle up, or prepare to pay up if you're stopped by a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer on Thursday, Sept. 17.
Penny Lane presents the tenth annual "Voices of Our Children" on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tournament Players Club, 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia 91381 with guest of honor, Chris Schauble, NBC 4 News Anchor.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To improve library access for the residents of the Santa Clarita Valley, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously moved to lease an additional 4,500 square feet of office space and 10 additional parking spaces to expand services for the Jo Anne Darcy County Library in Canyon Country.
At a cost of nearly $2.5 million, improvements will include new ceiling tile, carpeting, painting, lighting and ductwork, modifications to the young adult area, two study rooms, an audio-visual system for the community meeting room, new furniture and computer work stations.
Craig Duswalt and Milana Leshinsky will discuss "The Biggest Mistake Most Entrepreneurs Make That Keep Them from Earning a Seven Figure Income" and how to cash in on the hottest trend in business today to turn your knowledge into a multiple income stream empire in a free teleseminar on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m.
The Foundation for Children's Dental Health Board of Directors invites everyone to attend the organization's annual Fiesta at the home of Santa Clarita City Councilmember Bob Kellar, located at 26166 Ravenhill Road, on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Heal the Bay today released its inaugural list of Los Angeles County's five most debris-impacted waterways and sent out an urgent call for volunteers to help restore the sites as part of Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, Sept. 19.
HONOLULU (AP) - The 15-year-old boy who survived a 5½-hour flight from California to Hawaii in a jet's wheel well has left the state, an official said late Friday.
Proposition 41 on the June ballot asks California voters whether $600 million in existing veterans bonds should be redirected to build, renovate and acquire apartments and multifamily housing for low-income veterans.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters have made progress overnight against a wildfire that forced the evacuation of about 1,600 foothill homes east of Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Handsome, debonair and blessed with a distinguished voice that reflected his real-life prep school upbringing, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. seemed born to play the television roles that made him famous, that of hip Hollywood detective and brilliant G-man.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles police officer has been killed in a hit-and-run crash with an SUV.
The Canyon Cowboys baseball team has endured its fair share of struggles this season, but it wasn't about to hand Golden Valley its first league win of the season on Friday afternoon at Canyon High School.
Hart Indians shortstop Nick Valaika redeemed himself in a big way in the series finale against West Ranch.
Paul and Barbara Condon tend to the succulent plants hanging in pots in a portion of their vertical garden complete with fountain and irrigation system, extending the length of 30-foot stucco wall at the back of the home in Newhall, thus making creative use of limited space for planting with difficult lighting which extends to a 10X30 foot, common area along a walkway leading to their back patio. Their garden is one of nine gardens available for viewing on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. as part of the Memorial Garden Tour to benefit the Cole William Larsen ...
Author Gregory Orfalea will be discussing his book "Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California" on Saturday, May 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
After some uncertainty Friday, Santa Clarita city officials announced the billboard referendum petition must be turned in to the Santa Clarita City Clerk by 5:30 p.m. Monday.
If time is a measure of love, work has to be at the top of the list. But should it?
The Bank of Santa Clarita's net earnings for the first quarter of 2014 were $248,000, representing a growth of 6 percent over the amount netted in the same period of 2013, the bank reported this week.
Marriage is one of those remarkable institutions that a vast number of people want to be a part of at some time in their life. The majority of people who marry don't begin their marriage thinking of its demise, yet divorce is all too common.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local artists to explore the world of public art from a business perspective with a free Panel Discussion on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Old Town Newhall Library, located at 24500 Main Street. No RSVP is required to attend.