SACRAMENTO, (AP) - Groups representing California redevelopment agencies and cities sued the state Monday to halt a change that would eliminate the agencies and funnel their estimated $1.7 billion in tax revenue to local services.
This letter is to thank those who have contributed to the support of the Santa Clarita YMCA this past year.
Apparently nobody at City Hall is concerned about the disabled veterans. Don't veterans count here in Santa Clarita as our brothers, sons and loved ones are dodging bullets? Where will the suicide bombers strike next?
President Barack Obama is issuing a veiled "threat" that Social Security checks may not get mailed out on time in August because of the looming financial debit crisis.
I am reminded daily that American society is all flash and no bang. The by-product of most product purchases I make result in a feeling of frustration as I continue my quest to get what I pay for.
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Five Jersey Mike's Subs shops in the Santa Clarita Valley will donate 50 percent of their Sunday sales to the Honor Court, a memorial for local armed-services members and law enforcement personnel who have died in the line of duty.
Without the benefit of a historic-preservation ordinance to guide them, the Santa Clarita Planning Commission members initially threw 45 properties on a list for possible historic-designation status.
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Did you know that the United States has a debt limit? Right now, the limit is $14.29 trillion dollars. That is a number so astronomical that it is only exceeded by Jamie McCourt's clothing budget.
This week, CBS News anchor Scott Pelley asked the president if he could guarantee that folks on Social Security will get their checks after Aug. 2 if the debt ceiling is not raised.
More than five years ago, my Nebraska bride and I attended the SCV Newsmakers of the Year banquet hosted at the table of the late Roberta Gillis, a long-time local Democrat and iconoclast.
Los Angeles County's ordinance on the ban of plastic shopping bags in unincorporated county stores went into effect July 1. Despite the huffing and puffing of many who claim it's an infringement on consumers' right to choose, it's ultimately a good move, but not without some glaring flaws.
Our nation just celebrated its 235th birthday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A half dozen key lawmakers were struggling Wednesday to quickly craft a compromise bill to help veterans facing long appointment waits at VA hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.
THE THEATER - May gave us some great flicks in the form of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Maleficent," but June seems to be offering even more.
Following an "extensive investigation," a 27-year-old Canyon Country man was jailed Wednesday on $1.1 million bail after his arrest in connection with a Valentine's Day collision that killed another motorist.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The family of a pregnant American woman who went missing in Afghanistan in late 2012 with her Canadian husband received two videos last year in which the couple asked the U.S. government to help free them and their child from Taliban captors, The Associated Press has learned.
First, we must acknowledge that fighting or arguing exists in most marriages. The couples who don't have any arguments are likely in denial. Or one partner is simply far too submissive and that is not a happy situation for her or him. Let's be clear, there is nothing wrong with a healthy disagreement. However, there are some types of disagreeing that end up in verbal battles that can do serious damage if not dealt with correctly.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A huge new paperwork headache for the government could also be jeopardizing coverage for some of the millions of people who just got health insurance under President Barack Obama'slaw.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The language he once was punished for speaking in school became Chester Nez's primary weapon in World War II.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - During the month of April, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers conducted 1,011 searches and confiscated 28 weapons including 13 handguns, 1 assault rifle, 5 shotguns, and over $36 million in illegal drugs and drug money, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Getting your child ready for college may seem a little bit overwhelming, at first. By taking one step at a time, the process can be more manageable and less stressful for both of you. Here are 11 tips to help you be successful.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don't call it a comeback.
We all go through times when we feel worn down. As parents, spouses and family members, we're often left feeling like we have too many obligations and not enough of ourselves to go around. When you find yourself needing a pick-me-up, meditation is a great place to turn. However, many people shy away from the idea of meditation thinking that it only involves bendable yogis chanting "om" over and over. You can make meditation work in your life, after learning about what style of meditation will work for you.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who is seeking an unprecedented fourth term in November.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.