When Barack Obama was campaigning for president he made a solemn pledge he would eliminate or reduce earmarks.
Make the season extra-special by baking a stellar lineup of sensational starters perfect for fun family gatherings, an inviting open house or a merry mixer.
The idea of individuals having New Year's resolutions is timeless. It is a means of taking stock of where a person is and where they want to go, and filling in the gap with plans and intentions.
Students at Hart High School know the importance of giving a helping hand where it is needed.
It will be a walk to remember for Eagle Scouts of the Bill Hart District when they join in the festivities of the 121st annual Rose Parade on New Year's Day.
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Thirteen Saugus High School students were invited to perform at a holiday luncheon held at the Los Angeles Police Department's Academy, courtesy of the California Public Safety Radio Association (CPSRA).
As the New Year approaches, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station would like to remind all residents to celebrate responsibly.
January is Glaucoma Awareness Month, and glaucoma will be the subject of a talk by ophthalmologist Dr. Craig Helm from Valencia Opthalmology on Wednesday, Jan. 6, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall 91321.
LOS ANGELES (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Celebratory gunfire is not only unsafe, it is against the law, warns Special Agent in Charge John A. Torres of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' (ATF) Los Angeles Field Division.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center will offer fitness classes for local residents 50 years of age and older at Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments starting Jan. 14.
The federal Department of Energy awarded the city of Santa Clarita more than $1.5 million in funding through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program. The funding will be used to help pay for energy efficient repairs, incentives and upgrades citywide.
The city of Santa Clarita will begin construction work for its bridge rehabilitation program starting the week of Jan. 4-8, 2010.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three 14-year-old girls were hospitalized Wednesday after a car crashed into them at a North Hollywood crosswalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.
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.