I have a proposal for the congressional Super Committee; the one that has to come up with an agreement on deficit reduction, or "draconian" cuts, to the Defense Department and the rest of the government taking place next year.
Two Newhall residents are dead and two more have major injuries after their car crashed in Castaic on Saturday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Seats for the free Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Thanksgiving Feast, scheduled for 10 a.m., Nov. 24, at the center on 22900 Market Street in Newhall, are still avaialble.
This week in photos in the Santa Clarita Valley.
In what may be the first Dancing with the Priests event in the United States, three Catholic priests and their professional dance partners performed the waltz, a swing dance and a dance of their own choosing before more than 300 guests during a dinner gala fundraiser held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Child & Family Center has received a $20,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente Foundation to provide in-school educational groups for children showing early signs of behavioral health problems. Participants will gain a greater understanding of mental health risk factors, coping strategies, what to do when under stress, how to handle bullying and anger management techniques.
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The recent community college board election once again reminds us to "read the fine print" whenever we receive something during an election campaign that wants us to do one thing or another and has the glossy photos to prove it.
Several months ago, you had an article about the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force's actions on SB 9 (removes juvenile LWOP).
When are the people in our government and corporations going to wake up and face reality?
The movie "Animal House" remains one of the biggest money-making comedies of all time. There are many one-liners overlooked and not given their due because people are still laughing from the previous exchange.
Local deputies have arrested 147 graffiti-vandals and taggers in 2011, a city official said this week.
It's been more than two years since the Santa Clarita Valley has hosted a major golf tournament at its highly rated Valencia Country Club course, and, as a result, the area's missed out on millions of dollars in lost revenue and invaluable national exposure.
President Obama's decision to selectively enforce U.S. illegal immigration laws is a direct assault on the 14 million Americans and legal immigrants who are looking for a job to support themselves and their families. It will result in higher unemployment and lower wages and benefits for many Americans.
Most of the time, I love my job. It puts me in relationship with people at the most critical times of their lives.
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.
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.