SANTA MONICA - The new Google Dashboard touted by the Internet giant as offering users "transparency, choice and control" of user data stored by the company doesn't give consumers adequate control over protecting their information from Google's marketing machine, Consumer Watchdog said today.
Washington, DC - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton (D-MO) and Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) released the following joint statement regarding the Nov. 5 shooting at Fort Hood:
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Thursday, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) stood with his Republican colleagues and thousands upon thousands of Americans on the steps of the U.S. Capitol for an emergency call on Congress to reject Pelosi's latest plan for a government takeover of health care.
According to the Center for Digital Government, the city of Santa Clarita maintained its rank in 2009 as one of the top 10 municipal information technology operations in the nation, and number one in California among cities with populations of 125,000 to 250,000. Winning cities were chosen via the Center for Digital Government's 9th Annual Digital Cities Survey.
SAN FRANCISCO - Like many others, the Open Book Alliance awaits the release on Nov. 9 of a revised proposed settlement from Google, the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers.
Local residents and YMCA supporters will pour on the syrup Saturday at the 22nd annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Placerita Junior High School.
Hard to believe Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Ah, the wonderful tastes, textures and aromas of Thanksgiving dinner! It makes your mouth water just thinking about it. But how do you choose the right wine to complement such a wide array of delicious comfort foods? Although Thanksgiving is a traditional holiday, your wine doesn't need to be traditional.
"A Christmas Carol" by Robert Zemeckis (and Charles Dickens, of course) is an exhilarating visual experience and proves for the third time he's one of the few directors who knows what he's doing with 3-D. The story that Dickens wrote in 1838 remains timeless, and if it's supercharged here with Scrooge swooping the London streets as freely as Superman, well, once you let ghosts into a movie there's room for anything.
Bear with me here. Imagine "Ghostbusters" is based on a true story. Imagine the Big Lebowski as a real-life U.S. Army general. All factual, right? That's what "The Men Who Stare at Goats" sort of wants us to believe. I think I sort of do - to a small degree, sort of. "More of this is truer than you would believe," the movie says in an opening title. I'm waiting for the review of this one in Skeptic magazine.
The Santa Clarita Valley Young Democrats Club will present a death penalty forum from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at La Quinta Inn hotel located at 25201 The Old Road in Stevenson Ranch.
Hart High School will host the 26th annual Rampage marching band competition from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at College of the Canyons' Cougar Stadium.
According to brightly colored signs left in empty lots across the Santa Clarita Valley, Paul Strickland still wants your vote for the Hart district board and Phil Ellis hopes to represent you on the Newhall School District board.
The Brittany Foundation will host "A Day in Their Paws" open house from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Brittany Foundation shelter.
This weekend's Alternative Gift Fair offers local residents a chance to find creative holiday gifts for their loved ones while supporting others in need either locally, nationally or internationally.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.