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.
In about one month's time, the filing period for the 2012 City Council elections will start. Since the last election in 2010, the following kerfuffles upset the anti-incumbency partisans in the SCV, to wit:
In his Nov. 17 column, "Oil pipeline is not what we need," Dave Lutness trots out all the usual anti-oil canards about how alternative energy is right around the corner, oil itself is scarce, the oil industrial complex is evil, etc.
The Metrolink Holiday Toy Express will roll into Newhall on Nov. 27 in an annual tradition that will include musical
La Mesa, Rancho Pico and Rio Norte junior high schools will begin solar transformations Monday when construction begins at the schools.
California Highway Patrol officers are seeking a hit and run suspect who allegedly sideswiped a green Toyota 4Runner SUV just after 11:30 today in Stevenson Ranch.
GOLETA (AP) - Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes. Sandy Hook school attacker Adam Lanza. And now Elliot Rodger.
Historically we are a violent people and mankind's history throughout the world demonstrates that we are violent. Laws passed protect us all from violence. But laws alone can't eliminate violence.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jake Muzzin, Marian Gaborik and captain Dustin Brown scored in a dominant first period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference final.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics backed up another strong start from Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone, who helped the Athletics snap a season-long four-game losing streak with a 10-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles city leaders are investigating accusations that some city street crews have been taking extended breaks while on the job instead of repairing potholes and sidewalks.
COLLBRAN, Colo. (AP) - Authorities haven't found any sign of three men missing after a massive mudslide struck a remote part of western Colorado.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Residents along the scenic Columbia River are hoping to persuade regulators to reject plans for what would be the Pacific Northwest's largest crude oil train terminal - the proposed destination for at least four trains a day, each more than a mile long.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials say a deputy has been shot and a suspect is dead following a confrontation in Long Beach.
"Belle" presents a familiar message in a unique context.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - An Australian senator startled his colleagues by producing a fake pipe bomb during a committee hearing on Monday.
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) - It was Friday night when Elliot Rodger's mother got a call from her son's therapist that he had emailed a ranting manifesto about going on a deadly rampage.
WASHINGTON (AP) - China may be trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, as federal prosecutors allege. Yet for many U.S. companies, China's vast market remains an irresistible source of business.
The city of Santa Clarita will cap off its Bike Safety Month with the Kids Biking and Walking Festival on Saturday.
In Charlie Vignola's column ("Sensible about gun control," May 20) Vignola is basically making the intellectually flaccid argument that guns cause their own misuse.
Why do we not get fine films out here in SCV?