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They are engineers, astronauts and politicians. They are entrepreneurs, inventors and scientists. They are mothers, daughters, sisters and wives. They are the women who impact our daily lives.
This past week, a contingent of community leaders, 73 in all, took a bus trip to Sacramento to meet with legislators on matters of significant importance to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Today and tomorrow, the city of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and Hart High School officials joined in partnership to conduct the Every 15 Minutes program at Hart High School.
How far would you go to support a cause, or organization you believed in?
College of the Canyons invites the Santa Clarita Valley's nonprofit organizations and their staffs to participate in the seventh annual "Meet the Grant Makers" fundraising seminar and panel discussion on April 6.
With a theme of personal reflection and a goal to inspire women of all ages to make a difference both in their lives and their communities, College of the Canyons on April 9 will host the 2011 Women's Conference presented by Boston Scientific, Valencia - Neuromodulation.
I have been watching the news about the killings engaged in by the Obama administration in the Middle East, and I have to ask the obvious question: How much killing is enough for Obama and his handlers?
In the past six months since the William S. Hart Union High School District board decided to take a closer look at the Rasmussen-Romero high school site in Castaic, we have learned lots of things about this site. Mainly that it has more problems than a Charlie Sheen YouTube Video.
As the nuclear disaster in Fukushima continues to unfold, communities all over the world are rethinking the safety of their own nuclear facilities. California is no exception. With two nuclear plants, San Onofre, near San Clemente, and Diablo Canyon, in Avila Beach, both located near earthquake faults - questions and concerns are abound.
SOS Entertainment has been servicing Santa Clarita's entertainment scene for 10 years as a production company.
If you paid someone to care for your child, spouse or dependent last year, you may be able to claim the child and dependent care credit on your federal income-tax return. Below are 10 things the IRS wants you to know about claiming a credit for child and dependent-care expenses.
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Kern County Sheriff's officials hope toxicology results will reveal how an 18-year-old Valencia High School student died this week, officials said Wednesday.
For the first time ever, West Ranch High School's dance team received first-place awards for its Intermediate, Officers, Character and Small Jazz dances during its five-week-long competition season.
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Those cute family decals that show family members and pets may be attracting the wrong kind of attention, according to first responders, who warn that the pictures, taken with other stickers on the car, may provide criminals with too much information.
Carrying leather-bound copies of scripture to church is so 20th century, a recent study indicates, and experts predict a continuing shift from print to palmtop device, such as a smartphone or tablet.
On Father's Day, I gave 40 small children at church paper ties. I asked them to write or draw words of wisdom from their fathers. They looked confused so I explained. I said, "Write or draw what your father tells you. What advice does he give you?" They wrote and colored vigorously for a few minutes until I asked someone to share.
SEATTLE (AP) - One of the six climbers presumed dead after a fall on Mount Rainier was a vice president of Intel Corp. in Southeast Asia.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The flight crew that died in a fiery crash aboard Philadelphia Inquirer co-owner Lewis Katz's private plane this weekend had flown for the millionaire businessman and philanthropist for a decade, and among them was a pilot who survived an earlier fatal crash, relatives said Monday.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - A message to horse lovers and dreamers out there: This will not happen to you.
Summer is a time for lemonade, swimsuits and sunscreen. Days are longer, and no school means there is more time to spend together as a family. Every year, I have set a goal to accomplish a list of things I want to do over the course of the summer with my family. Unfortunately, by the time summer rolls to an end, my list isn't even near completion. Year after year, I realize that I wasted my summer and didn't take full advantage of the extra sunlight and warm weather that I could enjoy with the people I care ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has become something of a given in her five-plus years as first lady. Yet her wardrobe still is the subject of endless public fascination and one long-simmering question: Who pays for those incredible outfits?
A joint forces crackdown on Bouquet Canyon Road reckless drivers led to the arrest of two men identified as members of an illegal racing club, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to exert extraordinary efforts to rescue him, according to a former senior defense official who was involved in the matter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California's state universities plan to hire 700 full-time faculty members, putting the skids on years of class and staff reductions prompted by state budget cuts.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030. But it delays the deadline for some states to begin complying until long after President Barack Obama leaves office.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The decision of Spanish King Juan Carlos to step down in favor of his son, Felipe, makes him the latest European monarch to decide to end his days in retirement and not on the throne.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of pro-Russia insurgents attacked a border guard base in eastern Ukraine on Monday, with some firing rocket-propelled grenades from the roof of a nearby residential building. At least five rebels were killed when the guards returned fire, a spokesman for the border guard service said.