DEAR SMARTIES: My parents were children of The Depression. They taught my sisters and me to buy only what we could pay for and to not depend on credit cards. I have a friend who wants me to help her "stimulate the economy by shopping." She wants me to go on a spending spree with her rather than to save.
Mathnasium will host its first annual National TriMathlon Day on Saturday, May 14 at more than 200 participating centers across the United States.
The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp. announced Thursday the methodology used to determine the effectiveness of California's enterprise zones is flawed.
The just published decision of Shanahan v. State Farm (G042988, March 8, 2011), presented another example of men (especially men who should know better) behaving badly.
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Deputies seized 30 pounds of marijuana, 20 pounds of hashish, six marijuana plants and multiple boxes filled with steroid pills inside a Sylmar home earlier this week, authorities said Thursday.
The body of a woman who was found charred beyond recognition in a ravine near Templin Highway in October has still not been identified, detectives said Thursday.
"The Grapevine is closed. We'll have to go to Sacramento via Highway 101."
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.
On Sunday, June 1, 2014, from about 6:00PM- 11:00PM, an emergency response exercise will be held at the Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 Valencia Blvd, Valencia.
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) - An environmental group says a mining company's plan to extract more than a billion dollars' worth of gold and silver from a mountain near the desert town of Mojave threatens a snail's existence and must be halted.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new poll shows Gov. Jerry Brown heading into Tuesday's primary election with a huge lead while his top two Republican challengers have pulled into a dead heat.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - When HBO rolled out a mockumentary poking fun at high tech this spring, Silicon Valley checked it out.
ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - Like viewers worldwide, Fabien Cousteau was entranced by his famous grandfather's films about marine life and human exploration underwater. Now he's adding to his family's sea stories with a 31-day underwater expedition in the Florida Keys.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Family members say the wife of a New Jersey borough commissioner was among seven dead in a plane crash that also killed the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The skies off the Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight designed to land heavy loads on the red planet.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A funeral has been held in Philadelphia for a rundown row house seen as a symbol of urban blight.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is providing haphazard, inadequate psychiatric treatment to its most severely mentally ill inmates, according to a new report by a federal court official.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Call them the fortunate ones: Nearly 4,000 California companies, farms and others are allowed to use free water with little oversight when the state is so bone dry that deliveries to nearly everyone else have been severely slashed.
CLEVELAND (AP) - A police car chase that ended in a schoolyard with two unarmed suspects dying in a hail of 137 bullets is part of a wide-ranging federal investigation into the Cleveland Police Department's use of deadly force and its pursuit policies.
Sabrin Sidhu, a senior at Valencia High School, has competed in the 77th Annual student speaker contest which is sponsored by the Lions Fourth District Student Speakers Foundation.
The SCV Writers' Group is an association of local writers who meet regularly to share their current fiction projects.