WASHINGTON (AP) - Well on the way to winning passage before Christmas after clearing its biggest hurdle in the wee hours of the morning, the Senate's health care bill will make a "tremendous difference for families, for seniors, for businesses and for the country as a whole," President Barack Obama said Monday.
Senate Democratic leaders basked in the victory for the landmark legislation that will insure 30 million more Americans. They looked ahead to the next make-or-break vote Tuesday morning. They snapped up a coveted endorsement from the American Medical Association and batted down Republican complaints about special deals lawmakers ...
College of the Canyons will close Wednesday for the winter break.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who allegedly stole items from a Stevenson Ranch Wal-Mart and are still searching for a second suspected thief, officials said.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Monday is Winter Solstice. The good news is the hours of daylight are going to start getting longer.
A resident's tip and extensive investigation led to the arrest Thursday of one of the two men suspected in the Nov. 11, 2009 attack on a Santa Clarita Valley deputy sheriff following a traffic stop at 21048 Golden Triangle Road in Canyon Country.
SANTA ANA, Calif. - The Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (C.A.L.M.) Act was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives Dec. 16, and SRS Labs (NASDAQ:SRSL), the industry leader in surround sound, audio and voice technologies, announced its strong support.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA) announced today that it has won a significant victory in maintaining adequate water supplies for the Santa Clarita Valley.
More than 400 people received a holiday dinner Friday evening, which was sponsored by Hart High School's Associated Student Body for homeless students from the school and needy families from the nearby area.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to welcome the New Year with a splash at the 4th annual Glacier Slide Polar Bear Swim, held at 9 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2010 at the city's Aquatic Center Waterslide Pool.
Monday noon update:
The California Supreme Court denied the final appeal of the Las Lomas development on Dec. 17, 2009, upholding the lower court's ruling in favor of the city of Los Angeles.
In her letter to the editor ("Cameron Smyth is only kind to a few," Nov. 3), Kristin Ingram-Worthman castigated Cameron Smyth for not taking more money from Those Who Have No Name (let me guess, "the rich," perhaps?) and giving it to "poor kids without health care ... schools ... the elderly and disabled who ... have no dental or eye care."
Regarding "Turn the global warming tide" (The Signal, Dec. 17), here are some problems for you "climate change" enthusiasts.
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I honestly don't believe that Democrats and Republicans will ever sit down and compromise on anything. The simple act of governing for all of the people seems to be impossible.
Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences in the Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake. Here's what they said.
Recently, the community of Santa Clarita has been buzzing over potential billboard removals and the possibility of sign ordinance changes. It began when the Metro Group, who owns the land on which the billboards in question reside, approached the city with a proposal to remove every billboard in the Metro (railroad) right-of-way, within the Soledad Canyon Road and Railroad Avenue corridors, in the center of the city. This amounts to the permanent removal of 118 billboards on 62 structures along the Metro right-of-way in exchange for a change to the current sign ordinance that would allow them to build three ...
The demand for public transportation continues to increase as Americans enjoy the freedoms provided by commuter buses and railways.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
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.