I had a birthday on July 4. As I get older I find that birthdays are less a cause for joy and more a reminder of our own mortality. I certainly didn't need any additional reflection this year with the passing of Michael Jackson, Farah Fawcett, Ed McMahon, Karl Malden, Steve McNair, Billy Mays and my wife's aunt over the preceding days.
The city of Santa Clarita launched its Green Santa Clarita Web site today, giving visitors a local website to visit for all things "green" in the city.
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Most agree the role of good government is to provide citizens the important goods and services that private industry either can't, won't or is too inefficient to provide.
It's a physical fact that you cannot marry the DNA of a same-sex couple.
Early July signals an opportunity to review, refocus and renew.
The city of Santa Clarita, under the direction of the California Energy Commission, is pushing back the effective date of the new California Energy Code provisions from Aug. 1, 2009 to Jan. 1, 2010.
Have you ever thought that a piece of public art needs to be placed/installed at a certain location in the city?
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has selected local orthodontist Alan Barbakow as honoree for its 2009 Celebrity Tribute dinner.
Silent film organist Bob Mitchell passed away on July 4, at the age of 96.
This week, residents of the Santa Clarita Valley will have two more chances to see the International Space Station.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
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.