WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- Capping an epic struggle, congressional Democrats put the final touches Thursday to historic legislation enshrining health care as the right of every citizen. Republicans vowed to campaign for repeal in the fall election season, drawing a quick retort from President Barack Obama: "I welcome that fight."
The president spoke in Iowa as the Senate voted 56-43 for legislation making changes, including better benefits for seniors and low-income and middle-class families, to the bill he signed into law with a flourish at the White House on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO -- WonderCon, one of the country's most popular and well-attended comic book conventions, boasts an impressive guest list for the annual event being held in San Francisco on Friday through Sunday, April 2-4, 2010. WonderCon is produced by the same organization that produces the world-renowned Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Frank Ferry and Laurene Weste's presentations from the Canyon Country Advisory Committee's March "Meet the Council Candidate" session are now available for viewing on YouTube.
WASHINGTON, D.C - Today, Reps. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) and Alan Mollohan (D-WV), Co-chairs of the Congressional Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Caucus, hosted an inaugural meeting with Admiral Gary Roughead, the Chief of Naval Operations, and four additional members of Congress.
MannKind Corporation today announced that in recognition of the company's accomplishments in the biopharmaceuticals market it has been awarded the prestigious 2010 North America Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award.
SCV Moms Blog will host their first speaker event "You Begins With The 'Y'" from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 26 at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia 91355.
The SCV Senior Center will host a new current events discussion group led by retired Judge Ron Gruen from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Mondays, beginning April 5, in Room A-6.
A ten-hour HART & Sole Treadmill Walk-a-Thon benefitting the National HART Foundations will run this Saturday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the cardiogirl boutique fitness for women, 24003 Newhall Ranch Rd., Santa Clarita 91355-5702.
Students in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will be bringing their own reports cards home to parents this week, part of an ongoing district effort to cut expenses during the ongoing state budget crisis.
The recently released 2010 California Retail Survey ranked the city of Santa Clarita among the "Top 20 Fastest-Growing Retail Markets California," based on analysis of 2003-2008 annual retail sales volume.
Approximately 250 students with special needs from across the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will gather on the field at Valencia High School Wednesday, March 31, for the first Hart Games 2010 track and field meet.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Democrats muscled legislation through the Senate on Thursday reshaping parts of the new health care overhaul law, sending it back to the House for what is expected to be final congressional approval.
GLENDALE, Arizona (AP) - Vicente Padilla will be the starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers when they open the season April 5 at Pittsburgh.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, the water park neighboring Magic Mountain, will debut Mr. Six's Splash Island, an interactive play area that will open Memorial Day weekend.
The Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library will be closed for renovation for at least five months beginning April 1.
The con-artist comedy "American Hustle and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.
Fracking has captured the headlines recently, but another, less well-known technique for extracting oil trapped in rock cavities deep underground is increasingly being used in California and is an even bigger threat to health and the environment.
I'd like to applaud Sue Hartman's Jan. 10 column in The Signal ("Fracking for a prosperous California") regarding the benefits of fracking. And I'd like to add a couple of thoughts.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
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.