While the Washington health care debate has focused attention on the need for medical tort reform, the need for broader tort reform continues. In several recent cases, the U.S. Supreme Court has held that, under the U.S. Constitution, there are due process limits on state court punitive damage awards.
Sometimes peopleare not aware of the level of support the city provides to the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, and I would like to explain how the city is involved.
Are you nervous about the holiday parties, food, family and added stress? Many people are torn between love of the season, and agonizing over the extra five to ten pounds they know they will gain between now and January.
Regarding Lois Eisenberg's letter in the Dec. 14 edition ("Childish boys in the comment room"):
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Monday, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, and 173 other House Republicans sent a letter urging Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats to produce a clean Defense Appropriations Conference Report that meets the needs of the American troops.
New York -- EarthCam (EarthCam.com), the world's favorite webcam network and recognized international authority in the network camera industry, today announced its 11th annual list of the world's "25 Most Interesting Webcams."
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) today unveiled a new and unprecedented Web site for the Congressional Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Caucus, which will serve as a primary source of information for members of Congress, stakeholders, and the public on the value of UAVs and up-to-the minute news surrounding the use and development of UAVs.
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. -- When you deliver your holiday toast, what words will you say? What pithy wisdom, humorous thoughts or warm expressions will you share with family and friends?
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) has recently received a research challenge grant.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- In an open letter today to Governor Schwarzenegger and the leaders of all California universities based on their decision to increase student tuition fees next semester by 32 percent, Chegg.com Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board Osman Rashid outlined a compelling strategy designed to help relieve some of the newly-created financial burden placed upon next semester's higher education students in California. As part of his suggested program, Rashid said the state should form a partnership with Chegg.com in an effort to bring down the cost of textbooks for California's 3.2 million undergraduate ...
Reservations are currently available for parents, business executives and community leaders who would like to spend the morning with a superintendent, assistant superintendent, principal or assistant principal in the 18th Annual Principal for a Day sponsored by the SCV Education Foundation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) today criticized the Obama Administration's handling of the vital national security issues of closing Guantanamo Bay and transferring some of the terrorists held at the Cuban detention center to the United States.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by the College of the Canyons was recently awarded with "Overall Highest Performer," "Highest Capital Infusion" and "Highest Extended Engagement Clients" honors at the annual Los Angeles Regional SBDC Award and Recognition Dinner.
Frolick in mounds of real snow as Power Chevrolet hosts a free winter wonderland on Sunday, Dec. 20, from 10 a.m. to dusk. Hot cocoa and holiday treats will also be available.
Deputies were searching Wednesday afternoon for a man who allegedly stole a laptop from a Starbucks in Saugus and fled, officials said.
After three seasons on CBS, the TV show "2 Broke Girls" has failed to reach the numbers producers and critics had in mind after its premiere in 2011, and the future doesn't look bright.
Who will be the next Bill Gates or Steve Jobs? If you judge by who has the most interest in starting a new business, a new Gallup poll suggests it may likely be a minority.
SALT LAKE CITY - Two blind men are pushing the limits of their independence and raising awareness of technology for blindness by climbing Mt. Denali in Colorado in May.
On Jan. 16, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards, scheduled for March 2. Many of today's Hollywood stars - like Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale and Sandra Bullock - were highlighted on the list of nominees.
A federal appeals court decision Tuesday could lead to major changes in the Internet that you know, love and use all the time. On the other hand, the decision may be a speed bump until the government writes new rules covering Internet traffic.
Since 1970, at least one college student has died each year because of an initiation rite gone wrong, USA Today reported on Jan. 12. That figure doesn't address the number of students who suffer physical and psychological injuries.
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles was a smoldering shadow of its former self, but hundreds of residents of a foothill neighborhood remained evacuated and extremely dangerous fire conditions were expected to last well into Saturday.
ESCALON, Calif. (AP) - The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.
When the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake struck on the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, it was a very different world in terms of communications and news reporting.
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.