I received recently a letter that stated my Medicare was going to go up $9. I recently read in the paper it wasn't going up for some reason. I think our health premiums are high enough and shouldn't go up every year. It gets harder to keep up with the increases they want us to pay. I hope our new president can help to keep the increases down. I am a senior in my 80s ...
So our new president is having problems filling his Cabinet posts with people who were expected to be honest and forthcoming in regards to what all Americans are expected to be honest and forthcoming about: Paying their taxes.
As proud as we are of our successes in meeting a variety of challenges in 2008, we at the Castaic Lake Water Agency are equally determined and confident about 2009, despite a daunting set of continuing challenges and some new issues we'll need to confront.
I believe I attended my last State of the City meeting in 2004. These luncheons constituted an opportunity for local elected officials to "speechify" concerning the many predictable accomplishments of the year, from new roads to shiny new recreation facilities.
"The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion." - Edmund Burke It's the cold and flu and Obamamania season. Since November, I've contracted two of the three maladies. I've had a dry, hacking cough that won't go away, and drat if I haven't felt weaker than a kitten left in the dryer. But I've yet to catch Obamamania. I don't gurgle like Homer Simpson over a box of donuts when I hear ...
All school districts should adopt some policies from businesses such as Hertz. Hertz stated that all employees not directly related to customer service and direct contact with customers will be subject to a layoff. In turn, all districts need to first lay off people who do not directly work with children. Currently, many districts pay for many consultants, administrators and bureaucrats who also have many assistants. Districts also need to eliminate waste. When you donate ...
Attention all SCV seniors: Do you want to feel needed, to feel loved and appreciated? Follow my example and join the Santa Clarita Valley Education Foundation's Read With Me program. Your whole world will begin to light up from exposure to the hearts of these little ones. All this lovin' for a mere two or more hours per week volunteer service to the community. These are the people who will be taking our place on ...
With so many businesses going bust, workers losing their jobs and families losing their homes, it's dumbfounding to think Congress would give so much as a passing glance at legislation that would shutter even more small businesses and kill even more American jobs.
A motor home burned in a Canyon Country parking lot and one man was killed Saturday.
The Santa Clarita Valley Black Business Committee will host its third-annual Black History Month Celebration Networking Mixer 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 at El Torito Mexican Grill at <span class="yshortcuts" style="border-bottom: 1px dashed #0066cc; background: transparent ...
25Score is back in operation after experiencing technical difficulties through a tough move, Office Manager Jayne Patafio said.
Hunger Defense Fund has merged into its parent charity, Help the Children.
Friday Be transported to a "Romantic Evening in Paris" at the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Sweetheart Gala from 6 p.m. to midnight in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia. The 2009 sweetheart couple is Dale and Tamara Donohoe. The evening includes dinner and dancing with "Crush" an eight-piece band. Sponsorships available, individual tickets $150 each. Info: Andrea Hilton, (661) 253-8082 or e-mail email@example.com. Feb. 21 The annual Celebrity Waiter Dinner date ...
24 Hour Theatre returns to REP The Repertory East Playhouse will host 24 Hour Theatre at 8 p.m. today. 24 Hour Theatre is a show consisting of six 10-minute comedic plays. The theme will be "Love is ... " Tickets are $10 with an RSVP or $15 at the door. Advanced reservations recommended. The Repertory Easy Playhouse is located at 24266 Main Street in Newhall. Info: (661) 547-1173, www.24hourtheatre.com. Travel Club meets at ...
The Saugus High School Competition Cheer Team took second place in a USA Regional competition held Jan. 24 in Agoura Hills. The team's score qualified them for Nationals, which will be held in Anaheim at the end of March.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Police searched Friday for a Range Rover with dark tinted windows and custom rims that set off a fiery crash on the Las Vegas Strip when someone in the luxury SUV opened fire on a Maserati driven by an aspiring rapper.
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PHOENIX (AP) - A woman charged in the stabbing and shooting death of her Arizona lover traded barbs with a prosecutor under a withering cross-examination as she struggled to explain why she can recall precise details of her life from years earlier, yet can't remember crucial aspects of the murder case against her.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A car bomb exploded Thursday near Syria's ruling party headquarters in Damascus, killing at least 53 people and scattering mangled bodies among the blazing wreckage in one of the bloodiest days in the capital since the uprising began almost two years ago.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - A Haitian judge on Thursday summoned Jean-Claude Duvalier to appear in court after the former dictator defied an order to attend a hearing to determine whether he should again face charges for human rights abuses committed during the nearly 15 years of his brutal regime.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - You think the Academy Awards are boring? Try the nominations. They only last a few minutes, but it's generally a sleepy academy suit and a sleepy starlet droning a list of names at 5:30 in the morning.
THOMSON, Ga. (AP) - A small private jet carrying a surgeon and members of his clinic staff aborted its landing at a Georgia airport before it hit a 60-foot utility pole and crashed in a flaming wreck, killing five people onboard and injuring two, federal authorities said Thursday.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In an agonizingly slow announcement, a magistrate allowed Oscar Pistorius to go free on bail Friday, nine days after the Paralympian was arrested in the Valentine's Day killing of his girlfriend.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Bullets were flying from a black Range Rover at a gray Maserati as the vehicles raced toward a red light on the Las Vegas Strip.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Four young adults have been stabbed after a feud spilled out of a downtown Los Angeles nightspot.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - More testing must be done to determine the cause of death of a 21-year-old Canadian tourist whose body was found wedged in a water tank atop a downtown Los Angeles hotel, authorities said Thursday.
Leftists of late have become very defensive about being called socialist in their ideology, as typified by Kevin Buck's column (Feb. 19, "Straw men live in glass houses").
Just a few short days ago the lanterns fell, bringing an end to Chinese New Year season for 2013.