LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters fed up with politics as usual scrapped their partisan primary system Tuesday in favor of an open one in which voters can cast ballots for any candidate.
Editor's note: Today, June 9, 2010, would have been Les Paul's 95th birthday.
VENICE, La. (AP) - Professor Peter Lutz is listed in BP's 2009 response plan for a Gulf of Mexico oil spill as a national wildlife expert. He died in 2005.
The Rim of the Valley, including portions of the mountains surrounding Santa Clarita Valley, could soon receive federal assistance and protection.
On Saturday, May 1, at 4:30 a.m., seven very sleepy, yet dedicated dental-assisting students in the William S. Hart Union School District's Regional Occupational Program met with me to travel to the Los Angeles Sports Arena to volunteer our time at the Remote Access Medical (RAM) Free Clinic.
Most people have false assumptions about AVID. The AVID program is assumed to be for either very intelligent students or for poor-performing students. The truth is, AVID is a college-preparatory class helping the "middle" students get into a four-year college straight out of high school.
A group of 30 graduating seniors from Bowman High School were invited to attend "Cougar Days" on April 23 at the College of the Canyons, a beneficial opportunity to learn more about the First Year Experience program.
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Astute folks hear the wisdom that generally accompanies old age. Wise grandparents - and even wise old taxi drivers - have much insight to offer.
The only argument I've seen or heard opposing Arizona's tough new immigration law is that it will result in racial profiling. But racial profiling already exists.
Golden Valley surprised many people with six Foothill League wins last season, but it may have the arms to make an even more substantial impact next season.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Andrea Harrison hit a grand slam, Megan Langenfeld homered for the third time in two games and UCLA put on a record-setting offensive show to beat Arizona 15-9 Tuesday night and win its 11th Women's College World Series title.
Tea can always be enjoyed as a simple, soothing cup of comfort.
WASHINGTON (AP) - California Republicans turned to a pair of wealthy businesswomen, first-time candidates Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina, to lead their party into the fall campaign Tuesday night.
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.