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In the end, all the Republican screaming and protesting over health care reform makes clear the differences between today's national Democratic and Republican parties. Simply put, the contrast is the party of "we" versus the party of "me."
There is often a gap between performance and potential. On Saturday, the No. 1-ranked college basketball team was eliminated from the NCAA tournament by an underdog. Did Kansas underperform compared to past results, full potential and expectations? Yes.
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LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich praised Federal Judges Carlos T. Bea and Dorothy W. Nelson of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for their decision upholding the constitutionality of the "One nation under God" phrase in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The California Legislature passed SB 71, authored by Senators Padilla, Strickland (R-Santa Clarita), and Alquist, yesterday to provide tax incentives for manufacturers of renewable energy technologies that locate in California or remain in California.
The city of Santa Clarita along with funding partners will celebrate the completion of the 8.5 mile cross-valley connector road on Saturday, March 27 at 11 a.m.
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery will begin the spring season with an exhibition of work by acclaimed Los Angeles artist Mark Lere begining Monday, March 29, and running through Thursday, April 22.
Two men are behind bars today on felony burglary charges after they reportedly stole chrome rims and stereo equipment from a locked storage cabinet inside a garage in the 22000 block of Oakridge Drive in Saugus, according to a report from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Claiming a historic triumph that could define his presidency, a jubilant Barack Obama signed a massive, nearly $1 trillion health care overhaul on Tuesday that will for the first time cement insurance coverage as the right of every U.S. citizen and begin to reshape the way virtually all Americans receive and pay for treatment.
After more than a year of hyperpartisan struggle - and numerous near-death moments for the measure - Obama declared "a new season in America" as he sealed a victory denied to a line of presidents stretching back more than half a century.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion directing the Department of Children and Family Services to create a multi-departmental unit to investigate foster care providers.
The Baskin-Robbins ice cream chain will host its fourth annual 31 Cent Scoop Night celebration on Wednesday, April 28 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., at all Southern California Baskin-Robbins locations, including in the Santa Clarita Valley.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. blamed his profanity-laced rant at Bristol Motor Speedway on frustration from a speeding penalty.
And being mad in the car, he figured, is a good thing.
Help the Children has moved operations to a new location: 25030 Avenue Tibbetts, Suite L. in Valencia. The Food Distribution Schedule for pickup will remain the same: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays and 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In just a few years, Gov. Jerry Brown has helped turn California's budget deficits into surpluses, persuaded Californians to raise taxes and quieted the complaints of many political opponents.
FRESNO (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said Tuesday.
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Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
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.