VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The United States won only one medal at the Vancouver Olympics on Monday, yet there was some significance to it.
"Nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes." Despite Benjamin Franklin's drab depiction of taxation, the thought of filing your return should not be avoided or even feared.
Editor's note: This is the first in a series of columns from candidates in the 2010 Santa Clarita City Council race. David Gauny: Imperfect man vs. well-oiled machine
Scott Wilk declared in his Jan. 29 column that he could "outperform Nostradamus" by predicting that all three City Council incumbents would be re-elected in 2010.
A meeting to strategize a local grassroots campaign to support Fair Elections held by Santa Clarita grassroots activists, community leaders and local citizens will be held Tuesday, March 2, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Caruso's, 18340 Sierra Hwy., Canyon Country 91351.
Kevin Brown, world-wide lecturer and author of "The Liberation Diet," will speak at the Agua Dulce Women's Club on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
IHOP restaurants nationwide celebrate National Pancake Day 2010 tomorrow, Feb. 23, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. to raise donations for Children's Miracle Network and other charities.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A California company has acquired all three Tucson Occupational Medicine healthcare centers.
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Outfielder Johnny Damon and the Detroit Tigers have finalized an $8 million, one-year contract.
A Valencia couple was arrested Sunday after law enforcement authorities discovered the two were growing marijuana in their home, said a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station official.
I ran for the Los Angeles City Council versus Bill Rosendahl in 2009.
This is in response to the local commentary from Steve Lunetta on Feb 8. ("Phenomenal cosmic power") where he suggested that we start enforcing immigration laws at the local level by publicly rounding up illegal immigrants and hauling them down to the Federal Building in Los Angeles.
In regards to the Bob Kellar incident, I think we must all remember that we are a nation of law-abiding citizens, with rights provided for by our constitution, or at least we should be.
For the local water agency's annual water challenge, two twin teens thought big.
My kids used to play this incredibly dorky game in their earlier years. When they were traveling in the car, they would look for the big, orange container trucks that have the name "Schneider" emblazoned across the front.
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Editor's note: The following letter was directed to Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
I was thinking: Why do we have to cut down on our water usage by 20 percent while the city tears up the center dividers and plants more trees, flowers and bushes?
I remember seeing a poster somewhere proclaiming "Readers are Leaders." Certainly the basic truth here is evident, but I greatly fear there is need for some additional specificity. I'd vote for expanding it to say "Readers who read the right things are leaders."
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Give someone a $10,000 house painting gift in A. Allbright's ninth annual Paint It Forward charity event.
Xi Nu Zeta's Lasagna Dinner fundraiser was held in the fellowship hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Feb. 22 for the SCV scholarship fund.
We thought we'd kick it up a notch this week and invite anyone with a pet peeve to share it with us – respectfully of course – and, hopefully with generous sprinkles of humor.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
Our principal was very strict.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Bakers and their sweet treats filled the room at the Valencia Country Club Saturday night to auction off their creations for the benefit of a local nonprofit.
CORONA - For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.