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Exquisite food, fine wine and wonderful company - is there a better way to spend a Monday evening in the Santa Clarita Valley?
House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, has stated that Harry Knox, who serves on President Obama's faith-based advisory council, appears to be an "anti-Catholic bigot" and should resign as a White House adviser.
The Feb. 3 edition of The Signal ("City eyes cuts to budget") indicated that the city of Santa Clarita will have a budget deficit of $817,000 this year.
My breast cancer was found accidentally at the age of 37.
Recently, some people in the business community have called for a rescission of our landmark climate change law, AB32, passed in 2006 and signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The mobile solutions van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9.
In honor of Rx OTC Awareness Week, the city of Santa Clarita is reminding residents about the importance of keeping track of home medicine cabinet contents. The city's Blue Ribbon Task Force is also promoting the national event, held Feb. 22-28, which is designed to prevent prescription (Rx) and over-the-counter (OTC) drug use among youth.
Firefighters put out a house fire in Newhall this afternoon that caused an estimated $40,000 in damage to the structure and its contents, authorities said.
The Miss & Teen Greater Ventura County USA Pageant is now accepting applications.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Raising California's cigarette tax by $1 per pack would bring in $575.2 million in new annual revenue to help close the state's budget shortfall, while also reducing smoking and saving lives, according to a national report released today by a coalition of public health organizations.
Whole Foods Market in Valencia will donate 5 percent of its net sales to the LETMESAIL nonprofit organization during the store's latest "5 percent day," set for Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Bristol Farms market in Valencia's Bridgeport Marketplace is set to close Feb. 25, a store official confirmed Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant and most of the reigning Olympic gold medalists could be back in U.S. uniforms this summer.
SANTA CLARITA - The College of the Canyons Art Gallery opens the spring season Feb. 16, with an exhibition titled 'Life After Life.'
In a collaborative effort with the COC English department, this show combines the work of 19 professional visual artists along with the work of six of the college's English department faculty members.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.