Before the enactment of federal laws providing public-education entitlements to all students with disabilities, large numbers of children failed because they did not receive an education that met their needs, or they received no special help at school.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center is hosting a Bank of America recruiting event, today from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
The Newhall Land and Farming Co. and Valencia Water Co. are participating in the SCV Relay for Life to raise money for the American Cancer Society, May 22-23 at Central Park in Saugus. Both compaines are selling raffle tickets for a gold, sapphire and diamond bracelet - appraised at $3,000 - donated by Classic Designs Jewelry.
The Small Business Development Center at College of the Canyons has partnered with Calabasas and the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce to offer free business consulting and low-cost training services.
Santa Clarita has launched its green energy incentive program, aimed at providing grants to businesses that meet "green" objectives. The program was created as part of the 21-point stimulus plan approved by the City Council in spring 2009.
Janelle Lindvall started it. And she ended it, too.
The sophomore catcher hit two home runs, one in the first inning and one in the 10th inning, to break a 4-4 tie and lead the West Ranch softball team to a 6-4 victory over the Canyon Cowboys on Thursday.
"Gents, one of Santa Clarita's own is coming home from Afghanistan, and we need to ensure he gets a proper reception."
Thanks for your letters on voting, candidates and the elections.
Barbie, Wonder Woman and Mother Nature ("Students hear riveting stories of iconic 'Women in History,'" March 30)? Are you kidding me?
Executive-decision disasters that I have witnessed in my lifetime:
Think of some of the things you've said, or some of the decisions you've made in your youth.
Santa Clarita Valley commuters could see lanes added to the Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeway interchange sooner than originally thought under a plan approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Thursday.
The West Ranch boys tennis team solidified itself as the No. 2 team in the Foothill League by edging Canyon 10-8 at West Ranch High School on Thursday.
The match was close all day, but the Wildcats never relinquished their small but secure lead.
Washington, D.C. -- The U.S. House of Representatives today reaffirmed its support for imposing crippling sanctions on the Iranian theocracy and its energy sector as a tool to persuade the regime to abandon its nuclear ambitions.
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - A national survey finds the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) - An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment Sunday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - That guy in the Spider-Man suit you posed with at Comic-Con? It might have actually been Harry Potter.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California wildfire more than tripled in size Saturday, threatening vineyards and hundreds of homes, while a new blaze prompted evacuation of a community in Yosemite National Park.
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Del Mar will shift two turf races scheduled for Sunday to the dirt and make other adjustments after the deaths of some horses, including two Saturday, since the summer meet began nearly two weeks ago.
One of the key research findings outlined in Keith McFarland's book "The Breakthrough Company" is that there should only be one crown worn in every organization.