SACRAMENTO - Today, Senate Bill 685, authored by State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) which could have saved California $7,177,442 per year by suspending salaries of specific State Boards and Commissioners who make more than $100,000 for one or two meetings per month, failed in the Senate Government Organization Committee 5 to 5.
As part of "National Volunteer Week," April 19 through April 25, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station recognized all the committed volunteers who devoted their time throughout the year towards making the Santa Clarita Valley a better and safer place to live.
Although no confirmed clusters of swine flu have been identified in the Santa Clarita Valley or even the Los Angeles region as of today, the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District has released a list of precautions that students and families can take to avoid catching or spreading the swine flu in particular and any virus in general.
Volunteers often help bridge the budgetary gaps Santa Clarita schools face but with this year's prolonged recession, volunteering has never been more needed.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons will be filled with harmonies May 1 when five choirs perform at the second annual Community College Choir Festival.
Thousands of students, faculty and administrators throughout California will celebrate "Early College Awareness Week" May 4-10 by joining political and business leaders to promote the value of higher education for all students and to build bridges between young people and higher education, regardless of the challenges students may face.
Community members turned up early to beat the crowds at the city and Sheriff's Second Annual "Safe & Secure" collection event held at the College of the Canyons campus on Saturday, April 25.
Delete - Merge Upbodycopy
About six months ago a grass-roots effort started with a few folks at the city of Santa Clarita and various Santa Clarita Valley business owners, business organizations and media outlets. The basic idea was a good one: Help to promote shopping locally to boost the economic well-being of Santa Clarita.
Rachel Scott's plan was to start a chain reaction of kindness. Unfortunately she was not able to fulfill her life plan, because she was the first person to be killed in the Columbine shooting.
Every once in a while, someone's act of kindness and compassion gives us hope about the world in which we live.
The Santa Clarita Stars Showteam received the highest honor of Top Scoring Overall Routine during the STARS West Regional Dance competition April 17 and 18 at Valencia High School.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - With the Pentagon under increased scrutiny over revelations of rampant rape and sexual misconduct within the ranks, opening statements began Friday in a rare court-martial of an Army general - believed to be the most senior member of the U.S. military to face trial on sex assault charges.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's mystery barge floated Thursday to its new home in the California delta after the Internet company was ordered to move it from San Francisco.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days. President Barack Obama condemned the move and the West answered with the first real sanctions against Russia.
Congress missed another opportunity to curb the outrageous spending that is taking place in Washington. The tense political climate prevented a prolonged but necessary debate on the debt ceiling.
Years ago, city leaders pushed to pass the open space initiative, buying land around our city to prevent development and maintain scenery.
As a longtime Santa Clarita resident and a real estate professional, I know the importance of community. Santa Clarita is home to several vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own identity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
It took two overtime periods for the seventh-seeded The Master's College men's basketball team to take down second-seeded Arizona Christian 80-77 in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Central Park in Saugus has been identified as one of the recipients of the "Heart Your Park" fundraising program, a partnership between Macy's and the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for parks across the country.
College of the Canyons officials warned students Thursday about two separate attacks on female students on or near the school's Valencia campus.
Recent remarks made by President Barack Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life.
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.
A national organization is working to rid people of the use of what they refer to as the "r-word."