Kevin Buck's May 3 column "GOP pushes hate, discrimination for votes" was a truly illustrative example of polemics and obfuscation.
Craig Murphy, CEO of Propel Inc., a Minnesota company, came in to see me recently. He was thinking of expanding the company's territory to include California. He had gotten very favorable reviews of many of Propel's products, including Whirl-A-Hurl.
Tuesday, May 10
The William S. Hart Union High School District ROP Fire Academy is holding its next graduation ceremony at Saugus High School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Tuesday, May 10
On May 3 the Governing Board of the Newhall School District took action to lay off 16 permanent status general education classroom teachers in response to continuing projected budget cuts. In previous action earlier this year the district laid off 14 temporary classroom teachers. The board also took action to freeze hiring for one open administrative (assistant principal) position for next year.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Driving under the influence (DUI) continues to be a major traffic safety problem in California, as evidenced by the more than 210,000 arrests statewide in 2009. Those arrested are expected to appear in court and be held accountable for their actions. The task force created by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is one way to hold those individuals with DUI warrants accountable.
If you crave kugel like Bubbe used to make, are looking for some good corned beef, or just need a bagel and a shmear, then the SCV Jewish Food and Cultural Festival is the place for you. Temple Beth Ami and Congregation Beth Shalom are proud to be co-hosting the Santa Clarita Valley's Third Annual SCV Jewish Food and Cultural Festival (previously billed as the SCV Jewish Food Festival) on Sunday, May 15, 2011 from 11 a.m .- 6 p.m.
One of the most recognized and celebrated musicals of all time will make its mark on the Repertory East Playhouse on May 13. The production, sponsored by Josh Rivas and Profiles Salon, and directed by Mark Kaplan explores the chaotic time period leading up to Nazi rule of Germany and an intimate form of theatre, called Cabaret.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Capitol Hill this week, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (CA-25), senior member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, was awarded the "Charter School Champion Award" during the National Charter Schools Week Reception. McKeon released the following statement in recognition of the award and National Charter Schools Week (May 1 - May 7):
Vino 100 Valencia will host a Meet the Winemaker event 6-9 p.m. Friday.
It's incredible how many otherwise good and decent people shamelessly partake in the politics of envy and coercion - the two things that, together, comprise the Democratic Party's only shtick.
Audition will be held in June for the College of the Canyons Theatre Department's musical production of Lois Lowry's "The Giver," which will be staged this summer.
The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Spotlight Awards presented by the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation.
A Castaic man was cited $500 for animal cruelty after deputies found a cat inside his home malnourished and barely breathing, authorities said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require?
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rounding out his Cabinet, President Barack Obama intends to nominate Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former California cabinet secretary, to be head of the Small Business Administration.
NEW DELHI (AP) - A 51-year-old Danish tourist was gang-raped near a popular shopping area in New Delhi after she got lost and approached a group of men for directions back to her hotel, police said Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Behind the facade of pristine ski slopes, craft beer, quaint village greens and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, Vermont is grappling with painkiller and heroin abuse, a challenge leaders say is fueling crime and wrecking lives and families disproportionately in this tiny state.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Students escaping chilly winter temperatures in southeastern New Mexico were congregated in the Berrendo Middle School gym, waiting for classes to start when they heard a loud pop.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world - but not in the United States - that allows the U.S. to conduct surveillance on those machines, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
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Federal rules that went into effect Friday, Jan. 10, provide homeowners and consumers shopping for a home mortgage new rights and greater protection from harmful lending practices, while also probably slowing the pace of home price increases and forging a stronger, more stable housing market.
Santa Clarita Realtors installed incoming president Nancy Starczyk as President of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, SCV Division, on Friday night.
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.