Every time I look at the world, I see a never-ending struggle over our country's engagement with the world. I have recently opined about events across Southwest Asia and Northern Africa - a part of the world that has beleaguered the United States for some time now.
Often, you only win the battle if you stick with it for the long haul. And when it comes to the proposedCemex sand and gravel mine in Soledad Canyon, it has been a long haul indeed, and the battle is not yet won.
Almost every day, you hear about an accident victim being airlifted to a medical center which, many times, is able to save the person's life, thanks to the speedy transport.
Americans across the nation remember friends and family members who have served and sacrificed for their country and honor those who have given their lives in the defense of freedom and the principles we hold dear in this country.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Pitching in a tight game helped Jered Weaver concentrate even more than he usually does.
TORONTO (AP) - Mark Ellis hit a two-run homer to highlight Los Angeles' five-run 10th inning as theDodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-3 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
A jury on Wednesday found a disabled Canyon Country man not guilty of attempted murder for a stabbing during a fight with another man over a woman, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Landon Donovan scored two goals and set up another, and the United States beat Honduras 3-1 on Wednesday night to advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final.
The Saugus Union School District board has agreed to further review whether former board member Stephen Winkler could hold his seat, meaning a special election in November to fill the vacated position is unlikely, district officials announced Wednesday.
A 39-year-old man was arrested at gunpoint in Canyon Country on Wednesday on suspicion of having stolen a car, a Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's official said.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's the perfect fit.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - At least five same-sex couples obtained marriage licenses Wednesday in a suburban Philadelphia county that is defying a state ban on such unions.
MADRID (AP) - A train derailed in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night, toppling passenger cars on their sides and leaving at least one torn open as smoke rose into the air. Dozens were feared dead, with possibly even more injured.
As the once-proud city of Detroit humbles itself in bankruptcy court, its financial future may hinge on this key question: Is the city obliged to its past? Or can Detroit renege on its promises to thousands of retirees for the sake of its present city services?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is betting consumers will pay slightly more for a sleeker, more powerful version of its Nexus 7 tablet as the Internet company escalates its rivalry with Apple and Amazon.com in technology's key battleground - the mobile computing market.
Since the beginning of cityhood in 1987, the city of Santa Clarita has been spending significant time and money addressing blight with the goal of beautifying our city.
Congress will soon have to, again, discuss and debate the federal budget and debt ceiling - national crises which they "kicked down the road" instead of solving in September.
At-large voting has all of us voting on all Santa Clarita City Council candidates.
Instead of lambasting the ACA, why not put that energy and time into trying
The ardent zeal of the pitiful mind set constantly at fever pitch to maintain the imbecilic quest to paint Americans as racists pushes the boundary of sanity versus psychosis.
Just when I thought maybe it was time to settle down over Common Core, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan renewed the fire of discontent on both ends of the political spectrum with the following: "It's fascinating to me that some of the pushback (against Common Core) is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms who - all of a sudden - their child isn't as brilliant as they thought they were, and their school isn't quite as good as they thought they were, and that's pretty scary."
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.