Some might give up little joys like chocolate or games.
A year after the federal government set aside $868 billion to stimulate the economy, Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, joined other Republicans Wednesday claiming the stimulus bill hasn't done what it was supposed to. Meanwhile, President Obama and Democrats said the stimulus has prevented a second Great Depression.
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The Saugus Dance Team will host a United Spirit Association (USA) Regional Dance Competition at the Saugus Gym on Saturday.
The Santa Clarita Christian boys basketball team defeated New Harvest Christian 68-44 on Wednesday night in the first round of the CIF-Southern Section Division VIAA playoffs.
The Cardinal offense got off to a sluggish start, but began clicking late in the first half.
It's time again to paint the Santa Clarita Valley yellow with hope. To do so, everyone - from school children to corporate CEOs - is being asked to support the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days 2010 campaign. Volunteer coordinators are needed to assist in taking requests for, packing and delivering the fresh-cut daffodils during February and March.
Anti-Catholicism appears to be alive and well, as witnessed in the hateful and ignorant commentary by W.E. Gutman ("Rewarding silence filled with guilt," Feb. 7).
On Feb. 11, a California Superior Court Judge ruled against the Community Advocates for Healthcare SCV and Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment in public-interest litigation filed in opposition a massive office expansion on the campus of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
The Department of Justice prosecutes cases of identity theft and fraud under a variety of federal statutes. Offenses carry with them maximum terms of up to 15 years imprisonment and fines.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The U.S. Olympic team came into the day with high expectations and surpassed those lofty goals, marking their best day ever in Winter Games history with six medals - half of them gold.
The big names justified the hype, and then some: Lindsey, Shani and Shaun won in convincing fashion. And their less-heralded counterparts were just as impressive.
BOCA RATON, FLA. -- American Exhibitions, Inc. announced today that the city of Los Angeles has been chosen for the world-debut of Mummies of the World, the largest traveling exhibition of mummies ever assembled.
SACRAMENTO -- Today, the California State Auditor announced that nearly 31,000 Californians applied to be members of the first-ever Citizens Redistricting Commission. The application period closed on Feb. 16 at 5 p.m.
AOC Named One of America's Best
WHISTLER, British Columbia (AP) - Lindsey Vonn lived up to expectations and won the Olympic downhill Wednesday, and childhood rival and American teammate Julia Mancuso took a surprise silver medal.
The city of Santa Clarita will host Freedom Child: The Civil Rights Children's 1963 'Bombingham' on Sunday, Feb. 21 as part of the city's A Season of Diversity program. The event, held at 2 p.m. at the Valencia Library, will feature an informative performance highlighting the Civil Rights Movement.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
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.