In 1996, California voters passed the Compassionate Use Act, which decriminalized the cultivation, possession and use of "medical marijuana" by adults who held a recommendation for use from a medical doctor - a "prescription," so to speak.
Rain and snowfall don't end water woes.
Community members who would like to offer their input on the selection of a new superintendent for the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District are invited to attend one of two forums scheduled next week by the search firm which has been hired to find a replacement for retiring Superintendent Jaime Castellanos.
HOLLYWOOD (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- The legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood, who will be 80 years young on May 31, continues to excel among Hollywood's top filmmakers, receiving seven nominations for the Mar. 23 Green Globe Film Awards, whose Viewers' Choice Awards are selected through an online voting system.
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representatives Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, and Michael R. Turner (R-Ohio), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee, today issued the following statement on the Iranian regime's announcement that Iran is now a "nuclear state" after producing enriched uranium at higher levels:
"A nuclear Iran threatens the security and stability of the Middle East and the rest of the world. With today's announcement, Tehran takes one step closer to a nuclear weapon.
SACRAMENTO - The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence has named Assemblyman Cameron Smyth (R-Santa Clarita) Legislator of the Year for 2009.
State Senator George Runner will speak at a "tea party" rally in Valencia on Saturday, Feb. 27.
Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Princess Cruises is debuting a new program giving passengers the opportunity to invite their friends and family aboard their ship on embarkation day to wish them "bon voyage" and get a taste of the onboard experience.
Passengers and their guests will be able to spend approximately four hours together on the ship before it sets sail, enjoy a four-course dining room lunch with wine, a ship tour and a souvenir photo.
Santa Clarita, Calif.-based Lamsco West, Inc. has been selected by the Boeing Company to support its nationwide team to compete for the U.S. Air Force's new fleet of aerial refueling tankers.
Lamsco West, Inc. has been supplying engineered details, standards, laminated sheet and aerospace parts categorized as shims, stampings and flat pattern parts to Boeing for more than 40 years.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room located at 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
The series of "Meet the City Council Candidate" sessions continues, featuring council candidates David Gauny, Daniel Henriquez, Kenneth Mann and Marsha McLean.
Saturn of Santa Clarita will never again sell a new vehicle.
Here's a look at five of the hottest United States athletes who will be spinning, skating and skiing for gold at the Winter Olympics:
NEW YORK (AP) - A trove of aerial photographs of the collapsing World Trade Center was widely released this week, offering a rare and chilling view from the heavens of the burning twin towers and the apocalyptic shroud of smoke and dust that settled over the city.
Charter College in Canyon Country has recorded a 100 percent pass rate in the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses, August through September 2009. This high pass rate has been ongoing since the program first started in February 2007. The institution's Vocational Nursing program is recognized by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. The program has been designed to prepare students with nursing skills for direct patient care. Students receive training in pediatrics, mental health, hospice, home health, rehabilitation and family nursing/obstetrics. Charter College is a private, post-secondary institution which is owned and operated by ...
The Saugus Union School District is hosting kindergarten roundup from March 1 to 5. Children must be five years old on or before Dec. 2 in order to enroll. Families need an original birth certificate, two utility bills or lease/escrow papers for proof of residence and immunization records in order to register.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - What next for South Africa?
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Choirs will sing, orchestras will play and actors will perform for audiences across the valley. Tis' the season when churches in Santa Clarita offer a myriad of Christmas performances.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers navigated the first 19 games of the season without star Kobe Bryant well enough to welcome him back with a winning record.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jonas Hiller and the Anaheim Ducks finally grabbed another shootout win. Against a good team, too.
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.