Regarding the imminent banking collapse disaster: It seems to me that Congress needs to me more proactive, rather than reactive, on a solution to the problem of the banking disaster.
The government has put the taxpayers on the hook for a trillion dollars. We are paying for the big shot Wall Street corporate managers who have misappropriated, misused, poorly managed and probably stolen from their stockholders. When the CEO of a failing corporation takes a $50 million bonus, something is wrong. One of the big hangups Congress has now is how much the CEOs of these "bailout" corporations are supposed to be paid. I run ...
REP presents 'Of Mice and Men' The Repertory East Playhouse continues its Main Stage Series with John Steinbeck's classic, "Of Mice and Men" through Oct. 18. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $17/adults, $15/children. Advanced reservations are highly recommended. (661) 288-0000, www.repeastplayhouse.org. Theatre project begins classes The SCV Theatre Project has launched "The Studio" in Santa Clarita and North Hollywood with a professional training program in acting, voice, movement and ...
I just wanted to say a sincere "thank you" to all the California Representatives who voted against the $700 billion Bush golden parachute of American taxpayer money to the super rich CEO class on Wall Street.
I am an educator. My intent in founding Monticello Preparatory School has been to provide an alternative quality education for the students and families of a community that I have come to admire and love.
Providing a wide variety of avenues for residents to communicate with their city has long been a hallmark of Santa Clarita.
Prep Football Notre Dame 52, Saugus 28 Great offense was not enough to slow down Notre Dame Prep Friday night as Saugus fell for the second week in a row. Despite outstanding performances by senior quarterback Desi Rodriguez and senior running back Ryan Zirbel, the Centurions fell 52-28 on the road against one of the toughest teams in the Southern Section. Rodriguez completed 15-of-26 passes for 149 yards and a touchdown and rushed 27 times ...
SANTA MARIA -- It started out like just another day at the office for the workman-like College of the Canyons football team as the Cougars methodically hammered away at Allan Hancock College to take a commanding, four-touchdown halftime lead.
Santa Clarita Christian remained undefeated after another easy victory Friday night, this time bulldozing over Hesperia Christian. For the second week in a row, the Cardinals (4-0) dominated both sides of the ball in route to a 41-6 victory on the road.
Two colorful crowds of cyclists commanded the attention of passerby drivers on the Old Road and Rye Canyon Road as they embarked on the Furnace Creek 508 mile race to Twentynine Palms on Saturday morning. Solo cyclists took off at 7 a.m. and the first riders of the relay division left at 9 a.m.
What are your expectations when you send your teenagers to school? You probably expect them to be safe. You probably expect them to find opportunities for social interaction with their peers. You probably even expect them to learn something, especially in Santa Clarita where excellent teachers, a fine-tuned curriculum, and above-average household incomes and literacy rates combine to place the William S. Hart Union High School District at the top of state rankings year after ...
Archie is a 7-year-old handsome Dachshund/Chihuahua mix. He is housebroken and older kids are okay. Archie is a fun little guy desperately in need of a loving home.
Through Oct.26 Lombardi Ranch Pumpkin Festival brings the fall harvest to life each weekend in October at Lombardi Ranch, a local family owned and operated farm. Lombardi Ranch offers fresh produce and pumpkins in numerous shapes and sizes. Band performances, train rides, a petting zoo, wagon rides, a scarecrow contest and more. Hours are Mondays through Saturdays 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays and holidays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Parking and entry to the ranch is free. Lombardi ...
With 38.1 seconds left in Golden Valley's first home football game ever, Camp Kilpatrick was 46 yards away from crashing the party.
Historians certainly like to second-guess the bad thing. The most frequent example revolves around avoiding World War II by subverting the rise of Adolf Hitler.
CHICAGO (AP) - Pressing his case in the town that launched his political career, President Barack Obama called Friday for the government to take an active, wide-ranging role in ensuring every American has a "ladder of opportunity" into the middle class.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - In a courtroom, not an Olympic stadium, there was no click-click-click of Oscar Pistorius' prosthetic limbs. His only sound Friday was loud, uncontrollable sobs as prosecutors charged him with premeditated murder in the shooting death of his model girlfriend.
One of the comments I often hear from people who visit Santa Clarita for the first time is how beautiful our city looks.
Friendly Valley church
I syndicate the cartoons of Rick McKee, the brilliant, conservative cartoonist from The Augusta Chronicle, to newspapers around the world.
A team of volunteers from the Valencia United Methodist Church traveled to Nicaragua the first week of March to offer assistance to poor families. The families live in shacks in and around an area known as la chureca, a large trash dump located in Central Nicaragua near the city of Managua.
Our youngest son, a senior at Valencia High School, ain't happy.
On Feb. 12, the president delivers his State of the Union address, and he is followed almost immediately by a GOP spokesman who says, "Oh, no, that's not the way it is.
Get the cars that have expired tags 30-180 days late. Get the drivers driving with headlights off when it is getting dark. Get those driving while talking on cell phones.
Valentine's heart-y walk
People new to gardening ask the darndest questions: about how seeds work, about growing the perfect tomato, about waging war with insects (many of them beneficial).
Q: I need to replace some cracked and chipped tile in the bathroom. Some of it was shaped to fit around the base of the toilet. Is it difficult to shape replacement tiles in the same way? - Sarah S., Fort Worth, Texas
Two years ago, West Ranch boys basketball was eliminated from the postseason by eventual CIF division champion Ventura.