WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration took a major step Monday toward imposing the first federal limits on climate-changing pollution from cars, power plants and factories, declaring there was compelling scientific evidence that global warming from man-made greenhouse gases endangers Americans' health. The announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency was clearly timed to build momentum toward an agreement at the international conference on climate change that opened Monday in Copenhagen, Denmark. It signaled the administration ...
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) -- Dozens of survivors of Pearl Harbor on Monday solemnly remembered those who died in the Japanese aerial assault 68 years ago as a top Navy commander said their bravery laid the foundation for the subsequent U.S. victory in World War II. About 2,000 servicemen and women and members of the general public joined the survivors. The crowd looked out on the spot where the USS Arizona sank in the first ...
The county of Los Angeles Department of Public Works (Public Works) has scheduled a full closure for Vasquez Canyon Road for Tuesday, Dec. 8, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.,
To celebrate the holidays, State Senator Tony Strickland, R-Simi Valley, will host a Christmas/Hanukkah party and open house at his district office on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Hor d'oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.
The city of Santa Clarita, Goodwill Industries and the Employment Development Department will host a free job fair on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
California State Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita/38th District, will officiate the swearing in of returning board members for 2010 at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 15.
The History Chef Book Signing Event Tour makes its way to Vino 100 Valencia on Saturday, Dec. 12.
As the fall semester draws to a close, registration for the College of the Canyons 2010 winter session has heated up with students scrambling to secure the last remaining available seats.
Laurie Morgan, a local artist recognized for her unique landscape portraits, is exhibiting her artwork in a one-woman show at the Canyon Theater Guild from now until Dec. 19.
Hundreds gather on the lawn in front of Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial hospital in Valencia on Sunday to officially kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the Community Tree. This year marked the 24th year of the Community Tree Lighting celebration.
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Mobile Solutions Van visits SCV Senior Center The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will be available for the visually impaired at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following up-coming date: Dec. 10 The Braille Institute Van offers a wide variety of services for the visually impaired without the time or trouble of visiting the Braille Institute in Los Angeles. Services include, for example, the sale ...
A day that will live in infamy "Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget - lest we forget!" - Rudyard Kipling, Recessional, 1897 The drone of the Mitsubishi Sakae 14-cylinder radial engine was hypnotic on the tired mind of Capt. Mitsuo Fuchida. The only thing keeping him awake in the cockpit of his aircraft was the expectation of the morning's activities. His aircraft, a Nakajima B5N2 Type 97 Model 3 ...
Watch out, the Republican candidate for California governor is already peddling falsehoods. Blatant baloney from billionaire political novice Meg Whitman tells radio listeners "that in the last 10 years, state spending has gone up 80 percent?" She is completely wrong when they say that, replied state Finance Director Mike Genest, a conservative former budget consultant for Senate Republicans. In fact, general fund spending "in the last 10 years" has risen just 27 percent, according to ...
After more than 20 years of the young, the liberal and the special interest groups voting in a large variety of must-have extras the state was forced to regulate, pay for and supervise, the state is now broke.
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) - Vallejo police say a standoff with an armed man ended after officers entered the home and the suspect was found dead.
MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) - The fatal shooting of Colorado's top prisons official when he answered the front door at his house highlights a troubling reality for the nation's judges, prosecutors and other legal officials: At a time when attacks on them are rising, it's difficult for them to remain secure, even when they are off duty.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits - and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away. President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats rejected a call to reopen White House tours scrapped because of the tightened spending.
A former California Department of Corrections official has been named assistant sheriff in charge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Custody Division.
Los Angeles County supervisors agreed this week to spend $1 million to install new signs, markers, road striping and guardrails on Angeles Forest Highway near Acton.
Many Americans may find it difficult to believe, but North Korea and its imperious leader, Kim Jong-un, have yet again hurled a threat to wipe South Korea and the United States off the face of the Earth with a nuclear strike.
Ah, the income tax preparation season is upon us.
He was getting older, he worried about losing his balance fishing on the end rocks, and his hearing was failing him. So was his short-term memory.