News has it that some larger banks may soon be nationalized - saved by the government until the economy picks up. Republicans say, "That's socialism and we can't have that. Soon the government will own everything."
Laughable. That's how I see the Santa Clarita City Council, at least on the MRF issue. Not only do the members contradict each other, they contradict themselves from one sentence to another. At a recent meeting, out of the nine items on the consent calendar, the only one needing to be addressed was the MRF-site selection committee. The requests-to-speak forms were for that topic only, with an overwhelming voice telling the council to keep the ...
Members from the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force at Canyon and Valencia high schools met Monday at Valencia High School to raise awareness about the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Sudan.
During the school year, I wake myself mentally in two ways: reading the newspaper and playing music in my high school jazz and concert bands. The latter lets me artistically express myself, which gives me joy. The former keeps me informed, which - in recent months - has been giving me headaches.
Six Flags, Inc., the world's largest regional theme-park company, ended 2008 with a total revenue increase of $50.5 million, or 5 percent, compared to 2007, the company announced Tuesday.
Data suggests that recessions are becoming shorter but economic uncertainty and distress is affecting many organizations.
SCV Computer Club meeting The Santa Clarita Valley Computer Club will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street. Rich Jaffke will demonstrate Directory Opus, an alternative to Windows Explorer. David Harris will talk about Portable Emergency Medical Records, as well as a presentation on "Milestones in the History of Personal Computers." Arnie Kazdoy will demonstrate Windows 7. Info: (661) 252-8852, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.scvpcg.org. Lenten Fish Fry ...
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The Santa Clarita Valley Veterans Memorial Committee is the non-profit organization that constructed the Veterans Memorial Wall at Eternal Valley Cemetery in Santa Clarita and produces the annual Tribute to Veterans held every Memorial Day beginning at 10 a.m. at Eternal Valley.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich for an investigation to determine whether, by accepting funding from the Federal Economic Stimulus Package, the County will be committed to assume the costs for required programs and services after stimulus dollars have been depleted. "We want to ensure that accepting these dollars will not lock in County taxpayers for additional spending after the stimulus money is gone," Antonovich said. ...
Teachers across California plan to wear pink on Friday, March 13 to acknowledge the state budget cuts to education.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), the top Republican on the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee, today denounced the so-called Employee Free Choice Act, legislation introduced by congressional Democrats that would deny workers the right to secret ballots in union organizing elections.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting is Wednesday, March 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Valley golf fans, local residents and an international entourage of professional golfers and media converge on Valencia Country Club Monday through Sunday for the AT&T Champions Classic Golf tournament.
Spring and summer are quickly approaching, providing the community with beautiful Southern California temperatures and the chance to host birthday parties, family reunions and company picnics outdoors.
WASHINGTON- The Department of Defense today officially informed Congress of its intent to impose furloughs on the Department of Defense's entire civilian workforce as it copes with the automatic spending cuts known as "sequestration." The furlough program will go forward if sequestration is not avoided. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee made the following statement on the furloughs:
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's stock price topped $800 for the first time Tuesday amid renewed confidence in the company's ability to reap higher profits from its dominance of Internet search and prominence in the growing mobile market.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Confidence among U.S. homebuilders slipped this month from the 6½ year high it reached in January, with many builders reporting less traffic by prospective customers before the critical spring home-buying season.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The mayor of Kansas City says search crews have found a body in the rubble of a Kansas City restaurant destroyed by an explosion.
NEW YORK (AP) - The scene: Tehran's Mehrabad airport, January 1980. Six U.S. diplomats, disguised as a fake sci-fi film crew, are about to fly to freedom with their CIA escorts. But suddenly there's a moment of panic in what had been a smooth trip through the airport.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As public evidence mounts that the Chinese military is responsible for stealing massive amounts of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets, the Obama administration is eyeing fines and other trade actions it may take against Beijing or any other country guilty of cyberespionage.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A gas explosion that sparked a massive, block-engulfing blaze in an upscale Kansas City shopping district injured 14 people, a city official said Tuesday evening, adding it is believed that an accident by a utility contractor may have caused the blast.
Parents, prospective students and interested community members are invited to attend one of two open house events at Emblem Academy tonight.
Officials from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station, city of Santa Clarita and Hart High School will partner to stage the latest "Every 15 Minutes" event Thursday.
Officers from the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control will be in Acton today checking to ensure animals are up to date on their rabies vaccinations and that residents are complying with state licensing requirements.
It's sometime in the late 1980s and our family and friends are piled inside our Ford cruiser van heading off to a family ski trip to Lake Tahoe - or to a Boy Scout boating trip at Lake Mead - or some other fun teen-friendly vacation destination.
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