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Smugly we've watched National Geographic Specials. We've giggled at primitive peoples with bones through their noses and yard-long skinny gourds covering unmentionables as they argue about pig festivals.
For the average high school student, a college education is a laundry list of expenses: tuition, books, housing, meals.
I went running this morning and it was intolerably cold as the wind was whipping up an artic chill. My face hurt and my legs burned. I so want to be in shape, but darn if it does not require some pain and constant work. I was just commiserating with a friend wondering why Ben and Jerry's could not replace dark green vegetables as a viable source of nutrition.
Pet dogs are available from The Brittany Foundation, a nonprofit humane organization dedicated to the rescue, care and placement of homeless dogs.
John Boston's Dec. 7, 2008, column "On Dirt Clods and an Acton Bullet" is not just interesting, entertaining and creative, but important and poignant.
I'm honored to have served on the Newhall School District Governing Board for eight years from 1995-2003. During my tenure, I was a strong advocate of improving our programs for special-needs students.
I wanted to let you know about an educational event that's being provided by The Princeton Review and hosted by the William S. Hart Union High School District on Jan. 21 at Valencia High School.
This holiday season there are no excuses. There is not the slightest amount of justification to drink and drive - ever. Yet there are those among us who will face a situation where that fateful decision will be made; whether or not to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol.
My family and I were privileged to live nearly four years in Canada and the United Kingdom, where we became acquainted with the holiday of "Boxing Day."
It makes us, or it mars us, think on that, And fix most firm thy resolution. -William Shakespeare The beginning of the new year is a traditional time for reflection and for the making of commitments to undertake projects and reform habits. This is especially the case for small business owners when it comes to the organizational aspects (as opposed to the day-to-day operations) of business. So, as a time-saving benefit for the busy business ...
Ethan Espinosa and Mark Frederikson of Fresno-based Abundant Harvest Organics drop off fresh organic fruit and vegetables in Santa Clarita for Child and Family Center families in need.
Left to right: Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon; Courtney Bourdas-Henn, executive director of Mountasia; Michael Fleming of Farrell's and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa at Alarcon's Holiday Celebration and Gift Giveaway for the victims of the Sayre and Marek fires.
Tia Torres expects two special guests to visit her for Christmas dinner. Navy corpsmen Jacob Thompson and Bryan Suganuma earned their meal Dec. 17 when they came to the rescue of nearly 200 pit bulls at the Villalobos Rescue Center in the Acton-Agua Dulce area, which is a home for abused or abandoned pit bulls. A snowstorm buried the center in six feet of snow and owner Tia Torres promptly began moving the dogs inside. ...
The Valencia High School Vikings Cheer Squad helped kick off the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's 10th annual Light the Night Walk in Bridgeport Park.
CHICAGO (AP) - A drug kingpin in Mexico who has never set foot in Chicago has been named the city's new Public Enemy No. 1 - the same notorious label assigned to Al Capone at the height of the Prohibition-era gang wars.
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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A cruise ship disabled for five nightmarish days in the Gulf of Mexico finally docked with some 4,200 people aboard late Thursday, passengers raucously cheering the end to an ocean odyssey they say was marked by overflowing toilets, food shortages and foul odors. About four hours later, the last of the passengers had gotten off the ship.
Valencia, Zone 5, Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information. Snapshot for 02/04/2013 through 02/10/2013.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a spectacular fall from political prominence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife agreed Friday to plead guilty to federal charges growing out of what prosecutors said was a scheme to use $750,000 in campaign funds for lavish personal expenses, including a $43,000 gold watch and furs.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee sprinter dubbed the Blade Runner, was charged Thursday in the Valentine's Day slaying of his girlfriend at his upscale home in South Africa, a shocking twist to one of the feel-good stories of last summer's Olympics.
BERLIN (AP) - It was only a matter of time. With many of its debt-ridden euro partners in recession, Germany could only swim against the tide for so long.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked the nomination of former GOP senator Chuck Hagel as the nation's next defense secretary over unrelated questions about President Barack Obama's actions in the aftermath of the deadly raid on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Libya. Obama accused Republicans of playing politics with national security during wartime, and Democrats vowed to revive the nomination after Congress' weeklong break.
DALLAS (AP) - US Airways CEO Doug Parker has landed the big merger he sought for years. Now the soon-to-be CEO of the new American Airlines has to make it work.
Newhall's Railroad Cafe will stop selling transit-access passes for Santa Clarita's bus system on Wednesday, according to the city.
Anyone interested in weighing in on the name of the proposed Castaic-area high school can now do so online through a survey run by the William S. Hart Union High School District.
With an editorial titled "Pope Sets Example For Other Aging Leaders," USA Today tried laying a major guilt trip on the nation's authority figures.
If Mr.Gandelman ("Can the Republican Party rebrand itself?" Jan. 31) feels obligated to criticize the Republican Party, he should look at the behavior of the Democrat Party as well.
Welcome to Delaware, reader. While "our own" Joe Biden was promoting government control of your gun accessories in the nearby major media market of Philadelphia, network, local and national press reporters wheeled into "DelaWhere?" to document the horrible carnage of a most violently dysfunctional custody and child support battle.
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