WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an ongoing legislative battle on behalf of veterans in California and a number of other states, Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) today successfully included an amendment during an Education and Labor Committee markup of the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (H.R. 3221) to require the Secretary of Education to provide tuition grants to make up for the post-9/11 GI bill's California glitch. This amendment creates a supplemental grant to ...
Santa Clarita-based Phantom Computer Services Inc. is celebrating its first year in business with a plan to help non-profit organizations in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Sacramento, Calif. -- Vehicle theft is in its third year of decline in California; its largest decrease in more than 10 years.
Three Castaic men are behind bars after an apparent vandalism crime spree involving at least 30 parked vehicles in the Castaic area Saturday.
Washington, D.C. - House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) Monday praised the announcement by the Secretary of Defense that the U.S. Army will be temporarily expanded by up to 22,000 soldiers:
As part of a fundraiser for the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club, DoSomething.org and Staples are encouraging local teens to collect and drop off school supplies to two local Staples through Sept. 19.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and California's legislative leaders agreed Monday on a plan to close the state's $26 billion budget shortfall, potentially getting the state back on firm financial ground so it can stop issuing IOUs.
College of the Canyons will raise the cost of one-day parking passes from $1 to $2, effective Aug. 3, to help fund the college's new free bus program for students, which will launch in the fall.
The Planning Commission's last meeting until Sept. 15 will kick off today with a 5:30 p.m. study session covering sustainable development projects in Santa Clarita.
Santa Clarita Valley residents who are tired of the heat wave won't find much relief this week, weather officials said.
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T-Bo's House of BBQ is celebrating its grand opening this week. Representatives from the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Blue Shadows Mounted Drill Team was crowned Junior Division Western States Champion at the Reno Rodeo at the end of June.
"It was the best experience of my life!" said one of the American Association of University Women's Tech Trek alumna.
Really. Dick Cheney is the gift that keeps on giving. The other day I asked a friend to suggest a subject for this column. I was surprised when my friend answered, "Write about Dick Cheney." I thought Cheney's grand TV tour to reinvent the concept of torture was old news. Ah, my friend reported, the new topic du jour is Cheney's purported instruction to the CIA to conceal yet-to-be-revealed intelligence activities from Congress for eight ...
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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