I'm afraid that Sacramento needed this. Politicians there have had their heads in the sand for too long. Their spendthrift policies had to stop. The five measures rejected in Tuesday's vote - where spending would continue with tax raises being extended to future years - were defeated.
Too bad no one wants to tell our community what is really going on. For the past 10 years, everyone has known that the effluent emitted by Santa Clarita's sanitation districts is too high in salt (chlorides).
Nearly three years ago, I wrote an opinion piece in these pages about the lack of technical merit in the Regional Water Quality Control Board's (RWQCB) decision to set new lower chloride limits.
Why don't stores and businesses just raise their prices to turn things around? Stores will be kept open and people employed with health coverage. Don't people realize that? Our government is in the same boat, because taxes are merely the price of government. We are raising prices to turn things around. Obama will be the first leader in history to make this work. Don't people realize that?
With the propositions' failure (except 1F), Gov. Schwarzenegger now declares he is going to further dismantle schools, social and health services because both the right and the left hated the props and didn't vote for them, I don't hear mention of revisiting the billions of dollars in permanent tax breaks being given to corporations in this budget deal.
The SCV Senior Center Rummage Sale sponsored by the Center's Advisory Council will take place on June 2 and 3.
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 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Yesterday, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), along with Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), introduced the Veterans Educational Equity Act (H.R. 2474), which has since won overwhelming support from the California delegation.
LOS ANGELES -- As part of Boys & Girls Clubs of America's (BGCA) new advocacy campaign - BE GREAT - longtime TV star and Boys & Girls Club alum Mario Lopez today unveiled a new billboard on Sunset Boulevard featuring his childhood picture and the aspirational message - BE A STAR.
The northbound Interstate 5 off-ramp at Magic Mountain Parkway will be closed for construction of the ramp widening from Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m. through Friday, June 19.
Valencia, Calif.-based BioSolar, Inc. (OTCBB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic solar cells, said that its BioBacksheetTM-C will be the company's first commercially available product, and will hit the market during the second half of 2009.
SACRAMENTO - Assembly Bill 233 by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, passed the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee on Monday by a vote of 9-0.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Leading a coalition of California elected officials, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.) today introduced the Veterans Educational Equity Act.
Single Mothers Outreach hosts a workshop with speaker April Reardon, outreach assistant for College of the Canyons, on Saturday, May 30 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Canyon Country Library, 18601 Soledad Canyon Rd., Santa Clarita 91351.
SACRAMENTO -- With the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) urges motorists to use caution and consideration during their holiday driving.
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.