If President Obama's health care plan gets changed to exclude a public option like Medicare, then it is not a health care reform. A public option is the only way to guarantee health care for all Americans.
Genocide is the "premeditated expulsion and mass-murder of a people because of its indelible identity - race, ethnicity, religion, culture and language."
On Cesar Chavez Day, Bowman "Bulldogs" celebrated the life of a man who began a crusade that created better working conditions for all Americans.
Students at Hart High School participated in the school's annual eye glasses drive to give new eyes to people with visual impairments from all over the world.
Homes sales increased again in March while the median price of homes sold dropped, ending a two-month period that seemed to signal a stabilization of prices.
More than 50 employers will be at College of the Canyons this Saturday, April 25, to give students of all ages a chance to match their own interests with a potential career. Discovering Careers 2009 is a free career exploration fair with hands-on activities for students from 5 to 20 years old. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Valencia COC campus.
SACRAMENTO - Senate Bill 463, authored by State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) which would create a tax credit for the purchase and installation of renewable energy resources, passed the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee.
Since the age of 5, Cristina Romero always has had a love of dance. Now 16, she is dancing as a member of the Grandeza Mexicana, a professional dance company based in Los Angeles. She started dancing as a member of the city of Santa Clarita's Ballet Folklorico at the Newhall Community Center.
LOS ANGELES - The Reading Rights Coalition will participate in the L.A. Times "Festival of Books" to educate authors about the need to enable text-to-speech for books available for Amazon's Kindle 2 reading device.
April, what a lovely month. So many ephemeral images spring to mind with the thought of April - daffodils, sun showers, lilacs, and, of course, ripe juicy strawberries.
Sheriff Lee Baca and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, in partnership with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the California Office of the Governor, and Supervisors Don Knabe and Mark Ridely-Thomas and the county Board of Supervisors,
Every two minutes, somewhere in America, someone is sexually assaulted. Zonta Club of the Santa Clarita Valley is encouraging women across the SCV to wear denim to work, to school, or wherever they are going on Wednesday, April 22, to protest sexual violence in all of its forms. "On Denim Day we unite against the sexual assault of girls, women, boys and men," said DeAnne Joy, advocacy chair for the local Zonta Club. "We stand in ...
Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day around the world. The annual observance commemorates the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust before and during World War II. Locally, College of the Canyons and Congregation Beth Shalom of the Santa Clarita Valley invite members of the community to attend a special screening of "Against the Tide" on Sunday, April 26 at noon in the student center cafeteria at COC. Due to the subject matter and graphic ...
A fire broke out in the Terrace Apartment complex, 24377 Newhall Ave. at about 8:04 p.m. Monday, according to an L.A. county fire department supervisor.
Helen Johnson, a volunteer active with numerous local organizations, died Tuesday. She was 84. Johnson devoted herself to causes throughout the Santa Clarita Valley. She spent several days a week to the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, worked as an usher at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons and volunteered at the Canyon Theatre Guild. "She was an extremely active volunteer in the community for many years, and lived for ...
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - North Korea warned the top American commander in South Korea on Saturday of "miserable destruction" if the U.S. military presses ahead with routine joint drills with South Korea set to begin next month.
BOSTON (AP) - Authorities in Massachusetts say a report of a gunman on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus was a hoax and that there is no threat to public safety.
U.S. stocks continued a two-day slide Thursday on weak economic data and concern about the Federal Reserve's resolve to keep juicing the economy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - It's still February, but California gas prices are springing forward.
TORONTO (AP) - Canada's former ambassador to Iran, who protected Americans at great personal risk during the Iran hostage crisis of 1979, said Friday if "Argo" wins the Oscar for best picture there would be something wrong with director Ben Affleck if he didn't mention Canada.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, federal and state officials said Friday, prompting calls for an investigation from a key senator.
SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state judge rejected a lawsuit Friday aimed at undoing a deal to build a new professional basketball and hockey arena in Seattle - a key part of plans to bring the NBA back to town.
AngelDogs Foundation (www.angeldogsfoundation.org) will host, "Rock, Walk & Wag;" (www.rockwalkwag.org) a community event to raise public awareness and funds for spay/neuter. The event will take place at Central Park in Saugus, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27.
Today in the SCV
I love history. I plan to purchase the Blu-Ray of the recent film "Lincoln" and rewatch certain key scenes 100 times in a row, unapologetically.
In Santa Clarita, the arts influence our community's quality of life. Without even realizing it, the arts act as an economic driver - creating and supporting jobs, generating revenue and serving as a cornerstone of the tourism industry.
"Obama's proposed voting commission under partisan fire from both sides."
The Jewish holiday of Purim begins this Saturday at sundown. Many Jewish synagogues are celebrating the festive holiday this weekend, which commemorates the story of Esther and the deliverance of the Jews from Haman.
Looking for a wonderful canine companion? Adopt a dog from AngelDogs Foundation Deaf Dog Ranch in Acton. All of our dogs are fixed, up to date on shots, and trained using hand signals. Deaf dogs are highly intelligent and really bond with their owners. They make fantastic pets. Here are just a few of the dogs available at our ranch:
It's cold out there. In much of the country, now's the time when home serves as a cozy refuge from the ice and snow. We light our fireplaces and wish for springtime.