Sitting at a stop light thinking about the tragedy of 9/11, I noticed the truck in front of me had traded in its "BUSH/CHENEY" sticker for a "O: Worst President Ever" sticker, and it made me chuckle at the irony. It seems like Republicans are twisting themselves into denial knots over their previous golden boy's eight years.
Regarding Patricia Skinner Sulpizio's column "Boxer scores a knockout" (Sept. 7), in the first paragraph she writes: "Fiorina was markedly different. She frowned, glared and her eyes blinked rapidly."
In today's edition was a letter by Bill Creitz in which he outlined the failures of liberalism, and listed four steps they could take to reverse their fortunes ("Liberals' last card," Aug. 30).
One can always tell when a person gains that rarefied place of beloved, important or longtime leader: when people begin referencing them with their initials. Our own College of the Canyons Chancellor Dianne Van Hook gained that status recently when commenters and bloggers discussing her most recent pay raise referred to her with the moniker "DVH."
You've heard the saying "The devil's in the details," right? It's traditionally used to describe things that seem good on the surface, but sour when faced with a more thorough examination.
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The city of Santa Clarita took top honors last week at the national City-County Communications and Marketing Association's (3CMA) Annual Conference.
Circus Vargas 2010 will open at Westfield Valencia Town Center on Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is accepting reservations for its major fundraiser of the year, the Celebrity Tribute dinner, set for Friday, Nov. 5 at the Odyssey restaurant in Granada Hills.
Handling stress is a valuable way to increase personal wellness and take care of oneself.
Everything old is new. Just as music fans began getting rid of long-stored vinyl record collections, Santa Clarita Valley resident Billy Yergensen opened a retail store called Rock Candy Music and More.
Hart district board members this week appointed Elizabeth "Betti" Sternberg and Spencer Leafdale to fill two vacancies on the Measure SA Citizens' Oversight Committee. The two local residents were selected out of four applicants who were screened by William S. Hart Union High School District board members, administrators and a member of the public, Carl Goldman. The committee is responsible for reviewing audits and documents related to Measure SA, a $300 million construction bond passed by local voters in 2008.
Bianca M. Roberts this week was appointed as the vice president and chief advancement officer at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. Roberts joined the CalArts faculty on June 1 to work in CalArts development, advancement services and alumni relations programs. In her new role, Roberts will oversee public affairs and the board of trustees functions and serve as the secretary to the board.
William S. Hart Union High School District students will now carry home hard copy progress reports this year as a way to save money with mailing costs. The first progress report will come home with students on Sept. 24. However, parents may access progress report information online on Sept. 22, through Infinite Campus. Parents can visit www.hartdistrict.org to sign up for Infinite Campus.
Cloudy skies have made Southern California look a bit wintry but thermometers continue to insist it's summer.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In just a few years, Gov. Jerry Brown has helped turn California's budget deficits into surpluses, persuaded Californians to raise taxes and quieted the complaints of many political opponents.
FRESNO (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said Tuesday.
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Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.