Chinese sophomore Yichao Gao chose to come to America for his foreign-exchange experience because of what he thought it represented: a land of opportunity with copious amounts freedom and prosperity.
The insane right-wing fringe is at it over the appointment of advisors termed "czars."
Regarding her starving subjects, Marie Antoinette is popularly reported as having said, "Let them eat cake."
There's something I don't understand.
The Valencia High School varsity dance team continued its winning ways by following its unprecedented three national titles last June with top honors at the recent United Spirit Association Elite Dance Camp.
The Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is accepting new students of all ages on Oct. 3 in the Saturday morning T'ai Chi Ch'uan class from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. with instructor Sharon Chang at the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street.
LOS ANGELES -- First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden appear in a new Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) public service announcement that praises the contributions of military servicemen and women while asking Americans to assist veterans and military families who need help.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita.
SACRAMENTO -- Buckle up, or prepare to pay up if you're stopped by a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer on Thursday, Sept. 17.
Penny Lane presents the tenth annual "Voices of Our Children" on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tournament Players Club, 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia 91381 with guest of honor, Chris Schauble, NBC 4 News Anchor.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To improve library access for the residents of the Santa Clarita Valley, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously moved to lease an additional 4,500 square feet of office space and 10 additional parking spaces to expand services for the Jo Anne Darcy County Library in Canyon Country.
At a cost of nearly $2.5 million, improvements will include new ceiling tile, carpeting, painting, lighting and ductwork, modifications to the young adult area, two study rooms, an audio-visual system for the community meeting room, new furniture and computer work stations.
Craig Duswalt and Milana Leshinsky will discuss "The Biggest Mistake Most Entrepreneurs Make That Keep Them from Earning a Seven Figure Income" and how to cash in on the hottest trend in business today to turn your knowledge into a multiple income stream empire in a free teleseminar on Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m.
The Foundation for Children's Dental Health Board of Directors invites everyone to attend the organization's annual Fiesta at the home of Santa Clarita City Councilmember Bob Kellar, located at 26166 Ravenhill Road, on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Heal the Bay today released its inaugural list of Los Angeles County's five most debris-impacted waterways and sent out an urgent call for volunteers to help restore the sites as part of Coastal Cleanup Day, Saturday, Sept. 19.
Who will be the next Bill Gates or Steve Jobs? If you judge by who has the most interest in starting a new business, a new Gallup poll suggests it may likely be a minority.
SALT LAKE CITY - Two blind men are pushing the limits of their independence and raising awareness of technology for blindness by climbing Mt. Denali in Colorado in May.
On Jan. 16, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards, scheduled for March 2. Many of today's Hollywood stars - like Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale and Sandra Bullock - were highlighted on the list of nominees.
A federal appeals court decision Tuesday could lead to major changes in the Internet that you know, love and use all the time. On the other hand, the decision may be a speed bump until the government writes new rules covering Internet traffic.
Since 1970, at least one college student has died each year because of an initiation rite gone wrong, USA Today reported on Jan. 12. That figure doesn't address the number of students who suffer physical and psychological injuries.
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles was a smoldering shadow of its former self, but hundreds of residents of a foothill neighborhood remained evacuated and extremely dangerous fire conditions were expected to last well into Saturday.
ESCALON, Calif. (AP) - The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.
When the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake struck on the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, it was a very different world in terms of communications and news reporting.
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.