Many years ago, street sweeping used to be an activity carried on by all responsible cities and paid for by the general fund. Then the state passed its stormwater pollution runoff rule.
Los Angeles County is experiencing an unexpected surge in swine flu cases this summer, according to county health officials on Wednesday.
Stress caused by Santa Clarita's annual Independence Day parade inspired me to speak out in hopes other local residents will at the very least become more aware of a small group of downtown Newhall residents who become practically imprisoned each year on July 4.
Does God care if His name is written on our city logo?
The skies over Santa Clarita were smoky Wednesday afternoon, but sooty skies didn't necessarily mean a fire was brewing too nearby.
College of the Canyons Theatre Department is holding auditions for five of next season's biggest productions, which include Broadway, Shakespeare and a variety of other genres.
The Wm. S. Hart Union High School District is updating its communications system through a Twitter account and an electronic message system which allows parents and community members to choose the kind of information they want to receive from the district through e-mail messages.
The Senate Public Safety Committee today killed a measure authored by Sen. George Runner (R-Antelope Valley) that urges the President of the United States and Congress to ensure that no prisoner detained at Guantanamo, Cuba is permitted to enter California.
PARAMOUNT, Calif. -- Michael Kodama has been named the new Executive Director of the Orangeline Development Authority, according to Orangeline Chairman Bruce Barrows and Vice Chair and Santa Clarita City Councilmember Marsha McLean.
Two schools within the William S. Hart Union High School District will soon reap the benefits of combining their resources to make the most of available funding and make the best use of taxpayer dollars.
Construction for the city of Santa Clarita's "Safe Route to School" program is nearing completion at Canyon Springs Elementary School in Canyon Country.
The first performance of the city of Santa Clarita's 2009 "Concerts in the Park" series kicks off this Saturday, July 11 at 7 p.m. with a performance by classic rock and dance band Skinny Little Twits.
Rochester, NY -- Here's an event that will relieve household clutter, lessen waste disposal costs, reduce stress on landfills, and best of all - provide free stuff for people in need.
Local Saugus teen Cadet 2nd Lt. Sean L. Quigley will join the rank of 118 youth as they gain a comprehensive perspective on leadership, teamwork and problem-solving at Civil Air Patrol's Cadet Officer School, one of the top professional development opportunities available to youth.
American Flag Art Show
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
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.