Once again, Gary Horton is at us with his socialistic slight of hand ("Tea Partiers: Freedom isn't actually free," April 15). According to the piece, we should belly up to the bar and pay all the taxes and fees that a bunch of befuddled politicians can dream up.
Mr. Horton ("Tea Partiers: Freedom isn't actually free," April 15) must think that many of us out in the real world are idiots. We are all well aware that it takes taxpayer money to support the military, infrastructure and education.
Since taking office in January, Secretary Salazar has set a high priority on renewable energy, put the brakes on the Bush administration's full-steam-ahead approach to destructive oil shale development and canceled oil and gas leases on the edge of Utah national parks and historic sites on nearby public land.
High School Media Day at West Ranch High School provided an opportunity for students to learn more about careers in the entertainment industry. Students were divided into groups and given a schedule that included professionals in the specific fields they might like to pursue. In each hour-long session, presenters shared with the students their job histories and the techniques that each presenter used to attain their present job status.
An investigation into two clusters of patients with influenza-like symptoms in two Santa Clarita Valley schools was confirmed Tuesday by a county health official.
Every business can do better. Research suggests that there are 12 areas where a company might make slight changes and see dramatic improvement in a very short period of time. In no special order, here is my list.
Volunteering is nothing new to Hart High School junior Kathryn Rieck. In the past, she's helped at homeless shelters and built homes for the poor in Mexico. Now Rieck is serving closer to home by assisting staff and patients at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital.
Newhall native Larissa Perkins was nominated for the 2009 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Perkins, a senior math major, was one of 35 students from Howard Payne University who received the honor.
Air Force Airman James Y. Lee graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio,
SACRAMENTO - Today, Senate Bill 685, authored by State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) which could have saved California $7,177,442 per year by suspending salaries of specific State Boards and Commissioners who make more than $100,000 for one or two meetings per month, failed in the Senate Government Organization Committee 5 to 5.
As part of "National Volunteer Week," April 19 through April 25, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station recognized all the committed volunteers who devoted their time throughout the year towards making the Santa Clarita Valley a better and safer place to live.
Although no confirmed clusters of swine flu have been identified in the Santa Clarita Valley or even the Los Angeles region as of today, the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District has released a list of precautions that students and families can take to avoid catching or spreading the swine flu in particular and any virus in general.
Volunteers often help bridge the budgetary gaps Santa Clarita schools face but with this year's prolonged recession, volunteering has never been more needed.
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.