The day of the debt ceiling adjustment is just about five weeks away.
One of my sons, while young, had a proclivity for answering his parents' questions with what he thought they wanted to hear, and with what he thought would be less demanding on him.
The Better Hearing Institute is urging people to pack earplugs when heading out to this year's Fourth of July celebrations and to exercise safety whenever around fireworks.
Santa Clarita Public Library launch
About 100 Saugus Union School District students celebrated their newfound artistic skills Thursday during a concert at Rosedell Elementary School in Saugus.
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights; that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."
A brigade of comic book and theme-park enthusiasts, as well as children from the Santa Clarita Valley Boys and Girls Club, helped power up the latest addition to Six Flags Magic Mountain on Thursday as the park's 18th roller coaster, Green Lantern: First Flight, debuted.
Tuesday, July 5
A 57-year-old Sylmar woman lost her dog in Castaic after a car crash Monday.
Boston Scientific applauded the approval of the America Invents Act of 2011, passed this week by the U.S. House of Representatives, in a statement issued by the company. Designed to modernize the country's patent system, the Senate approved a similar bill in March.
Olympic gold medalist Kim Rhode brought a pocketful of medals to share with participants of the third annual Wild West Trap Shoot to benefit Carousel Therapeutic Riding Ranch.
It's not Christmas in July, but planning for the 2011 Holiday Home Tour is well underway and the Home Tour League is seeking Santa Clarita Valley homes, 3,000 square feet or larger.
The executive director of the Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging has completed his contract, and is no longer with the agency, it was announced this week.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) - A pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago was still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Originally built as part of the Valencia master plan, and designed as Santa Clarita's truly first work, live, walk residential homes, The Madison apartments are now being readied for sale as condominiums – their original intended use.
Taking my clients out of town for their annual planning retreat, a key asset comes into play: perspective.
So I'm in the shower when the phone rings. It may be my sister calling about our dying mother, so I wrap a towel around me and rush to the phone.
Regarding Gary Horton's provocative piece on old thinking about water rationing (Aug. 20, "Water rationing is old thinking"), I think Gary Horton is right on the mark.
While it is comforting to know that Isis will fail, it is alarming to realize that the world may be too slow in stamping out this regrettable regime.
With just over two months until the mid-term elections in November, it's time to talk about voting choices. No, I won't be endorsing candidates, issues, or parties. What I will do is suggest some strategies for getting factual information and making wise choices before you enter the voting booth.
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
Red and gold pompoms sat on tables at Big Wangs in Valencia on Saturday. A flag, of the same color, hung underneath one of several flat-screen TVs that were broadcasting games on the first Saturday of the 2014 college football season.
California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another and No. 15 Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno State in Steve Sarkisian's debut as the Trojans' head coach.
BRUSSELS (AP) - Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian rebels.