Americans have been living through what many financial experts consider the worst economic times since the Great Depression. Many have struggled with home mortgages amid layoffs and downsizings, while others regret some of their past financial choices.
One of the best qualities you can have is to be teachable. Learn to listen to others.
The local community is invited to Rosedell Elementary School's production of "Annie."
Vino 100 is hosting an in-store wine-tasting event, featuring Petra Santa Winery, as part of the store's Meet the Winemaker Series. Petra Santa Winery is from the Cienega Valley, located in California's Central Coast, on a 455-acre estate that is situated 25 miles from inland from Monterey Bay.
Mitchell Community School has been selected by California Business for Education Excellence as one of 1,221 public schools in California to be named a 2010 Honor Roll school.
Screamin Daily Deals recently presented Sierra Vista Junior High School with a $3,000 check as part of its School Rewards Program. The check was from parents signing up for Screamin Daily Deals and a bonus for having an 80 percent or greater participation rate. Each time a parent purchases one of the website's deals, the school will receive 10 percent of the proceeds. Checks are sent to schools quarterly.
Members of the Career & College Club, or CCC, at La Mesa Junior High School presented their final projects to eighth-grade students recently. The topics included "A-G" requirements, college systems and financial aid.
Southern California jazz-lovers and students of jazz spent a day filled with music performed by West Ranch High School students and others, ranging from junior high through university levels, as Jazz Appreciation Month was observed April 16 at the school.
Have you ever had someone teach you all about jazz elements?
The city of Santa Clarita is introducing new tracking technology to help locate missing people with cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer's, dementia or autism.
Sheriff's deputies detained more than a dozen juveniles outside two local high schools Tuesday after residents who live near the schools complained about underage smoking in their neighborhoods.
The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society's annual Chuckwagon Dinner Show, one of the favorite partner events tied in with the Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival, will this year feature a special tribute to the Stuntmen's Association of America, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY (PRNewswire) -- Today the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health launched a multimedia public education campaign urging parents and caretakers to get their whole family vaccinated. The campaign, called "Stay Healthy. Vaccinate.," uses print, television and radio spots, and will provide interactive content and information through Facebook and YouTube. The campaign also features its own website: www.vaccinateLA.com.
Guitar Center announced it is opening a new retail location in Stevenson Ranch on Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m. The store has a vast product selection and also features a Guitar Center Studios lesson facility. Guitar Center Studios will provide music lessons from beginner to advanced, featuring certified instructors.
Santa Clara Valley Bank announced its 2011 first quarter financial results on Friday.
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.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine has been extradited to Las Vegas to face charges he beat his porn star ex-girlfriend and then fled to California.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Brett Hundley was all smiles, mostly because of his defense.
BEIRUT (AP) - Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization risked being sucked further into the conflict.
BONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) - Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.
FONTANA, Calif. (AP) - Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized in serious but stable condition Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.
ATLANTA (AP) - Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor. Another won and lost elections in one state, then moved to another in a bid to get back into the U.S. Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Western business connections are complicating efforts to bring economic sanctions against executives and companies closely aligned with Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle. A prime example: the Russian Direct Investment Fund, a $10 billion sovereign wealth fund that's escaped sanctions in spite of international efforts to punish Russia for its incursions in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's acknowledgement the U.S. still lacks a strategy for defeating the growing extremist threat emanating from Syria reflects a still unformed international coalition.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
GRANADA HILLS - The Dan Kelley era at Golden Valley High School didn't get off to a good start; it got off to a great start, as the new-look Grizzlies began his coaching tenure with a 45-17 victory over Granada Hills Charter High School at John Elway Stadium on Friday night.