WASHINGTON, D.C. - At a press conference held earlier today in Washington, D.C., Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (CA-25) and three other Members of Congress joined together with hunters and anglers from across the country to support passage of the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009 (S. 22), which includes McKeon's Eastern Sierra and Northern San Gabriel Mountains Wild Heritage Act.
Beginning in April, the Visually Impaired Assistance Services group will move their meeting location to Bouquet Canyon Seniors apartment complex at 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road. The group meets monthly on the second and fourth Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The State Water Contractors welcomed the California Department of Water Resources' announcement that State Water Project (SWP) delivery projections have increased from 15 percent to 20 percent, but the organization says that the overall picture remains unchanged. The state continues to face a three-year drought and a deep and growing water crisis. The cumulative impacts of drought and ongoing regulatory restrictions have led to water rationing, fallowed farm lands, job losses and ...
On Nov. 1, 1933, Mrs. Bruce Reid recorded seeing both a male and female ivory-billed woodpecker in Texas. And on May 28, 1938, Oscar McKinley Bryans observed a ruby-throated hummingbird in Michigan, noting that the birds were most common when apple trees were blooming.
If all goes as planned, this May the Santa Clarita City Council could give final approval for its purchase of 140 acres of open space in Placerita Canyon.
March 20 is the deadline for nominations of all eligible preschool teachers for the Los Angles Universal Preschool (LAUP) Preschool Teacher of the Year Award.
How does a student move from high school to a prestigious school like West Point? It's a long and tedious process, but a worthwhile one. My application process started during my junior year at West Ranch High School, with an invitation to participate in the United States Military Academy Summer Leadership Seminar, which invites 800 individuals each year. Potential candidates should apply for a slot in the SLS between January and February of their junior ...
Karlan English feels a special connection to guide dogs. "I get to love these dogs and be a part of their lives," said English, a 17-year-old senior at Saugus High School and the youngest member of a family who raises guide dogs for the visually impaired. "They have become a big part of me, and I consider myself really lucky." English and his family have raised guide dogs in Saugus for more than 20 years ...
On Feb. 23, students from the Virtual Enterprise Regional Occupational Program class held at Golden Valley High School participated in an all-day trade fair that took place in Long Beach, Calif.
Find the right fit for your skills and get reduce stress During a focus group conducted for the book, "The Millionaire Mind," one of the participants took a long time to introduce himself to the other 10 people around the room. Dan, he called himself, said his first job was with a corporation selling calculators and electronic watches to large retailers. He took the job right after graduating from a top business school with a ...
The Castaic Area Town Council and Chamber of Commerce held their annual awards ceremony Saturday honoring members of the business sector and community at large.
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So - after enjoying a peaceful night's sleep in your virtually crimeless neighborhood, you drive your big SUV down our wide, landscaped roads, dropping kids off at our well-managed public schools, continuing your way down Caltrans-maintained highways to your job building widgets for the latest government fighter plane or public project. Listening to Rush Limbaugh in the morning, you consider how superior your anti-government, conventional-wisdom conservatism is. But maybe you're having some doubts. Congressman McKeon ...
Can any of us imagine - right here in Santa Clarita - a mom and her children sleeping in their car? It may sound unbelievable, but they are coming to Single Mothers Outreach for help. In the last two weeks, I have talked with seven families that were homeless or about to become homeless.
I finally was able to read the (AT&T Champions Classic golf tournament) articles from the week in your paper online, and see the photos of (my husband) Dan's win ("Lasting impression: Forsman wins AT&T Champions Classic," March 16).
WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring America at a "crossroads" in the fight against terrorism, President Barack Obama on Thursday revealed clearer guidelines for the use of deadly drone strikes, including more control by the U.S. military, while leaving key details of the controversial program secret.
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Groups of youths have burnt down a restaurant, torched more than 30 cars and injured three police in a fourth night of riots in suburbs of the Swedish capital that started following a fatal police shooting.
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A 37-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a case in which a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin were discovered in Washington state last week.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The U.S. and several key allies looked again Wednesday for a strategy to end Syria's civil war, their united efforts unable at the moment to stem the Assad regime's military gains and Washington still unwilling to join those providing the rebels with lethal military aid.
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) - The Boy Scouts of America's national leadership will vote Thursday on whether to allow openly gay Scouts in its ranks, a critical and emotionally charged moment for one of the nation's oldest youth organizations and its millions of members.
DUARTE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a woman in a Los Angeles suburb found a bear cub sitting on her kitchen counter.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Chechen immigrant shot to death in Florida after an altercation with an FBI agent implicated himself in a triple slaying that officials believe may have been connected to Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, authorities said.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest man to reach the top of Mount Everest, a Nepali official and Miura's Tokyo-based support team said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen since 2009. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a major national security speech by President Barack Obama in which he plans to pledge more transparency to Congress in his counterterrorism policy.
In 2008, Santa Clarita was named the most business- friendly city in Los Angeles County by the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation.
Forget the political "blame game." The biggest game in town now is the credibility game - a high-stakes exercise that will end with America's political middle deciding who is trustworthy and who isn't. Some key players:
If you listen loud enough you can almost hear the siren song of the Republican Party spread its dulcet tones across Washington. It's scandal season boys and girls, and for the GOP it's Mardi Gras, Christmas and The Spanish Inquisition all in one!
Valencia indoor trampoline park Jump 5150 is helping to raise money for Brain Cancer Awareness Month by holding a fundraiser Friday.
Earlier this month, the Southern California Association of Governments recognized the city of Santa Clarita and Los Angeles County with a sustainability award for the joint general plan known as "One Valley, One Vision."