My wife, Carrie, was feeling out of sorts this weekend, so we decided to take it slow and make a weekend of resting at the homestead. We watched movies and read papers. I fixed a shower door - and I waited and waited for time to go by, as Carrie got the rest she needed.
Our illegal immigration problem reminds me of the story about a woman who was constantly chasing ants in her kitchen.
Valencia boys tennis continued its dominant run through Foothill League play Tuesday, clinching its eighth league title in nine years with a 17-1 victory over Canyon at Valencia High School on Tuesday.
Valencia (16-3, 9-0) has established itself as a powerhouse in the Santa Clarita Valley, and given the expectations that the team sets for itself every year, winning matches in the postseason was almost a focus before Foothill League play even began.
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There are signs the economy is turning for the better. Long-distance trucking is on the rebound, restaurant traffic appears on the upswing and retail stores are slowly making a comeback.
The Hart High School cheerleaders took top honors during their last competition of the season, USA Spirit Nationals, March 26-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
This Cinco de Mayo, make sure you're prepared to celebrate the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Gather your family on this festive day to enjoy music, dancing and of course, great Mexican food.
Golf tournament and fundraiser at Robinson Ranch
WASHINGTON - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA's Forest Service will contribute $500,000 in 2010 to the "More Kids in the Woods" program for projects that promote active lifestyles and connect kids to nature.
One lucky high school student from the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will go home with a brand new Nissan Versa, following a random drawing program Wednesday evening, April 28, at College of the Canyons stadium.
WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) was honored among his colleagues by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today with the Spirit of Enterprise Award for his support of American jobs and business.
I have to admit, I'm just a little jealous of the tea party movement and the endless rallies, demonstrations and protests they are engaged in. For most of my life, it was liberals, Democrats and their fringe political groups that were doing the protesting.
Saugus softball asserted its will in a 9-2 victory over Canyon on Monday at Saugus High School.
It started with a visit by board members to Sulphur Springs Community School's science lab where trustees were inspired to install labs at each of the district's elementary schools.
NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas.
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says former NFL and Southern California receiver Keyshawn Johnson has been arrested after a report of a domestic dispute.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged safety violations in a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area.
OLYMPIA, Wash. - David Simonsen wanted his teenage son to earn money, so he offered what he thought would be a tempting task: the chance to sell stuff on eBay.
In an effort to help local business owners see their enterprises thrive and expand, Rick Hernandez, President, Syntesis Global, LLC will deliver the presentation "Growing Your Business in the 21st Century, A New Era" during the spring 2014 College of the Canyons Chancellor's Circle Breakfast Briefing.
HONOLULU (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.
Meb Keflezighi of San Diego won the men's race in the Boston Marathon Monday, giving the city its long-hoped-for American champion a year after the bombings.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) - With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Survivors of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche recalled scenes of panic and chaos, describing Sunday how they dug through snow with their hands and ice axes in hopes of finding their friends alive.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.