Have you heard the complaints from parents about the recent cancellation of the Santa Clarita Valley's junior high promotion ceremonies?
When creating a strategic plan or updating the current one, companies usually go through the exercise of performing a SWOT analysis. SWOT stands for: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.
Illegal immigrants make a mockery of the laws of the nation they hope to join - the same laws that my family adhered to when they chose to immigrate here.
Our weekly narrative shifts back to the Granary Square Starbucks where now famous mayor of Starbucks, Sam Danny continues holding court over the "coffee klatch" crowd of retirees, wannabe retirees and middle-aged working stiffs.
SCV Senior Center has offered classes with medical Qigong therapist Carol Benitez since last September to teach techniques that promote healthy living, vitality, and speedy recovery from illness.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- "The state's rising deficit continues to impact every city, county and school district in California," Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said in a statement.
Santa Clarita's sister city Tena has recently suffered serious damage from rainfall.
Thursday, April 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, and one of the best ways people can be environmentally responsible is by donating and shopping at Goodwill Southern California, one of the original recyclers since 1916.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich released figures from the Department of Public Social Services showing that illegal aliens' children born in the United States collected more than $50 million in welfare benefits ($21.9 million CALWORKS plus $29.4 million food stamps) for the month of February.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, April 21, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350.
Santa Clarita-based rock band The McGrath Project is set to showcase for Matchless Amplifiers' 20th Anniversary Concert at Kulaks Woodshed in North Hollywood at 8 p.m. on April 22.
A truck overturned on San Francisquito Canyon Road about a mile north of Copperhill around noon, blocking lanes.
L.A.-based improv comedy group HOLLER! will host a silent auction and comedy show benefiting the I'm Too Young for This! Cancer Foundation on Friday, April 30 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The SCV Space.
Los Angeles -- May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, the perfect time to take the first step toward better health by making physical activity part of your daily routine, the Arthritis Foundation said today.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Herculez Gomez grew up in Las Vegas, so he understands the odds are against him representing the United States at the 2010 World Cup soccer tournament, which starts in South Africa June 11.
But he may be worth a bet.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The California Highway Patrol has taken down safety guidelines for a criticized but legal driving maneuver in which motorcyclists pass stalled traffic by driving between lanes.
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison.
XIXI, Taiwan (AP) - Firefighters uncovered ID cards and body fragments as they picked through wreckage Thursday for evidence to identify the victims of a plane crash that killed 48 people on a Taiwanese island.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 20 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) - An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."
PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) - His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's native Pakistan.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.
In my last column ("The IRS is far from earning back our trust," June 30), I discussed the arrogance and lawlessness of the Obama administration and its bureaucrats, practiced on a scale unprecedented in American history.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Dan Haren's promising spring has morphed into a troubling summer. At this point, even he isn't sure when it is going to stop.
HOLLYWOOD - After a season of twists and turns and off-the-field adversity, the USC Trojans are ready to move forward under first-year head coach Steve Sarkisian and returning starting quarterback junior Cody Kessler.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Hillary Rodham Clinton launched a new campaign Wednesday - to encourage parents to talk, read and sing to their babies.
NEW YORK (AP) - Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices.
There was a time when I aimed to be the most fantastic and well liked dad in - well, at least our neighborhood. At some point in my fatherhood experience, that was actually a goal of mine - partly because I wanted our house to be the Kool-aid house, the home where everyone wanted to be, and part because I want to be the best at what I did.
This year's Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series closes out its season Friday with Doña Oxford, known as "The Boogie Woogie Woman" for her two-fisted piano playing.