The 27-year federal ban on offshore oil drilling expired today, and Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) issued the following statement about it:
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons (PAC) and Santa Clarita school districts have launched a new K-12 arts education program designed to use the college's cultural and community resources to expose students to the visual and performing arts.
First Place I am thankful for many things. For example, I am thankful for the clothes I wear and for the family I have and also I'm thankful for the roof over my head. I like being thankful for my family because they love and take care of me. Also I am thankful for the roof over my head because if I didn't and it was raining I would be soaking wet. And I am ...
I have watched many election nights in my lifetime, and none comes close to matching the joy, relief and satisfaction I felt on Nov. 4, 2008.
The nation spoke on Nov. 4. The 2008 election cycle will be forever marked in history for the incredible voter turnout and the election of the nation's first African-American president.
The Valencia High School choir recently hosted a Holiday Boutique.
Eight Santa Clarita Valley elementary schools received Honor Roll distinction from the California Business for Education Excellence and Just for the Kids California.
Sierra Vista Junior High students won the 2008 VIA STAR product development contest with their project "SCV Sights to See!" detailing an innovative Santa Clarita touring service. Seventh-grader Logan Stern and eighth-graders Harsitha Sakhamuri, Sal Gonzalez, Connell Crocker, and Shayne Hartigan presented the project to an audience of business professionals on Nov. 18 at the Valley Industrial Association luncheon.
There we were again, completely cut off from going south on the Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeways and side roads due to a closure because of a fire. And who can forget the same scenario during the 1994 earthquake?
As a follow up to the previous article about couples' retirement strategies, following are some points in planning and protecting your retirement plans should you wish to consider variable annuities and their special income guarantees not offered by any other investment.
Since I am one of those "faithful Democrats" John Castagna describes with such disdain in his letter to the editor on Nov. 7, I feel that I must respond to his diatribe.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, was named Repulican Caucus Chair on Monday, replacing an Assemblyman who was elected to the Senate.
Local business and community leaders will be incarcerated Wednesday. It's all part of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Lock Up. A mock jail will be set up at Outback Steakhouse in Newhall, with local leaders volunteering to be arrested, then "serving time." Jailbirds must raise their own bail by gathering MDA donations from friends and associates. Money raised will be used for the local MDA chapter and help send children with neuromuscular diseases to MDA ...
I wonder how many people are aware of McSame's role in the savings and loan debacle of the '90s and his censure by the Senate?
A jury found Jacquelin Linaras guilty Monday of murdering her newborn girl and discarding the body in a mobile home park trash bin.
TORONTO (AP) - Four games, four wins, two shutouts and three goals allowed. Martin Jones is off to quite a start in the NHL.
BOSTON (AP) - Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.