Students at Valencia High School will have the opportunity to compare their own lives to those of families living in refugee camps around the world when the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force brings Camp Darfur to the Valencia campus on Monday, March 9.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. ─ Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is showing great leadership in calling for more comprehensive laws to prevent irresponsible dog breeding in Los Angeles County, according to one of the nation's leading animal welfare organizations.
"We applaud Supervisor Antonovich for his motion which will be heard by the Board of Supervisors this coming Tuesday. If this motion is embraced, it will create an opportunity to make sweeping changes and prevent tax payers from bearing the cost of irresponsible breeding," said Elizabeth Oreck, LA Programs Manager for Best Friends Animal Society.
Opportunities are still available to volunteer for the 2009 AT&T Champions Classic golf tournament, held at the Valencia Country Club on March 9-15.
AT&T Champions Classic (March 9 - 15)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - With American taxpayers on the hook to spend nearly $100 billion in "economic recovery" dollars on federal education programs -- on top of the roughly $60 billion already spent each year -- congressional Republicans are calling on the Obama Administration to cooperate with vigorous congressional oversight to protect both students and taxpayers.
SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2009 (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- John A. Torres, special agent in charge, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Los Angeles Field Division, issued a statement today cautioning college students planning on traveling to Mexico for spring break.
Volunteers in the Santa Clarita Valley and across the nation are being recruited to get outdoors and help track the effects of climate on seasonal changes in plant and animal behavior.
Local arts organizations host a screening of the new award-winning film "Who Does She Think She is?" on Saturday, March 28 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Emanuel Healing Arts, home of Goddess Fitness, located at 26635 Valley Center Dr., Suites 102 and 103, Santa Clarita 91351.
Wearing a black T-shirt that read, "No War!" Patty Carmody, 77, stands on a Valencia street corner thinking about her granddaughter.
It was sometime around noon on a Friday when 24-year-old James Dean hopped in his new Porsche 550 Spyder and headed north on the four-lane highway through the Santa Clarita Valley.
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Since their first season in 2001-2002, the Western States Hockey League franchise in Valencia has not advanced past the first round of the Western Division playoffs.
Some live to rock. Now rock can help someone live.
The Santa Clarita City Council got an earful Tuesday from neighbors of the two nearby landfills, in Val Verde and Granada Hills.
Saugus High School hosted a sold-out show Saturday, as parents and friends packed bleachers to watch dance teams perform hip-hop, jazz and lyrical routines.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
BOSTON (AP) - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Monday said there was "overwhelming evidence" that Russia is fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but suggested that President Barack Obama has not yet concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions warrant broader sanctions on key Russian economic sectors.
April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme is "Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow."
I consider every election an important election. Presidential elections deservedly get a lot of attention, but presidents can only do so much on their own, despite the opposition wailing and whining otherwise.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
Opponents of the City Council's vote to locate three electronic billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing aging billboards on city thoroughfares have launched a drive to get the decision reversed.
Nearly 1,000 more ballots for the Santa Clarita City Council election held last Tuesday will be counted this Tuesday - and they are expected to determine the council's newest member.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.
As Lance Armstrong stood on the podium after winning his seventh Tour de France title in 2005, he was exultant.
Getting your child's first pet is a momentous occasion. Even if your toddler grew up with the family cat or dog, having his very own pet is a rite of passage. So how can your family make the best decision for a mini addition while considering the safety and responsibility of every member of the household?
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer.
With housing prices remaining steady, interest rates low and contractors back in full swing, this is a prime time for home remodeling.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.