At the very moment photos snapped of President Obama shaking hands with Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, conservative commentators blood-letted and vented of Obama bespoiling the dignity of the office of U.S. President. FOXies might prefer Obama acting as high school prom bully, but Obama told us during the campaign he intended to employ diplomacy over bravado.
If President Obama's health care plan gets changed to exclude a public option like Medicare, then it is not a health care reform. A public option is the only way to guarantee health care for all Americans.
Genocide is the "premeditated expulsion and mass-murder of a people because of its indelible identity - race, ethnicity, religion, culture and language."
On Cesar Chavez Day, Bowman "Bulldogs" celebrated the life of a man who began a crusade that created better working conditions for all Americans.
Students at Hart High School participated in the school's annual eye glasses drive to give new eyes to people with visual impairments from all over the world.
Homes sales increased again in March while the median price of homes sold dropped, ending a two-month period that seemed to signal a stabilization of prices.
More than 50 employers will be at College of the Canyons this Saturday, April 25, to give students of all ages a chance to match their own interests with a potential career. Discovering Careers 2009 is a free career exploration fair with hands-on activities for students from 5 to 20 years old. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Valencia COC campus.
SACRAMENTO - Senate Bill 463, authored by State Senator Tony Strickland (R-Thousand Oaks) which would create a tax credit for the purchase and installation of renewable energy resources, passed the Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications Committee.
Since the age of 5, Cristina Romero always has had a love of dance. Now 16, she is dancing as a member of the Grandeza Mexicana, a professional dance company based in Los Angeles. She started dancing as a member of the city of Santa Clarita's Ballet Folklorico at the Newhall Community Center.
LOS ANGELES - The Reading Rights Coalition will participate in the L.A. Times "Festival of Books" to educate authors about the need to enable text-to-speech for books available for Amazon's Kindle 2 reading device.
April, what a lovely month. So many ephemeral images spring to mind with the thought of April - daffodils, sun showers, lilacs, and, of course, ripe juicy strawberries.
Sheriff Lee Baca and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, in partnership with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and the California Office of the Governor, and Supervisors Don Knabe and Mark Ridely-Thomas and the county Board of Supervisors,
Every two minutes, somewhere in America, someone is sexually assaulted.
Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day around the world.
A fire broke out in the Terrace Apartment complex, 24377 Newhall Ave. at about 8:04 p.m. Monday, according to an L.A. county fire department supervisor.
The days of losing your hotel room key and waiting in a long line to check-out and pay your bill might be over. Hilton Worldwide announced yesterday that they'll be revolutionizing the way its hotel system works in the near future, making your stay much more compatable with your smartphone.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.
#SCV Sheriff's "National Night Out" Against Crime 2014. COME JOIN US.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant, tea party conservatives on a border security bill.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday as the World Health Organization announced dozens of new deaths reported in the last several days.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) - The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.