The Mobile Solutions Van from the Braille Institute will visit the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Tuesday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, today delivered the following remarks on the House floor in opposition to a resolution that would mandate the withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by the end of the year:
I will never forget stopping into the Los Angeles County Regional Planning Department several years ago to discuss an issue with a planner. She told me she didn't have time to talk because she and another planner were due in Supervisor Michael Antonovich's office shortly for their weekly planning briefing, but I could join them on the walk through the basement tunnel to his office to talk, if I wanted to.
Your editorial ("Look out for criminally misleading junk mail," Feb. 28) was a masterpiece of innuendo and character assassination, a triumph of fiction over fact.
This is going to be a very historic political year. Political campaigns will be the most divisive, dirtiest and destructive. It's all about power. And to get one to vote, the playbooks for both parties will be used. Here are samples of "fear tactics" used in past elections. The Democrats have claimed in past years that seniors on Social Security will lose it if Republicans are in power. No senior has lost any Social Security ...
Mean Girls: Helping Daughters Survive Who: Rancho Pico Junior High School What: This workshop shows parents how to help their daughters survive cliques, gossip, boyfriends and the "mean girl" culture. Case conferencing is included to allow parents to discuss their specific situations. When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Where: Rancho Pico Junior High School Library, 26250 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita, CA 91381 Contact: (661) 362-3531 Daybreak Toastmasters Who: Toastmasters What: Toastmasters members learn to speak to groups and ...
The third annual "Love Is in the Air" fundraiser to benefit the Santa Clarita Creative Guild will be held 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Knights of Columbus will sponsor the 30th annual 5K run, starting in Mentryville at the west end of Pico Canyon Road, Newhall, run entirely on trail in the park property, 9 a.m., Saturday, $21-$27 pre-registration (parking fees included). Info: (661) 259-4384.
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The 2008-2009 Newsmakers of the Year Awards hosted by the SCV Press Club in the Hyatt Regency Valencia. Friday, March 19, 6 p.m. cocktails. 7 p.m. dinner.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- The month of Avatar versus Hurt Locker Oscar predictions came to a close on March 7 with the Hurt Locker overtaking Avatar for Best Picture and Kathryn Bigelow trumping James Cameron for Best Director, causing environmentalists to see red.
LOS ANGELES -- The Santa Clara River is the last major wild river in Southern California. It provides its neighboring cities with drinking water and it irrigates rich farmland as it meanders 116 miles from the San Gabriel Mountains near Acton to the Pacific Ocean at Oxnard, CA. But it is a lethal combination of public apathy and corporate greed that could kill this preeminent ecosystem. Well over 38 endangered and threatened species inhabit the river, its watershed and tributaries.
WATSONVILLE, Calif. -- When it comes to eating healthy, most people know it's a good long-term choice, but what they may not know is that eating certain foods daily can provide immediate health benefits. According to a new UCLA study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, the antioxidant power in strawberries becomes "bioavailable" or ready to work in the blood after just a few short weeks of eating, resulting in the potential to improve ...
Roderick Butler, 24, of Canyon Country, was arrested this morning by detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's burglary team and charged with burglary, possession of a concealed weapon and possession of stolen property.
The City of Santa Clarita is gearing up to launch its new Green Energy Incentive Program, which offers grants to local businesses of all sizes that undertake projects designed to achieve eligible "green" objectives.
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60 in a crash that threw some riders from toppling cars and swiftly raised questions about whether excessive speed, mechanical problems or human error could have played a role.
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Welcome to the Liberals' version of the Hunger Games, America; unapologetically brought to you by our Progressive friends in the Democrat Party, whose economic policies have lifted a record number of Americans from the middle class and plopped them face down -- into poverty the past five years.
Colorful spinning dreidels, freshly cooked latkes and the sounds of Hanukkah songs filled the courtyard at the Valencia Town Center Mall Sunday evening for the community menorah lighting.
You might not be able to keep your plan and you might not be able to keep your doctor. Even President Obama has now apologized for his infamous statement to the contrary. But the promise was worse than untrue. It was used to obscure a moral wrong at the heart of Obamacare.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers blew most of a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter before holding on to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 114-108 Sunday night for their 12th victory in 13 games.
Last week, both the Mustangs' men's and women's basketball teams put forward productive outings. Mustang volleyball looks to make a strong postseason run starting this Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Despite having the NBA's best record, the Indiana Pacers realize there's always room for improvement.
HOUSTON (AP) - Tom Brady was glad to escape Houston with a win.
Official identification of the bodies believed to be actor Paul Walker and Valencia business owner Roger Rodas could take days, an investigator from the Los Angeles County Coroner's office said Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The worst of the online glitches, crashes and delays may be over for the problem-plagued government health care website, the Department of Health and Human Services said Sunday.
SANTA CLARITA - Tributes have been coming in from colleagues of actor Paul Walker who was killed Saturday in Valencia in a fiery crash of a sports car.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Port Police officials say a man died while trying to save two people who were swept into sea.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The family of an elderly U.S. tourist detained for more than a month in North Korea said Saturday the Swedish ambassador has seen the man and found him to be in good health.
BANGKOK (AP) - Riot police fired tear gas at anti-government mobs trying to force their way into the prime minister's office complex and Bangkok's police headquarters on Sunday, deepening Thailand's political crisis and raising fears of prolonged instability in one of Southeast Asia's biggest economies.