WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Department of Labor reported this morning that the U.S. economy shed 598,000 jobs in the month of January, the largest single-month total since 1974, bringing the unemployment rate to 7.6 percent.
Tesoro walk club meets twice weekly The Tesoro walk club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Free and open to the public. Info: (661) 702-8953. Overeaters Anonymous Monday 8 p.m., Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road., Valencia. Tuesday 7 p.m., Barnabus House 24417 Chestnut St., Newhall. Thursday 7 p.m. "The Cocoon," 27013 Langside, Suite L, Santa Clarita. Friday 11:30 a.m. Barnabus House, 22417 Chestnut St., Newhall. Saturday 9.30 ...
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Bank of Santa Clarita, the only commercial bank headquartered in the Santa Clarita Valley, reported significantly improved earnings in 2008 over 2007 on Wednesday.
That's what you're doing if you sit in your SUV or car while idling at a curb somewhere.
Letter to Buck Mckeon: I'm stunned that you believe that tax relief will get Americans back to work. Cutting my taxes by $3,200 does not put $3,200 in my wallet. It does not give me a job. It does not fix our crumbling infrastructure. I'm embarrassed that you went with the Republicans instead of working with the Democrats and fixing our problem. I'm sad, really sad to see that it will be politics as usual ...
I wasn't going to respond to Nancy Neal's letter. However, I will because it is an excellent example of the dumbing of America.
As politics go, I have almost always been my father's son. Aside from a brief dip into liberal waters as an undergrad, I have uniformly adopted the conservative positions of the Protestant-raised, small-business-owning West Point graduate who reared me.
Let us forget not to be kind. I know that sentence seems to be worded in a strange way. That's because it is a line from a piece penned more than a century ago by Mary Stewart. I am a member of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita, which is a part of Zonta International. Zonta is a service organization dedicated to advancing the status of women locally and worldwide. At the end of every ...
The Santa Clarita Valley office space vacancy rate soared to 26.4 percent in December, the highest rate in 10 years, according Colliers International.
Congressmen Howard "Buck" McKeon is hoping his proposed auto tax deduction legislation, which is currently in the Senate version of the economic stimulus package, will stimulate auto sales.
"INTERPRETER, n.: One who enables two persons of different languages to understand each other by repeating to each what it would have been to the interpreter's advantage for the other to have said."
WASHINGTON, D.C. - At a press conference earlier today, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) stood alongside a local business owner and automobile dealership owner to discuss the current state of the economy, the Republican Economic Recovery Plan, and McKeon's proposed auto tax deduction, which is currently included in the Senate version of the Democrat economic stimulus package.
As a way to say "thank you" to local golf fans for their support, AT&T Champions Classic officials today announced that practice rounds on Monday and Tuesday, March 9 and 10, and pro-am rounds on Wednesday and Thursday, March 11 and 12, will be free of charge for spectators at Valencia Country Club.
The City of Santa Clarita's Anti-Gang Task Force worked to proactively prevent crime and brighten the futures of local at-risk youth in 2008.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies arrested a man who allegedly shot his father in the head late Thursday night in Canyon Country thanks to a tip supplied by a citizen, a sheriff's spokesman said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certainly think so.
SAN JOSE (AP) - California Lottery officials say two Powerball tickets sold in California have five of the six winning numbers. Officials say those tickets win $1 million each.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
There is no debate that time marches on. The sun rises, shines, and sets, and then does it all over again, day after day. And each day we encounter the unknown components of a whole new 24-hour set of life experience.
Despite the recent news that jobless rates are falling, these are still difficult times. Nearly everyone agrees at some level that America is still struggling economically but why and what should we do?
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - In what police are describing as a crime of opportunity, a wanted man with a criminal history dating nearly 15 years entered a front door that had been left open at a New York home near Hofstra University.
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) - A rock climber is dead after falling 150 feet while scaling a rock face in the San Jacinto Wilderness near Idyllwild.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - One of the tickets sold in Florida for the Powerball game Saturday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were:
Packed with wall-to-wall photos and paintings, Tom Rogers says his house "is a museum."
The Chorale wishes you "Bon Apetit!" at this concert featuring a menu of songs about food. Let's begin the feast with "The Seasonings" by P.D.Q. Bach, the forgotten child of the maestro discovered by Professor Peter Schickele: "By the Leeks of Babylon, E-i, e-i-o!"
ack by very popular demand, Soroptomist International of Santa Clarita Valley will host the Second annual "Gentlemen for A Cause" fundraiser on June 8 at the Westridge Clubhouse in Valencia.
A former leader of a large Fortune 500 company was quoted in an interview that "People who do things make mistakes. The biggest mistake is doing nothing."