The city of Santa Clarita is moving forward with another significant investment in Old Town Newhall - the beginning of a new "streetscape" for two blocks of Main Street. Construction officially begins on Monday, March 16 and will include two blocks of street improvements from 6th Street to 8th Street. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed this summer. Streetscaping is best described as a beautification project that includes pedestrian-friendly sidewalks, ...
I certainly agree that we must compel employers to use the E-Verify system. The employers who hire people who are not in the system should be prosecuted. We have people working in discount stores in Newhall and fast-food restaurants in Valencia and Canyon Country who do not speak one word of English. Did those employers use the system?
A couple of weeks ago, I visited the Reagan Presidential Library and picked up my signed copy of Bill O'Reilly's "A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity."
"Class warfare" is the rich conservative's battle cry regarding the new tax proposal on the wealthy elite of America. Really?
As a result of decades of working for and observing government dominated by liberals, I have formulated the following 10 immutable laws for aspiring liberal politicians:
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California residents are not strangers to emergencies. Disaster strikes in many forms, and almost always without warning, but the burden can consistently be lessened when we anticipate a surprise. Many families are left in worse condition than ever imagined because they failed to properly prepare. To avoid this common tragedy, the city of Santa Clarita does its best to help residents proactively prepare for emergencies.
When a male graduate student pursuing a degree in military history was inclined to speak his mind in classroom discussions about women in combat and women in the military more generally, he felt inhibited by the university's broadly worded policy on sexual harassment.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, and Assembly Budget Committee vice-chairman Roger Niello, R-Fair Oaks, Thursday announced the launch of a new Web site to inform businesses of available tools under newly-enacted Senate Bill 1608.
ADPROS, an affiliate member of the American Advertising Federation, presents the 2009 ADDY Awards at 5 p.m., Sunday at the Odyssey Restaurant at 15600 Odyssey Drive, Granada Hills. The ADDY Awards are the world's largest competition for those involved in advertising, graphic design and related creative fields. RSVP with Will Sherwood of The Sherwood Group, at (661) 287-0017. ADPROS Web site is www.adprosla.com.
Members of JSB Development will present plans for a "town center-designed, transit-focused community" proposed for 185 acres of vacant property in Canyon Country at the next Valley Industrial Association luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road in Valencia.
Typically, at a pro-am, we treat it as a practice. Fred's a great guy to play with in the pro-am because he's always happy and gives the amateurs a good natured tough-time. Fred's the only golfer that the amateurs have to say, "quiet please," to before they take a shot.
Today, I got everything done I needed to get done. I have clean clothes for the rest of the week. I watched the Pac-10 tournament and the outcome was good - Arizona State won - and then came out here and tried to do some fine tuning. I feel like I haven't had very good success the first couple of weeks this year. I went back to my old irons yesterday, and they felt ...
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SACRAMENTO - Assembly Republican Caucus Chairman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, and Assembly Budget Committee Vice-Chairman Roger Niello, R-Fair Oaks, today announced the launch of a new website aimed at informing businesses of the tools available to them under newly enacted SB 1608.
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.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.