With the sixth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq just passed, please remind your readers that the debate about the U.S.-Iraq policy should not just be whether U.S. troops should stay or leave.
Captains organizing teams for the American Cancer Society's "SCV Relay For Life" and those interested in forming a walking team for the 24-hour event this spring are invited to a team captain meeting 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at North Park Elementary School, 23335 Sunset Hills Dr., Valencia.
Businesses interested in supporting the American Cancer Society's 2009 SCV Relay For Life with an ad in the official program have until Friday, April 24, to order their ad and send in ad copy.
SCV Blue Star Mothers Chapter #91 hosts a "Casino Night" fundraiser at the Newhall American Legion Hall on Saturday. April 18 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To honor the sacrifice and patriotism of the Japanese-American soldiers who served in the United States Armed Forces during World War II, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Antonovich to send a five-signature letter to the United States Postmaster General in support of a Japanese-American World War II commemorative stamp.
"Despite President Franklin Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066, relegating their families, friends and colleagues to internment camps, more than 20,000 Japanese Americans served our country proudly during World War II," Antonovich said.
Gathered around a television set at the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, a group of College of the Canyons students watched as President Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States.
"We stood together and sang 'The Star-Spangled Banner,'" remembers Diane Raines, a nursing student who was on the trip. "I have never felt more proud to be an American."
Officials at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons (PAC) have announced the three scholarship winners of the college's Literature to Life essay contest focusing on Khalid Hosseini's best-selling novel "The Kite Runner."
The Help Group, the nation's largest and most comprehensive nonprofit of its kind serving children with autism and other special needs, recently launched its annual California public awareness and education campaign in recognition of National Autism Awareness Month.
April 12 through April 18, 2009 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Public service and safety entities from all over the united states are participating in this recognition week in an effort to outwardly show appreciation for all the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers.
To improve accessibility and safety at Castaic Lake, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that the Board of Supervisors approved a request for the Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for a $100,000 grant for the installation of a 18'x95' boat launch and 30'x40' storage shed adjacent to the Boating Instruction Safety Center at Castaic Lake.
The committee planning the 2009 American Cancer Society SCV "Relay for Life" meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Residence Inn in Stevenson Ranch.
A dinner to honor outstanding Regional Occupational Program (ROP) students is set for Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the multipurpose room at Rio Norte Junior High School, 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Valencia 91355.
I have been fortunate to participate in drum line at Rio Norte Junior High School since it began last year.
Newly elected Santa Clarita City Councilman Dante Acosta's journey to the Santa Clarita Valley is a familiar one.
NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T plans a major expansion of super-fast Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas.
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says former NFL and Southern California receiver Keyshawn Johnson has been arrested after a report of a domestic dispute.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to a dozen felony charges stemming from alleged safety violations in a deadly 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay Area.
OLYMPIA, Wash. - David Simonsen wanted his teenage son to earn money, so he offered what he thought would be a tempting task: the chance to sell stuff on eBay.
In an effort to help local business owners see their enterprises thrive and expand, Rick Hernandez, President, Syntesis Global, LLC will deliver the presentation "Growing Your Business in the 21st Century, A New Era" during the spring 2014 College of the Canyons Chancellor's Circle Breakfast Briefing.
HONOLULU (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.
Meb Keflezighi of San Diego won the men's race in the Boston Marathon Monday, giving the city its long-hoped-for American champion a year after the bombings.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) - With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Survivors of Mount Everest's deadliest avalanche recalled scenes of panic and chaos, describing Sunday how they dug through snow with their hands and ice axes in hopes of finding their friends alive.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.