"Nothing is certain but death and taxes," - Benjamin Franklin That was in the 18th century. The 21st century adaptation might be: "Nothing is certain but longevity and taxes." Longevity is a known financial risk and its importance will grow year after year. Why? Because retirement planning ends with addressing income needs only through average life expectancy, which is about age 85 for males and age 87 for females who currently are age 65. In ...
Alan Mootnick cares so much about protecting his endangered gibbons from human encroachment that even he doesn't interact with them.
I commend City Councilman Bob Kellar for bravely speaking about illegal immigration. American life as we know it could soon end under the burden of illegal immigration.
The 2010 AAF-Los Angeles North ADDY Awards, an advertising, graphic design and web design competition, is waiving last-minute entry fees until Friday, Feb. 19.
The American Cancer Society has launched Daffodil Days 2010, an ongoing campaign running through March that will raise funds for cancer research and education by selling daffodils in communities nationwide.
On Thursday a California Superior Court Judge ruled against The Community Advocates for Healthcare SCV (CAHS) and Santa Clarita Organization for Planning and the Environment (SCOPE) in public interest litigation filed in opposition of a massive office expansion.
Fire tore through a Valencia apartment complex's clubhouse, heavily damaging the building but forcing no evacuations, fire officials said Sunday.
PARIS (AP) - A French judge has issued an international arrest warrant for U.S. cyclist Floyd Landis in connection with a case of data hacking at a doping laboratory, France's anti-doping chief said Monday.
A lone white man walks down the street in the heavily Hispanic side of Newhall. His skin color sets him apart from the brown-skinned residents. He carries no Watchtower tracts, nor does he wear a name badge announcing his church.
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I am disgusted with the people who claim Bob Kellar said he was a proud racist. Period. They either did not take the time to read what he really said or they are misquoting him intentionally, some for political reasons. First, anyone who knows Kellar, knows he is not a racist. He is one of the most decent people you could ever meet. Second, Kellar did not introduce the word "racist" during the discussion at ...
Our president recently announced the termination of the Manned Space Flight program (Constellation) while supporting the continued funding of AIG with billions of taxpayer dollars that are unlikely to ever be paid back.
David Gauny's letter to the editor, "Hospital chose its own fate" (Letters to the editor, Jan. 31, 2009) is right on the mark.
UPDATED SUNDAY: Ali Hajimohamed, 14, returned to his Valencia home about 11 this morning, his father said. Aziz Hajimohamed said his son, Ali, did not reveal his whereabouts upon his return. It marked the second such incident involving a 14-year-old boy in less than a week. Both boys returned safely. ++++++++++++++++++++ Original post, Friday: Valencia father Aziz Hajimohamed said his son has been missing since Thursday evening. Ali Hajimohamed, 14, was not at the ...
Darlene D'Amico of Newhall took this photo of Venice on a bright March morning in 2009. "I'm standing on the Rialto Bridge looking over the Grand Canal, and was impressed not only with the beautiful day, but with the numerous methods of water transportation, all clearly visible from my perch," said D'Amico. To submit your best vacation photo e-mail a jpg photo, full size, at least 7 inches wide or 300 resolution and 3 inches ...
SANTA CLARITA - Two robberies were reported in a six-hour period in Newhall late Sunday and early Monday, and investigators say they may be linked.
NEW YORK (AP) - Skier Bode Miller and a former flame agreed on Monday to share time with their infant son for the next four months, calming a court fight over him as Miller heads toward the Winter Olympics.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Rescue teams were working against the clock and the bitter cold Monday to find a couple and four children who went to play in the snow in the remote mountains of northwest Nevada but didn't return after a night of sub-zero temperatures.
Two men have been charged with stealing wreckage of the car in which "Fast and Furious" actor Paul Walker and his friend, Valencia businessman Roger Rodas, died in a fiery crash in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 30.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, is worth more than the government paid for it but far less than the former owner claimed, according to a commission report released Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
Business owners and leaders often stray too close to a situation to see the entire picture. One of the responsibilities as a Trusted Advisor is to observe what is happening from a vantage point to provide a fresh perspective to clients that may not be otherwise noticed.
BANGKOK (AP) - Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house on Monday and called early elections. But protesters seeking to topple her vowed to carry on their fight, saying they cannot win the polls because of corruption.
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.