It is time for the United States to join the following countries in allowing gays and lesbians to openly serve in the military: Albania, Australia, Austria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Ireland, Italy, Republic of Korea, Spain, Ukraine and United Kingdom.
I think it was about my 40th year that I realized how much of my life had been spent living in the future.
RSVP for jewelry show, fundraiser
Rick and Celeste Steen, of Canyon Country, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Holly Suzanne Steen to Jeff Wayne Lowzik, of Glendale.
Local resident Suzanne Stone will host a private Lia Sophia jewelry show and fundraiser at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday, Dec. 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
This holiday season, the Foundation for Children's Dental Health, in partnership with Donna Lombardi, will provide free oral evaluation, cleaning and fluoride varnish application to school age children on Monday, Dec. 20 and Dec. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the office at 23752 Newhall Ave, Newhall, CA 91321.
The Santa Clarita Community College District Board of Trustees, which oversees College of the Canyons, elected Michele Jenkins as the 2011 board president Wednesday. She replaces Scott Wilk, who remains on the board as a trustee.
Steve Teeman on Thursday was appointed to be the 2011 Castaic Union School District board president. He replaces David Huffaker, who remains on the Castaic Union board. Laura Pearson was selected to be the clerk during the Thursday night board meeting.
Local pets who want their photos taken with Santa Claus can stop by Pet Supply from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today for their photo sessions. The event is organized by Santa Clarita Pet Assistance, a local organization dedicated to promoting animal welfare.
The Santa Clarita Valley was buffeted by strong breezes and gusty winds Friday and Friday night, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a wind avisory to be in effect at least until 6 p.m. Saturday.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry remains in critical but stable condition at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, where he was hospitalized Dec. 3. after complications arose from a surgery.
Delicious hot chocolate, baby Jesus and a drive-thru display.
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The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (HR 5297), which President Barack Obama signed on Oct. 4, will provide approximately $30 billion to small banks (those with less than $10 billion in assets) for lending to small businesses; provide approximately $12 billion in tax incentives to small businesses and expand the loan programs of the Small Business Administration (SBA).
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luc Besson's "Lucy" proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of "Hercules" by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.
PARIS (AP) - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's greatest race by chiseling a lead over his main rivals a few seconds at a time and dominating them in the mountains.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite each side offering different truces to temporarily halt nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) - An American doctor infected with the deadly Ebola disease received intensive treatment Sunday in West Africa and was in stable condition, talking to his medical team and working on his computer, a spokeswoman for an aid group said.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - A small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning, authorities said.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - That guy in the Spider-Man suit you posed with at Comic-Con? It might have actually been Harry Potter.
PLYMOUTH, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California wildfire more than tripled in size Saturday, threatening vineyards and hundreds of homes, while a new blaze prompted evacuation of a community in Yosemite National Park.
DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Del Mar will shift two turf races scheduled for Sunday to the dirt and make other adjustments after the deaths of some horses, including two Saturday, since the summer meet began nearly two weeks ago.
One of the key research findings outlined in Keith McFarland's book "The Breakthrough Company" is that there should only be one crown worn in every organization.
It is vacation season, and many of us are facing that age-old problem: We find it hard to relax!