Lack of creativity, not lack of money, is threatening health care coverage for more than 160,000 children.
Despite some recent reforms, federal and state taxes can still take a big bite out of inherited assets, including retirement plans, but there are some special circumstances.
In the far-right's non-reality-based universe - in which logic was entirely abandoned in lieu of whatever reality the Rovian twisters deemed essential - they are already attacking a popularly elected president-elect before he has spent a minute in the Oval Office.
Mayor Bob Kellar will install the Valley Industrial Assocation's 2009 Board of Directors at the next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Hyatt Valencia.
In a class that is typically about earning money, students are learning how to earn it and then give it away.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is lending a helping hand during the holiday season to victims of the recent California wildfires.
Bethlehem Lutheran hosts three presentations of the 15th annual "Follow the Star" Christmas pageant from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the church, 27265 Luther Dr. in Canyon Country.
The Pacific Youth Football League will host playoff games for its annual Super Bowl championship at College of the Canyons Saturday.
I have written that this national election is one of the most historic and important in modern history, and that is still true. However, recent events have conspired to turn this presidential campaign into either farce or tragedy.
I've followed the presidential campaign from the beginning, riding its roller coaster of events. I've had a hard time putting my finger on exactly what it was that bothered me about John McCain and the prospect of facing four or eight more years with Republicans in the White House.
Let me get this straight. John McCain says that the failure of the Wall Street bailout is Barack Obama's fault? Let's backtrack to 1980 and the beginning of the Reagan era.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons presents the musical "South Pacific," with students combining their talents under the direction of adjunct theater director Andrea Slominski.
Career fair at COC College of the Canyons is hosting an Job and Career Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Canyon Country campus, 17200 Sierra Highway. More than 30 employers are expected to attend. The last job fair on Sept. 24 drew hundreds of jobseekers. Call (661) 362-3286 or email email@example.com for more information. City planning study session The City Council and Planning Commission are hosting a joint study session at ...
College of the Canyons officials named Paul Wickline chair of the theater department. He will also produce the 2008-09 student theater season.
Junior high students from across the Santa Clarita Valley gathered Wednesday to participate in bridge-building activities designed to promote positive interpersonal and group relations between students.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela wasn't on life support and had many family members and doctors close by in his final hours, a family friend who was at his bedside said Sunday.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.