How unpatriotic of Rush Limbaugh and his cohorts to be happy that the 2016 Olympics lost its bid to be held in Chicago.
A common misunderstanding underlying much of the current health care debate results from not distinguishing between a government option regarding our health insurance versus adoption of a government-run health care system.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats reached agreement Wednesday on key elements of a health care bill that would vastly alter America's medical landscape, requiring virtually universal sign-ups and establishing a new government-run insurance option for millions.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi planned a formal announcement Thursday morning in front of the Capitol. Lawmakers said the legislation could be up for a vote on the House floor next week.
LOS ANGELES -- On any given night, an estimated 43,000 people are homeless in Los Angeles' Continuum of Care, according to the 2009 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Report (HC09), released Tuesday by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA).
On Nov. 5 and 6 the city of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station and Valencia High School will join in partnership to conduct the bi-annual "Every 15 Minutes" program.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- According to a new online resource made available today by Marin Institute, there is a growing number of states collecting funds from the sale of alcoholic beverages and earmarking the dollars for programs that mitigate alcohol related harm.
The city of Santa Clarita's Arts and Events department announced a set date for the 2010 Earth Arbor Day Festival.
In November, the College of the Canyons Foundation will celebrate the legacy of beloved Hollywood performer Jack Oakie and his wife, Victoria, by presenting the second film in the College of the Canyons Oakie Film Series.
The Repertory East Playhouse (REP) will end its 2009 season with the highly anticipated production of the classic comedy "M*A*S*H," by Tim Kelly, sponsored by ServPro of Santa Clarita and presented by the city of Santa Clarita.
College of the Canyons will hold its 20th Annual "Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair" Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6. As in past years, the event will be held in COC's parking lot #8, near the Stadium off Valencia Boulevard.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Ghosts and goblins aren't the only spooky things lurking around this Halloween. A new report by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics reveals that popular children's face paints contain lead, a potent neurotoxin, as well as nickel, cobalt and chromium, which can cause lifelong skin sensitization and contact dermatitis.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Small Business Development Center invite business owners in the Newhall Redevelopment area to attend an informational workshop titled "Marketing and Sales When the Economy is Sinking."
Night work on Soledad Canyon Road and McBean Parkway as part of the City's Asphalt Rehabilitation Project is postponed due to anticipated nighttime weather conditions. Paving on Soledad Canyon Road will continue on Sunday, November 1, with the construction Project on McBean scheduled to begin Monday, November 2.
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Here's a question: when politicians or public figures are dead wrong about a claim they've repeatedly made, what expectations does the public reasonably have to either an apology or even an acknowledgement that they were wrong in the first place?
During the Senate's brief pre-election legislative session in mid-September, Harry Reid, D-Nevada, intends to call up for a vote an amendment to the Unites States Constitution.
It never fails to amaze me how many major projects are approved with little or no awareness of the actual impact of the project.
BOSTON (AP) - Kevin Jepsen hadn't earned a save in nearly two years. He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz.
There are few singular moments that can send two groups of people at the same place spiraling into opposite extremes of the emotional spectrum.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A wild chase that began Monday with two men in an SUV firing on pursuing police ended several hours later with one suspect dead, another arrested, and a SWAT officer with a gunshot wound to the leg, Los Angeles authorities said.
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting residents to become its water police: to report when and where they spot broken city-owned sprinkler heads geysering water or other city watering systems wasting the precious liquid.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - Protesters have gathered daily, with some crowds turning violent, since a police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Here's a look at key elements of the shooting and the unrest that followed:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve Ballmer has introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego City Council approved raising the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, overriding a mayoral veto and setting the stage for a possible challenge at the voting booth.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) - The body of the missing, pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine has been found deep in an abandoned mine shaft in Southern California, where her husband had been stationed, and Alaskan authorities have arrested her alleged lover on suspicion of homicide.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Apple has ways of encouraging you to buy more of its products: It offers bonus features on devices like the iPhone and iPad that work only when paired with other Apple gadgets.
CAIRO (AP) - The Egyptian government has announced a 24-hour extension in cease-fire talks between Israel and the Hamas militant group.
When the movie "The Devil Wears Prada" was over, my wife turned to me and asked me what I thought. I told it was one of the best movies on business and leadership I had ever seen.
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