Regarding Roger Gitlin's "Wear your knee boots at City Hall," Sept. 19: Actually, I think hip boots would be more appropriate in dealing with the obstinacy of our present City Council (excepting good ol' Bob Kellar).
The sea of pink-clad women broke into applause as the winner's name was announced. Bobbi Yost, 65, was declared the 2010 Friendly Valley Golf Association Ladies Champion on Oct. 13 during a ceremony at the Newhall senior living property's golf clubhouse.
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Coming over to my Uncle Earl's house is always fascinating. Upon the wall of his den hang all of his trophies - the eight-point buck he took in Montana, the 450-pound elk he took in Saskatchewan and the 150-pound salmon he took in Sacramento.
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Meg Whitman vs. Jerry Brown: One of them will be the next governor of California. But does either candidate instill confidence that he or she is the right leader to take the helm of this badly damaged state and its almost $20 billion deficit?
There are exceptions to every rule, but in general, we like to see our politicians earn their stripes in the trenches of local government before ascending to higher office.
Most political affiliations occur due to accident of birth or otherwise. I cannot count myself an exception to that rule.
Incredible. Once again, I was truly amazed and negatively impressed with what takes place at the City Council meetings.
The financial abuses of the city of Bell has opened our awareness of the public sector running rampant with no controls.
As the November election approaches, the media will be filled with well-meaning admonitions for all eligible citizens to "get out and vote." You know the usual urging to exercise your right and fulfill your duty - and even your obligation - to vote.
Among the virtues most championed through human history is perseverance, even though today it is a word we seldom hear - and an attitude we often lack. Like so many classic character traits, we are more apt to praise it than practice it.
Wayne Crawford has been named as the honoree of this year's Zonta Celebrity Tribute Dinner to be held Nov. 5 at the Odyssey Restaurant in Granada Hills.
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I recall the disastrous mess the Carter administration left our armed forces in.
Common Core standards threaten parents' rights, children's privacy, and traditional American values.
PHOENIX (AP) - Matt Barnes knows shooting nights like this are rare moments to be savored.
It was bound to be a night of firsts for the Santa Clarita Christian girls soccer team regardless of the outcome.
Jenny Chavez may have missed the past eight games due to a serious ankle sprain, but it only took her one game back to etch herself into Hart girls soccer lore.
The 80 or so attendees of a Santa Clarita City Council forum held Tuesday afternoon at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center sat in chairs on a floor scuffed, scratched and worn from use.
Fewer people in the Santa Clarita Valley are using heroin compared to the alarming numbers witnessed two years ago, local narcotics detectives said this week.
The record dry year we are in has been in the news. Primarily the editorials and citizen feedback have been calls for more conservation.
College of the Canyons' Humanities Department on Saturday will host a celebration of independent films that have ties to the Santa Clarita Valley.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is recommending spending more than $300 million to expand two major border crossings between California and Mexico.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Revelers endured bitter winter temperatures and a chilling rain along parade routes Tuesday as New Orleans' 2014 Carnival season neared a close.
NEW YORK (AP) - There will soon be about 1,100 fewer places to buy batteries.
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Debra Bowen today announced the proponent of a new initiative may begin collecting petition signatures for his measure.
(AP) - Weather watchers in the Sierra Nevada say they need a "Miracle March" to recover from an abysmal winter that has produced only one-third of the normal snowpack by this time of year.
We've all had them. We've all experienced a day when we just want to crawl back into bed and start the day over. For some of us, those bad days just keep getting worse. One thing after another keeps going wrong until we finally reach our breaking point.