As we say goodbye to 2010, I'm going to suggest that you forget about making resolutions - those long lists of how you think you need to improve yourself. Most of us have failed so many times at those resolutions that we don't take them seriously anymore.
SACRAMENTO -- Recent changes in the law require the IRS to reprogram its processing systems for three provisions that were extended in the Tax Relief, Unemployment Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010, which became law on Dec. 17.
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Three entrepreneurial startup companies from California founded by students joined forces this year to offer students help with homework, college planning and saving money on textbooks.
Valencia-based company Nexus held its fifth annual food drive to benefit local food banks across Southern California and the response was generous. Seven regional offices across the United States participated in the three-week drive to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County, Alameda County Food Bank, Murrieta Fire Department Station No. 1, San Diego Food Bank, Northwest Harvest Food Bank and Valley Food Bank.
This rainy New Year's holiday presents a gift, an opportunity and a question.
Santa Claus came early to make the holidays bright for the Santa Clarita Valley's children in need.
Community leaders and parents interested in knowing what it's like to run a school can now sign up for the annual Principal for a Day fundraiser slated for Feb. 11.
The city of Santa Clarita has an offering for those wanting a winter-like experience New Year's Day: a "polar bear" swim.
For the first time, Bowman High School students were able to experience the "Every 15 Minutes" program, which shows teenagers the effects of drunken and reckless driving.
Using a series of creative outreach projects, a group of 26 students from Hart High School's honors anatomy and physiology class were able to raise more than $3,700 to help cancer patients.
More than 300 Golden Oak Community School students were recognized in November for meeting their reading goals as part of the school's Accelerated Reading program.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a local funding match of $2.7 million toward the $8 million construction project to rehabilitate a 16.5-mile stretch of the Angeles Forest Highway, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
It's nearly time for high school football, tailgate parties and the Burrito Bowl.
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to add a bond measure for the Saugus Union School District to the county's ballot in November.
A state inspector died on the campus of a Santa Clarita Valley high school Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Legislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses.
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
Your prospects for a happy marriage may be tied to people other than your soon-to-be spouse. For example, the more people who come to your wedding, the better it bodes for your marital bliss. But the more serious premarital relationships you had before, the less likely you are to be happily married later.
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ISLAMABAD (AP) - Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime minister resign.
ANGLETON, Texas (AP) - A drunk driver did not deserve "execution" by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug for Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday, though medical experts caution it is not certain if the drug is effective.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Skirmishes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops backed by U.S. airstrikes dislodged Islamic militants from a strategic dam in the country's north.
SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Police said they prevented a "horrific tragedy" by arresting two teenage boys who plotted to kill three high school staffers then gun down as many students as possible in a quaint Los Angeles suburb.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said.