WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) -- Capping an epic struggle, congressional Democrats put the final touches Thursday to historic legislation enshrining health care as the right of every citizen. Republicans vowed to campaign for repeal in the fall election season, drawing a quick retort from President Barack Obama: "I welcome that fight."
The president spoke in Iowa as the Senate voted 56-43 for legislation making changes, including better benefits for seniors and low-income and middle-class families, to the bill he signed into law with a flourish at the White House on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO -- WonderCon, one of the country's most popular and well-attended comic book conventions, boasts an impressive guest list for the annual event being held in San Francisco on Friday through Sunday, April 2-4, 2010. WonderCon is produced by the same organization that produces the world-renowned Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Frank Ferry and Laurene Weste's presentations from the Canyon Country Advisory Committee's March "Meet the Council Candidate" session are now available for viewing on YouTube.
WASHINGTON, D.C - Today, Reps. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) and Alan Mollohan (D-WV), Co-chairs of the Congressional Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Caucus, hosted an inaugural meeting with Admiral Gary Roughead, the Chief of Naval Operations, and four additional members of Congress.
MannKind Corporation today announced that in recognition of the company's accomplishments in the biopharmaceuticals market it has been awarded the prestigious 2010 North America Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award.
SCV Moms Blog will host their first speaker event "You Begins With The 'Y'" from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 26 at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia 91355.
The SCV Senior Center will host a new current events discussion group led by retired Judge Ron Gruen from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Mondays, beginning April 5, in Room A-6.
A ten-hour HART & Sole Treadmill Walk-a-Thon benefitting the National HART Foundations will run this Saturday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the cardiogirl boutique fitness for women, 24003 Newhall Ranch Rd., Santa Clarita 91355-5702.
Students in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will be bringing their own reports cards home to parents this week, part of an ongoing district effort to cut expenses during the ongoing state budget crisis.
The recently released 2010 California Retail Survey ranked the city of Santa Clarita among the "Top 20 Fastest-Growing Retail Markets California," based on analysis of 2003-2008 annual retail sales volume.
Approximately 250 students with special needs from across the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District will gather on the field at Valencia High School Wednesday, March 31, for the first Hart Games 2010 track and field meet.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Democrats muscled legislation through the Senate on Thursday reshaping parts of the new health care overhaul law, sending it back to the House for what is expected to be final congressional approval.
GLENDALE, Arizona (AP) - Vicente Padilla will be the starter for the Los Angeles Dodgers when they open the season April 5 at Pittsburgh.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, the water park neighboring Magic Mountain, will debut Mr. Six's Splash Island, an interactive play area that will open Memorial Day weekend.
The Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library will be closed for renovation for at least five months beginning April 1.
The following criminal incidents reported during the past week included: vehicle burglaries, theft from unlocked vehicles, grand theft and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
Stevenson Ranch: Zone 3 Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Canyon Country West: Zone 7 Update - Public Safety and Crime Prevention Information
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine is deploying troops in a "large-scale anti-terrorist operation" to resist attacks by armed pro-Russian forces, Ukraine's President Oleksandr Turchynov said on Sunday in a televised address.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Prosecutor Gerrie Nel fired another tough question at murder suspect Oscar Pistorius.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis, marking Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square, ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by hopping off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people and also sipping tea passed to him from the crowd.
WASHINGTON (AP) - As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday's tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.
RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) - Federal investigators could not corroborate on Saturday a driver's claim that a FedEx tractor-trailer was already on fire when it careened across a freeway median, sideswiped her car and slammed into a bus carrying high school students, killing 10 people in a fiery wreck.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The world's top finance officials expressed confidence Saturday that the global economy finally has turned the corner to stronger growth. This time, they may be right.
BOSTON (AP) - Boston officials have announced improved public safety measures for the final two miles of the Boston Marathon on April 21, a year after two explosions near the finish line killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.
HONOLULU (AP) - U.S. officials say there is no threat of a tsunami to the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii or Alaska after a magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck in the Pacific Ocean near the Solomon Islands.
Poetry stands as an essence of youth, an integral part of a mind unfettered by the mental calluses called experience.