Valencia, Calif.-based BioSolar, Inc., developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic (PV) solar cells, has completed the research and development phase for the company's proprietary BioBacksheet-C.
In late November, the College of the Canyons Art Gallery will present the exhibition "Beyond The Image," featuring a diverse sampling of work from some of the best young artists and illustrators working in California today.
With a goal to inform audiences about cancer and cancer treatments, while providing a sense of hope for the future of such treatments, the College of the Canyons scholarly presentation "New Hope in the 40 Year Fight Against Cancer" will take place 7 p.m., Wednesday Nov. 11, on the main stage of the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at the Valencia campus.
On Saturday, Nov. 7 and Sunday, Nov. 8, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church will host a SCV Alternative Gift Fair for those who want to give gifts that make a difference this holiday season.
The city of Santa Clarita invites the community to enjoy the Fine Craft Show in Old Orchard Park on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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The year 2010 may be the Year of the Roth. Roth IRAs become more accessible next year. That's when the $100,000 income limit currently restricting the conversion from a traditional IRA to a Roth is repealed.
While not hitting a downbeat, nearly 100 musicians from Professional Musicians Local 47 hit the links early on a Monday morning for the eighth annual Fall Classic Golf Tournament held at the Robinson Ranch Golf Course in Sand Canyon to benefit the Local 47 Musicians Foundation.
According to a Congressional Research Office study conducted in 2002, California will lose one seat in Congress if Puerto Rico becomes the 51st state. That that is not good for California is obvious. What is not clear is why Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, is sponsoring a bill designed to fake a Puerto Rican majority for statehood.
Thank you for writing the article about the Rubin family and adoption ("'It's like winning the lottery,'" Oct. 23).
For many years the Whittaker-Bermite facility made ordnance in the Santa Clarita Valley for the military. This 996-acre property, located off Soledad Canyon Road in the center of our city, is still polluting our groundwater with the chemicals used to make those bombs.
What an inspiring letter to the editor, written by Jake Calver who is a fourth-grader at Castaic Elementary School ("Seven reasons why you should vote for Valdes," Oct. 26).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This Thursday, Nov. 5, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will join his Republican colleagues, as well as Americans from across the nation who seek to have their voices heard on the health care debate, for a House Call on Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), member of the GOP Health Care Solutions group, is hosting bill reading rooms at local libraries for constituents in the 25th Congressional District to personally read and research H.R. 3962, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest health care proposal aimed at a complete government takeover of health care.
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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WASHINGTON (AP) - A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.
IVANPAH DRY LAKE, Calif. (AP) - Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays - "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. health agency is urging Ebola-affected countries to start screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings.