The California Parole, Probation and Correctional Association named state Sen. George Runner, R-Antelope Valley, the legislator of the year during an award luncheon at the Claremont Hotel in Berkeley.
The issue of the expansion of the Henry Mayo (Newhall Memorial) Hospital campus and its "master plan" will soon be presented for City Council approval. There are serious questions as to the impartiality of certain council members with regard to this action. I have always believed in the integrity of the individuals that are elected to represent the best interests of their constituents, but I recognize that often misinformation, misrepresentation and misguided values can also ...
Is paying taxes patriotic? Joe Biden thinks so. The Democratic vice presidential nominee said so during a recent television interview, responding to criticisms of a proposed tax hike on America's richest earners. They should pay more, Biden said, during a time of national instability. "It's time to be patriotic ... time to jump in, time to be part of the deal, time to help get America out of the rut." The comment drew scorn from ...
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It's hard to believe that anything that takes nearly 800 pages to describe could be time sensitive, however, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 was recently enacted and, for many, it may provide the incentive needed to act now, and finally buy a home of their own. A new $7,500 tax credit for first-time home buyers is a temporary incentive from the government to boost interest in real estate - but the time frame to take advantage of the credit is limited.
This is the conclusion to the 36 tips I promised to help keep your business expenses in control:
Varsity Tennis Valenica 13, West Ranch 5 Valencia defeated West Ranch on Thursday afternoon, 13-5 to move to 2-0 on the season. The Vikings top singles and Foothill League champion Isabella Fraczek swept Ana Lucia Fuentes, Gavelyn Poonnopatam and Lena Poonnopatam, respectively, 6-2, 6-0, 6-0, while No. 2 Valenicia player, Thalia Wilczynski added another two sets, 6-0, 6-1. On the doubles side, Emily Fraczek and Amanda Jansson swept 6-0, 6-0, 6-1 their West Ranch opponents, ...
Offense was abundant in the first quarter of Saugus' matchup with Alemany, but a lackluster second half and controversy proved to be just what the Warriors needed on Friday night.
Newhall hosts Street Art Fair Old Town Newhall will host the fourth Street Art Festival on Main Street, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. This free outdoor event is open to the public. Many different art forms and cultural dance performances will be featured. Visitors can create their own "Crazy Hat," watch short films, or try some pastel art. Free parking is available at the Newhall ...
"You don't appreciate a lot of stuff in school until you get older. Little things like being spanked every day by a middle-aged woman: Stuff you pay good money for in later life."
A Thanksgiving Feast was held at Mary's Schoolhouse (also known as Gregory Family Child Care) in Santa Clarita.
Reading Steve Lunetta's Uncle Earl column ("Uncle Earl's view on the election," Nov. 20) summed up what is wrong with the Republican Party: a loss of ideals, finger-pointing, idle gossip, fear-mongering and a considerable state of denial.
Santa Clarita businesswomen Carolyn Goedike and Mary Elliott are sponsoring a contest, "A Toast to You!" through Dec. 5.
The city of Santa Clarita launched its first online boutique this month, featuring specialty Santa Clarita-branded items designed to help residents and visitors enjoy the good life in Santa Clarita.
We have been brainwashed by the automobile industry in telling us that we have to have bigger, faster and flashier cars.
SANTA CLARITA - Dr. Patrick Robert Robbie, a longtime volunteer at the Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers, died in his sleep Sunday. He was 80.
Widespread hard freezes are expected tonight and Thursday night as frigid weather hits the Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding areas, including coastal plains that are usually immune to frosty conditions, National Weather Service forecasters said.
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"Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed by both crash trauma and fire when the Porsche in which he was a passenger slammed into a light standard and at least one tree Saturday, then exploded into flames.
A memorial is planned Sunday for those who wish to pay their respects to Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, both of whom died in a car accident in Valencia last weekend.
SANTA CLARITA - Residents will have a chance to view artwork from local artists at the "Joy of Art" holiday reception and open house hosted by the Santa Clarita Artists' Association on Friday inside the gallery in the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train's emergency brakes malfunctioned Wednesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in a tunnel and sending at least nine people to hospitals, officials said.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) - Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida's Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) - An engineer whose speeding commuter train ran off the rails along a curve, killing four people, experienced a hypnotic-like daze and nodded at the controls before he suddenly realized something was wrong and hit the brakes, a lawyer said as a federal regulator called for the railroad to make immediate safety improvements.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - A man charged with killing a Transportation Security Administration officer and wounding three others during a rampage at Los Angeles International Airport has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year's school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - Two California cities have voted to ban electronic cigarettes while a motion will be introduced Wednesday in Los Angeles to limit the smokeless devices where cigarette smoking is already prohibited.