WASHINGTON (AP) - Calling it an "imperfect" bill, President Barack Obama signed a $410 billion spending package Wednesday that includes billions in earmarks like those he promised to curb in last year's campaign. He insisted the bill must signal an "end to the old way of doing business."
The massive measure supporting federal agencies through the fall contains nearly 8,000 pet projects, earmarked by sponsors though denounced by critics.
The Saugus Union School District board approved laying off 35 full-time teachers and increasing K-3 class sizes by two or three students Tuesday night as the district grapples with a $3 million deficit for the 2009-10 fiscal year.
On Thursday, gastroenterologist Dr. Michael C. Jean from Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will present information on "Colorectal Cancer: Prevention, Detection & Treatment," from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 and 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street, Newhall 91321.
Sheriff's officials are warning students to be extra vigilant walking to and from school following the third attack on a Santa Clarita Valley student this year.
Kim Fields' eyes widened and her voice rose an octave as she read "Gingerbread Baby" aloud to a group of children at the Valencia Borders bookstore.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich is worried that accepting federal stimulus funding could ultimately leave costs for program mandates in the hands of Los Angeles County taxpayers.
The U.S. Attorney's Office charged a Princess Cruises crew member with aggravated sexual abuse Tuesday. If convicted, the charge could carry a life sentence.
Pink-clad teachers will pack intersections throughout the Santa Clarita Valley on Friday, part of a statewide protest against layoff notices being sent to instructors because of state budget cuts.
As the face of downtown Newhall changes, so too may that of its advisory committee.
Watch your step. The City Council on Tuesday approved a revised municipal code allowing bicycles to be ridden on Santa Clarita sidewalks.
People are calling it a miracle.
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Chabad of the Santa Clarita Valley hosts a community-wide Purim bash at The Plaza Banquet Facility in Newhall tonight from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Graduating seniors who have attended local schools for at least seven years have a chance at winning scholarship funds for college.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies are looking for the suspect who stole components to a credit card reader at the Shell gas station in Stevenson Ranch.
The old adage "There's no such thing as a free lunch" doesn't apply to Santa Clarita Valley youngsters this summer.
Dozens of community members turned out Saturday for a community bike ride to not only promote the upcoming Amgen Tour of California, but give attendees a look at Santa Clarita's trail system, as well.
Santa Clarita's first Pacific Islander Festival drew large crowds to William S. Hart Park on Saturday.
Michelle Zundell recalls the three anguishing years when her son slept on the floor every night.
Monday's ceremony for Vasquez High School is not your typical groundbreaking.
Decked in pink hard hats and purple shirts, approximately 300 people turned out Saturday to help build homes for veterans and their families in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Following discussion on the role and form of art locally, Santa Clarita City Council members and Arts Commissioners gave the nod this week to moving forward with a master plan to take an overarching look at art in the community.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are seeking the identity of a female who they believe was an upskirt photo victim, station officials said this week.
Hundreds of students sat on the grass in front of Placerita Junior High School on Friday listening to a man in baggy red pants and a cap with a yellow tassel.
The 2014 Amgen Tour of California stage bicycle race will shut down some roads around the Santa Clarita Valley when it rolls through town next week, Santa Clarita officials said Friday.
A man who escaped custody Wednesday by kicking out a window of a sheriff's cruiser and bolting across Interstate 5 has been found and arrested following a late-night search Thursday, according to a lieutenant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
In addition to funding for capital improvements and services, the proposed Santa Clarita city budget includes funding for a number of new positions, city officials said this week.
The thunderous noise of fighter jets "buzzing" some Santa Clarita Valley homes Wednesday night turns out to be the byproduct of presidential protection during Barack Obama's visit to Los Angeles.
Detectives are seeking the identity of a female who they believe was an upskirt photo victim. Once the victim is identified this case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office for filing consideration and prosecution. The unknown female left the location without making a purchase, and probably does not even know she was a victim.
The release Wednesday of a video surveillance image depicting a suspect wanted in connection with the theft of ammunition from a local gun club has produced tips from the public that are now being pursued by detectives, a deputy said.