WASHINGTON (AP) - Historic legislation to expand U.S. health care and control costs won its first Republican supporter Tuesday and cleared a key Senate hurdle, a double-barreled triumph that propelled President Barack Obama's signature issue toward votes this fall in both houses of Congress.
"When history calls, history calls," said Maine Republican Olympia Snowe, whose declaration of support ended weeks of suspense and provided the only drama of a 14-9 vote in the Senate Finance Committee.
The William S. Hart Union High School District continues its series of parent/student drug awareness seminars with a program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Canyon High School library. The evening is part of the district's Comprehensive Alcohol and Drug Reduction and Education (CADRE) program.
Suzan Solomon, one of five candidates running for three open seats on the William S. Hart Union High School District, has received the endorsement of County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center will host its second monthly job fair from 10 a.m. to noon today at the WorksSource Center at 20655 Soledad Canyon Road, Suite #25.
After spending more than 20 years taking millions of pictures, including on the African savannah of wildlife as diverse as any on the planet, Rick Edwards has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge that could inform any aspiring photographer.
A local canyon once projected to be home to a gargantuan garbage dump was protected by the stroke of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's pen late Sunday, among some 200 bills signed.
A 21-year-old Texas resident was riding westbound on Copper Hill Drive, west of Tesoro del Valle Drive when he lost control of his vehicle at about 2 p.m. while changing lanes at about 35 to 40 mph, said California Highway Patrol Officer Michelle Esposito.
When cancer patient Kathylane Hess' friend set up a yard sale over the weekend to help the single mother pay for her future funeral expenses and her daughter's college education, they expected it would give Hess a little help.
The National Weather Service is forecasting an 80 percent chance of showers for tonight through Wednesday evening, marking the start of California's rainy season.
The governor on Monday signed into law a bill inspired by a Saugus High School senior who fought to wear his military uniform to graduation, allowing high school students across the state who have met all the requirements to graduate in their uniforms.
Sheriff's deputies were searching for a man who chased and tried to kidnap a 15-year-old Canyon Country girl Monday in Newhall, authorities said.
Deputies arrested three teenagers who allegedly tried to break into a Santa Clarita home before fleeing to Golden Valley High School, authorities said.
Santa Clarita is hoping to score $150,000 to help develop a trail system on 140 acres of open space purchased last summer.
The Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers announced today that Philip Solomon is taking over as the new chief executive officer of the organization. Solomon has served as Samuel Dixon's chief operating officer for the past two years and has a long history working for non-profits.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
Five teenage girls injured in a late-night crash last weekend, including a Canyon High School sophomore who remains in the hospital in intensive care, continue to improve, according to a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Tuesday's primary election saw Republicans come out on top in two races to represent portions of the Santa Clarita Valley in the state Assembly.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.
Following an "extensive investigation," a 27-year-old Canyon Country man was jailed Wednesday on $1.1 million bail after his arrest in connection with a Valentine's Day collision that killed another motorist.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - During the month of April, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers conducted 1,011 searches and confiscated 28 weapons including 13 handguns, 1 assault rifle, 5 shotguns, and over $36 million in illegal drugs and drug money, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.
Statement from 25th Congressional District Democratic candidate Lee Rogers:
LOS ANGELES - The Santa Clarita Community College District is working toward a settlement to a lawsuit brought against the district alleging its election system violates minorities' voting rights, an attorney told a judge Wednesday in court.
The Santa Clarita Public Library is trying to keep kids reading over the summer with the "Paws to Read" summer reading program.
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