The Santa Clarita City Council will return Tuesday from the holidays with a mainly sparse agenda that includes a discussion of the Soledad Canyon Road Corridor Plan.
I was living in a small, one-bedroom apartment in Van Nuys with my daughter in January, 1994. When the earthquake hit, the entire building started to bounce up and down violently like a giant basketball being dribbled by Kobe Bryant.
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Rocks and boulders hold a particular interest to Laurie. She is fascinated by the variation of textures and colors, as well as the beautiful formation of shapes of the rocks themselves and the shapes created by light and shadow as boulders rest and lean against each other.
They were three young kids playing in the countryside. The cornfields that day were their props for a hide and seek game. The children loved those fields, and at the same time, scared themselves.
First and foremost, waking up in the middle of the night to the shaking of my bed scared me to death. I was unaware of what was going on.
1. It was apparent to me that one of our local water companies was completely over its head when the earthquake struck. At our home, we did not have water for 8 days. I sure hope that they have their act together by now.
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The Saugus GU14 All-Stars celebrate their third-place finish at the 18th annual Simi Valley AYSO New Year's Tournament 2015! It took 70 regulation minutes, 10 overtime minutes and shots from the mark for Saugus to take the three-spot over Newbury Park.
Robert Marshall of Acton rides a lot with SCV skater Hydro Mike, and this image was taken along the bike path under Bouquet Canyon Road. Behind the skater is a storage place next to In-N-Out Burger. Robert likes to skate extreme places and does it with a smile on his face.
"I can't believe what happened to me"
With the new year officially underway, I would like to share some upcoming enhancements to our public transportation system - Santa Clarita Transit. In 2014, Santa Clarita Transit's fleet of 109 vehicles traveled more than 12,000 miles each weekday, providing more than 3.5 million customers with reliable, affordable service to their destination.
The Saugus High School Centurion Freshman Football Team was honored to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing a pink ribbon on their football helmets.
On some level, everyone knows things can happen to us that may adversely affect our lives forever, but no one truly believes it will happen to them. Accidents and illness come along with little or no warning and far too often take us by surprise, leaving us ill-prepared to deal with the outcome.
I have long believed that if you are not growing, you are dying. This can be applied to individuals and organizations.
Want to make movie watching an event? Here are some suggestions on how to make that happen. Whether it's watching a movie under the stars, catching some classics, viewing a film with an adult beverage or doing things Hollywood style, here are some alternatives to movie watching locally.
Wine aficionados and gourmet foodies will find an exceptional array of palate-pleasing experiences at the Third Annual Sierra Pelona Valley Wine Festival to be held noon to 4 p.m. this Saturday in the vineyard at Reyes Winery in Agua Dulce (10262 Sierra Highway, Agua Dulce, CA 91390).
A short and skinny girl stands in front of a class of third graders. She reads before them as her teacher asked her to do. That ambitious 7-year-old girl had just learned to read and is already a prodigy, setting an example for other pupils. As a reward for being an excellent reader, Naomi's teacher gives her a choice between a color pencil and an oil crayon. She chooses the crayon, a yellow crayon.
"Love of Roses" by local artist Zony Gordon depicts a watercolor renditionof teh beautiful rose. Gordon is a contemporary impressionist artist who uses watercolor and mixed media to represent beautiful natural scenes. She is also a board member and past president of the Santa Clarita Artists Association.
When I turned five and entered the big, wide world of kindergarten in a small public school, I suddenly realized I was "different" than everyone else. My introduction to the new school in upstate New York where my parents had moved to from the San Fernando Valley was a loud "Oh look! A 'Chinee' girl!"
Local photographer Jimmy Iniquez captures this sunset shot of the junction at Highway 126 and Interstate 5, making even freeways look pretty.
"What's your favorite song?" is a common question, one that seems to command a firm response. Everyone always has a favorite song. Eventually, so did I.
No one ever wants to believe that a major emergency will happen to them or their loved ones. Emergencies can be terrifying to even think about, but the truth is, being prepared before an emergency strikes can be the difference between life and death. It also greatly impacts how quickly an entire community can recover.
At a time when bell bottom pants and flowered mini-skirts are coming back as strong fashion trends, disco music can't be far behind!
The hungry, driven business owner ranks at the top of any list of the "most impatient people on the planet."
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Bringing his unique and dynamic music style, Grammy Award-winner Bobby McFerrin is set to take the stage at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 8 p.m.
"A Father's Touch" by local artist Norma Warden depicts the special bond of a father-son relationship. Warden, a Castaic resident, has been an avid photographer for more than 20 years. She is the current president of the Santa Clarita Artists Association, a nonprofit organization that has been making visual art visible in Santa Clarita for 25 years.
Roll over, lift your head, place your feet on the floor and stand. These are things we all take for granted every day.