In prior extensive writings about local elections in the SCV, I carefully divided candidates into three classifications, to wit: The incumbents, the "serious" and the "nuts."
Dan Andrizzi of Santa Clarita and Cathleen Knox of Upland, were joined in marriage Feb. 5 at the Westlake Marriott in Westlake.
Samantha Marie Spence of Saugus and Christopher Paul Inman of Saugus were joined in marriage in a double ring ceremony Aug. 8. The couple were wed by Gail Heimbach, an ordained minister, on East Beach in Santa Barbara.
The past several months are almost always characterized as a slow time of year. Many owners have taken well-deserved vacations. Owners tend to relax during the hotter months, arriving later to the office than normal and perhaps leaving early.
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Navy Seaman Recruit Carlos A. Ontiveros, son of Teresa Reyes of Orrville, Ohio and Angel Ontiveros, of Canyon Country, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Army Pfc. Parker J. Sutton has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
Katie Krantz and Edward Mitchell were joined in marriage on April 29 at Rancho Las Lomas in Silverado.
Just because I don't believe Christianity should be the law, doesn't mean I don't think you'd be better off in every way if you were to follow Christ. I know you would.
Since the downgrade of the U.S. credit rating by Standard & Poor's, I continue to see nothing but denial by the liberal spending segment largely responsible for it.
For those of you who appreciate the arts, here is some news that may interest you:
About a week ago, Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Ill., held a town hall meeting and was questioned about whether the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy created jobs for Americans.
In his guest column last Sunday ("Tea party to blame for credit downgrade"), Charlie Vignola blamed the country's credit rating downgrade on the tea parties, claiming that Obama offered a budget plan that would have solved the debt crisis, but that John Boehner, at the behest of the tea parties, turned it down, leading to the downgrade.
I am literally stunned by Taylor Jones' Aug. 21 political cartoon of Rick Perry.
Regarding the Aug. 21 political cartoon of Rick Perry:
The last month for the California Senate and Assembly to pass or kill bills this year has begun. At the end of August, Gov. Jerry Brown will have one month to sign or veto bills that make it through the Legislature. Many of the bills that have had been on the Valley Industry & Commerce Association's (VICA) radar in 2014 are still in circulation, for better or for worse.
In the best seller "Good to Great," author Jim Collins states that any organization that wants to improve should start by getting the right people, as he says, "on the bus and the wrong people off it."
CalArts School of Film/Video by the numbers:
Ken Cornett stood a couple of hundred feet away from the performance stage at the August Thursday night Art Slam.
TV crews from the series "NCIS" built a fake safety deposit room inside the break room of the Bank of Santa Clarita's main branch in which the cameramen shot a few hours of film. By the time the editing was completed, the scene probably only made it into three or four minutes of the TV show.
I'm a little over 6 months away from turning the big 3-0, and I've taken a lot of time to ponder on these last 10 years and what lessons I've learned, trials I've overcome and how I have changed overall as a person. A lot of big things happened in these past ten years, getting married, having three children, graduating college, starting a career, becoming a stay-at-home mom, leaving it all to pursue our dreams, moving cross country and shifting our focus. Through all of this I've learned a little about life and a lot ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies investigating summertime robberies on Canyon Country bike paths have arrested an additional juvenile, bringing to seven the number apprehended in the crackdown, officials said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (AP) - Riding a wave of military gains by Russia-backed rebels, President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs.
BEIRUT (AP) - An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.