Jazz & Blues Concert Series The Lexus of Valencia Jazz & Blues Concert Series on Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway adjacent to the Hyatt Valencia returns 7 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 28. Music, food and beverage and activities for kids. Admission is free. 24500 Town Center Dr., Valencia. Sierra Hillbillies dance classes The Sierra Hillbillies Square and Round Dance Club is continuing its square dancing classes for beginners at 7 p.m. every Tuesday. Couples ...
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Dates to Watch Monday SCV Senior Foundation Golf Showdown. The SCV Senior foundation will host its inaugural golf tournament fundraiser Monday, July 13 at TPC Valencia. Prizes will be offered at each hole and catering will be provided by Salt Creek Grille. All proceeds will benefit the Adult Daycare Respite and Supportive Services for seniors suffering from memory loss. Info: www.scvseniorfoundation.org or contact Kathy Crone at (661)259-9444 x 1514. Aug. 2 The American Cancer Society ...
Most agree the role of good government is to provide citizens the important goods and services that private industry either can't, won't or is too inefficient to provide.
It's a physical fact that you cannot marry the DNA of a same-sex couple. This can be done with an opposite-sex couple, though. Since this is a significant difference between same- and opposite-sex couples, isn't it then appropriate for the government to have different definitions for them? Well, they already do. The government already recognizes same-sex civil unions and opposite-sex marriages. After all, same-sex relationships cannot create descendants or dependents. These are things the state ...
Congressman McKeon: Well, I see you still have not signed on as a cosponsor of HR 450, the Enumerated Powers Act. My question to you is, why not? Are you afraid you might be black-balled in the Congress for wanting to abide by the Constitution of the United States? Are you planning on introducing unconstitutional legislation? Or do you just not believe in your oath the protect the Nation and Constitution? Hope you had a ...
Early July signals an opportunity to review, refocus and renew. Every owner is typically overwhelmed but conducting periodic review and planning sessions is an essential part of success. Here is a guide for conducting a mid year evaluation. What were my priorities at the start of the year? Did I make satisfactory progress? If not, why not? If so, what were the results? What are my priorities for the second half of the year? ...
The city of Santa Clarita, under the direction of the California Energy Commission, is pushing back the effective date of the new California Energy Code provisions from Aug. 1, 2009 to Jan. 1, 2010.
Have you ever thought that a piece of public art needs to be placed/installed at a certain location in the city?
Travelers along northbound Interstate 5 in the Santa Clarita Valley will notice a new monument sign welcoming visitors to town and promoting shopping in Santa Clarita.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has selected local orthodontist Alan Barbakow as honoree for its 2009 Celebrity Tribute dinner.
Silent film organist Bob Mitchell passed away on July 4, at the age of 96. Bob had been with the SCV Historical Society as an organist since "Flickers" began in 2007. He was one of the last people on earth (if not the last) to have accompanied silent films in the 1920s who was still playing for them in 2009. Bob also had an eight-decade career as a choir leader, and headed the "Robert Mitchell ...
This week, residents of the Santa Clarita Valley will have two more chances to see the International Space Station.
Los Angeles County firefighters are responding to a dirt road near Six Flags Magic Mountain, where a small plane reportedly landed.
The Santa Clarita Service Center of the American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles (ARCGLA) will honor its very own local heroes on Friday, Sept. 11, 2009 at 7:30 a.m. with a special "Hometown Heroes" breakfast at the Valencia Hyatt Hotel.
One thinks about milestones in life, but few can actually point to a day when their life really changed, for good or ill.
I just read Betty Arensons' May 24 column, "Where is the outrage?" wherein she describes all the recent and many of the past scandals attributed to this administration and wonders why there is not more public outrage.
In recognition of the increased presence of our two-wheeled counterparts on the street enjoying spring weather, May has been declared National Bike Month. During this time of year, it is especially important to have a heightened sense of awareness on the road and be on the lookout for those traveling by bicycle.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Trout had his 21st multi-hit game, Jason Vargas pitched into the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to six games.
MIAMI (AP) - David West's right hand helped the Indiana Pacers grab home-court advantage in the Eastern Conference finals.
Editor's note: This is the third in a series of columns by The Master's College baseball player Mason Nesbitt, who will be filing stories from Lewiston, Idaho - the site of the NAIA World Series. Nesbitt, who played baseball until his sophomore year for TMC, was asked to return to the Mustangs out of need. At the time, he was a contributing baseball writer with The Signal.
LONDON (AP) - Both of the suspects accused of butchering a British soldier during broad daylight on a London street had long been on the radar of Britain's domestic spy agency, though investigators say it would have been nearly impossible to predict that the men were on the verge of a brutal killing.
The president of a local advocacy group said this week's decision by the Boy Scouts of America to reverse a long-standing policy barring gay children from joining is a step in the right direction, but more must be done for the scouts to be completely inclusive.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Many states get hit frequently with tornadoes and other natural catastrophes, but Oklahoma is Disaster Central.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fox reality chief Mike Darnell says he's leaving the network after an 18-year stay.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span collapsed into the water behind him. Two vehicles fell into the icy Skagit River.
NEW YORK (AP) - Actress Amanda Bynes appeared disheveled in a long blond wig and sweats Friday in a criminal court where she was charged with reckless endangerment after police said she heaved a marijuana bong out the window of her 36th-floor Manhattan apartment.
Santa Clarita - The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to close the lanes listed below as part of a $72 million project that is constructing a truck lane on southbound I-5 between Pico Canyon Road/Lyons Avenue and the Antelope Valley Freeway (SR-14). Ramp closures will be staggered. Detours will be signed. No unusual levels of dust, noise or vibration are expected. Closures are subject to change.
CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) - Investigators at California State Prison-Corcoran are investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate who was a convicted child molester.