College of the Canyons will host its fall Star Party from 7-9 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the school's Canyon Country campus. The event will feature Dr. David Ciardi and Dr. Kevin Grazier of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory who will present a short lesson about Jupiter. Visitors will also be able to view the planet through telescopes. Food will be sold on campus and a portion of the concession sales will go to the Dr. Ram Manvi Memorial scholarship fund. The event will take place at the Carl A. Rasmussen Amphitheater, 17200 Sierra Highway in Canyon Country. For ...
College-bound students can now sign up for College Week Live as part of free online event on Oct. 7 showcasing all of the University of California campuses. Families can get tips on preparing for college admissions tests, writing a application essay and the interview admissions process. Families can speak directly with admissions experts, get information on scholarships and how to pay for college and take virtual tours of campus. The website is located at www.CollegeWeekLive.com.
Boys and girls ages 6 to 15 are invited to attend Santa Clarita's annual Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 25 at Central Park. Each participant will be allowed one punt, pass and kick, and points will be tallied and reported to the winner following the competition. The winner will have an opportunity to advance to the Punt, Pass and Kick Competition Sectional Competition in October, where the selected winner from sectionals will then continue on to the Team Championships at an upcoming Chargers game in November and December. For ...
The city of Santa Clarita and the Blue Ribbon Task Force will host "Teen Scene: Yikes! A Teenager Lives In My House!" from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency Valencia's Grand Ballroom. The free event is meant to help parents understand and guide their teenagers in the best directions possible for today's world. Among the speakers will be Tyler Durman and Detective Dan Finn of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. The hotel is located at 24500 Town Center Drive in Valencia. For more information, call Tess Simgen at (661) 250-3708 or go to ...
Visitors who want to fish and hike Angeles National Forest won't have to pay Saturday, Sept. 25.
The 3rd Annual Castaic Days Outdoor Festival gets underway this weekend with a variety of amphibious events at the Castaic Lake Recreational Area.
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center and Aerotek Inc. will host a job recruitment event from 10 a.m. to noon today.
"Wow," my wife, Cathy, exclaimed, "These shoes that you use to wash the car look brand new."
With the refusal of the U.S. Senate to lift the "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays serving in the military, the Republicans once again show their true colors.
You have to feel sorry for the Republicans. Their party, the party of Lincoln, has been taken over by extremists so radical and uninformed that the religious right won't even touch them.
As the season wears on, West Ranch keeps looking better and better.
The third Annual Castaic Days Outdoor Festival will take place the weekend of September 25 & 26, 2010 at the Castaic Lake Recreational Area in Castaic.
This week's spootlight features food trucks, celebration, and French horns.
CU Xpress Lease Inc., a joint venture with Fusion Auto Finance LLC and GrooveCar Inc., has opened an office in Valencia. The Texas-based business is expanding its services to the California market.
For weeks now, the Hart girls soccer team has likened its run through the CIF-Southern Section Division II postseason to a dream.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Canyon Country East: (1) Grand Theft Auto (1) Assault with a Deadly Weapon (2) Residential Burglaries (1) Vehicle Burglary (1) There were two residential burglaries reported in Zone 8 last week.
Zone 5-Valencia had fifteen Part-1 Crimes reported during the past week. The criminal incidents included an assault with a deadly weapon, grand theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) - Pigs cluster around a food stall like Black Friday shoppers waiting for the store to open. One pushes impatiently against the locked door with her snout, waiting for the sow inside to finish eating so she can take her turn.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea. Moscow's foreign minister ruled out any dialogue with Ukraine's new authorities, whom he dismissed as the puppets of extremists.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured Friday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - An Army captain at the center of a sexual assault case that has scandalized the U.S. military testified Friday that a general twice forced her to perform oral sex on him during their three-year, illicit affair.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California state lawmaker wants to ban SeaWorld from using killer whales in its San Diego shows.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92.
Hanging more than 2,000 feet in the air, Stephen Wampler was exhausted, physically and emotionally. He considered giving up his goal of climbing to the top of El Capitan, the largest granite monolith in the world located in the famed Yosemite Valley.
There wasn't much The Master's College couldn't do in its 73-52 rout of defending national champion Westmont in the semifinal of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament.
DENVER (AP) - Reflecting on his game during a monthlong recovery from a broken left rib has helped Ty Lawson come back strong.