Ever notice that Christmas starts earlier each year? I noticed back in the second week of October that Home Depot already had the blow-up Santa snow globes and the creepy wicker reindeer out for sale.
Again, we are hearing the "ban the plastic bag" chant. The problem seems to have fallen by the wayside, since we can see how the freeways are littered with them and the little darlings are left for dead in parks and public places.
When I moved here in 1981, there were two "big" hardware stores: Builders Emporium and the Do it Center (known then as Neiman Reed Lumber City). Then came the "bigger box" hardware stores. The Emporium closed about 10 years ago.
We all know what we have gotten from the Republicans in the last 10 years.
hristmas, Santa Clarita Valley children have a chance to play in the snow at the Ice Station Valencia.
I hope everyone is still stuffed with turkey and all the fixings from a wonderful Thanksgiving.
What do you do three months after you move into a gorgeous, custom estate five years in the making?
Chef Melinda Piligian, of Valencia, and owner of Cake Goodness will be featured in the second episode of TLC's "Fabulous Cakes" to air 10 p.m. Monday.
Dates to Watch
I may never fly again.
Many will disagree on when the football prowess of the Foothill League peaked, but I would drive a stake in the sand in the year 2003.
Where in the Constitution of the United States of America does it authorize the creation of such an agency as the Transportation Safety Administration that is so devoid of intellect?
The Transportation Security Administration is representative of what is wrong with a bureaucracy. It grows and adds bodies, but it does not add quality people.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.
The Hart swim team wasn't wasting any time in moving on from last week's disappointing finishes against Valencia.
Battling through adversity is another sign of the improvement the Canyon Cowboys boys volleyball team has made throughout the season.
It's unlikely softball purists would have been satisfied with the way things ended between defending Foothill League champion West Ranch and title-contender Saugus on Tuesday. But the Wildcats aren't about to complain.
Call it the forgotten victory – Valencia 91, Hart 79, March 22, 2006.
SACRAMENTO, CA - Senator Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) is proud to announce that the Microsoft YouthSpark TEALS program will be implemented in five local high schools in the coming school year. TEALS, which stands for Technology Education and Literacy in Schools, bridges the gap between the shortage of skilled computer science graduates and the growing demand for computer science job opportunities by bringing technology professionals into local classrooms.
Two local water officials - one representing wholesale services and one representing retail - will be panelists Thursday for the L.A. Water Summit presented by the Building Industry Association of Southern California.
Santa Clarita, CA – The City of Santa Clarita saw a significant decline in Part One and Grand Theft Auto crimes during the first three months of 2014 compared to 2013, according to a preliminary report filed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.