In 1999, Castaic Lake Water Agency bought Santa Clarita Water Company in a deal that, for the most part, occurred behind closed doors. Unbeknownst to the public, they filed for condemnation, paid $63 million in cash to the Bonelli family, apparently without a board vote on the matter, and bought a company that they could not legally own. They used public tax dollars to pay four times more than the appraised value of the water ...
As a resident of Santa Clarita Valley for more than 15 years and someone who has to deal with identity theft on a regular basis due to my job, it makes me sick that once again our government has bowed down the Mexican government ("Mexican consulate forces deal in ID theft case," March 20).
Isn't it remarkable that those who support the majority in our Congress today continue to disparage the "eight Bush years" as the only precursor to the economic problems of today?
To find proof that no one can control the scorched-earth developers, one needs only to look at the flattened hilltop next to Mountasia Family Fun Center off Soledad Canyon Road in the Centre Pointe development.
I guess L.A. County District Attorney Steve Cooley does not answer to or work for the people of the county, after all ("Mexican consulate forces deal in ID theft case," March 20).
Communications skills are essential to establishing and maintaining positive relationships in every area of life. That's the premise behind the fourth in a series of free LifeForward workshops for local women sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
Kudos to you, Jocelyn Reyes ("What does your heart say?" published March 13). I endorse your views and opinions. Keep up the good work and God bless you.
The city of Santa Clarita is offering free services to assist residents with Spring Cleaning. Hazardous waste, electronic waste and bulk item collections are just a few services the City will offer both in the coming months and throughout the year.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials will host a free Licensee Education on Alcohol and Drugs (LEAD) Class on Tuesday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers.
When College of the Canyons students are off enjoying their well-deserved spring break between April 6 and 11, the business part of the college will remain open at both the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses most of those days.
"What do I want to be when I grow up?" The very youngest children want to follow their heroes as firemen, astronauts, movie stars, etc. But it's never too soon for a child or teen to start discovering his or her individual interests and how they can lead to realistic successful careers in the future. That's the concept behind "Discovering Careers-2009," the Santa Clarita Valley's second annual hands-on career exploration program planned for 9 a.m. ...
Six Flags Magic Mountain continues its 38th season of family fun and entertainment with Spring Break Rock Out Xtreme, April 4-11.
DEPTFORD, N.J. - In a ceremony attended by New Jersey State Assembly Speaker Joseph J. Roberts, J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) , Integrys Energy Services, Inc., and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA) (NASDAQ:SPWRB) are celebrating today the installation of SunPower solar power systems on five JCPenney stores in New Jersey, totaling approximately 2 megawatts.
In honor of the Week of the Young Child, College of the Canyons will hold a sixth annual Play Day on April 25.
The SCV School & Business Alliance is looking for local business and community leaders who can serve as presenters for Discovering Careers 2009, the Santa Clarita Valley's hands-on career exploration program, planned for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 25 at College of the Canyons.
Imagine for a moment a President of the United States who ignored warnings about an imminent terrorist threat that resulted in an attack that killed American citizens, then argued that we didn't need an investigation to figure out what went wrong.
KEN "Beer It Forward" is just one of the unique ideas presented at a sneak preview and tour of Wolf Creek Brewery on Thursday, May 16, 2013. You can buy a friend a beer (even if they are not present) and they will have up to sixty days to redeem. Wolf Creek Brewery is owned by the same owners of Wolf Creek Restaurant and Brewery, however, in this facility the focus is on producing and ...
ill Clinton, wearing a white toga and a crown of gold, sat in a garden while attractive women fed him grapes. President Obama, having just suffered the most devastating week of his presidency, sat nearby, seeking advice in the art of telling whoppers. Using the Socratic method of teaching, Clinton began to tutor his new student.
FRAZIER PARK (AP) - A fire that broke last week near Frazier Park has closed a state park and already has cost more than $6 million to fight.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - With speculation that Don Mattingly could be fired sometime this week, the Los Angeles Dodgers manager needed Clayton Kershaw to pitch well in the worst way.
When Trinity was founded, it only had Kindergarten through second grade and planning a prom was many years down the road.
May is Building Safety Month and the ideal time to tackle all of those home-improvement projects on your "to do" list before summer is in full swing.
A Los Angeles Police Department officer who lives in Castaic is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday on a child molestation charge, according to an LAPD spokesman and court documents.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods with winds up to 200 mph, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school.
A child was rushed to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital following an incident at a community pool today, officials said.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Antonio Banderas will play the charismatic miner known as "Super Mario," who in 2010 became the public face of 33 Chilean miners trapped deep underground for 69 days.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A van carrying church members returning from a California gathering careened off of a southern Illinois freeway and overturned several times Monday, killing five people and sending six others to hospitals, authorities said.
Ray Manzarek, a founding member of The Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complimented Jim Morrison's gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock's most enduring songs, has died. He was 74.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seth MacFarlane is too busy to host the Oscars in 2014.