LOS ANGELES - Volunteer opportunities for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California are now posted online at the official race Web site, amgentourofcalifornia.com.
More than 150 YMCA "Pinewood Derby" racers ages 5 through 9 will "start their engines" -- or, more accurately, drop their cars from the starting line of the track at Saugus High School at noon Sunday, Jan. 31.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons' 2010 season follows up concerts by Kris Kristofferson, Kevin Spirtas and members of the L.A. Chamber Orchestra with a pair of shows especially for kids and their families.
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project will hold its second annual Sweet Charity Cake Auction & Competition on Mar. 27 at the Tournament Players Club.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBA commissioner David Stern planned to meet with Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas on Wednesday and an announcement on the full length of Arenas' indefinite suspension could follow. NBA spokesman Mike Bass confirmed the meeting to The Associated Press.
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station's Burglary and Theft team have put an end to a burglary theft ring that has been operating at various health clubs and fitness centers in Santa Clarita, the San Fernando Valley, Burbank and North Hollywood for several months. In December, a Santa Clarita resident reported he believed someone had removed the keys from his gym locker, located his car, taken credit cards from his wallet, replaced them ...
Rock band Crowned By Fire will open for Saint Vitus on Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Ultraviolet Social Club in Los Angeles.
WASHINGTON (AP) - His presidency at a crossroads, President Barack Obama is promising in his first State of the Union address to solve the economic worries foremost on Americans' minds and become the transformative leader they thought they were getting. Set to speak in prime time Wednesday night before a politician-packed House chamber and a TV audience of millions, the president looked to change the conversation from how his presidency is stalling - over a ...
The newly formed Canyon Country Optimist Club announced its first major project -- an annual "Childhood Cancer Bowl-A-Thon."
The Huckleberry Center for Creative Learning will host a talk by Tammy Takahashi from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 at Barnes & Noble in Valencia. She will discuss how the Santa Clarita Valley's homeschooling community can understand and deal with burnout. Coffee and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call Elizabeth Johnson at (661) 288-2312. Barnes & Noble is located at 23620 Valencia Blvd.
The College of the Canyons Theater Department will hold open auditions for students and community members interested in participating in the department's theatrical productions of "Delightful Disorientation: An Evening Of David Ives" directed by department chair and producer Paul Wickline; William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" directed by Stephen Whelan; and featured selections from the college's annual New Works Festival directed by David Stears. More than 50 roles are available for actors ages 15 to ...
Tuesday, 9:55: George Thomas of Route 66 was the last to speak, in favor of Councilman Kellar, who broke procedure to make a brief statement thanking those who turned out to support him. They applauded for approximately 30 seconds. Mayor Laurene Weste then asked City Attorney Carl Newton to review laws relating to illegal immigration and how those laws are enforced locally. Newton also said Kellar had every legal right to express his personal views ...
College of the Canyons officials have received reports from Saugus residents that solicitors, representing themselves as COC students, have been going door-to-door in Santa Clarita Valley neighborhoods allegedly selling magazine subscriptions or ads for Los Angeles newspapers.
The Student Task Force at Canyon High School will collect donations through Friday to benefit the efforts of Doctors Without Borders in Haiti following the country's devastating 7.0 earthquake. The school is located at 19300 Nadal Street and the phone number is (661) 252-6110.
A 19-year-old man from Saugus was arrested Tuesday in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries in parking lots outside local L.A. Fitness health clubs.
Charlie Vignola opens his column Dec. 3 by writing: "Simply put, what I believe shouldn't affect you, and what you believe shouldn't affect me - period" ("Slippery slope for U.S.").
Build it once. Build it right.
Regarding Gary Curtis's Dec. 6 letter to the editor, "Consequences of abortion": Words almost fail me, Mr. Curtis.
I have a couple of uncles I would rather forget, but I will admit they exist and I have met them.
Stay Green Inc. Landscaping company brought home four 2013 awards from the California Landscape Contractors Association.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
MONTREAL (AP) - Rookie Martin Jones is already making Los Angeles Kings' history.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 31 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Lakers 114-108 Tuesday night, keeping Los Angeles winless with Kobe Bryant back in the lineup.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?