EDWARDS, Calif., - A NASA jumbo jet that will help scientists unlock the origins of the universe with infrared observations reached a milestone Friday when doors covering the plane's telescope were fully opened in flight.
Three people were critically injured in a collision between a Metrolink train and a pickup truck in Sylmar that shut down the tracks for hours this morning, before crews cleared the wreckage and reopened service to the Santa Clarita Valley, officials said.
College of the Canyons men's basketball team will retire jersey No. 1 in recognition of former longtime head coach Lee Smelser and his more than 30 years of service to the college.
The Newhall School District's kindergarten registration materials will be available in the school offices on Feb. 16, 2010, for students eligible to begin kindergarten in the 2010/2011 school year.
College of the Canyons offices will be closed through Jan. 3. Offices will reopen Jan. 4. For more information, visit www.canyons.edu.
The fourth annual Glacier Slide Polar Bear Swim will begin at 9 a.m. on New Year's Day at the Santa Clarita Aquatic Center at 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway.
Staff members from the William S. Hart Union High School District's administrative center turned into musicians for the holidays, thanks to the efforts of Lorraine King, the superintendent's administrative assistant.
Carrie and I own a little battery-powered boat out in Oxnard. It's a dinky thing, commonly referred to as a "cocktail cruiser." Good enough for plying the channels inside the harbor, but suicide for anything else.
The American Reinvestment and Recovery act is a failure. Oh, I am sure you've seen the numerous signs along the roadways undergoing a facelift in Santa Clarita; The signs announcing the project being undertaken is paid for using federal stimulus funds are intended to convince you deficit spending, despite all of the evidence to the contrary, has been stimulative to the economy. Whereas I enjoy flat, smooth and well-marked roadways as much as the ...
More than 400 people received a holiday dinner sponsored by Hart High School's Associated Student Body for homeless students from the school and needy families from the nearby area. The dinner of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, vegetables, rolls and dessert, was donated and prepared by students, parents and community volunteers.
The Hart High School cheerleaders donated five shopping bags of donations and five crates of CDs and DVDs to the local chapter of the Blue Star Mothers of America to send to the troops serving overseas.
Dates to Watch Thursday Santa Clarita Baptist Church will be celebrating Christmas Eve with a candlelight service, including the singing of Christmas carols, special music from Worship Choir, and reading of the Christmas story, 7 p.m., 27249 Luther Drive, Canyon Country. Dec. 31 "LETMESAIL" New Year's Eve Ball is a New York City-themed evening with cocktails, hors d' ouevres, dinner, dessert bar, live entertainment, dancing, casino games, and a ball drop at midnight, Thursday, ...
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If you are running an organization, you already wear many hats. That is because the owner, president or CEO is in charge of everything that goes on in the organization.
Detectives on Tuesday arrested a man accused of stabbing at least three people at a Valencia party in July while a second suspect is already in custody, officials said. Local detectives arrested Ryan Frost, 20, in the 2000 block of Gradon Avenue in Monrovia, according to a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station report.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
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.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.
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.