"I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, 'Mother, what was war?'"
Last year I made semi-bold predictions on local events. Not to brag, but I did poorly. Let's review those predictions:
Twisted. That's the only word for the logic behind a pair of lawsuits that would block the expansion of our community's only hospital. "What we hope to do is make sure that hospital beds and promised benefits to the community are really built," said Lynne Plambeck, president of Santa Clarita Organization for Planning the Environment. "It's not our intention to hold things up," added SCOPE board member Cam Noltemeyer. Hello? We just went through an ...
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A 44-day ramble through the Balkans and parts of the Middle East resulted from 18 months of planning for a trip that originally was supposed to be a simple jaunt from Dubrovnik in Croatia to Ukraine on $80 a day.
Wednesday LETMESAIL will host the second annual New Year's Eve Bon Voyage Ball from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31 at the Hyatt Valencia. $175 for individuals, $300 for couples. Specials available. Formal attire. Special after-dinner event priced at $30 per person. Proceeds benefit LETMESAIL. Info: (661) 702-8555. The Repertory East Playhouse, 24266 Main St., Newhall, will host a New Year's Eve party Carnivale di Venezia, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dec. 31. ...
Hot Wheels exhibit in Santa Paula The California Oil Museum will be showing "Hot Wheels: 40 years of Playing and Collecting" through Feb. 17. Exhibit available for viewing Wednesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission: $4/adults, $3/seniors, $1/youth and free for members. 1001 E. Main St., Santa Paula. Info: (805) 933-0076. Farmer's Market at COC parking lot The Santa Clarita Farmer's Market is held every Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the College ...
I abstain from this annual shopping obsession to appease that devilish side of me that is magnetized by clearance racks throughout the year.
The turning point came early for the Ventura College football team, which squared off against College of the Canyons on Saturday night.
Prep Volleyball Hart makes it finals The Indians finished first in their pool, advancing to the finals against Chatsworth at the Sylmar Tournament. A hard-fought match saw Hart fall just short by the score of 24-26. Casey David led the team with 24 kills, eight aces and 48 assists for the tournament. Jennie Long finished with 22 kills while Jen Drake tallied 13 blocks, six in the final match where she had to match up ...
Out of over 700 applicants nationwide Connor Cantrell has been chosen as one of only 28 drivers to compete in a three-day weekend event starting October 31st.
One of the funniest lines ever in the "All in the Family" sitcom resided in a flashback episode that showed the first meeting of the left-wing Michael (portrayed by Rob Reiner) and Gloria, the daughter of right-wing Archie Bunker, during a blind date in late 1968.
After many years of unbridled supermarket spending, I have begun linking scissors with thrifty shoppers across the U.S. of A.
UPDATED 11:15 p.m. Sunday: The current Red Flag Warning has been extended again, through 8 p.m. Monday, a week after the original warning was issued, according to today's National Weather Service update. Humidity in single-digits and temperatures in the low 90s are expected Monday in the Santa Clarita Valley, moderating to the mid-90s later in the week. The service again blames the warm, dry air mass parked in the atmosphere over Southern California since last Monday. County fire officials and crews remain ...
Santa Clarita Girl Scout Troop 7392 created a Red Ribbon Week banner raising awareness of drug, tobacco and alcohol abuse and showing how to be a good citizen.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certainly think so.
SAN JOSE (AP) - California Lottery officials say two Powerball tickets sold in California have five of the six winning numbers. Officials say those tickets win $1 million each.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
There is no debate that time marches on. The sun rises, shines, and sets, and then does it all over again, day after day. And each day we encounter the unknown components of a whole new 24-hour set of life experience.
Despite the recent news that jobless rates are falling, these are still difficult times. Nearly everyone agrees at some level that America is still struggling economically but why and what should we do?
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - In what police are describing as a crime of opportunity, a wanted man with a criminal history dating nearly 15 years entered a front door that had been left open at a New York home near Hofstra University.
IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) - A rock climber is dead after falling 150 feet while scaling a rock face in the San Jacinto Wilderness near Idyllwild.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in hazardous materials suits searched a downtown Spokane apartment Saturday, investigating the recent discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - One of the tickets sold in Florida for the Powerball game Saturday evening matched all six numbers drawn, which were:
A former leader of a large Fortune 500 company was quoted in an interview that "People who do things make mistakes. The biggest mistake is doing nothing."
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Kings are now the team bemoaning a late penalty while the San Jose Sharks celebrate a dramatic win.
We're down to two sports still competing for The Master's College.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - It's all about the odds.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.