Six Bands Qualify for Band Championships Marching bands from all six high schools in the Hart District have qualified for Marching Band Championships sponsored by the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association. This is the first time since the six schools have been open that all have qualified, based on points earned at competitions throughout the marching season. All championships will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, at locations varying from Downey to Corona ...
The Warrior Fitness will collect unwrapped gifts for needy children during its annual Christmas celebration at the Valencia Hyatt, in the Grand Ballroom, on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Literacy and Arts Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 at Hart Park in Newhall.
Here are events at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons this weekend and next:
Snow is coming to downtown Los Angeles Dec. 12 and 13, as part of the Free Winter Holiday Festival at Pershing Square, where live entertainment, puppet shows, a miniature train village, make and take arts & crafts, photo mementos and more, get you in the holiday spirit.
A man in his 60s after the death of his wife is a leaky ship without a bailer. Frank Goode has everything above deck shipshape, but he's sinking. The garden is his pride and joy. Everything inside is mopped, scrubbed, polished, dusted, arranged and alphabetized. He buys big steaks and a new electric grill to cook them on. He selects a wine with the advice of a clueless stock boy. He reclines in his lawn chair on his manicured lawn and awaits the arrival of his four children.
"Brothers" is the new film by Jim Sheridan, a director who has a sure hand with stories about families ("In America," "In the Name of the Father," "The Boxer"). This one is about a family twisted from its natural form when the father leaves for service in Afghanistan just after his brother comes home from prison. The good brother goes into harm's way while the bad brother is shielded by his own misbehavior.
Saugus High School's theater department will wrap up the vampire-themed production "A Vampire Story" tonight and Saturday.
The College of the Canyons Allied Health Division will introduce its new Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program in spring 2010.
Prosecutors chose not to press charges earlier this week against a Valencia man accused of pointing a gun at his girlfriend, authorities said.
This December, Metrolink's Holiday Toy Express returns to the Santa Clarita Valley, bringing holiday cheer and collecting toys for families in need.
Santa Clarita Community College District trustee Joan MacGregor was sworn into her fifth term and trustee Michael Berger to his first term Wednesday night. The board also selected trustee Scott Wilk as board president for 2010. Trustee Michele Jenkins was elected to vice president and Berger as clerk.
Elementary school was quite a while ago for Shaira Bhanji, 18, but the College of the Canyons student still cares about the Newhall School District music program that once nourished her own talent.
Golden Valley High School choir will host a live auction at 7 p.m. tonight at the school's new theater. The choir will host a rummage sale from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday. All proceeds will benefit the school's choir and theater guild.
Even in a recession, gift giving doesn't go out of style. The grandeur of the gift may change, but the act itself remains intact.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Reserves Darren Collison and Jamal Crawford scored 15 points each and the Los Angeles Clippers used a strong second half to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 101-81 on Thursday night.
An 18-year old man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a part of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT that was wrecked following a crash that left both Valencia businessman Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker dead last weekend, according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
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With thousands of people pledging to turn out Sunday for a memorial to honor Santa Clarita Valley resident and business owner Roger Rodas and actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Valencia last weekend, a local church has offered up its parking lot to accommodate some of the crowd.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The state parks department has a new warehouse for its collection of historical artifacts, and the building will soon be open to the public.
SANTA CLARITA - Sheriff's deputies responded to the Target department store in Valencia about noon Thursday on initial reports of a burglary.
It's on, scheduled in Newhall this Saturday, a chance for local kids and their families to explore, play, see, create and hear about the arts and literacy in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department and the City of Santa Clarita recommend the public avoid the Rye Canyon Business Park if at all possible on Sunday, December 8, 2013 in anticipation of a reported public memorial for actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas. Ongoing parking restrictions and lane closures will remain in place and will be enforced.
SANTA CLARITA - About 4,000 children's social workers for Los Angeles County were on strike Thursday after contract talks broke down over the timing of a pay raise and the number of caseloads the workers must handle, union officials said.
In nearly seven decades spent fighting for freedom and equality, Nelson Mandela inspired and challenged the world to stand up for others. As word of Mandela's death spread Thursday, current and former presidents, athletes and entertainers, and people around the world spoke out about the life and legacy of the former South African leader.
KUNA, Idaho (AP) - A dump truck collided with a school bus Thursday at a rural southwestern Idaho intersection, killing an 11-year-old boy and injuring four other children.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A lawyer for Amanda Bynes says the actress has left an inpatient mental health treatment facility and is back with her parents.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Serious news has bumped fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy off "SportsCenter."
NEW YORK (AP) - Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station has again launched its Annual Toy Drive for local underprivileged children, as it has for more than 20 years, station officials announced this week.