Sometimes, you just have to be in the right place at the right time.
It was smooth sailing all the way as Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley launched its seventh annual Bras for a Cause fundraiser Sunday at the Oaks Grille located inside the Tournament Players Club in Valencia to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Four years ago, bipartisan majorities in the California Legislature approved a landmark clean-energy bill. Now a well-financed coalition of right-wing ideologues, out-of-state oil and gas companies and climate-change skeptics is seeking to effectively kill that law with an initiative on the November state ballot.
I suppose we have more than our fair share of tea party members here in the SCV. But I've been wondering why they blame the government for all of the country's troubles.
I am always amused by the protestations of Marxists/liberals/progressives who claim that the tea party is controlled by the Republican Party.
Who is in the working class? I have asked the question over and over, and it seems that the words "working class" apply to those who are employed by others and work on an hourly basis and are most often union workers.
Get a great meal, give back to your community, and save on your entry fee by participating in the Dink's Deli promo for Help the Children.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California's fight against impaired drivers hit a high note this past year, when the state recorded a decline in deaths related to driving under the influence (DUI) for the fourth year in a row.
The Soroptimist International of Greater Santa Clarita Valley will present the 3rd annual "Sip, Stroll, and Savor the Sounds" wine affair at the Westfield Valencia Town Center on Sunday, Oct. 17 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Students and community members are invited to the College of the Canyons Canyon Country campus for an evening of Halloween-inspired cinematic suspense during the free outdoor screening of Alfred Hitchcock's classic "Psycho."
One of the most interesting behavior concepts discovered is the winning edge. This principle states that small differences in key action areas can translate into enormous differences in results.
Friday, Oct. 8
Carrie and I subscribe to lots of magazines. Inevitably, they stack up, and once every month or so, we freak out and finally haul what seems like 100 pounds of periodicals out to the recycle bin.
With Los Angeles County mired in a deep economic recession, there is no question these are tough times for the unemployed in the Santa Clarita Valley, as well as the many businesses that are struggling to survive.
VENTURA (AP) - An Arcadia firefighter who went missing and died on a camping trip had drugs and alcohol in his system.
The gasoline price roller coaster is running a strange course this summer.
NEW YORK (AP) - Batman creator Bob Kane's own copies of the Caped Crusader's earliest appearances are going up for auction.
RANCHO PALOS VERDES (AP) - A search-and-rescue team pulled a rare half-ton whale fossil from a backyard in Rancho Palos Verdes on Friday, a feat that the team agreed to take on as a makeshift training mission.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Michael Jace, who has been charged with killing his wife, has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.
Paramedics took one person to a hospital Friday night following a single-vehicle, roll-over
A sheriff's deputy responding to an anonymous tip arrested a group of vandals spray-painting graffiti on a railroad bridge in Santa Clarita on Friday afternoon, officials said.
When it comes to choosing a career path, each person is presented with two questions: How can my career help me lead a fulfilling life? And can I be happy with an unfulfilling job?
More than 100 fire-fighting personnel - aided by three helicopters and even a couple of water trucks from a nearby construction site - doused a wind-blown brush fire Friday that blackened five acres of hillside on rugged land south of Plum Canyon Road in Saugus.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last of seven former city officials involved in a multimillion-dollar corruption case in the city of Bell was sentenced Friday to a year in jail, most of which he has already served.
DETROIT (AP) - Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July.
When director Jonathan Demme was approached to show support for all victims of the conflict in Gaza, he didn't hesitate to sign on. Actor Wallace Shawn is willing to put up with jeers on the street for his opinions about the violence. And Mark Ruffalo is determined to air his views about the fighting on Twitter, no matter the cost to his social media numbers.
Two people were transported to the hospital Friday following a crash involving a big rig on Interstate 5 near Quail Lake Road.
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California are getting little rest after lightning sparked dozens of new wildfires, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that has forced the evacuation of about 120 people.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.