In today's edition was a letter by Bill Creitz in which he outlined the failures of liberalism, and listed four steps they could take to reverse their fortunes ("Liberals' last card," Aug. 30).
One can always tell when a person gains that rarefied place of beloved, important or longtime leader: when people begin referencing them with their initials. Our own College of the Canyons Chancellor Dianne Van Hook gained that status recently when commenters and bloggers discussing her most recent pay raise referred to her with the moniker "DVH."
You've heard the saying "The devil's in the details," right? It's traditionally used to describe things that seem good on the surface, but sour when faced with a more thorough examination.
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The city of Santa Clarita took top honors last week at the national City-County Communications and Marketing Association's (3CMA) Annual Conference.
Circus Vargas 2010 will open at Westfield Valencia Town Center on Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is accepting reservations for its major fundraiser of the year, the Celebrity Tribute dinner, set for Friday, Nov. 5 at the Odyssey restaurant in Granada Hills.
Handling stress is a valuable way to increase personal wellness and take care of oneself.
Everything old is new. Just as music fans began getting rid of long-stored vinyl record collections, Santa Clarita Valley resident Billy Yergensen opened a retail store called Rock Candy Music and More.
Hart district board members this week appointed Elizabeth "Betti" Sternberg and Spencer Leafdale to fill two vacancies on the Measure SA Citizens' Oversight Committee. The two local residents were selected out of four applicants who were screened by William S. Hart Union High School District board members, administrators and a member of the public, Carl Goldman. The committee is responsible for reviewing audits and documents related to Measure SA, a $300 million construction bond passed by local voters in 2008.
Bianca M. Roberts this week was appointed as the vice president and chief advancement officer at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. Roberts joined the CalArts faculty on June 1 to work in CalArts development, advancement services and alumni relations programs. In her new role, Roberts will oversee public affairs and the board of trustees functions and serve as the secretary to the board.
William S. Hart Union High School District students will now carry home hard copy progress reports this year as a way to save money with mailing costs. The first progress report will come home with students on Sept. 24. However, parents may access progress report information online on Sept. 22, through Infinite Campus. Parents can visit www.hartdistrict.org to sign up for Infinite Campus.
Campus After Dark will host its Taco-a-Thon fundraiser from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday.
United Way is hosting a charity poker tournament 6 p.m. tonight at the Santa Clarita Activities Center.
Ken Cornett stood a couple of hundred feet away from the performance stage at the August Thursday night Art Slam.
TV crews from the series "NCIS" built a fake safety deposit room inside the break room of the Bank of Santa Clarita's main branch in which the cameramen shot a few hours of film. By the time the editing was completed, the scene probably only made it into three or four minutes of the TV show.
I'm a little over 6 months away from turning the big 3-0, and I've taken a lot of time to ponder on these last 10 years and what lessons I've learned, trials I've overcome and how I have changed overall as a person. A lot of big things happened in these past ten years, getting married, having three children, graduating college, starting a career, becoming a stay-at-home mom, leaving it all to pursue our dreams, moving cross country and shifting our focus. Through all of this I've learned a little about life and a lot ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies investigating summertime robberies on Canyon Country bike paths have arrested an additional juvenile, bringing to seven the number apprehended in the crackdown, officials said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (AP) - Riding a wave of military gains by Russia-backed rebels, President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs.
BEIRUT (AP) - An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
We've talked a lot over the past few years about Hart graduate and professional softball player Jessica Shults.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage.
ATLANTA (AP) - On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online.
When you're homeless, you carry everything you have with you. That makes it tough to sleep or go into a store, much less look for a job. It's one of the everyday realities of living homeless that most people don't consider.