Regarding the Letter to the Editor from Sheri Ford, "M.D. impressed by Newhall Memorial" (March 20): Thank God she had a positive experience in our local hospital. I have had the same good experience first-hand, with my wife. Most of the doctors (Ford) mentioned have also taken good care of my wife.
Well, folks, ready or not, here comes your beloved cross-valley connector. The last cent has been sucked out of developers. Buck has cashed in the final federal earmark for the project. Even the city kicked in a few bucks. Let the "road to gridlock" begin.
On Nov. 4, the voters of Santa Clarita will have a golden opportunity to change the way our state government works.
In response to Bruce Hector's Letter to the Editor, "Stimulus means brighter future" (March 18), Bruce must have been at Disneyland and stayed in Fantasyland for a week to believe that Obama is going to do the country any good.
My daughters and I look forward to this event every year - we call it the D4, Daddy-Daughter-Dinner-Dance.
Two child actors from Valencia were honored for their positive contributions to the entertainment industry during a March 15 C.A.R.E. (Child Actor Recognition Event) award ceremony at Universal Studios Hollywood.
First place If I were a scientist, I would invent a machine that would cease world hunger. Why? Well, more than 30 percent of the world's population is either starving or anemic. Not the kind of starving that you would say when you didn't eat breakfast. The kind where your belly swells up, and you will eat anything. Some people might say, "Well, why do I care? I'm not starving." How would you feel if ...
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Placerita Junior High School students took home the first-place trophy during the High Desert Dance Classic March 14. The couples spent eight weeks rehearsing merengue, tango, cha cha, waltz and the West Coast swing. Placerita Junior High was the only school from the William S. Hart Union High School District to participate in the competition.
Hart High School cheerleaders brought home top honors from the USA Nationals High School Spirit Competition held over the weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center. The junior varsity cheer squad took third place place in the Large Junior Varsity Show Cheer Intermediate Division and the varsity squad won for the Large Varsity Show Cheer Advanced Division.
It's official. With the stroke of a pen, President Barack Obama signed into law Monday a sweeping bill protecting more than 2 million acres of American wilderness.
A late goal from Bakersfield's Joshua Shin with 4:38 remaining in the third period was the difference in the Roughnecks' 3-1 victory over Valencia High on the opening night of Ice Station Valencia's High School Hockey season on Monday night. In its ninth consecutive year, the club league features eight teams, including Valencia High, Canyon High, Hart High, Saugus High, Antelope Valley High, Bakersfield High, Burbank and West Valley (San Fernando and Simi Valleys).
Saugus Girls Soccer Wins CIF Championship The girls soccer team from Saugus High School has let other teams in the CIF Southern Section know that the Santa Clarita Valley is a force to be reckoned with in the field of women's soccer. The local girls completed the year with a win-loss record of 20-3-3 and won the Southern Section Championship by 2-1 against Harvard Westlake. Not only is this Saugus' first girls soccer CIF championship, ...
PASADENA, Calif. - California School of Culinary Arts announced today the local winners of the 3rd Annual Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America Market Basket Competition. Ten future students participated in the semi-annual event that took place on March 21; and three Californians received scholarships to attend the Pasadena culinary school.
VAN NUYS, Calif. - In April 2009, U.S. Census Bureau field representatives will collect information about how much Americans spend for groceries, clothing, transportation, housing, health care and other items from a sample of households across the country.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Saturday freed an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War after a weekslong detention, ending the saga of Merrill Newman's attempt to visit the North as a tourist six decades after he oversaw a group of South Korean wartime guerrillas still loathed by Pyongyang.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - What next for South Africa?
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Choirs will sing, orchestras will play and actors will perform for audiences across the valley. Tis' the season when churches in Santa Clarita offer a myriad of Christmas performances.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers navigated the first 19 games of the season without star Kobe Bryant well enough to welcome him back with a winning record.
CHICAGO (AP) - Jonas Hiller and the Anaheim Ducks finally grabbed another shootout win. Against a good team, too.
Friends and family members gathered at Real Life Church on Friday to celebrate the life of Jeremy "Jerry" Ide Conklin, a man described as a true friend and an inspiring leader.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Four homeless people have died of hypothermia in the San Francisco Bay Area since last week, authorities said, highlighting the danger to people without shelter as the region is gripped by freezing temperatures.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes, it's worth some trouble with the law.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Doctors at a Northern California hospital say a couple has given birth to a rare set of naturally conceived identical triplets.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Bill Porter, the door-to-door salesman in Portland, Ore., who was portrayed by William H. Macy in an Emmy-winning TV movie, has died at 81.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Citrus grower Fred LoBue breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after two sleepless nights monitoring the icy temperatures in his family's Central Valley orange groves.
The Metropolitan Water District has scheduled a monument unveiling Monday to honor the 17 men killed in a tunnel explosion in Sylmar on June 24, 1971.
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Due to a storm forecast for this Saturday, Dec. 7, Signal Multimedia is postponing its Holiday Lights tour until Friday, Dec. 13 beginning at 5 p.m. That night Signal staff will judge light displays that have been entered online at signalscv.com/lights. Deadline for submissions has been extended until Dec. 11.