When President Obama signed off on a $410 billion spending bill last week, he kept the money flowing for Castaic Lake Water Agency's efforts to clean up polluted water here in the Santa Clarita Valley.
While Six Flags Inc. faces a possible Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, the president of the company's local theme park expects a good year in 2009.
Art and music patrons are set to celebrate 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 29, as "Love is in the Air" - the annual benefit of the Santa Clarita Creative Guild - unfolds in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Valencia.
Santa Clarita is a valley of natural beauty, endless trails and pristine parks. I see Santa Claritans out everywhere: biking, hiking, running, playing, reveling in our good fortune to live in such an ideal climate surrounded by stunning mountains and sacred trees.
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California Assemblywoman Audra Strickland will address the recently passed state budget at a meeting of the Santa Clarita Valley Chapter of the California Republican Assembly on March 19.
Saugus High's literary magazine, The Centinel, has been selected to receive the Highest Award rank in the 2008 National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM).
Luckily, we came across this notion of moving all the folks Ms. Eisenberg finds distasteful ("Alaska should secede," Letters, March 3) off to the frozen tundra of Alaska before it was too late to cancel my gym membership and paper delivery.
The best reality show of the new season is the sorry state of the GOP. Watching them cannibalize themselves almost seems scripted.
I just read that Obama is going to be on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (tonight). He is the first sitting president ever to hit the late night talk show circuit.
As it becomes more difficult for consumers to manage debt amid job losses and the downturn in the housing and financial markets, more and more Santa Clarita Valley residents may find themselves examining their finances in 2009.
The Master's College has scheduled the following music events for April and May:
The Master's College hosts their Wind Ensemble concert on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. for an evening of musical contrast. From the "Star War Trilogy" by John Williams (and arranged by Donald Hunsberger) to the piece "Were You There?" by John P. Lynch, the repertoire highlights music from both famous and lesser-known composers.
The GRANDS Project, "Giving Respect and Nurturing to Deserving Seniors," is going green with an e-waste recycling program to benefit the SCV Senior Center on Sunday, March 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following today's bipartisan vote in the U.S. House of Representatives in favor of the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education (GIVE) Act, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Claria), the House Education Committee's top Republican, issued the following statement:
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - Newlyweds just three weeks removed from their wedding day lured a Pennsylvania man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) - A couple married for just three weeks lured a man to his death with a Craigslist ad because they wanted to kill someone together, police said.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as the cold snap that covered much of the nation knocked out power and made roads treacherous Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
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.