Sierra Vista Junior High students won the 2008 VIA STAR product development contest with their project "SCV Sights to See!" detailing an innovative Santa Clarita touring service. Seventh-grader Logan Stern and eighth-graders Harsitha Sakhamuri, Sal Gonzalez, Connell Crocker, and Shayne Hartigan presented the project to an audience of business professionals on Nov. 18 at the Valley Industrial Association luncheon.
There we were again, completely cut off from going south on the Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeways and side roads due to a closure because of a fire. And who can forget the same scenario during the 1994 earthquake?
As a follow up to the previous article about couples' retirement strategies, following are some points in planning and protecting your retirement plans should you wish to consider variable annuities and their special income guarantees not offered by any other investment.
Since I am one of those "faithful Democrats" John Castagna describes with such disdain in his letter to the editor on Nov. 7, I feel that I must respond to his diatribe.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, was named Repulican Caucus Chair on Monday, replacing an Assemblyman who was elected to the Senate.
Local business and community leaders will be incarcerated Wednesday. It's all part of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual Lock Up. A mock jail will be set up at Outback Steakhouse in Newhall, with local leaders volunteering to be arrested, then "serving time." Jailbirds must raise their own bail by gathering MDA donations from friends and associates. Money raised will be used for the local MDA chapter and help send children with neuromuscular diseases to MDA ...
I wonder how many people are aware of McSame's role in the savings and loan debacle of the '90s and his censure by the Senate?
A jury found Jacquelin Linaras guilty Monday of murdering her newborn girl and discarding the body in a mobile home park trash bin.
Banners went up across the Santa Clarita Valley this week to thank staff, students and parents of the William S. Hart Union High School District for the outstanding test scores recently reported by the California Department of Education.
The tally is in: College of the Canyons Foundation's 18th annual golf tournament raised more than $90,000 to help fund student programs and provide student scholarships and textbook assistance.
First place I am currently a 5th grade student at Canyon Springs Elementary School. Over the years, I've loved every subject in school, but if I had to choose a favorite it would be reading. I have so many reasons why my passion is reading. Reading is a skill I have mastered. I read every day to understand more unfamiliar words. This subject also teaches me about other peoples' lives and how they live. I ...
One must have the gift of a storyteller and a wide breadth of knowledge to provide historical narratives for future generations.
With the normal challenges of retirement planning and the current financial crisis adding pressure to your planning, will your retirement portfolio be able to maintain your current lifestyle?
Single-family home sales increased 7.0 percent during August throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, the Southland Regional Association of Realtors reported.
It's time to get a few things straight regarding the Wall Street bailout. After two years of listening to George W. Bush telling us "the economy is fine, there is nothing to worry about," which was echoed a scant week and a half ago by John McCain when he cited "the economy is fundamentally sound," now Bush and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson place a gun to Congress' collective head saying they need a blank check ...
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cavaliers coach Mike Brown delivered a simple message for Kyrie Irving after the All-Star point guard had the first scoreless game of his career Friday night: forget about it.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - UCLA appeared on its way toward another victory before the Bruins' prolific offense dried up.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the U.S. into World War II.
The premise of this democracy is based on electing those representatives who will make decisions in the interests of all of the people, not just the rich, corporations, or special interests.
Mayor Kellar seems to believe that anyone who originally opposed the roundabout should have no voice on what sort of art display will be chosen or whether to "do nothing."
Redemption. That's what 2013 was for the Santa Clarita Valley as a football community.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Jabari Brown scored 22 points and Jordan Clarkson added 21 to help Missouri upset No. 18 UCLA 80-71 on Saturday.
In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles International Airport is dealing with brown, contaminated water at its international terminal, which is undergoing renovations.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Merrill Newman was tired and looking forward to reuniting with his family, but he was all smiles Saturday after arriving at the San Francisco airport after being detained for several weeks in North Korea.
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.