The Santa Clarita Assembly of the Knights of Columbus will host its fifth annual golf tournament in memory of Jack Dunn Friday, April 24, at 12 p.m. to benefit the Wildland Firefighter Foundation.
For the third year in a row, the city of Santa Clarita was named the Best Economic Development Program in the State of California from the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED).
Managers of Castaic Lake Water Agency have often stated that drought does not occur in northern and southern California at the same time, so we would always have an adequate water supply. And for this year anyway, they were right. The Santa Clarita Valley has enjoyed slightly better than average rainfall, while diminished snow packs in Northern California have severely reduced our access to water from the State Water Project.
However, a massive building spree that ignored future water supply problems and a polluted ground water source has created a "perfect storm" of problems.
Regarding the "Tossed paper causes incident at Canyon High" story published April 1: This "incident" allegedly happened in front of other students (witnesses) whose statements should have been taken at some point for the "crime" report.
In our government today, there is a lot of corruption. Everything is based upon money and not the consequences of their actions.
We need to cut our carbon footprint before it starts looking like China's air. Companies will benefit from clean energy because with the installation of energy-efficient appliances, their bills will go down.
Hard work. Humanitarianism. Put those endeavors together and one can do a lot of good in this world. Such combined synergy is behind the Mormon Helping Hands project, which will be held Saturday in the Santa Clarita Valley and statewide as 20,000 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints members volunteer to help spruce up their communities.
In all, 15 projects will be undertaken by 800 Church members in the SCV. Tasks will include graffiti clean-up, planting groundcover in parks and painting the SCV Senior Center's exterior. Approximately 450 church members, along with U.S. Congressman Howard "Buck ...
If we keep burning coal and oil. we can burn up with the fuel. Our summers are already 10-degrees hotter here in Santa Clarita in the last five years. We cannot continue to ignore global warming. And there is no such thing as clean coal or oil. If it burns, it emits carbon dioxide. Look at the formula and you will get the point: If it burns it will add to our polluted air.
After reading the article "Carousel Ranch bill for Buckweed Fire goes up in smoke," published April 14, concerning Carousel Ranch's $2.9 million bill for the cost of fighting the Buckweed Fire, I'm unclear why Ms. Tomey, the ranch's director, should be shocked.
The article states that the fire was set by a "10-year-old boy playing with matches, whose father, a caretaker at Carousel Ranch, still works at the Agua Dulce horse ranch."
I am not writing to defend any particular group or to say law enforcement should not make sure any large gathering remains under control.
But as an attendee of the Sunday, March 8 Confederation of Clubs defense benefit at the 6885 Veterans of Foreign Wars hall, I would like to refute the lies told by the Sheriff's Department as this event was neither "disbanded" nor "broken up" as your articles dated March 11 and March 14 quote.
Both Hart High swim teams continued their dominance in the Foothill League with lopsided wins over Canyon High on Wednesday.
Helen Fern Campbell Weigel, a Newhall resident for 46 years, died April 17 at her home after a long battle with multiple myeloma. She was 87.
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Seven Foothill League games still remain on the schedule, and yet the West Ranch High baseball team has already won more league games than it ever has in program history.
LOS ANGLES COUNTY -- At the Board of Supervisors meeting on April 21, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presented a scroll to members of the Armenian community in recognition of the passage of his motion proclaiming April 24 as "Day of Remembrance for the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923" throughout Los Angeles County.
SACRAMENTO - Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich testified before the State Assembly Local Government Committee today in support of a proposal to add an additional member to the Metropolitan Transit Authority's Board of Directors to represent the fast-growing Antelope and Santa Clarita Valleys and develop vital public transit and highway policies.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. The enrollments exceeded expectations and offered new hope to Democrats who are defending the law ahead of the midterm elections.
MIAMI (AP) - The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
Gene Autry is best known as "America's favorite singing cowboy." He is an American legend, former Santa Clarita Valley resident, and the only entertainer to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the globe is television and film.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident.
HOUSTON (AP) - James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.
Saugus softball picked up right where it left off before spring break, with another resounding Foothill League victory on Thursday afternoon.
Melissa Thurm started a religious blog in October to share her thoughts about her faith. But when she noticed her mounting obsession with checking for page views and new comments, Thurm realized it was taking a hit on her self-esteem.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Call it the year of the baby: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this year.
Parents, don't be too insulted when your child starts lying to you at a very young age. It's actually a sign of intelligence. Children who lie are shown to have a higher IQ and become more successful later in life, according to Dr. Kang Lee, director of the Institute of Child Study at Toronto University.
IRVING, Texas - Glenn Beck, the conservative radio host and media entrepreneur, is now heading up a film division at Mercury Radio Arts, the parent company of his popular radio show and digital media operation TheBlaze.
SANTA CLARITA-When "Rent," the musical loosely based on Puccini's "La Boheme" premiered on the Broadway stage in 1996, it took the theatre world by storm.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.