With two weeks left in the full-time operating season, Six Flags, Inc. reported Thursday that revenues for the third quarter through Tuesday have increased 7.6 percent or $23.5 million when compared to the prior year period.
Just in time for the Friday afternoon rush, Valencia Boulevard has been reopened to traffic, said Alisha Celestine, city of Santa Clarita communications specialist, at 3:50 p.m. today.
David and Karla Posner, of Saugus, Calif., are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Lynn Posner, to Scot Lawrence Peeples, of Canyon Country, Calif.
My 5-year-old son started kindergarten on Wednesday, and my wife and I were among the 2 million parents there to say goodbye forever to our precious little offspring.
What a little lovebug Lola is! When she was picked up from the isolation section of the shelter, Lola seemed very sad and depressed. The fly strike scars on the backs of her ears tell us she was left outside and most likely neglected. She pretty much melted in our arms when we held her as if she was relieved to be with people who could give her any kind of affection.
Hot Rod Nite VFW Post 6110 will host the first Hot Rod Nite, 5-9 p.m. on Saturday. The monthly celebration of classic, collectable, custom, high performance cars, bikes and trucks is scheduled to become a monthly event on the third Saturday of each month. The family-friendly event will feature barbecue, live band, trophies for the car show and a great "array of Harleys." For more information call (661) 252-9989. 'Star Wars Under the Stars' The ...
This never happens to me. I got $1,800 from the U.S. Treasury as part of the "Economic Stimulus" program that was recently enacted. But it is still sitting in our checking account. I've been thinking about it, and I'm not sure why it is still there.
It wasn't hard to miss a recent large, unflattering color photo of Cindy McCain, along with an equally unflattering commentary. Unknown to many of us, apparently there is some mandatory onus on Mrs. McCain, that should she become first lady she "must use her past drug addiction for the benefit the masses."
I just wanted to remind everyone there is still a problem at Newhall Ranch Road and McBean Parkway.
The recent revelation that G&L Realty contributed $30,000 to a committee that in turn spent $29,000 to support Laurie Ender's election (a vocal proponent of the hospital's growth plans) raises a question: Has big-city influence spending made its way big time to our small city?
I cannot believe that in less than a week the kids will be back in school and it's still August. Life will then settle back to "normal."
I am always pleasantly surprised when I go to another fantastic production put on at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
Monday was the celebration day of St. Claire, namesake of our Santa Clara River. St. Claire was a follower of St. Francis of Assisi, the Catholic saint known for his caring and kindness for the animals, as well as his human charges. St. Francis is the monk we often see in garden statues with a bird on his shoulder and small animals at his feet. His day in October is lovingly celebrated in many nations ...
Three and a half years after the Pyramid Lake oil spill, the company charged in connection with that spill has yet to go to trial.
Deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station are still trying to find three men wanted in connection with a possible hate crime that reportedly happened Saturday night.
Prosecutors today filed criminal charges against two men accused of stealing a vehicle part from the wrecked Porsche Carrera GT in which actor Paul Walker died, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
Los Angeles County social workers rallied outside a county supervisor's office in El Monte on Monday, demanding the county hire more workers for the Department of Children and Family Services to relieve caseloads and provide better care.
Business owners and leaders often stray too close to a situation to see the entire picture. One of the responsibilities as a Trusted Advisor is to observe what is happening from a vantage point to provide a fresh perspective to clients that may not be otherwise noticed.
BANGKOK (AP) - Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved Parliament's lower house on Monday and called early elections. But protesters seeking to topple her vowed to carry on their fight, saying they cannot win the polls because of corruption.
High winds buffeted the Santa Clarita Valley today, sending deputies scrambling to respond to residential burglar alarms in several neighborhoods.
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama headed to South Africa on Monday to speak at a national memorial service for anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela. He was joined on Air Force One by former President George W. Bush and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
College of the Canyons will host a free orientation next Monday for job seekers interested in the fields of aerospace and biomedical manufacturing.
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A top Ukrainian opposition party says heavily armed riot police have stormed its office in downtown Kiev. The move comes as the Ukrainian capital has been crippled by massive anti-government protests.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Pakistani leaders Monday that if they don't resolve protests stalling some military shipments across the border with Afghanistan, it could be difficult to maintain political support in Washington for an aid program that has sent billions of dollars to Islamabad, defense officials said.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa says United States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) - The budding entrepreneurs wear blue sweat pants labeled "prisoner" and huge, flapping blue shirts. Their doors are triple locked, and lunch is a stale peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Complicating matters, participants in this growing Silicon Valley startup incubator are barred from the Internet.