A 150-year-old Torah has found a new home at Congregation Beth Shalom thanks to a donation from members Marianne and David Simon. The gift was donated in honor of Marianne's parents, Leonard and Nancy Marcus.
Santa Clarita United Methodist Church Santa Clarita United Methodist Church will host its Vacation Bible School July 21-25 from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. with the theme of "Surfing through the scriptures." Brochures for the school are available at the church office, as well as during the Sunday services. The church is also taking registrations for youth and adult volunteers. For more information, contact the church office at (661) 297-3783. Lake Hills Community Church Lake ...
Cat Ford, 17, is going to Lake Havasu for the Fourth of July weekend, and she's taking her two pit bulls and dachshund with her. "I (will) need a lot of bones - a lot of bones, a lot of food, a lot of water and a lot of toys," said Ford, who works at Valencia's Pet Depot. She explained that her dogs are too rambunctious to leave at a kennel or with a pet-sitter.
Local residents between the ages of 14 and 27 years old who are thinking about starting their own business can enroll in the Young Entrepreneur summer program, set to begin in July. The four-week free course meets on Saturday mornings from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and teaches youngsters and young adults about the skills and resources they need to start a business.
'Sustainability" is our latest buzzword. But sustainability is more than just a buzzword. It is a great opportunity for companies, cities, and individuals to explore fantastic avenues for self-sufficiency, creating a healthier environment, and increasing profitability.
Alysia Johnson could not get out of the quarterfinal round of the women's 800-meter, finishing last in her heat in 2 minutes, 6.43 seconds. Running in the Team U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, Johnson was ninth out of nine runners in the third heat.
A message to Ken Eliasberg ("The Scott McClellan imbroglio," June 20): To denigrate Scott McClellan by suggesting that he is a snake or merely incompetent only points up your willingness to accept the lies of the Bush Administration.
After almost getting hit trying to help the ducks cross Newhall Ranch Road from the new water spot back to Bridgeport, I thought: "Why can't we put up DUCK CROSSING signs so the idiots who travel 80 miles per hour won't wonder where all the feathers came from?"
What would you do if your child came home one day and asked for help with his or her math homework?
I do not like your use of reporters' pictures with the stories on your Web site. It is distracting and confusing.
Hello Mr. Lamoureux, First time, long time. I hope this will be an easy one, with an easy solution. The flapper on my water skimmer on my pool is broken. Our pool man looked at it and he said that it was all one assembly and that entire area would have to come out and be replaced. Is there a better, much less expensive way? Is it a necessary component anyway? Thank you. Anthony M. ...
Parents suspect two 4-year-olds are an item Earlier this month, teachers and students reported that my 4-year-old son and one of his female classmates were dating. "The two of them were caught together in the tunnel slide sharing a moment of passion," said a teacher, who asked to remain anonymous. "It seems they were sharing a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, something they're both passionate about." Both my 4-year-old and the girl denied the alleged ...
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has renewed a contract with Canada for two firefighting SuperScooper airplanes during this year's fire season, an official announced today.
Amid the plethora of charitable groups gracing this community, Philanthropic Educational Organization may be a not-so-familiar name. But ask Nancy Coulter, the local chapter's newly installed 2008-2009 president, and she'll tell you that everyone should know what PEO is about.
I used to like roller coasters. When I was a kid, we could ride for hours and not be fazed one little bit. On one visit to a thinly-attended Disneyland, we rode Space Mountain 17 times in a row. Seventeen times. On a full stomach.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.