As community members, we value the safety of our city and understand that it takes a great deal of collaboration to make Santa Clarita a great place to live, work and play. Our world today is riddled with crime, gangs and individuals who see our possessions, lifestyle and even children as a means to their gain. The city works hard to keep this kind of criminal activity off our streets and away from our community, and the City/Sheriff Anti-Gang Task Force proved this in its 2008 yearly report.
It was January 1966 and 2nd Lt. Larry Arnold, one of my USAF pilot training classmates, had just lifted off from our base in Texas for his initial solo in a twin-engine jet, when he was confronted by one of a pilot's worst nightmares - a cockpit warning light indicating a fire in the right engine.
R.J. Johnson tested the waters of the NASCAR Camping World Series in January at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale. He tried to qualify for the Toyota All-Star Showdown in a car owned by Bob Farmer, who owns a stable of race cars based in Castaic.
The National Association of REALTORS awarded Leah Pollack, of Valencia's Elite Professionals Real Estate Services, Inc. with its "Green Designation," the only green real estate professional designation recognized by the association.
Many people don't give too much thought when choosing someone to be the beneficiary of a life-insurance policy.
The Golden Valley High School Baseball Dugout Club is hosting a fund-raising Casino Night Saturday.
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The Golden Valley High School Jazz Band hosts "The Winter Blues" tonight, Feb. 26, starting at 7:00 p.m.
The Golden Valley High School Baseball Dugout Club hosts a Casino Night Saturday, Feb. 28.
In a continuing effort to help address traffic issues in the Saugus neighborhood adjacent to Benz Road, the City of Santa Clarita has installed traffic humps along Alaminos and Benz Road.
Parents looking for assistance in raising their teens are invited to attend the first Hart Parent Academy, scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in the Hart Auditorium.
Parents of students in the Wm. S. Hart Union High School District have another opportunity to learn about the voluntary drug testing program which will be initiated in a pilot program in all Hart District schools this spring.
The College of the Canyons Foundation will host its 2009 SCV Wine Classic at the California Institute of the Arts May 30. The event will benefit the Santa Clarita Student Orchestra and give guests the opportunity to buy wines and gourmet cuisine.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the omnibus spending bill for FY2009 and Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) expressed serious concern with Democrats' continued federal spending spree and opposed the bloated $410 billion measure.
Rock superstars have donated autographed musical memorabilia to a special e-Bay auction to benefit a sheriff's deputy stationed in Santa Clarita Superior Court, and battling leukemia.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say they have issued 28 citations for public consumption of marijuana and arrested one person accused of attempting to distribute the drug so far this weekend as revelers celebrate the traditional pot holiday of April 20.
TORONTO (AP) - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man suspected of making threatening statements about a shooting and forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building was being held Saturday for a mental health evaluation, police said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.
Plum Canyon Elementary continued its kindness journey during their recent Penny Wars fundraiser.
In light of Easter Sunday, pivotal events in history – and in our personal lives – often impact us in ways we never imagined.
Last week several readers contacted us to let us know that the beautiful bird captured from the prior week by Louie Gallardo was an Egret.