The teenage years are considered the best time of your life. It is a time to take responsibility for your future, while still having the freedom to make mistakes and grow. It is a time to make new friends, go on adventures and explore your options in life.
Sierra Vista Junior High School students were recently treated to the performance of an interactive Japanese tea ceremony led by Madame Fumi Akutagawa, a teacher and professional consultant of Japanese culture.
Do you have a great idea for a mobile application? Have you been tinkering away in your garage on a great, new piece of green technology? Well, you're not alone.
Hobbies offer a sense of accomplishment as well as many forms of expression. There's one hobby that has recently exploded as perhaps the sweetest option of all - cake decorating.
Rioux Park walking group
The Saturday article "Students put off by parking" sheds much light on College of the Canyons' obvious parking problem.
It was a game that wasn't supposed to be close.
Rosedell Elementary School students recently took part in a talent show that featured rock 'n' roll and '50s-themed performances. The program included '50s-style cars, a sock hop skit and a hand-jive finale.
Two hundred students from all six William S. Hart Union High School District comprehensive high schools will perform in the eighth annual Hart District Theatre Festival slated for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25-26.
LOS ANGELES - California Task Force 2 (CA-TF2), Los Angeles County Fire Department's world-class Heavy Rescue Task Force, has been mobilized for deployment to New Zealand to help rescue and recover victims in Christchurch, the nation's second largest city of nearly 400,000 residents, following a powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake just before 1 p.m. local time that has killed 65 people.
City officials hope to secure funding of a 35-home affordable housing project through budget maneuvering.
Representatives from Lewis Operating Corp. will host an open house from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Santa Clarita City Hall's Century Room to field community members' questions and concerns regarding future development plans for the Whittaker-Bermite property.
March 2 marks the deadline to apply for Cal Grants, a state program that provides financial aid to California college students. Students can receive up to $9,708 per year for school. Students must fill out and submit an application to be considered. For details, visit www.calgrants.org.
Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library reopens today after almost a year of being closed for a remodel.
DENVER (AP) - At least three people were stabbed in a parking lot at Sports Authority Stadium Field at Mile High after the Denver Broncos' game Thursday night.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Chemical weapons were probably used in four locations in Syria this year, in addition to the confirmed attack near Damascus in August that forced the government to abandon its secret chemical stockpile, U.N. inspectors said in a report released Thursday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
On Nov. 30, Americans came together in support of their communities to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
"Opinions" about the link between abortion and breast cancer are cheap, especially when respondents can spout them in online forums, attacking others and their opinions with demeaning, snarky terms while hiding behind a "user name" or pseudonym.
I have never written or responded to a letter to the editor until now, but I cannot let Carole Lutness's "Republicans go after the poor" (Dec. 9) go without a response.
I appreciate the care being taken by our City Council in determining what should be the centerpiece of the Newhall roundabout.
There's been a lot of hubbub this week around President Obama's recent "selfie." For those still without teenagers, or simply lagging in the latest technological fads, a selfie is when someone takes a picture of themselves.
Some of the Santa Clarita's top runners and challenge-takers have scaled The Beast the last six Decembers to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry.
NEW YORK (AP) - Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett share a championship with Doc Rivers and a bond that didn't break when they ended up on opposite coasts.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska State Troopers say a small dog helped a woman survive nearly three nights in below-zero temperatures after her snowmobile broke down along the Denali Highway.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Spurred by emotional testimony from sex workers, California officials voted Thursday to change a 1990s-era anti-crime regulation and allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they're raped or beaten.
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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Joseph Ali says onlookers thought he was drunk when he dove into the nighttime waters around a Southern California pier. But he came away with a monster of a lobster and the catch of a lifetime.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's population grew by the highest rate in nearly a decade over the last year, swelling the state's ranks to more than 38.2 million, new population figures released Thursday showed.