Vacation Bible School
As some of you know, my wife, Terry, and I have hosted three annual wine tastings to benefit the Boys & Girls Club.
Red (A4209071), a 2-year-old Staffordshire terrier mix, isn't just handsome - he's a total sweetheart! Like most bully breeds, Red loves people and as such, is eager to please and easy to train (he already knows "sit"). He'd be a great running companion, camping buddy or couch potato at the end of the day. Red's eagerly waiting for a home to call his own; would that be yours? (Visit Red in kennel No. 8).
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies made roughly 100 arrests for drunken driving this month. That comprises nearly half of all arrests for July in the valley.
There has been a lot of talk lately, including right in these pages, about how it's so unfair that Amazon.com and Overstock.com don't collect California state sales taxes.
"Republicans are all rich, old, white men."
Tuesday, Aug. 2
Sobriety checkpoints - like the one recently held in Santa Clarita - often fail to make even a single drunk driving arrest, despite stopping hundreds of vehicles ("DUI checkpoint planned for tonight," July 15).
We have not found a way to give our veterans the respect they earned.
The city and the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry will launch a month-long food drive Monday, giving local residents a chance to help the valley's less fortunate through the city's Fourth Annual Summer Food Drive.
Jane Newhall, a prominent member of the Newhall family and benefactor of many institutions in the Santa Clarita Valley, died Wednesday in Martha's Vineyard, Mass. She was 97.
Santa Clarita Valley residents were warned to prepare for West Nile virus season, which generally hits the valley in August, a county Vector Control District official said Wednesday.
Recently, a speaker came to our City Council meeting, asking the council to reconsider its ban on marijuana dispensaries in our city. As an avid opponent of marijuana use and dispensaries, I feel compelled to share some opinions I have as a parent and school administrator.
James D. Hicken, president and CEO of Bank of Santa Clarita, has been selected as the honoree for the 2011 Celebrity Tribute Dinner sponsored by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley.
Many decades ago, we began debating whether climate change was really occurring.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - The truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering the highway crash that injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian hadn't slept for more than 24 hours before the accident, authorities said Monday as the actor recovered in a New Jersey hospital.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Patients seeking care through the VA's Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System waited an average of 56 days for their first appointment with a primary care doctor - four times longer than the department's goal.
Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, has issued the following statement regarding the release of Bowe Bergdahl:
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two police officers were having lunch at a strip mall pizza buffet when a man and a woman fatally shot them in a point-blank ambush, then fled to a nearby Wal-Mart where they killed a third person and then themselves in an apparent suicide pact, authorities said.
SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) - Like an eager date, Leo Smith showed up at Mount Zion First Baptist Church with a bouquet of flowers in hand.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Newly crowned Miss USA Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, says that women need to be able to defend themselves as a way to battle the problem of campus rape and that bringing awareness to the issue is very important.
Regarding Bowe Bergdahl's release in exchange for five terrorists, when this soldier enlisted in the Army, he knew the challenges ahead of him in military life, and one of those challenges was the possibility of capture by the enemy.
A team of volunteers from the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center has been making phone calls to local businesses and asking owners to become "Friends of the SCV Senior Center" in support of the center's family-friendly fundraiser, Touch-A-Truck, which will be held June 14, at Central Park.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - No cramps, no problems for LeBron James.
CAMARILLO (AP) - A survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in the U.S. is holding steady, rising 3½ cents over the last three weeks to $3.69.
PARIS (AP) - Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Tracy Morgan was recovering Sunday, but was expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left two others critically injured and another man dead.
NEW YORK (AP) - In a box-office battle that pitted young against old, female against male, modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance "The Fault in Our Stars" easily bested the time-shifting Tom Cruise action film "Edge of Tomorrow."
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is wading head-first into Mideast peace-making, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed.
The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities.