To make the difficult game of golf more palatable, some recreational players employ the use of a "mulligan" - a "do- over" of a wayward shot with the hope of a better outcome.
What do 22 diverse congregations within the Santa Clarita Valley's faith community have in common?
The city of Santa Clarita will introduce its new business partners in the Whittaker-Bermite property acquisition to the community during a free open house Santa Clarita City Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 23 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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Two Santa Clarita teens were arrested for allegedly stealing $15 worth of Red Bull and beer from a Canyon Country supermarket, authorities said Wednesday.
Tickets are now on sale for the Castaic Education Foundation's Sweethearts for Education wine-tasting event at 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at Salt Creek Grille.
A Saugus man was arrested this week after he allegedly lit a garage-sale sign attached to a light pole on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday.
A Canyon Country man was in jail Wednesday after allegedly punching his brother in the face and cutting the top of his head with a dog leash, authorities said.
Santa Clarita Valley "star" residents, partnered with professional dancers, will kick up their heels during the third annual Dancing with Our Stars fundraising event April 2 at the Odyssey Restaurant in Granada Hills.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A day after the Santa Clarita City Council voted to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed elimination of redevelopment agencies and enterprise zones, Brown defended the cuts and restructuring proposals in his budget plan.
SAN FERNANDO - The woman facing charges in the murder of her 5-year-old daughter - whose naked body was found on a sidewalk in a quiet Castaic neighborhood - and nearly beating to death her son pleaded no contest to three related charges Wednesday.
Six Santa Clarita Sculptors
We are still in tough economic times. And many are hoping relief is just around the corner. Then there are those of us who, with good cause, worry.
Gov. Jerry Brown recently released his proposed 2011 budget for the state of California. The proposal constitutes a combination of spending cuts in welfare and secondary education, and new taxes on every Californian who pays them.
In their letters of rebuttal directed at me, Robert McBroom ("There's no denying global warming truth," Jan. 13) and Don Gately ("Evidence for global warming undeniable," Jan. 17) resort to the same tired "the debate is over" stance we saw from former Vice President Al Gore, which was also directed at Galileo when he was excommunicated by the Catholic church for bucking the established science of the day, which held that the universe revolved around the Earth.
BAGHDAD (AP) - The al-Qaida-inspired group that led this week's charge in capturing two key Sunni-dominated cities in Iraq vowed Thursday to march on to Baghdad, raising fears about the Shiite-led government's ability to slow the assault following lightning gains.
The College of the Canyons Job & Career Center will present its fifth annual CareerCampSCV event, providing students and community members with a rewarding, educational and extremely interesting day of career-themed speakers and workshops.
Protecting Our Youth. Know Where They're At! Know What They're Doing! Staying Involved = Staying Safe.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) - Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home in coastal Maine, delivering on a vow he made five years ago even though he can no longer use his legs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter.
NEW YORK (AP) - The oil market has balanced out quite nicely for OPEC in recent years. Now, upheaval in Iraq shows that balance may be more precarious than it has seemed.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Even before a judge's scathing ruling against California's teacher tenure policies, the once-sacred protections that make it harder to fire teachers already had been weakened in many states - and even removed altogether in some places.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bad weather is preventing NASA from launching a "flying saucer" into Earth's atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio is leading a group of drilling states working with seismology experts from energy companies, government agencies and universities across the U.S. on how best to detect and regulate human-induced earthquakes. The initiative follows Ohio's discovery in April of a probable link between the drilling practice called hydraulic fracturing and five small tremors in eastern Ohio, a first in the Northeast.
My Uncle Earl was recently invited to give the commencement speech at the Robert Oppenheimer School for Really Smart Kids, a charter school approved by the Newhall School District but located in Lancaster.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Vogt hit his first home run of the season, a two-run shot against Jered Weaver, and the Oakland Athletics increased their AL West lead over the Los Angeles Angels to 3 1/2 games with a 7-1 victory Wednesday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain-dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery says she will receive an honorary diploma during her school's eighth grade graduation.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A truck driver pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the fatal New Jersey Turnpike crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan as investigators look into what role his long commute to work played in the accident.
SAO PAULO (AP) - American fans decked out in red, white and blue watched their team's lone public training session in Brazil, cheering and seeking autographs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 55-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for the stabbing death of his estranged wife as she worked at a Southern California supermarket.