Summer sunset concert
Lennar reported second quarter revenues of $764.5 million, down 6 percent from the same period in 2010. Revenues were up 6 percent from first quarter 2011. Homebuilding operating earnings of $21.2 million for the second quarter were down from the first quarter and the same period in 2010.
Princess Cruises won four Telly awards videos in the documentary, travel and tourism, and videography and cinematography categories for travel documentaries the cruise line produced - "Go North" and "One Caribbean."
Wells Fargo & Company announced the appointment of Svetlana Bykova as the Pacific Coast Community Bank district manager for the Santa Clarita Valley market.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about some missteps that employers seem to repeat. I've got a few more to share.
Green Thumb nursery is celebrating its 41st anniversary Saturday, July 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located at 23734 Newhall Ave., formerly San Fernando Road, in Santa Clarita, the nursery is offering discounts to the public and hosting a book-signing and a "name the fish" contest for children.
Tuesday, July 12
Earlier this week, the whole nation came out to celebrate all things America, and in a variety of ways.
Each morning, as I make my relatively short commute to Chatsworth, I have observed one aspect of the traffic mix that accounts for much of the congestion in the Newhall Pass.
Open letter to Amazon.com:
I went to Vons yesterday and was delighted to see that they no longer have plastic bags for checkout.
With the longer days and hotter weather of summer, chances are you'll be heading for the beach or the local pool.
Help The Children, formerly known as Hunger Defense Fund, is passionate about helping children and their families.
Muggy enough for you out there?
Detectives from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station arrested a 22-year-old Torrance man Wednesday night on suspicion of sending harmful matter to seduce a minor.
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.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Some of the men held here for more than a decade have been drafting plans for work and marriage on the outside or studying languages, preparing for a not-too-distant future beyond the coiled razor wire that surrounds the U.S. prison perched at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.