The Redevelopment Agency of the city of Santa Clarita (Agency) awarded $5,000 grants to 20 Newhall Redevelopment Project Area small businesses at its Jan. 12 Meeting. Made possible through funding from the Agency's Small Business Grant program, the effort is part of the city's 21 Point Business Plan for Progress.
Dog licensing in the city of Santa Clarita declined over the last several years, prompting the city to embark upon an education and outreach campaign this spring, aimed at ensuring local dog owners are obtaining required county pet licensing.
Deputies found a stolen truck in an oil field in Canyon Country on Tuesday afternoon after being alerted by a LoJack vehicle recovery system, officials said.
A Canyon Country man is due in court later this month after he allegedly used a baseball bat to help a second suspect steal two iPods, officials said.
The Valencia boys soccer team bounced back from its tough loss to Canyon on Monday by defeating West Ranch 1-0 Tuesday at West Ranch High School.
The Canyon boys basketball team hit eight 3-pointers and beat the visiting Hart Indians 60-49 on Tuesday night.
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The Big Game calls for fun food with big flavor. These winning recipes start with flavor-packed Johnsonville Sausage. From bratwurst to Italian, smoked-cooked and more, there's a sausage variety to satisfy all your hungry guests.
One day I'm sitting at this bar when a blind man walks in with his seeing-eye dog. The dog leads the man straight to the bar and the man pulls up a chair. All of a sudden, the blind man yanks the dog up by the leash and starts spinning him around and around over his head.
Last December marked the 65th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, the last significant engagement of ground forces in Europe in World War II.
Don Cuco Mexican Restaurant in Newhall will host a fundraiser from Feb. 8 to 11 to benefit the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. The restaurant will donate 25 percent of sales to relief efforts. The restaurant is located at 24130 Lyons Avenue in Newhall. For more information, contact Gus Salazar or Jose Mendez at (661) 254-4874.
Spots are still available for community leaders and parents interested in participating in the SCV Education Foundation's Principal for a Day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 19.
Temple Beth Ami's Relay for Life Team will host a panel discussion about the BRCA gene mutation at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
More than 150 youngsters participated in the Y-Guides Pinewood Derby Race, sponsored by the SCV YMCA, on Sunday at Saugus High School.
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.
NEW YORK (AP) - The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.
Repairs may be needed on the Interstate 5 overpass where highly corrosive acid spilled from an overturned tanker truck Tuesday, a spokesman for Caltrans said Wednesday.