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Los Angeles County will premiere three short films by local youth from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Blue Ribbon Task Force invite community teens and parents to attend the 2011 Teen Scene Unplugged: Navigating the Teenage Years from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Valley High School.
The Santa Clarita Jazz Festival comes to the beautiful Valencia Country Club on Friday, Sept. 30 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 1, from noon to 10 p.m. An Ultimate Promotion Production, brought to you by Good Neighbor Pharmacy, the Friday night event will feature performances by high school jazz bands, local talent and special guests. The top-flight jazz event on Saturday features performances by award-winning recording artists including Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber, Diane Schurr, Rick Braun and Everette Harp.
Sometimes, it seems like the different branches of government are about as skilled in communicating as those twin baby boys in the YouTube video titled "Talking Twin Babies." (You ought to check it out. It's hilarious.)
Tuesday, Sept. 13
Around the SCV
Our legislators are too good for our own good.
John Zaring's column Tuesday parrots the new meme of the leftists, chiding conservatives to put country before party. But what's that supposed to mean, other than being a catchy slogan?
With the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 in a few days, I am reminded of the great sacrifices others have made for in the name of preserving my freedom.
Chamber of Commerce members honored three local veterans, center, at their lunch today at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. The three veterans were: Marine Sgt. Maj. Willie T. Ward III, who served in Iraq; Christopher Carr, who served with the Army in Iraq; and Jeremy Thorpe, who served with the Air Force in Afghanistan.
While many Santa Clarita Valley residents headed for the pool or reached for the thermostat to deal with Thursday's ongoing heat wave, Newhall resident Rambo had other plans.
The Hart district named Kate Povletich of Golden Valley High School as the 23,000-student district's 2011-12 Teacher of the Year during a Wednesday night recognition ceremony.
Hart district board members are planning to change their drug policy to be more effective in addressing student drug use, administrators and board members said this week.
College of the Canyons and The Signal will host the biannual Job & Career Fair as part of the SCV Community Expo on Sept. 17.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A trial will be held next month to determine whether Donald Sterling, who opposes his estranged wife's planned sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, was properly removed as an administrator for the family trust that owns the team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Democrats in the Legislature want the state corrections budget to spend tens of millions of dollars more on mental health services as a way to improve treatment and increase rehabilitation options.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Repudiated at the polls, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor intends to resign his leadership post at the end of next month, officials said Wednesday, clearing the way for a potentially disruptive Republican shake-up just before midterm elections with control of Congress at stake.
NEW YORK (AP) - China's largest e-commerce company is making its first appearance in the U.S. with the debut of 11Main.com, an invite-only online marketplace that showcases small business retailers.
Taking care of a family can be overwhelming and frustrating, and I mean real frustrating. For example, the other day I left the family at home without my supervision for approximately three hours. I left the house clean, dinner in the crock pot and asked that my one-year-old son be put down at his normal bedtime. I returned to my home looking like a tornado hit it, the food from the crockpot sitting on the counter and my son running around barefoot outside, an hour past his bedtime. Yes, I was angry. In fact, I probably had steam coming out ...
The pain of the tax season is beginning to fade a little, but was that pain fair? A new survey by personal finance website WalletHub.com finds that many Americans think the tax code needs an injection of fairness - regardless of whether it hurts the economy.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell invites families to experience the benefits of nature by participating in the annual National Get Outdoors Day, Saturday (June 14). Also known as "GO Day," it is a "fee free" day in the Angeles National Forest.
VALENCIA, CA (June 11, 2014)- Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital's Cardiovascular Services has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in echocardiography in the areas of adult transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats a fresh election-year talking point against the GOP.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told lawmakers Wednesday that last month's prisoner swap with the Taliban may have been the "last, best" chance to secure the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan. He said mediators indicated time was slipping away to get Bergdahl out safely.
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - Park officials say a backpacker who narrowly avoided plunging to his death from a waterfall at Yosemite National Park was hoisted to safety by a helicopter rescue crew in an operation that was captured on video.
TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) - A teen gunman armed with a rifle shot and killed a 14-year-old student Tuesday and injured a teacher before he likely killed himself at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon, authorities said.
Dr. Seuss is among the most beloved in the pantheon of American writers. Ostensibly written for children, most of his stories also carry deeply meaningful lessons for those adults reading along with their kids.
It's a hot Tuesday afternoon at Mountainview Elementary School in Santa Clarita as more than 900 students dressed in various colors of white, tan, brown, and black file out onto the expansive grass field adjacent to the school.
College of the Canyons Women's Conference aimed to encourage women to enter non-traditional fields on Tuesday, but according to the keynote speaker women have a ways to go to attain equality.