We should worry about the quality of education in this country. We seem to be slipping into an educational Third World where education is not a priority and educated people are denigrated and called elite.
Los Angeles-based acoustic duo Crimson Crowbar will headline a benefit concert on Friday, Nov. 12, from 6:30 p.m. to midnight at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
West Coast alumni of Brooklyn Boys High in New York will salute a 25-year Valencia resident, retired educator Bob Neuman, class of 1955, as "Man of the Year" at a luncheon on Sunday, Nov. 14, at Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City.
Interested grads of the school and friends are invited. Contact the organizer, Irwin Zucker, at (323) 461-3921.
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I'd like to express how saddened I am at the way the new changes being made at the YMCA by its new management, specifically the abrupt layoff of two of its finest staff members, Lori and Lisa.
Philip Bialowitz, one of eight living survivors of the infamous Nazi death camp Sobibór, will visit Chabad of SCV on Nov. 17 to share his experience and journey since escaping from the camp.
Death-camp survivor talk
With some magical help from Santa Claus, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will officially kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the Community Tree on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita invites the community to attend "A Day of Art" at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich reacted to Superior Court Judge Peter Espinoza's ruling which blocks enforcement of restricting sex offenders from living near schools and parks.
The city of Santa Clarita's "Camp Clarita" is excited to offer camp during winter break to children in grades K-6.
College of the Canyons will host a night of unscripted laughter and excitement as the student improv troupe Comedians of the Canyons presents the second in a series of free on-campus improv comedy shows.
By analogy with the gay marriage issue, who cares if someone who's never been to Paris wants to privately call themselves a "Parisian"?
I don't know why it happens every year. Our offices here at the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy get inundated with letters addressed to Saint Nicholas. We forward as many as we can to the Jolly Old Elf but a few we keep behind to share with you. Enjoy.
Nelson Mandela, 95, gave up a third of his lifespan so that South Africans could live in racial harmony.
Visitors to the Valencia Library last weekend were greeted with a sweet surprise: icing-topped and candy-cane-lined gingerbread houses on display for what organizers hope will become a yearly Gingerbread House Contest.
The annual Metrolink Holiday Toy Express has been stopped in its tracks because of budget cuts.
I read that Supervisor Antonovich is again raising concerns about welfare fraud in L.A. County. This is typical of Republicans to go after the poor and by implication "them" - brown- and black-skinned people.
Last week, the Lady Mustangs volleyball team posted an impressive postseason run at the NAIA Volleyball National Championship tournament, while men's and women's basketball raised their season records with road victories.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela wasn't on life support and had many family members and doctors close by in his final hours, a family friend who was at his bedside said Sunday.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain began to glaze most of the Mid-Atlantic on Sunday, with officials urging people to stay off the roads, as North Texas and other states shook off the early remnants of the powerful storm.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Happy or sad? Content or bored? And how many times did you smile yesterday? A panel of experts thinks Uncle Sam should be more in touch with our feelings.