Kids love to snack. But left to their own devices, most kids don't always make the healthiest snack choices.
Sunday, Sept. 26
Joy Bible study
For many Santa Clarita business owners, donating to a charity is probably something we do regularly. Philanthropy on a local or global scale benefits our society and promotes good will. It may also improve how people perceive your business and help you maximize your tax return.
A blown transformer sparked a fire at a business in the Valencia Commerce Center that makes aircraft parts Monday afternoon causing about $50,000 worth of damage, authorities said.
A 24-year-old Castaic man was in jail Monday after authorities said he stole his father's car from a College of the Canyons' parking lot.
Northlake Hills Elementary School in Castaic is slated to host its annual blood drive from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Castaic school's multipurpose room. The event is sponsored by the school's Parent-Teacher Association and the American Red Cross. The school is located at 32545 Ridge Route Road in Castaic.
The California Institute of the Arts this week announced the creation of a new office overseeing international initiatives at the Valencia art school. Carol Kim has been appointed to the role of vice president for international relations. The office will oversee CalArts' existing international collaborations as well as work with faculty to identify and prioritize new opportunities around the world.
Two women, 19 and 21, were in jail Monday after fighting inside a Valencia Holiday Inn, authorities said.
The William S. Hart Union High School District will host a free drug awareness seminar from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Canyon High School auditorium. Sgt. Tom Lorenz of the Glendale Police Department will discuss student drug and alcohol abuse. For more information, e-mail Andrew Gilberts at firstname.lastname@example.org. Canyon High School is located at 19300 W. Nadal St. in Canyon Country.
The following is a collection of essays written by fourth-grade students at Newhall Elementary School, sharing what they did over their summer vacation.
Grand visions have changed the tides of history. They captured my imagination and inspired my life. Historical leaders sporting crowns of glory often went through hard times.
The subject of my column is the name of one of my favorite books and it seems particularly apt today: "The Death of Common Sense."
In response to "The anti-incumbency aftermath," (Sept. 19): Santa Clarita City Councilwoman Marsha McLean should be embarrassed, but for different reasons. She should be embarrassed that her handling of Planning Commissioner Dianne Trautman revealed hypocrisy and a lack of integrity.
Homebuilder Lennar Corporation was awarded $1 billion in damages against California developer Nicolas Marsch III and his company, Briarwood Capital LLC, a Lennar spokesperson said.
MONTREAL (AP) - Rookie Martin Jones is already making Los Angeles Kings' history.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 31 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Lakers 114-108 Tuesday night, keeping Los Angeles winless with Kobe Bryant back in the lineup.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.