Sometimes great ideas can often take a circuitous and bumpy path to completion and in doing so can overlook their origin. So it has been the case with the I-5/Lyons Avenue/Pico Canyon interchange beautification project, which breaks ground today, as a partnership between Los Angeles County, the city of Santa Clarita and the West Ranch Town Council.
For our new house, my family just got satellite-dish service. We've never had that before. One of the big bonuses we got with the dish was free NFL Sunday Ticket - or something like that. What this means is that I get to watch Tim Tebow every week.
"Don't believe everything you read" is an old saw that I should have followed when I read Greg Hunt's Nov. 6 editorial "Public pensions - the hidden problem."
Senior lunch menu
I have a proposal for the congressional Super Committee; the one that has to come up with an agreement on deficit reduction, or "draconian" cuts, to the Defense Department and the rest of the government taking place next year.
Two Newhall residents are dead and two more have major injuries after their car crashed in Castaic on Saturday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Seats for the free Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center Thanksgiving Feast, scheduled for 10 a.m., Nov. 24, at the center on 22900 Market Street in Newhall, are still avaialble.
This week in photos in the Santa Clarita Valley.
In what may be the first Dancing with the Priests event in the United States, three Catholic priests and their professional dance partners performed the waltz, a swing dance and a dance of their own choosing before more than 300 guests during a dinner gala fundraiser held at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Child & Family Center has received a $20,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente Foundation to provide in-school educational groups for children showing early signs of behavioral health problems. Participants will gain a greater understanding of mental health risk factors, coping strategies, what to do when under stress, how to handle bullying and anger management techniques.
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The recent community college board election once again reminds us to "read the fine print" whenever we receive something during an election campaign that wants us to do one thing or another and has the glossy photos to prove it.
Several months ago, you had an article about the Human Rights Watch Student Task Force's actions on SB 9 (removes juvenile LWOP).
When are the people in our government and corporations going to wake up and face reality?
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is providing haphazard, inadequate psychiatric treatment to its most severely mentally ill inmates, according to a new report by a federal court official.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Call them the fortunate ones: Nearly 4,000 California companies, farms and others are allowed to use free water with little oversight when the state is so bone dry that deliveries to nearly everyone else have been severely slashed.
CLEVELAND (AP) - A police car chase that ended in a schoolyard with two unarmed suspects dying in a hail of 137 bullets is part of a wide-ranging federal investigation into the Cleveland Police Department's use of deadly force and its pursuit policies.
Sabrin Sidhu, a senior at Valencia High School, has competed in the 77th Annual student speaker contest which is sponsored by the Lions Fourth District Student Speakers Foundation.
The SCV Writers' Group is an association of local writers who meet regularly to share their current fiction projects.
Have you have ever had an extraordinary moment of any kind that really struck you because of the coincidence or surprise that it presented, or perhaps an unusually realistic dream you experienced, or even an instinct – that little voice in your head – that you listened to and it paid off?
Rosedell Elementary School GATE students were fortunate to visit the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL, in Pasadena in May.
The walls have come down and the roof is off in Santa Clarita Christian School's British literature classroom.
As New Horizons, a San Fernando Valley non-profit, marks sixty years of providing programs and services to individuals with special needs, its Supported Employment Program celebrates its 25th Anniversary by honoring employers.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's 2 billion and counting for Psy and his irrepressible "Gangnam Style."
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