What would Thanksgiving weekend be without at least one oven fire?
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Educational Foundation will host the fifth annual Literacy and Arts Festival from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Newhall Park.
As that time of the year approaches once again, we find ourselves deciding what gifts to give our friends, family, co-workers and clients. There's no doubt that not everyone likes fruitcake, but we're pretty sure most love wine! It is a wonderful gift, especially for the holidays. Whether you are giving a hostess gift, acknowledging that special client, or remembering the wine lover in your life, wine is the perfect gift.
"A Christmas Carol, the Musical" is a vibrant new adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic holiday tale, and the Canyon Theatre Guild is presenting the West Coast premiere of this delightful show. The lively music and spirited dialogue will raise the spirits of audiences of all ages.
I spend a lot of time talking with the parents of college-bound kids. Next to being accepted at the right school, figuring out how to pay for a higher education usually tops their list of concerns.
Tuesday, Nov. 29
Now, I'm no fan of Bank of America. I thought its plan to charge its customers a fee just to get their own money a bit over the top.
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Imagine a stressful day at home, where you are struggling to balance a stretched household budget and you are interrupted by a knock at your door.
Wow, what a nice surprise when I read the article about Phil Rizzo by Gary Horton ("Farewell to Phil Rizzo, a dear friend," Nov. 16).
To follow up on Michael Kulka's Nov. 20 letter about the deceptive mailers sent out before the community college and
Although pre-Black Friday sales have been going on for at least a week, and no doubt post-Black Friday sales will continue until at least Christmas, today officially marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season.
How green is our valley? To answer that question, we might ask: How green was our valley? Or better; how green could our valley be? These are all valid questions that we should discuss and to give thanks for on this Thanksgiving Day.
There will be no quick fixes to the nation's housing's woes, but one outcome already appears certain: The United States will not become a nation of renters.
The Egg Plantation in Old Town Newhall has been recognized for outstanding environmental business practices by the California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse's bid to end racing's 36-year Triple Crown drought.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric began to emerge as people in this eastern Canadian city struggled to reconcile the knowledge that the person charged with murdering three Mounties was the same one who had seemingly lived quietly among them.
NEW YORK (AP) - When three half brothers' decades-old murder convictions were thrown out last month, they became a dramatic example of an idea spreading among prosecutors nationwide: "integrity units" dedicated to double-checking convictions to determine whether justice was served.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is remembering poet, orator and sage Maya Angelou (MY'-uh AN'-juh-loh) as the first person who let her know she could be a strong, powerful and smart black woman.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A publicist for comedian-actor Tracy Morgan says the "30 Rock" star remains in critical condition after a fatal six-vehicle pileup on the New Jersey Turnpike.
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Washington state judge on Friday said Casey Kasem's daughter, not her stepmother, is in charge of the medical care for the 82-year-old radio personality, who remains in critical condition with an infected bedsore.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court revived on Friday a New York woman's lawsuit against a Southern California museum to return two 16th century paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Same-sex couples began getting married in Wisconsin on Friday shortly after a federal judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban and despite confusion over the effect of the ruling.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt singled in the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, Saugus graduate Tommy Milone pitched six strong innings, and the Oakland Athletics won 4-3 over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
To encourage residents of Castaic/West Ranch to enjoy the surf, sand, and surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will once again sponsor the Summer Beach Bus.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - That feel-good moment in the Rose Garden seems like a long time ago. Just a week after the president announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been freed in Afghanistan, details emerging about the soldier, the deal and how the rescue came together are only adding to the list of questions.
The California Supreme Court has ruled the red-light camera evidence against a Southern California woman, who challenged a traffic ticket based on camera photos and video, was adequately authenticated and there is no need to adopt stricter evidence rules for red-light camera violations.