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Whether it's a wine store, hardware store, bookstore or lingerie store, they are all specialty stores - retailers who specialize in a particular type of merchandise - employing knowledgeable staff trained to answer questions and solve problems. Think of it this way: When you need a bra, do you go to the grocery store? Or a special wrench - would a bookstore have that item?
Next Saturday, 100 wineries will come together, with 500 wines, great food, entertainment and special guests, during Joel Fisher's first annual SCV Wine Fest. Guests will stroll the aisles sampling favorites from vineyards such as Dutcher Crossing, Sonoma; Briar Rose, Temecula; and Patel Winery, Napa.
The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is extending an invitation all performing arts groups in the region: Come share the stage and join them for the summer.
County law enforcement arrested more than a dozen people during a prostitution sweep in Castaic on Thursday night.
Tuesday marked the beginning of this nation's annual observance of Black History Month.
Mountainview Elementary School sixth-graders, from left, Jocob Gandara, Dakota Bucks, Felipe Dorado and Ian Zunich strike a pose at the end of their routine during an assembly held in the Saugus school's multipurpose room on Wednesday. The assembly brought together 150 sixth-graders who have been taking hip-hop dance lessons for 15 weeks. The students were taught by instructors from the Music Center in Los Angeles who visited the school each week to teach an hourlong class on the hip-hop technique of locking. The program was sponsored by the school's Parent Teacher Association.
There are few openings left for local parents and community leaders interested in shadowing a Santa Clarita Valley administrator Feb. 11 as part the SCV Education Foundation's Principal for a Day benefit.
Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor will host its annual job fair at 10 a.m. Feb. 19 and 20. Interested applicants must be 14 years old or older and must apply online at sixflagsjobs.com before attending the job fair.
Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, has proposed a state budget deficit reduction of $1.7 billion by eliminating redevelopment agencies funded by tax increment financing.
Seven William S. Hart Union High School District principals and administrators recently picked up awards from the Association of California School Administrators Region 15.
A Canyon Country man was in jail Thursday after he allegedly stole a computer, cellphone and camera from a home on the 27100 block of Hidaway Avenue, authorities said.
A Canyon Country man was arrested Wednesday night for carrying a concealed knife and drugs after deputies stopped him for crossing Soledad Canyon Road illegally, authorities said.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia has pulled back its troops from the Ukrainian border, Vladimir Putin told diplomats Wednesday as he urged insurgents in southeast Ukraine to postpone their planned referendum Sunday on autonomy.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Getting to, from and around Los Angeles International Airport has never been easy. Airport officials said Tuesday it's going to get worse.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Hotter, drier conditions in the already drought-stricken Southwest are expected to further stress the region's water supply, threatening specialty crops and making forests more vulnerable to wildfires and tree-killing insects.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Brian Roberts hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Tuesday night for just their second victory in seven games.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Clayton Kershaw admitted he was nervous about making his first start in six weeks.
Heading into Foothill League finals on Thursday, the Hart Indians will have more than just a legacy behind it, it will have experience.
West Ranch softball players will be the first to admit they've been playing below their potential over the last two weeks.
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THE BOX OFFICE - It's now May, which means the summer movie season has officially kicked off.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined this week to hear an appeal by Los Angeles County contesting a ruling that held it liable for storm water pollution.
POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. (AP) - Three sea lions - including one nicknamed Hoppie, who was rescued from an almond orchard in Modesto - have been released back into the wild.
FAIRFIELD (AP) - A pilot who crashed and died while performing a stunt at a Northern California air show had recently passed a skills test that included his flying routines, the head of an air show trade association said.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District meets at City Hall this Wednesday to take up the issue of rate increases to underwrite chloride removal from local wastewater.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Water has flowed from Northern California's snow-capped peaks to the south's parched cities ever since the California Aqueduct was built in the 1960s. Now, amid one of the worst droughts in history, state officials are considering an audacious plan to send some of the water back uphill.
The selection process for Santa Clarita Valley Man and Woman of the Year has a lot to do with faithfulness to community service.