Outside of the Newhall Community Center on Monday night, restless children ran around near a long line, asking their parents how long they'd have to wait.
Since October, I've tagged myself with a new name, the Cranberry Queen.
As part of the Heritage Haunt festivities, Canyon High School's dance team performed "Alice in Scaryland," a short, contemporary ballet, at the Saugus Train Station.
Valencia High School drama students won first place in the musical category "American Experience," with their medley from Westside Story, in the annual Drama Teachers Association of Southern California Fall Festival held in October.
Peachland Preschool students got a surprise when College of the Canyons student Damion Rodriguez dressed up as the Jack in the Box restaurant character and visited the children on Oct. 29. Along with playing games with the kids and posing for photos, Rodriguez brought free tacos for the youngsters.
For the second year in a row, the West Ranch High School band won the Sweepstakes Award at the 27th annual Hart Rampage Marching Band Field Show Tournament in October.
Nancy Gauthier's "GOP must say 'no'" (Nov. 20) found it "A-M-A-Z-I-N-G" that some incoming congressional Republicans allegedly complained that their health insurance coverage would be subject to a 30-day waiting period.
I totally agree with Richard Bussell's recent letter, "A library critic responds" (Nov. 21), in which he noted that roughly 95 percent of items he checks out of a Santa Clarita library come from other county libraries. For me, it is probably about 4 out of 5.
Rick Caston stands near the front of Caston's TV and Appliances in Newhall, where he is hosting a toy drive.
Pie for a Pint blood drive
Saturday, Dec. 4
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Pursuant to a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
Following hundreds of hours of donated labor and materials, the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter is just about ready to open its doors at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1.
The ARTree Community Arts Center and Newhall businesses, in conjunction with Newhall's Art Walk, call for artists to create works of art using shoes.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington over whether the U.S. should have negotiated with the Taliban over prisoners.
On Sunday, June 1, 2014, from about 6:00PM- 11:00PM, an emergency response exercise will be held at the Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 Valencia Blvd, Valencia.
MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) - An environmental group says a mining company's plan to extract more than a billion dollars' worth of gold and silver from a mountain near the desert town of Mojave threatens a snail's existence and must be halted.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A new poll shows Gov. Jerry Brown heading into Tuesday's primary election with a huge lead while his top two Republican challengers have pulled into a dead heat.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) - When HBO rolled out a mockumentary poking fun at high tech this spring, Silicon Valley checked it out.
ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) - Like viewers worldwide, Fabien Cousteau was entranced by his famous grandfather's films about marine life and human exploration underwater. Now he's adding to his family's sea stories with a 31-day underwater expedition in the Florida Keys.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Family members say the wife of a New Jersey borough commissioner was among seven dead in a plane crash that also killed the co-owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The skies off the Hawaiian island of Kauai will be a stand-in for Mars as NASA prepares to launch a saucer-shaped vehicle in an experimental flight designed to land heavy loads on the red planet.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A funeral has been held in Philadelphia for a rundown row house seen as a symbol of urban blight.
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.