It is proposed that the American forces start pulling out of Afghanistan in July 2011.
Hart High School's musical-theater class will stage "The Drowsy Chaperone," one of the most hilarious Broadway musicals in recent years, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
About 25 Arroyo Seco Junior High School students participated in the recent America's Battle of the Books competition.
The owner of a Western-themed boutique in downtown Newhall was recognized by State Sen. Sharon Runner, R-Antelope Valley, as the Santa Clarita Valley's Woman of the Year for community service, according to a release.
Motherhood matters. It doesn't matter who you are mothering, there is just no substitute for you.
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Golden Valley High School freshmen and sophomores had the unique opportunity to visit a national college fair held in Pasadena earlier this year.
Four Castaic Middle School seventh-graders have been awarded scholarships to attend the American Association of University Women's Tech Trek Science Camp for Girls.
The 2011 Annual Youth Fishing Derby gets under way Saturday, with a chance for children age 5 to 15 to compete in rainbow-trout fishing.
Registration is still open for the Small Business Development Center's 2011 Dream and Discover Entrepreneurs Conference slated for 1-6 p.m. Thursday at College of the Canyons. College of the Canyons Chancellor Dianne G. Van Hook will open the conference with a welcoming address before introducing keynote speaker and serial entrepreneur Larry Twersky, former president of 1-800-DENTIST.
U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, was honored by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools this week for his support of high-quality charter schools.
Beginning July 1, California law requires public and private junior high and high school students to be immunized against pertussis, also known as whooping cough. For the 2011-12 school year only, all students entering seventh- through 12th-grades will need proof of a Tdap booster shot before starting school.
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - Heavily armed African and French peacekeepers escorted some of the last remaining Muslims out of Central African Republic's volatile capital on Sunday, trucking more than 1,300 people who for months had been trapped in their neighborhood by violent Christian militants.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Truck drivers who haul cargo in and out of the twin Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach say they plan a two-day strike beginning Monday.
SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Pro-Russia insurgents on Sunday freed one of the eight European military observers being held prisoner in eastern Ukraine. Earlier in the day, all eight appeared in public for the first time and, under armed guard, gave assurances they weren't being mistreated.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Researcher Leonid Moroz emerges from a dive off the Florida Keys and gleefully displays a plastic bag holding a creature that shimmers like an opal in the seawater.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Two 20th-century popes who changed the course of the Catholic Church became saints Sunday as Pope Francis honored John XXIII and John Paul II in a delicate balancing act aimed at bringing together the conservative and progressive wings of the church.
Regarding Friday night's DUI checkpoint: Here we go again - another traffic checkpoint where a thousand or so drivers will be inconvenienced so one or two people can be cited for a DUI.
A new poll released this week by the Better World Campaign has found that even during this polarizing political time, there is one issue that voters agree on: the U.S. can't go it alone to solve the world's problems.
I think it's great that there are a lot of people running to replace Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon.
I often attend conferences where the attendees are given name tags that boldly announce who they are. This creates a phenomenon rarely seen elsewhere. As we walk the halls of the conference center or hotel, our eyes are fixed on the name tags of those we pass. We're anxious to see if they are "somebody." Is he a well-known speaker?
Now that our city has survived another local election, I thought it would be appropriate to make some comments regarding elections and city hall. After all, things can get pretty exciting, or should I say concerning around election time in Santa Clarita.
I don't do it as often as I should, but one of my favorite tools is asking thought-provoking questions of my clients.
As I look back I can see them just as so many years ago.
Mother's Day is May 11 and we have some great stories being readied for publication that readers sent us.
The West Ranch High School Dance Team Spring Showcase, "The Hunger Games" was April 19 in the school's gymnasium.