Everyone is welcome to attend a number of exciting events hosted in Old Town Newhall this month, offering a wide variety of opportunities to stay local. During the month of May, festivities include the weekly Farmers Market, Taste of Cinco de Mayo, Santa Clarita's very own Cupcake Wars, interactive music performances, and fantastic entertainment at the local theaters.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - At a news conference with Sheriff Leroy Baca, local and federal law enforcement officials at the County Emergency Operations Center, Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich issued the following statement regarding the death of Osama Bin Laden and the County's terrorism prevention effort:
San Francisco and Los Angeles -- Parents now have a powerful tool that uses Internet and Web 2.0 technologies to show just how much money will be cut from their public schools if an all-cuts budget goes forward.
The City of Santa Clarita along with the Community Garden Council, are proud to announce the grand opening dedication celebration for Santa Clarita's first community garden project slated for Monday, May 9, 2011 at 5 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- The Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer released a report highlighting the cost of early released non-revocable parolees to the County taxpayers totaling nearly $10 million between January 1, 2010 and March 25, 2011, announced Mayor Michael D. Antonovich.
Sacramento, CA -- Senate Bill 115, authored by Sen. Strickland (R-Moorpark) failed in Senate PERs committee with no Democrats supporting the bill.
Fire erupted in a dumpster behind a Stevenson Ranch El Pollo Loco on Wednesday while construction crews were using a tar machine nearby.
HOLLYWOOD - The fifth month of the year now has an additional celebration to go with May Day (May 1), Cinco de Mayo (May 5), Mother's Day (May 8), International Museum Day (May 18), and Memorial Day (May 30). May has been deemed "Half-Off Hollywood Month" for Southlanders, it was announced today by Leron Gubler, president and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
A couple of weeks ago, in a split decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals voted to continue federal-taxpayer funding of embryonic stem-cell research, a decision directly affecting taxpayers in California.
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.
A door-to-door effort launched this week in the case of a Tucson girl who disappeared from her bedroom more than 18 months ago has yielded some possible tips, police said Saturday
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - Hundreds of residents who fled a wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles returned home Saturday as red-flag warnings of extremely dangerous fire conditions expired, but officials say that bone-dry winter conditions remain a threat for the region.
There is a lot to like about living here in Santa Clarita. For me, I like that Santa Clarita is an active community.
Devon Ingber, 16, a sophomore at Valencia High School, won Reserve Champion in the Junior Varsity Equitation division in December, competing against 58 girls from both public and private schools from all over Southern California, on her horse Fabiane.
When most men are rocking by the fire, or just collecting dust, Ed Jace and Thor Jorgensen are on the tennis courts.
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About three years ago, a young 7-year old was hanging out at his mom's store in Old Town Newhall. We were folding material into 2-yard lengths to tie into blankets for children having surgery in Third World countries.
BERKELEY, Calif. - Even when highly populated cities make an effort to cut back on greenhouse-gasses, the continued use of energy in suburbs may cancel out any benefit to the environment, according to a new study.
In a scene from the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, the main character states, "I love you Binky, but I don't have to like you right now." Sometimes this is how we feel about our children, of course we love them, but in certain moments, we do not like them.
SALT LAKE CITY - Women across the nation are fighting against employers that they claim are not providing appropriate breastfeeding facilities for working mothers.
What with Sunday's Golden Globes and the Academy Award nominations that were announced on Thursday, along with the opening of the Sundance Film Festival, it's hard not to have movies on your mind this week.
Disney's latest hit "Frozen" will now not only be seen on the screen. Disney's CEO Robert Iger announced that the hit movie will become a Broadway play as well.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.