The city of Santa Clarita invites visitors to take advantage of excellent weather forecast for this weekend at two local events: TributeFest on Saturday, May 1 at Central Park 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 91350, and Pet Expo USA on Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2 at College of the Canyons' Valencia campus.
NEW YORK -- According to a recent Pew Hispanic Center study, many Hispanic youth are not pursuing a college degree as a result of their parents not understanding the steps they can take to help their children prepare for and apply to college.
The city of Santa Clarita is seeking an artist (or team of artists) to create two permanent, outdoor art pieces (one large piece (A) and one smaller artwork (B) ) to be situated prominently at the entrance of the newly expanded McBean Regional Transit Center, located immediately west of the existing Bus Transfer Center located at 24375 Valencia Blvd., Santa Clarita 91355.
LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles native and internationally bestselling author, Jessica Brody, author of the forthcoming teen novel, "The Karma Club," is taking her new book's message of "Spreading Good Karma" to heart. The Karma Club is about three teen girls who decide to take Karma into their own hands by getting revenge on those who have wronged them, but in the end discover that spreading good Karma, rather than bad, is the key to living a better life.
The Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association (GLAZA), the private, non-profit organization that supports the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, invites guests to treat the mother figure in their life to a unique and informative celebration of motherhood on Saturday, May 8, 10:30 a.m., at the Zoo.
Last month's April LA Regional Foodbank kick-off at the SCV Senior Center was a big success. For this month, the Foodbank will be delivering free food kits to qualified seniors at the Senior Center, 22900 Market St., on the regularly scheduled third Friday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - China was stripped of a bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Olympics on Wednesday for fielding an underage gymnast.
The Lula Washington Dance Theatre will present two concerts in two local theaters: the first concert in celebration of National Dance Week and the second celebrating the dance company's 30th anniversary.
The Yes I Can students at William S. Hart District high schools throw a fundraiser at Mountasia Family Fun Center today, Friday, April 30, from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Three motorcycle deputies from Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station joined a Lancaster Sheriff's Station deputy to win top honors in an obstacle-course competition against more than 150 officers from 25 police agencies, authorities said Tuesday.
My wife, Carrie, was feeling out of sorts this weekend, so we decided to take it slow and make a weekend of resting at the homestead. We watched movies and read papers. I fixed a shower door - and I waited and waited for time to go by, as Carrie got the rest she needed.
Our illegal immigration problem reminds me of the story about a woman who was constantly chasing ants in her kitchen.
Valencia boys tennis continued its dominant run through Foothill League play Tuesday, clinching its eighth league title in nine years with a 17-1 victory over Canyon at Valencia High School on Tuesday.
Valencia (16-3, 9-0) has established itself as a powerhouse in the Santa Clarita Valley, and given the expectations that the team sets for itself every year, winning matches in the postseason was almost a focus before Foothill League play even began.
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There are signs the economy is turning for the better. Long-distance trucking is on the rebound, restaurant traffic appears on the upswing and retail stores are slowly making a comeback.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday after less than two seasons on the job.
Winds continued to buffet the Santa Clarita Valley throughout the day Wednesday, leading to a second straight day of uprooted trees and downed limbs, Santa Clarita city officials said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Donald Sterling is compelled to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the list of potential buyers has more stars than their roster.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included domestic violence, grand theft auto, petty theft, and numerous shoplifting from various businesses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Flights from airports in the Los Angeles area were grounded for more than an hour Wednesday due to a computer failure at an air traffic control facility in the region, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The Board of Equalization opened its newest office in Santa Clarita on Magic Mountain Parkway and Tourney Road in April.
County health officials discovered a rabid bat in the Santa Clarita Valley last month, meaning two of the three found countywide so far this year have been in the SCV.
Last week, the following Part 1 crimes occurred in Zone 3 Stevenson Ranch:
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday Assemblyman Scott Wilk's (R- Santa Clarita) bill requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to post on their web site the external peer review studies when a regional board imposes a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) on a community, passed out of the Assembly Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials committee with a 7-0 vote.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Schools and homes were evacuated Wednesday as dry, gusty winds fanned a smoky wildfire in the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains in California.
The SCV Pregnancy Center (SCVPC) is excited to announce new HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) screenings for local residents. SCVPC is a licensed medical clinic, and the first 100 residents calling for a HIV screening receive the service free.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Living little carries some big risks.
LUHANSK, Ukraine (AP) - Protesters demanding more power for Ukraine's regions stormed the government building in Luhansk with baseball bats Tuesday, seizing control of a key site in one of the largest cities in Ukraine's troubled east.
Fire crews work to knock down a quarter-acre brush fire alongside the south-bound Interstate 5 at McBean Parkway. The No. 3 and 4 southbound lanes were shut down briefly, but reopened at about 8 p.m., a CHP official said.