Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Christopher T. Horvet, a 2007 graduate of Canyon High School, and fellow Marines of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 (HMM-262), stationed out of Marine Air Stations Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, recently attached to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU) reached the midway point of their scheduled six month deployment in support of international training with allies and aid in humanitarian relief. HMM-262 is a helicopter squadron whose mission is to provide assault support, transport of combat troops, raids, supplies and equipment during expeditionary, joint or combined operations. The squadron must also be ready for short notice ...
January 17, 2011
Every neighborhood has one dog that seemingly barks all the time for any reason, or for no reason at all.
Historians relate that archeologists found evidence of Biblical wildfires that burned from the foothills to the sea in the last several centuries in Southern California, before the appearance of Europeans.
Ms. Gutzeit's framing of her opinion as a question "and then what" is clearly meant to conceal her bias in favor of continuing the pension system status quo - perhaps because of her status as an "elected official." The problem is not with pensions or entitlements as her opinion suggests, rather it is the degree to which these have been abused and enlarged to such an unsustainable and obscene level.
By now, we have all engaged in conversations about the ongoing destruction and despair in Japan brought about by the previously unimagined convergence of earthquakes, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.
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Need something to do this weekend? Does a nice drive in the country fit the bill? Why don't you check out the area that the Hart school board is pursuing as its preferred site for Castaic's high school.
Santa Clarita's geographic location and accessibility make it one of the most desired places in Southern California to live and do business. As the community grows, so does the need to complete major infrastructure projects vital to Santa Clarita's sustainability.
Sunday's classic-car show at Summerhill Villa has been postponed indefinitely due to expected rain. The car show was organized by the Summerhill Villa Men's Club and to raise money for the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter.
The city of Santa Clarita is looking for teens and adults age 16 and older to volunteer at the 2011 Cowboy Festival, which takes place at various locations across the city from April 27, through May 1.
Assistant Principal Alan Reinstein, left, kisses Duke, a pig handled by Debbie Fairchild of the Southern California Association for Miniature Potbellied Pigs, at Fair Oaks Ranch Community School in Canyon Country on Friday.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a thousand-acre wildfire in the foothills east of Los Angeles did not grow overnight and is now 10 percent contained.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings' historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday night.
Saugus overcame a slow start on Wednesday to sweep Canyon in both the varsity boys and girls meets at Santa Clarita Aquatics Center and enter next week's Foothill League prelims and finals with some momentum.
Special Closure Note: Through late May 2014, a temporary bypass lane will be implemented on southbound I-5 between Smokey Bear Road and one mile south of Vista Del Lago Road while crews pave the two left lanes of southbound I-5.
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.