The 12th annual Lexus of Valencia Jazz and Blues Concert Series continues Friday, July 16, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., on Town Center Drive at the corner of McBean Parkway, outside the Hyatt Valencia hotel in Valencia.
College of the Canyons' theater and music departments will host auditions in August for its fall production, "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
Los Angeles County residents can get text messages and e-mail alerts about disasters, kidnappings and traffic from the Sheriff's Department as part of a program unveiled this week.
My sincerest condolences to the Garnica family for their tragedy at our Fourth of July fireworks. With all due respect, city of Santa Clarita, this was a preventable crash waiting to happen.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) has been providing deposit insurance coverage to depositors of insured banks since 1933. This protection is important to all investors. Given the current economy, individuals are more concerned their money is protected. The elderly tend to be most heavily invested in cash and are dependent on this money to cover living expenses.
In response to the letter by Robert Davenport ("American values," June 19): Wow! Quite the diatribe.
Residents of Castaic have been promised a high school, and have suffered long school commutes for many years. The entire Santa Clarita Valley voted in bonds to help build that school, but for one reason or another, it has still not been built.
2day in history
Robert DiPrimio, president and general manager of the Valencia Water Company, will be leaving the water retailer next month for a job with a San Gabriel Valley utility, it was reported Wednesday.
A summary of events Wednesday, July 14, Day 85 of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that began with the April 20 explosion and fire on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, owned by Transocean Ltd. and leased by BP PLC, which is in charge of cleanup and containment. The blast killed 11 workers. Since then, oil has been pouring into the Gulf from a blown-out undersea well.
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The locals are famous for saying that if it's "nae rain and nae wind then it's nae golf."
There was rain. And there was wind.
The Career Center at College of the Canyons hosted CareerCampSCV for more than 100 people at the Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center on Saturday, July 10.
College of the Canyons will begin selling single-event tickets for the 2010-2011 "COC Presents Series" season on Saturday at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. Ticket sales will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and will continue during regular box-office hours, which are Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Headlining acts for the 2010-11 season include Michael Bolton, War, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and One Night of Queen.
Sheriff's deputies arrested three Sacramento men this week who allegedly tried to get people in Stevenson Ranch to donate money for what they said claimed an anti-gang youth group - but turned out to be their own gasoline fund.
"So, what's the bottom line?" Arnie resolutely and warmly asked. Behind him in a wooden casket lay his beloved wife, Candi. Before him, hundreds of friends overflowed the sanctuary into the cemetery courtyard.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Tracy Morgan was recovering Sunday, but was expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left two others critically injured and another man dead.
NEW YORK (AP) - In a box-office battle that pitted young against old, female against male, modest drama against big-budget spectacle, the teenage romance "The Fault in Our Stars" easily bested the time-shifting Tom Cruise action film "Edge of Tomorrow."
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is wading head-first into Mideast peace-making, welcoming the Israeli and Palestinian presidents to the Vatican for an evening of peace prayers just weeks after the last round of U.S.-sponsored negotiations collapsed.
The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - Some of the men held here for more than a decade have been drafting plans for work and marriage on the outside or studying languages, preparing for a not-too-distant future beyond the coiled razor wire that surrounds the U.S. prison perched at the edge of the Caribbean Sea.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and two members of his entourage were in critical condition Sunday, a day after a tractor-trailer rammed into his chauffeured limousine bus, setting off a deadly chain-reaction pileup.
PARIS (AP) - U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior U.S. official said Sunday.
Although a family tale assures a different story, I was born in central Cuba in 1954.
Mom says Dad is magic
As I sit at my desk wondering what to write and what category I fall into, I can't help to think of what it really means to be a dad.
My father was my hero and I am so very proud to tell everyone that.
Have you have ever had an extraordinary moment of any kind that really struck you because of the coincidence or surprise that it presented, or perhaps an unusually realistic dream you experienced, or even an instinct – that little voice in your head – that you listened to and it paid off?
I was 17 and living 120 miles west of London when the Invasion of Europe began.