In celebration of National Dental Hygiene Month, the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry is distributing a new toothbrush to each of its clients courtesy of local donors and dentists including Dr. Tom Schoenbaum, Dr. Alan Barbakow, Dr. Gina Dorfman and Dr. Dell Goodrick.
God bless you, Jo Godfrey ("One woman's battle," Oct. 11), for your courage and tenacity in fighting for health care reform.
It should be obvious to anyone who follows the news that health care reform has generated massive opposition, primarily from the health insurance industry which bankrolls conservative lobbyists and encourages talk show pundits to roll out some of the most outrageous misinformation and propaganda.
Water and soil pollution continues to be a huge issue in the Santa Clarita Valley, as it has been for more than a decade. The problem is not limited to the Whittaker-Bermite site.
The three-day Festival of Trees, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will be held Nov. 20-22.
Proper planning of your estate requires consideration of your specific needs and family goals as well as extensive knowledge of current laws. Many improperly prepared estate plans have led to disastrous results that could have easily been avoided if the plan had been prepared by a qualified professional.
It was an uplifting afternoon in more ways than one when Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita Valley recently hosted the sixth annual "Bras for a Cause" event at the Tournament Players Club in Valencia.
Georgetown, Texas -- Sport Clips stores across the country including the three stores in the Santa Clarita Valley will begin raising money today through Nov. 14 to support the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Operation Uplink, a program that offers free call days and calling cards for deployed and hospitalized American soldiers.
SANTA MONICA (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- Are social networking Web sites good for our society?
Season of Diversity Coming to Santa Clarita
Runners of all ages and ability levels will take a bite out of hunger Sunday, Oct. 25 in the Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry's 16th Annual Run Against Hunger.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) for Carousel Ranch to provide therapeutic riding programs and equestrian-related activities to developmentally disabled and/or special needs children, according to Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
The Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons, the Mary Pickford Institute and the Found Penny Foundation are teaming up to bring a mobile, state-of-the-art, digital production studio to three local elementary schools during the next six weeks.
The College of the Canyons Foundation has received a donation of more than $13,000 from Western Filter, a division of Donaldson Company, which when combined with matching funds from the Foundation for California Community Colleges (FCCC) will establish a permanent scholarship endowment for students pursuing careers in manufacturing technology at the college.
On Wednesday, Nov. 4, Audiologist Nola Aaronson of Audiology Associates will speak on "Are You Having Trouble Understanding?" from 1 to 2 p.m. in Activity Rooms 1 & 2 of the SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market Street Newhall 91321.
Political pundits have put Chris Christie and Hillary Clinton as the front runners for the next president. Let's compare how the two have handled themselves in the face of recent scandals.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
PHOENIX (AP) - Gerald Green was in a generous mood after his best game of the season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball's first player with a $30 million average salary.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - The bodies of all five victims of a December plane crash have been recovered from the mountains of central Idaho.
NEW YORK (AP) - Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require?
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rounding out his Cabinet, President Barack Obama intends to nominate Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former California cabinet secretary, to be head of the Small Business Administration.
NEW DELHI (AP) - A 51-year-old Danish tourist was gang-raped near a popular shopping area in New Delhi after she got lost and approached a group of men for directions back to her hotel, police said Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Behind the facade of pristine ski slopes, craft beer, quaint village greens and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, Vermont is grappling with painkiller and heroin abuse, a challenge leaders say is fueling crime and wrecking lives and families disproportionately in this tiny state.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Students escaping chilly winter temperatures in southeastern New Mexico were congregated in the Berrendo Middle School gym, waiting for classes to start when they heard a loud pop.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world - but not in the United States - that allows the U.S. to conduct surveillance on those machines, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Federal rules that went into effect Friday, Jan. 10, provide homeowners and consumers shopping for a home mortgage new rights and greater protection from harmful lending practices, while also probably slowing the pace of home price increases and forging a stronger, more stable housing market.
Santa Clarita Realtors installed incoming president Nancy Starczyk as President of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, SCV Division, on Friday night.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.