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Today is Thursday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2010. There are 302 days left in the year.
At a February meeting, the Castaic Lake Water Agency announced its decision to expand its retail authority to encompass its full boundaries. Currently it can only provide retail service for the Santa Clarita Water Co.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency board of directors' decision to table a vote to back the proposed 2010 water bond has implications that reach far beyond our community. Across the state, water agencies and professionals familiar with the crisis are greeting the state Legislature's proposal very coolly.
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Get your motors running, the 39th annual Benefit Auction for the Boys & Girls Club of the Santa Clarita Valley promises to be a "Born to Be Wild" affair.
According to the IRS, people who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season. The new law was enacted after the 2009 forms, instructions and publications had already been printed.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directed the Chief Executive Officer to provide monthly reports on the impact of the State's prison release program on the County's Sheriff's Department and Departments of Mental Health, Health Services and Public Social Services.
Registered Dietitian Stephanie Correnti will be conducting a free six-week cooking demonstration and lecture from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Friday, March 19 at Bouquet Canyon Seniors apartments, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Rd.
AAF-Los Angeles North will hold their ADDY Gala to honor the winners of the Los Angeles North ADDY competition this Sunday, March 7 at the Oddysey Restaurant at 6 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To improve successful outcomes for young people in foster care, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to support Assembly Bill 2131 (D-Bass). This legislation would reverse cuts to the State's counties by Governor Schwarzenegger to balance the State budget and restore $17 million dollars in state foster care funding to Los Angeles County.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 16 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a special Open House event on Tuesday, March 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of its new Permit Center and the community is invited to attend.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to sign up to participate in a night of murder, mayhem and fun with an excursion to a Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show. Attendees will arrive at the city's Sports Complex Activities Center by 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 to be whisked away to Los Angeles for a night of superb food, spooky mystery and great fun.
Mark your calendars for funnyman Mark Eddie, who will be headlining a benefit comedy show at Congregation Beth Shalom on Saturday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Eddie's show, which includes two special opening acts, are on sale now at $20.
The ultra-popular Junior High Summer Institute (JSI) at College of the Canyons will return for its third season July 5-30, providing a fun, and educationally stimulating, atmosphere where students can learn, play and grow.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The language he once was punished for speaking in school became Chester Nez's primary weapon in World War II.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - During the month of April, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers conducted 1,011 searches and confiscated 28 weapons including 13 handguns, 1 assault rifle, 5 shotguns, and over $36 million in illegal drugs and drug money, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Getting your child ready for college may seem a little bit overwhelming, at first. By taking one step at a time, the process can be more manageable and less stressful for both of you. Here are 11 tips to help you be successful.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don't call it a comeback.
We all go through times when we feel worn down. As parents, spouses and family members, we're often left feeling like we have too many obligations and not enough of ourselves to go around. When you find yourself needing a pick-me-up, meditation is a great place to turn. However, many people shy away from the idea of meditation thinking that it only involves bendable yogis chanting "om" over and over. You can make meditation work in your life, after learning about what style of meditation will work for you.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who is seeking an unprecedented fourth term in November.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.
Statement from 25th Congressional District Democratic candidate Lee Rogers:
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The majority of shootings in most U.S. police departments involve animals, usually dogs, and experts say a new series of videos can help change often quick-trigger decisions fueled by fear.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Antitrust experts say AT&T's bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger -the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable- makes it easier for regulators to approve both transactions because they create two counterbalanced giants in pay TV.
The Santa Clarita Public Library is trying to keep kids reading over the summer with the "Paws to Read" summer reading program.
In February, I wrote an open letter to a soldier I encountered en route from Washington, D.C., to Seattle. I shared my regret at crossing paths several times and not thanking him for his service. Though I don't know whether he ever stumbled on the column, I promised I wouldn't make the same mistake again. When opportunity knocked, I'd be ready.
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