The inaugural Stars and Stripes Barbecue and Salsa Showdown wasn't just hot, hot, hot - it was hot, regular hot and burning hot.
As temperatures rise throughout the Santa Clarita Valley, wildfires and structure fires will likely spike, too, Los Angeles County Fire officials said Friday.
It seems the entire known world is now part of the social-media Internet craze; it's possible to communicate with just about anyone anywhere at any time.
A preservationist once said, "It is not our intention to save physical things if so doing necessitates the loss of activities which give them life."
The word came out over social networks on Thursday, primarily from a young iconoclast at Saugus High School, Ryan Gitana King, who I hope will still remember me when he wins the election for junior senator from the state of California in 20 years time.
According to Wikipedia, one definition of leadership is: "The ability of an individual to influence, motivate and enable others to contribute toward the effectiveness and success of the organizations of which they are members."
Dr. Colin MacNeil
First, it was a single mother who cared for her son while he was battling cancer. She needed a boost to help further her education. Her check helped her pay for books.
I recently traveled to Israel and took the opportunity to float in the Dead Sea. No one swims in the Sea because the water is so salty that ingesting a cup full can be deadly. So, you just wade in, lean back and float. It is relaxing and special if only because it is one of the most unique places in the world.
"No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent." - John Jay, Founding Father
A college professor of mine said, "People go into politics for two reasons: power and money." I try to not be so cynical, and hope that many go into public service to help others and make a positive difference.
The Santa Clarita City Council takes over the local libraries because the Los Angeles County system shows a profit.
If you change your own motor oil and filters, the city of Santa Clarita is asking you to recycle it – for free.
Entourage Hair Studio, a long-time Valencia Town Center tenant, has recently relocated into a new location on Town Center Drive. In the process of creating a brand new, ground-up salon, owner Michael Beck was inspired to combine fine art and hair fashion together to create a whole new experience in art and style.
At Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary, history is as ubiquitous as death, remembrance and peace.
For as long as she can remember, Dr. Patrice Rifkind wanted to help people.
While the task is not small, Canyon Country Little League is undergoing a large transformation.
It's all about family at Advanced Audiology.
Chartered in 1989, the Assistance League of Santa Clarita is now helping 3,000 students in the Santa Clarita Valley as it celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
When Nancy Grunbok purchased the center in 1995, her goal was to provide the Santa Clarita Valley a safe and enriching environment for children of the community to learn and play during child care services, as well as working one-on-one with families to meet their needs.
The Master's College in Santa Clarita offers a variety of instructional programs and open-to-the-public performances, including concerts, theatre, a music summer camp and a semester-long piano course for community members.
Standing in the hallway before a workout, three women chatted easily, filling the gym with laughter and pausing only to say hello to friends passing through their conversation.
For more than three decades, the Valley Industry Association has served as a collective body of, and voice for, businesses located in the manufacturing and industrial geographic pockets and business parks operating throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
In today's fast-paced, multi-tasking world, it can be hard to find time for a lunch break-much less commute to a crowded campus, fighting traffic, all in an attempt to arrive on time and sit down to take a college course.
With campuses in Wiley Canyon and North Valencia, Sunshine Child Care & Learning Centers is a private preschool that is designed to champion children to grow intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically, by cultivating a lifetime love of learning.
With the IRS Tax filing deadline just around the corner, many taxpayers are working to submit on time.
For Total Financial Solutions, giving back to the community is an important goal and focus.