Editor's note: Second in two parts of a look at the past and future of Castaic Lake Water Agency.
According to Dallas legend, in the 1980s, something convinced quirky billionaire and later two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot that Libyan dictator Mohammar Quadhafi hired Black Panther hit squads to assassinate him. His security solution: building a helipad at his home in an exclusive Dallas neighborhood to ferry him to and from work and prevent an inevitable carjacking and murder.
The tragic shooting on Jan. 8 will remain as a reminder to citizens of our country of what can happen when they are subjected to the worst incivility among politicians, print media, TV shows and radio talk shows in the history of the United States.
Long before Dorothy and the Cowardly Lion walked the yellow-brick road, society has understood the absolute necessity of courage. This essential virtue speaks to the willingness to stand firm against opposition, and even advance in the name of all that is good and right.
Nearly a third of Santa Clarita Valley's office space remained vacant in 2010, and 2011 doesn't look much better, according to an industry report released Friday.
Owen Honors. Randy Edsall. Vince Lombardi. Not just three names, but three people to learn some critical things about leadership from.
Democratic activist Darren Parker is kicking off his campaign to claim the state Senate's 17th District seat with a meet and greet event at a local Democratic Party member's home from 3-5 p.m. today.
The city of Santa Clarita's Blue Ribbon Task Force is now accepting names to be placed in the Youth Grove at Central Park.
The city and the Emergency Network of Los Angeles will host a disaster plan training seminar for faith-based and nonprofit organizations from 8:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 5 at the Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church. Space is limited to 50 people. The deadline to register is Jan. 28.
Three men were arrested this week after attempting to steal refrigerators and stoves they stashed in the back of a U-Haul moving truck.
Authorities are looking for a man night who allegedly got into a fight with his father as the two drove on Interstate 5 on Friday.
Fine art on canvas or paper that's not properly protected can be damaged by light, temperature, acids, humidity, poor handling, insects and pollution. Good custom framing enhances the experience of art, and protects and preserves the work, as well as acting as a bridge between the environment and the art. It takes the viewer's attention off the surroundings and brings it into the image itself. Poor framing pulls attention away from the art and lessens its importance. An expertly done frame brings out the full beauty of the piece.
For nearly a year, Living Faith Lutheran Church has been without a permanent pastor.
On Jan. 16, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards, scheduled for March 2. Many of today's Hollywood stars - like Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale and Sandra Bullock - were highlighted on the list of nominees.
A federal appeals court decision Tuesday could lead to major changes in the Internet that you know, love and use all the time. On the other hand, the decision may be a speed bump until the government writes new rules covering Internet traffic.
Since 1970, at least one college student has died each year because of an initiation rite gone wrong, USA Today reported on Jan. 12. That figure doesn't address the number of students who suffer physical and psychological injuries.
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles was a smoldering shadow of its former self, but hundreds of residents of a foothill neighborhood remained evacuated and extremely dangerous fire conditions were expected to last well into Saturday.
ESCALON, Calif. (AP) - The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.
When the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake struck on the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, it was a very different world in terms of communications and news reporting.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.