Mr. SCV's garage sale What: The Mr. SCV John Boston's Scared O' Bears Ranch Garage Sale featuring historical memorabilia from the Santa Clarita Valley and The Signal. Items include furniture, appliances, electronics, bolo ties, unique Western wear, JB's personal saddle and tack, boots, hats, unique artwork, tools, power tools, garden tools, books, computers and kitchen gear. When: 8 a.m. today and Sunday Where: 15353 Iron Canyon Road, Canyon Country. Travel to intersection of Sand Canyon ...
When Santa Clarita incorporated 23 years ago, one of the biggest reasons residents gave for forming a city was so they could have their own locally elected officials.
Just who is the intruder? Pam Polivka's letter "Get rid of all those coyotes" (May 21), urges the city and county to reduce the population of these dangerous animals in order for families to feel safe in their homes without fear of the coyotes. How can these intruders be allowed to roam freely into our communities? I guess because the coyote was here first (over thousands of years), we moved into its neighborhood, bulldozed its ...
The history of Memorial Day has roots dating back to Pericles, who offered the following tribute to the fallen heroes of the Peloponnesian War: "Not only are they commemorated by columns and inscriptions, but there dwells also an unwritten memorial of them, graven not on stone but in the hearts of men."
Gardeners can take advantage of the typically cool June weather in Southern California to plant summer vegetables, flowers and trees without worry of heat-related plant damage, say experts at Agromin, an Oxnard-based manufacturer of earth-friendly soil products made from recycled organic material from over 50 Southern California communities including Santa Clarita.
bodycopyDelete Gas prices have dropped in time for Memorial Day weekend, but prices per gallon aren't as low as they were at the same time last year. Local gas prices experienced their biggest one-week drop during any week in May in the past 10 years, tumbling by a penny or more a day in most areas and bringing prices below $3 a gallon at many area gas stations, the Automobile Club of Southern California's Weekend ...
Friendly Valley service Who: The Friendly Valley Community Church (United Methodist) What: Pastor Stan Fix will present "The One Alongside," remembering loved ones who have died. Fellowship and coffee will follow the service. All are welcome. When: 10 a.m. Sunday Where: 19246 Ave. of the Oaks in Newhall Contact: (661) 251-1311 Via Media classes Who: St. Stephen's Episcopal Church What: Via Media classes offered. In Via Media, St. Stephen's invites participants into the Christian ...
WASHINGTON, D.C - Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), Ranking Republican on the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following statement honoring the brave men and women of our nation's Armed Forces for Memorial Day:
Sacramento, Calif. -- The United Animal Nations, an animal protection organization, published the following tips to teach pet owners how to protect their pets in the event of a disaster:
The College of the Canyons class of 2010 will celebrate its 40th Anniversary commencement ceremonies at 9:30 a.m., Friday, June 4, in the college's Honor Grove, located on the Valencia campus. Guests should arrive no later than 9:15 a.m.
SAN FRANCISCO -- With wedding season in full bloom, Visa Inc. today released the results of a study that showed 88% of married couples believe they overspent on some aspect of their wedding. At the top of the list was food, drink and cake, with 18% of respondents reporting they overspent on those items, followed by 14% who spent too much on their hotel and honeymoon, 12% who over did it on other parts of their reception and 11% who could have cut back on their clothing costs.
LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK -- In celebration of its two year anniversary on May 28, 2010, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) has launched the Dave Stewart "Up2 You" Video Challenge. The Dave Stewart "Up2 You" Video Challenge invites the public to upload a YouTube video in response to Dave Stewart's powerful song "Stand Up To Cancer" which has become the anthem for the organization.
The West LA/Malibu Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation celebrates International Surfing Day on June 20 at Santa Monica Tower 26.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's Department of Education is the first in the country to add "multiracial" to school enrollment forms. The wording "Multiracial students/staff may select two or more races" is now an option for school districts throughout the state for students and staff self-identification of their races.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Chip Ganassi won't choose which trophy - Daytona or Indianapolis - means more. Come Sunday, he'd rather sip the milk out of both.
So here are two old war protest songs that again have become timely for our day:
My name is Deputy Josh Dubin, one of the public information officers here at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. I am also the former CPU zone leader for the Newhall (Zone 6) area. Although there has not been a zone leader assigned to Stevenson Ranch / Westridge (Zone 3) for a number of months, recently new private funding was secured. This funding is not sufficient to have a full time zone 3 leader, however, ...
Overall crimes reported in the Newhall area saw a slight increase during the week, but year to date reported crimes still remain lower than the previous year.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - An Arizona man was seriously hurt when a car-size boulder slid onto a mountain road and landed on him while he and his co-workers were trying to move another massive rock off the road.
NEW YORK (AP) - Life in lower Manhattan resembled any ordinary day on Wednesday as workers rushed to their jobs in the muggy heat, but time stood still at the World Trade Center site while families wept for loved ones who perished in the terror attacks 12 years ago.
SANTA CLARITA - Volunteers searching for missing teen Bryce Laspisa are buoyed today with news of a possible sighting near a Valencia shopping center, the missing boy's uncle said.
Santa Clarita, CA – Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station/Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on September 13, 2013, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
Washington, D.C. - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, made the following statement in observance of the twelfth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks:
So here are two old war protest songs that again have become timely for our day:
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama conditionally endorsed a Russian offer for international inspectors to seize and destroy deadly chemical weapons in Syria as efforts to avert retaliatory U.S. missile strikes shift from Washington to the United Nations.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) - The Pakistani Taliban and the army exchanged prisoners Wednesday as a confidence building measure ahead of possible peace talks, intelligence officials and militant commanders said.
REDDING, Calif. (AP) - Crews battling a wildfire in Northern California that destroyed 30 homes and damaged 30 others are expecting more favorable weather to help.
NEW DELHI (AP) - Saying their crime shocked the conscience of India, the prosecutor in the fatal New Delhi gang rape called Wednesday for all four convicted rapists to be hanged, while one of the defendants shouted out his innocence as police drove him into the courthouse.
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - Humberto grew to hurricane force far out in the Atlantic early Wednesday, becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, while Bermuda shook off a drenching by Tropical Storm Gabrielle.