As part of my job as features editor, I am in charge of running "In The Service" announcements on our community page in the Sunday Lifestyle section.
March 11, 2011, may not seem like an important day to most. However, family and friends of Ron and Pat Rollins know otherwise.
Jason Larson has the long hair and rock-star moves, falling to his knees at the end of a scorching rendition of AC/DC's "Highway to Hell."
"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."
Tax Freedom Day will arrive on April 12 this year, according to The Tax Foundation. Americans will work well over three months of the year before they have earned enough money to pay this year's tax obligations at the federal, state and local levels.
I can remember puttering around in my garage and hearing the rush and muffled roar of the flames kicking on inside my old-school water heater. This was when hot water was being used inside the house - and sometimes, it was just the device keeping that big tank-full of water heated to the right temperature as the cold air in the open garage sucked the warmth out of it. It always gave me an uneasy feeling, knowing I was paying to heat up the great outdoors.
For many business owners, Facebook is anything but user-friendly. It's time-consuming, it can be distracting, and most of all, it requires the page owner to have a personal account. That being said, should your business use Facebook?
Caption of the Week: "I just wish we could go to all of our calls this way!"
It's been a long time since Canyon has shown this much promise early in Foothill League play.
Delete Third-grader Maha Hassan helps her classmates plant a Chinese pistache tree on the playground at Rio Vista Elementary School in Canyon Country as part of the school's Earth Day and Career Day event on Friday.
The single biggest dilemma facing businesses today is growing top-line revenue. Companies everywhere have finally understood that cutting variable and fixed expenses will only go so far to improve profitability. After that, something must be done to address the income side of the equation.
Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita sends more than a dozen teams of missionaries across the globe to reach out to people in need every summer.
Little Shepherd's Nursery School celebrated the school's annual Daddy and Me Day on March 19, giving fathers a chance to romp on the jungle gym, ride on the swings, blow big bubbles and paint with trucks and tractors with their children.
United Methodist Bible study
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - A federal appeals court revived on Friday a New York woman's lawsuit against a Southern California museum to return two 16th century paintings seized by Nazis during World War II.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - A federal agency has agreed to restore temporary buffer zones for spraying several common agricultural pesticides along salmon streams in Oregon, California and Washington while it continues work on a permanent rule.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Same-sex couples began getting married in Wisconsin on Friday shortly after a federal judge struck down the state's gay marriage ban and despite confusion over the effect of the ruling.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt singled in the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, Saugus graduate Tommy Milone pitched six strong innings, and the Oakland Athletics won 4-3 over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.
To encourage residents of Castaic/West Ranch to enjoy the surf, sand, and surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will once again sponsor the Summer Beach Bus.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - That feel-good moment in the Rose Garden seems like a long time ago. Just a week after the president announced that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl had been freed in Afghanistan, details emerging about the soldier, the deal and how the rescue came together are only adding to the list of questions.
The California Supreme Court has ruled the red-light camera evidence against a Southern California woman, who challenged a traffic ticket based on camera photos and video, was adequately authenticated and there is no need to adopt stricter evidence rules for red-light camera violations.
Petitions that sought to block a plan for digital billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing older billboards in the center of town have qualified for a referendum, officials said Friday.
Elementary school enrollment deadlines are just weeks away and it's crunch time on getting your child into the right school.
LONDON (AP) - Government snooping into phone networks is extensive worldwide, one of the world's largest cellphone companies revealed Friday, saying that several countries demand direct access to its networks without warrant or prior notice.
CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - A man wielding an assault rifle, explosives and supplies to take hostages opened fire outside a Georgia courthouse Friday, wounding a deputy before he was killed in a shootout with officers, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The American Film Institute's celebration of Jane Fonda was like a who's who of Hollywood women.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The faulty General Motors ignition switches blamed for dozens of crashes, some fatal, aren't the only reason a moving car can suddenly stall. It happened to Bill Van Tassel a couple of weeks ago, as he was steering his Mazda Miata around a turn on an Interstate onramp.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers added 217,000 jobs in May, a substantial gain for a fourth straight month, fueling hopes that the economy will accelerate after a grim start to the year.