It was my hope to be your Pomegranate Queen this month. I can still imagine a crown dotted with crimson teardrop jewels and a scepter topped with a crystal pomegranate ball. But alas, I didn't win the POM Wonderful Pomegranate Dinner Party Contest.
The Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that they have selected Theresa L. Kingery as the new president and CEO. Kingery will assume her new role on Jan. 4.
Remember when Facebook was simply a great way to stay connected with friends and family? Perhaps you don't. Maybe you were never caught up in the "what are you doing right now?" age, and couldn't care less which comic-book hero your friends are most like, or how big their farm is.
Opening the morning's e-mail last week, I heard from an old friend - or at least I thought so. The message read : "I'd like to be your friend on Quepasa.com. Would you like to add me as a friend? Thanks! Richard Patterson."
The Environmental Media Association will recognize the city of Santa Clarita for its leadership in sustainable community design and participation in the California Green Communities program.
SACRAMENTO -- Assembly Member Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, has been appointed by Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway of Tulare to serve in an important leadership role as one of the assistant Republican leaders for the 2010-12 legislative session.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich and Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky directing the Department of Regional Planning to prepare an ordinance adopting standards to preserve the natural darkness of night skies for the residents of the county's rural areas.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has announced the appointment of Theresa L. Kingery as the organization's new president/CEO effective Jan. 4, 2011.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To enhance services for Santa Clarita Valley residents, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the expansion of the Department of Children and Family Services Santa Clarita Valley office located at 28490 Avenue Stanford in Valencia, according to county Mayor Michael D. Antonovich.
Marsha McLean will be sworn in at a special City Council meeting tonight at 5 p.m. as part of a live, televised meeting at Santa Clarita City Hall, in City Council Chambers.
Single Mothers Outreach of Santa Clarita (SMO) will celebrate the grand opening of its headquarters office tonight, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at 26881 Ruether Ave., Newhall.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here's a production that is currently shooting in town:
California United Bank and California Oaks State Bank announced last week that the shareholders of both banks have approved a plan to merge.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - From the moment Yasiel Puig broke into the big leagues, it's been go, go, go for the 23-year-old Cuban outfielder.
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Outstanding Student Awards were held April 30, honoring the best of more than 2000 ROP students enrolled in William S. Hart Union High School District Regional Occupational Program classes this year. These outstanding students were selected as medal winners in 6 different career clusters.
SANTA CLARITA - College of the Canyons has been selected to participate in a new joint initiative launched by the California Community Colleges and The State Bar of California that will provide community college students a smoother pathway to six of California's top law schools.
Sacramento – May 1, 2014 – Kicking off National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists has released its latest ranking of Bicycle Friendly States. In the seventh annual assessment, California achieved a #9 ranking nationally, an increase of ten ranks from last year and receiving 53.7 points out of 100.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana man is accused of setting a trap and blindly blasting a shotgun into his garage, killing a 17-year-old German exchange student. A Minnesota man is convicted of lying in wait in his basement for two teenagers and killing them during a break-in.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia state officials were still trying Thursday to determine the environmental impact of a train derailment that plunged oil-carrying tanker cars into the James River in downtown Lynchburg.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An apparent gas explosion rocked a jail in the Florida Panhandle, killing two inmates, injuring as many as 150 people, and creating a chaotic scene Thursday after inmates were bussed to hospitals and nearby jails when the crippled building had to be evacuated.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a thousand-acre wildfire in the foothills east of Los Angeles did not grow overnight and is now 10 percent contained.
PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - People were plucked off rooftops or climbed into their attics to get away from fast-rising waters when nearly 2 feet of rain fell on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast in the span of about 24 hours, the latest bout of severe weather that began with tornadoes in the Midwest.
TORONTO (AP) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said Wednesday, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Editor's note: The following column was written in response to a news story reporting that Gov. Jerry Brown, after touring California counties to determine effects of prisoner realignment, declared, "I can report ... that realignment is working."
The United States government recently launched the Ahmadiyya Muslim Caucus chaired by veteran Republican Congressman Frank Wolf.
I take a great deal of pride in living in Santa Clarita. I am a lifelong resident, and I've dedicated myself to serving the community because I believe this is one of the greatest places to live in Southern California.
I've lived in Santa Clarita for decades and I've been privileged to serve you on our City Council.