This month, the Peking Acrobats - a troupe of China's most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts - will bring their country's 2,000-year-old tradition of stunning acrobatics to the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center (PAC) at College of the Canyons, as part of their limited 40-city North American tour.
As the first exhibition of 2011, the College of the Canyons Art Gallery is showcasing the talents of six local sculptors in the aptly titled exhibition "Six Santa Clarita Sculptors."
SACRAMENTO -- California joins other states nationwide in recognizing Thursday, Jan. 13 as National AMBER Alert Awareness Day, a day to acknowledge the collaborative efforts and successes of the AMBER Alert program to assist in the recovery of abducted children.
The Santa Clarita City Council unanimously agreed to join the Inland Library Network, a collaboration of eight independent library systems totaling 76 branches, allowing for more than one million unique titles to be available to Santa Clarita library visitors.
In February the College of the Canyons theatre department will hold a pair of open auditions for students and community members interested in participating in either the department's spring production of "Death of a Salesman" or the college's annual New Works Festival (NWF).
The murder trial of a woman accused of killing her 5-year-old daughter six years ago is scheduled to be heard in San Fernando Superior Court on Jan. 24.
William S. Hart Union High School District district board member Joe Messina said Tuesday has asked the school district's legal counsel to review information about conflict-of-interest concerns involving fellow board member Gloria Mercado-Fortine.
When snow fell in the Santa Clarita Valley recently, what foods did you crave while mesmerized by the novelty of watching little white puffs floating from the sky? My tummy demanded chili and cornbread, so I made a very unique Italian artichoke chili and some eggnog corn muffins. (Hey, I had left over holiday eggnog that I had to use up).
Students and teachers at Pinetree Community School in Canyon Country were welcomed back to school Monday with a visit from large street-safety signs.
I am appalled by the letter written to Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, on behalf of the Santa Clarita City Council. I find it reprehensible that the letter claims to represent the City Council, yet fails to actually represent the opinions of all council members.
Jerry Machado from J&J Towing of Santa Clarita received the American Towman ACE Award for achievement of service performance.Recipients of the award are nominated by the nation's major motor clubs and dispatch center, including the National Automobile Club and GEICO.
Up until last month, members of the Association of Women Entrepreneurs became part of the organization by joining as a chapter in cities where the association existed.
One day after Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot at a Tucson supermarket, aides for Sarah Palin defended Palin's militant rhetoric, saying Palin's crosshairs map targeting Democrats had nothing to do with violence.
Many savvy business leaders like to start a new year by reflecting on the past 12 months and planning for the four quarters ahead.
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.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Gay Republicans in Texas said Friday they may stop fighting their party's proposed endorsement of "reparative therapy" over worries that even tougher anti-gay language could be added to the party platform.
You are at the ball field watching your son's baseball game. You cheer him on as he rounds home plate. The crowd cheers. You look around as everyone rises to their feet and even though the stands are full, you feel alone.
NEW YORK (AP) - It's been a year on Broadway so unpredictable that the only thing for certain at the Tony Awards on Sunday is that Hugh Jackman will be the host. There have been no clear juggernauts - although some wonderful performances - and critics have largely bemoaned the lack of strong new good musicals and plays. In fact, the best revival categories this year easily overshadow anything new.