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Today is Thursday, March 4, the 63rd day of 2010. There are 302 days left in the year.
At a February meeting, the Castaic Lake Water Agency announced its decision to expand its retail authority to encompass its full boundaries. Currently it can only provide retail service for the Santa Clarita Water Co.
The Castaic Lake Water Agency board of directors' decision to table a vote to back the proposed 2010 water bond has implications that reach far beyond our community. Across the state, water agencies and professionals familiar with the crisis are greeting the state Legislature's proposal very coolly.
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Get your motors running, the 39th annual Benefit Auction for the Boys & Girls Club of the Santa Clarita Valley promises to be a "Born to Be Wild" affair.
According to the IRS, people who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season. The new law was enacted after the 2009 forms, instructions and publications had already been printed.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich directed the Chief Executive Officer to provide monthly reports on the impact of the State's prison release program on the County's Sheriff's Department and Departments of Mental Health, Health Services and Public Social Services.
Registered Dietitian Stephanie Correnti will be conducting a free six-week cooking demonstration and lecture from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. beginning Friday, March 19 at Bouquet Canyon Seniors apartments, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Rd.
AAF-Los Angeles North will hold their ADDY Gala to honor the winners of the Los Angeles North ADDY competition this Sunday, March 7 at the Oddysey Restaurant at 6 p.m.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - To improve successful outcomes for young people in foster care, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to support Assembly Bill 2131 (D-Bass). This legislation would reverse cuts to the State's counties by Governor Schwarzenegger to balance the State budget and restore $17 million dollars in state foster care funding to Los Angeles County.
The Valley Industrial Association (VIA) will host their next luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 16 at the Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia.
The city of Santa Clarita will host a special Open House event on Tuesday, March 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of its new Permit Center and the community is invited to attend.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to sign up to participate in a night of murder, mayhem and fun with an excursion to a Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show. Attendees will arrive at the city's Sports Complex Activities Center by 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 1 to be whisked away to Los Angeles for a night of superb food, spooky mystery and great fun.
Mark your calendars for funnyman Mark Eddie, who will be headlining a benefit comedy show at Congregation Beth Shalom on Saturday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for Eddie's show, which includes two special opening acts, are on sale now at $20.
The ultra-popular Junior High Summer Institute (JSI) at College of the Canyons will return for its third season July 5-30, providing a fun, and educationally stimulating, atmosphere where students can learn, play and grow.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - The mayor of Ukraine's second-largest city was shot in the back and pro-Russia insurgents seized more government buildings Monday as the U.S hit Russia with more sanctions for allegedly fomenting the unrest in eastern Ukraine.
SHEDDER REFUGEE CAMP, Ethiopia (AP) - The Somali mother's home is a small shelter with a frame of sticks covered by ragged blankets on the dusty grounds of a refugee camp. It was to her that her 15-year-old son wanted to travel to on an impossible journey as a stowaway on a plane from California.
The Los Angeles Clippers have Monday off.
VILONIA, Ark. (AP) - Emergency officials on Monday began searching for survivors in the debris left by a powerful tornado that carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburban Little Rock, killing at least 16 people.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A Santa Fe real estate agent is taking marketing homes to new heights, along with new complications in federal aviation laws.
You would think that a big push to develop a massive gravel mine would at least be backed up by one significant factor:
I just got back from a series of business trips in the east. I was able to visit the garden spots of Pittsburgh, Topeka, Kansas City, and Philadelphia. I was never so glad to get back home.
I've always heard that the airwaves belong to the people.
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.
Mercedes-Benz of Valencia only opened its doors in December 2005, but it already needs to expand.
Family owned for 35 years, CBC Cleaning and Restoration has offered the Santa Clarita Valley's residential and commercial homeowners a slew of services to help restore and maintain flooring of all types.
The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce reached a significant milestone when it recently marked 90 years of support for local businesses.
When Monica Harrison launched L.A. Film Locations in 2003, the Santa Clarita-based company that serves as a film location property resource for location managers, it was the perfect marriage between Harrison's background in commercial property asset management and coming from a family of film industry professionals.
If you change your own motor oil and filters, the city of Santa Clarita is asking you to recycle it – for free.