Signs, signs, everywhere there are signs, and I'm not talking the mobile billboard kind. I'm talking about garage-sale signs.
Your Nov. 13 Opinion section has two items I would like to applaud.
I really appreciated Tammy Marashlian's Nov. 4 article "Thinking outside the gift box" about school fundraising, and can completely relate to schools' ongoing need for support from parents, businesses and the community as a whole.
Relying on oil extracted from tar sands is not a good idea. By subsidizing tar sand production, the federal governments of Canada and the United States are suppressing development of any green-energy industry.
Hart High senior Tim White says if you tell him to be somewhere at 5 p.m., he'll be there at 5 p.m.
Small-business loans ranging from $1,000 to $25,000 are being offered to new and existing businesses in Los Angeles County by the Valley Economic Development Center.
The Valley Industry and Commerce Association will elect and install its 2012 board of directors and executive committee at the organization's 62nd annual meeting on Dec. 15.
Tuesday, Nov. 22
The Democratic Club of Santa Clarita Valley will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in the banquet room of El Chaparral Mexican Restaurant, 19132 Soledad Canyon Road.
The Canyon High School band has scheduled a holiday concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. As a part of the growing tradition at Canyon High School, alumni of the Canyon band and Canyon High School employees join students during the winter concert performance. The concert is free and will be held at the Canyon High School gym, 19300 W. Nadal St. in Canyon Country. For details, visit www.canyonhighcowboys.org.
Local school districts are bracing for additional budget cuts as the state's nonpartisan fiscal analyst says California faces a $13 billion budget shortfall over the next 18 months.
California Highway Patrol officers and local firefighters responded to a traffic accident on Highway 14 near the Soledad Canyon Road exit when a red-colored Ford F150 pulling a trailer spun-out while traveling southbound at 3:15 p.m.
Local residents can now apply to be part of the Newhall School District's Measure E Citizens Oversight Committee.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - California officials are recalling and putting under quarantine raw organic milk from a company after E. coli sent three California children to the hospital.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Trustees of the huge California State University system on Wednesday were to consider another tuition hike, this time a 9 percent increase that would raise student costs $498 to $5,970 a year.
OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics backed up another strong start from Saugus High graduate Tommy Milone, who helped the Athletics snap a season-long four-game losing streak with a 10-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles city leaders are investigating accusations that some city street crews have been taking extended breaks while on the job instead of repairing potholes and sidewalks.
COLLBRAN, Colo. (AP) - Authorities haven't found any sign of three men missing after a massive mudslide struck a remote part of western Colorado.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Residents along the scenic Columbia River are hoping to persuade regulators to reject plans for what would be the Pacific Northwest's largest crude oil train terminal - the proposed destination for at least four trains a day, each more than a mile long.
LONG BEACH (AP) - Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials say a deputy has been shot and a suspect is dead following a confrontation in Long Beach.
"Belle" presents a familiar message in a unique context.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - An Australian senator startled his colleagues by producing a fake pipe bomb during a committee hearing on Monday.
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) - It was Friday night when Elliot Rodger's mother got a call from her son's therapist that he had emailed a ranting manifesto about going on a deadly rampage.
WASHINGTON (AP) - China may be trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, as federal prosecutors allege. Yet for many U.S. companies, China's vast market remains an irresistible source of business.
The city of Santa Clarita will cap off its Bike Safety Month with the Kids Biking and Walking Festival on Saturday.
In Charlie Vignola's column ("Sensible about gun control," May 20) Vignola is basically making the intellectually flaccid argument that guns cause their own misuse.
Why do we not get fine films out here in SCV?
The American Red Cross is hosting a blood drive at the Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA today from 10:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pulled out the paper this bright Monday morning and started reading. Of course, I have my bagel with strawberry cream cheese, oat bran cereal and tall glass of orange juice at the ready. I know how to start my holiday day.
This past weekend, two Santa Clarita natives earned The Master's College men's and women's track team's All-American honors at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama while The Master's College men's basketball team gained depth in the form of a transfer player from Michigan State University.