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Los Angeles County will premiere three short films by local youth from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at William S. Hart Park, 24151 Newhall Ave.
The city of Santa Clarita and the Blue Ribbon Task Force invite community teens and parents to attend the 2011 Teen Scene Unplugged: Navigating the Teenage Years from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Valley High School.
The Santa Clarita Jazz Festival comes to the beautiful Valencia Country Club on Friday, Sept. 30 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 1, from noon to 10 p.m. An Ultimate Promotion Production, brought to you by Good Neighbor Pharmacy, the Friday night event will feature performances by high school jazz bands, local talent and special guests. The top-flight jazz event on Saturday features performances by award-winning recording artists including Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber, Diane Schurr, Rick Braun and Everette Harp.
Sometimes, it seems like the different branches of government are about as skilled in communicating as those twin baby boys in the YouTube video titled "Talking Twin Babies." (You ought to check it out. It's hilarious.)
Tuesday, Sept. 13
Around the SCV
Our legislators are too good for our own good.
John Zaring's column Tuesday parrots the new meme of the leftists, chiding conservatives to put country before party. But what's that supposed to mean, other than being a catchy slogan?
With the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 in a few days, I am reminded of the great sacrifices others have made for in the name of preserving my freedom.
Chamber of Commerce members honored three local veterans, center, at their lunch today at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. The three veterans were: Marine Sgt. Maj. Willie T. Ward III, who served in Iraq; Christopher Carr, who served with the Army in Iraq; and Jeremy Thorpe, who served with the Air Force in Afghanistan.
While many Santa Clarita Valley residents headed for the pool or reached for the thermostat to deal with Thursday's ongoing heat wave, Newhall resident Rambo had other plans.
The Hart district named Kate Povletich of Golden Valley High School as the 23,000-student district's 2011-12 Teacher of the Year during a Wednesday night recognition ceremony.
Hart district board members are planning to change their drug policy to be more effective in addressing student drug use, administrators and board members said this week.
College of the Canyons and The Signal will host the biannual Job & Career Fair as part of the SCV Community Expo on Sept. 17.
Sacramento, CA – In 2012, when Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) introduced AB 1658 and created the California Legacy License Plate Program, he wanted to do something nice for those who preserve California's classic-car heritage.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck says he's aware of the controversy over drones and he'll talk to privacy and civil rights groups before deciding whether to use a pair of radio-controlled aerial surveillance craft transferred from the Seattle Police Department.
On Friday, June 6th, 2014, The California Highway Patrol Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 6:30 pm and conclude at approximately 2:30 am Saturday, June 7th, 2014.
PHOENIX (AP) - In a new revelation in the growing Veterans Affairs' scandal, the organization's acting head says that an additional 18 veterans whose names were kept off an official electronic VA appointment list have died.
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) - Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy wounded during a confrontation with a cyclist was a victim of friendly fire.
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Nancy Reagan has visited the California grave of her husband, President Ronald Reagan, on the 10th anniversary of his death.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs handled the Heat, and the heat, during a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say fire broke out in the engine of a Southern California commuter train and the nearly 60 people aboard were moved to the last car.
SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle police say a Seattle Pacific University student on Thursday disarmed a lone gunman who entered a building and shot three people.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti made his first official visit to the Capitol on Thursday to make his case for getting state aid to help revitalize California's most populous city.
On Thursday, June 5, 2014, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station's Special Assignment Team (SAT) and the Summer Violent Crime Enforcement Program (SVCEP) conducted a multiple-location parole/probation compliance operation during the early morning hours. The deputies were accompanied by a Los Angeles County Probation Officer. This morning's operation included locations in Canyon Country, Saugus, Newhall, and Val Verde.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor Michael Jace, who is charged with killing his wife, called and told his father-in-law about the shooting and asked him to come for the couple's two young children soon after it happened, a 911 call released Thursday indicates.
Parents and students were warned of a man annoying students near Hart High School today, a spokeswoman for the William S. Hart Union High School District said.
Local sheriff's detectives are investigating their second case of grand theft involving copper in less than two weeks after $2,000 worth of copper wiring was stolen from a construction site in Castaic this week.