I totally agree with Richard Bussell's recent letter, "A library critic responds" (Nov. 21), in which he noted that roughly 95 percent of items he checks out of a Santa Clarita library come from other county libraries. For me, it is probably about 4 out of 5.
Rick Caston stands near the front of Caston's TV and Appliances in Newhall, where he is hosting a toy drive.
Pie for a Pint blood drive
Saturday, Dec. 4
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Pursuant to a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
Following hundreds of hours of donated labor and materials, the Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter is just about ready to open its doors at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1.
The ARTree Community Arts Center and Newhall businesses, in conjunction with Newhall's Art Walk, call for artists to create works of art using shoes.
A tanker hauling 8,600 gallons of propane overturned on Interstate 5 near the McBean Parkway onramp Monday morning.
Kevin Buck et al., have a common theme that they continue to preach: That down is up, white is black, and light is dark. Ronald Reagan said it best when he stated that "these people" simply believe things that are not so.
I was so stunned and appalled that your paper would take the time to write such a detailed account of Meg Whitman's boards being painted with pink vandalism ("Swastikas painted on campaign signs," Nov. 2).
With today's economic problems affecting all of us, planning for our children and grandchildren's college education can be challenging.
Board of Supervisors meeting
Incoming House Speaker John Boehner won't share a presidential Slurpee, even if 7-Eleven makes one that's purple-lee. The tan man said, "He'll have Merlot." Is he for real or just for show? Looking dapper in his cable-knits, on TV, he throws hissy fits.
College of the Canyons embraces the holiday spirit with its annual Holiday Jazz Concert at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center, set for Friday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m.
Cloudy skies have made Southern California look a bit wintry but thermometers continue to insist it's summer.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - In just a few years, Gov. Jerry Brown has helped turn California's budget deficits into surpluses, persuaded Californians to raise taxes and quieted the complaints of many political opponents.
FRESNO (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said Tuesday.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.