Beginning July 1, California law requires public and private junior high and high school students to be immunized against pertussis, also known as whooping cough. For the 2011-12 school year only, all students entering seventh- through 12th-grades will need proof of a Tdap booster shot before starting school.
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Burbank, Calif. - Disneynature announced today that its "See 'African Cats,' Save the Savanna" campaign will help protect more than 50,000 acres of land in Kenya's Amboseli Wildlife Corridor on behalf of the moviegoers who came out to see Disneynature's motion picture "African Cats" during its opening week (April 22-28, 2011).
Acclaimed multi-talented master saxophonist and composer Justo Almario brought his distinctive fusion of jazz, South-American and world rhythms to Beverly Hills in a free concert on Sunday, May 1.
The Valencia Fine Art Festival will be held on May 20-22 at The Patios, at Valencia Town Center.
Actors of all ages, from children to adults, are invited to audition for the College of the Canyons theatre department's musical production of Lois Lowry's award-winning science fiction novel, "The Giver," to be staged this summer in partnership with the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center and the Festival of New American Musicals.
On your marks - get set - GO!
A Saugus man was arrested Sunday after he was spotted urinating near the Central Park community garden, authorities said.
Two people were arrested at Macy's Department Store in Valencia on Saturday after store security spotted both trying to allegedly steal merchandise within minutes of each other, authorities said.
A man who was arrested Sunday after allegedly running through residential streets in the Tesoro del Valle neighborhood was off his medication and will not face criminal charges, authorities said.
In the midst of Public Service Recognition Week, the Washington D.C.-based Center for State and Local Government Excellence is shining the spotlight on Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp.
Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour is celebrating National Military Appreciation Month through May 31 by offering a free Red White and Blue Thank You Sundae to any serviceman or servicewoman.
Film and TV productions bring revenue and jobs to Santa Clarita. You might run into a film crew any day. Here are productions that are currently shooting in town:
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The United States government has devolved into a partisan, rancorous two-party political system, redefining the word "adversarial" on a daily basis.
I often attend conferences where the attendees are given name tags that boldly announce who they are. This creates a phenomenon rarely seen elsewhere. As we walk the halls of the conference center or hotel, our eyes are fixed on the name tags of those we pass. We're anxious to see if they are "somebody." Is he a well-known speaker?
Now that our city has survived another local election, I thought it would be appropriate to make some comments regarding elections and city hall. After all, things can get pretty exciting, or should I say concerning around election time in Santa Clarita.
I don't do it as often as I should, but one of my favorite tools is asking thought-provoking questions of my clients.
As I look back I can see them just as so many years ago.
Mother's Day is May 11 and we have some great stories being readied for publication that readers sent us.
The West Ranch High School Dance Team Spring Showcase, "The Hunger Games" was April 19 in the school's gymnasium.
One weekend at the end of March, gathering inside the school gym, a group of students did something that they had never done before.
The fifteen 4th, 5th and 6th grade NAC representatives, Nutrition Advisory Council, at Peachland Elementary School eagerly applied, and were elected by classmates, to be part of the council at the beginning of the school year for a variety of reasons.
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.