New Orleans may be the official home of Mardi Gras, but you don't have to live in the Big Easy to enjoy the party.
Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, R-Santa Clarita, announced Tuesday that the California Assembly will recognize Patti Rasmussen as "Woman of the Year" for the 38th Assembly District. Rasmussen has served the local community for more than 25 years.
Bill Hoffer of the National Weather Service said Santa Clarita recorded some of the highest wind gusts in all of Southern California on Monday night. Saugus recorded wind gusts of 71 mph at 9 p.m., he said. Byron Moline, the city of Santa Clarita's general services manager, said the city cleared several trees and other debris from the city's roadways Tuesday morning.
Recently, you may have read about the number of job opportunities locally available in Santa Clarita's advanced-manufacturing industry.
If there's anything that we do not like to think or talk about, it's old age and dying - the latter being an anathema surrounded by a few jokes.
On Thursday and Friday, the Tea Gardens will be donating 15 percent of purchases to the SCV Emergency Winter Shelter. No flyer is needed. The Tea Gardens is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day and located at 26111 Bouquet Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.
Significant proposed rate increases for all Santa Clarita area water customers, to build new water filtration plants to deal with the chloride levels local water, are the subject of the Valley Industrial Association's monthly luncheon on March 15. The event is open to both members and non-members.
Rioux Park walking group
The Santa Clarita Skyhawks developmental football team kicks off its 2011 season on Saturday, March 12 at 7 p.m. when the Skyhawks host the San Diego Thunder at Canyon High School.
Nationwide, car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers.
After School Rock, an afterschool music program at Hubbadaddy's Studios, is accepting students for its next 2011 session.
Santa Clarita Transit kicks off the launch of a new volunteer Senior Transit Ambassador Program at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Wednesday, March 9. Join city staff and senior citizens from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. to learn about local transit and how to volunteer to encourage other senior community members to get on board and explore.
The California Highway Patrol has launched a 10-month enhanced enforcement effort to reduce the number of fatal and injury collisions involving drugs and alcohol on Highway 14.
Officials from the Postal Inspectors and Postal Services Consumer Affairs will hold an information session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the main Valencia post office as part of National Consumer Protection Week.
The city of Santa Clarita is inviting local residents to sign up for a one-day tour to the J. Paul Getty Villa Museum in Malibu on March 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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.