Marathon runner Tracy McKinney, of Saugus, baked old-style Norwegian butter cookies for four hours this holiday season. This was the first year the 29-year-old took up the long-standing family tradition passed down from her beloved great aunt Betty just before the elderly cancer patient died in July.
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My normal column provides practical advice and counsel to those in business, but there are occasions when it is important to stop and take a broader, more personal look at the world of work.
Parade officials chose seven musicians from local high school bands to perform in the Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Color Guard.
Troop A Rangers Summer Burrous, Courtenay Stevens and Cadet Commander Kaitlyn Walter donated hundreds of items of clothing to Oakridge Mobile Home Park fire victims recently in Sylmar.
The best home video I ever saw came from my daughter Melissa five years ago - shortly after she turned 16.
Magic Mountain tests the countdown to the New Year on the Sky Tower Monday night.
Castaic Middle School Associated Student Body members collected more than 1,500 food and personal-care items for people in need during the holiday season.
Residents have until midnight Wednesday to take advantage of the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District's automatic water softener rebate at 100 percent of the reasonable value of their unit between $275 and $2,000.
The Friends of the Library of the Santa Clarita Valley will host its Winter Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat. Jan. 10.
"Make it a joyous start to 2009, not a tragic one," said Capt. Anthony La Berge of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
Despite tough economic times, Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital officials warn Americans to pay attention to their health.
Santa Clarita residents recycled 54 percent of their garbage in 2006, said Travis Lange, city environmental services manager.
Lt. Governor stumps in SCV Thursday
Valencia Country Club officials named U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, honorary chairman of Birdies for the Brave, a golf tournament fundraiser held Nov. 24 at the country club as part of a greater national military outreach program supporting the brave men and women in uniform and their families.
SALT LAKE CITY - Two blind men are pushing the limits of their independence and raising awareness of technology for blindness by climbing Mt. Denali in Colorado in May.
On Jan. 16, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards, scheduled for March 2. Many of today's Hollywood stars - like Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale and Sandra Bullock - were highlighted on the list of nominees.
A federal appeals court decision Tuesday could lead to major changes in the Internet that you know, love and use all the time. On the other hand, the decision may be a speed bump until the government writes new rules covering Internet traffic.
Since 1970, at least one college student has died each year because of an initiation rite gone wrong, USA Today reported on Jan. 12. That figure doesn't address the number of students who suffer physical and psychological injuries.
GLENDORA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire in the suburbs of Los Angeles was a smoldering shadow of its former self, but hundreds of residents of a foothill neighborhood remained evacuated and extremely dangerous fire conditions were expected to last well into Saturday.
ESCALON, Calif. (AP) - The soaring value of California's nut crops is attracting a new breed of thieves who have been making off with the pricey commodities by the truckload, recalling images of cattle rustlers of bygone days.
When the 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake struck on the morning of Jan. 17, 1994, it was a very different world in terms of communications and news reporting.
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.