WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Capitol Hill this week, Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (CA-25), senior member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, was awarded the "Charter School Champion Award" during the National Charter Schools Week Reception. McKeon released the following statement in recognition of the award and National Charter Schools Week (May 1 - May 7):
Vino 100 Valencia will host a Meet the Winemaker event 6-9 p.m. Friday.
It's incredible how many otherwise good and decent people shamelessly partake in the politics of envy and coercion - the two things that, together, comprise the Democratic Party's only shtick.
Audition will be held in June for the College of the Canyons Theatre Department's musical production of Lois Lowry's "The Giver," which will be staged this summer.
The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports is now accepting nominations for the 2011 Spotlight Awards presented by the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation.
A Castaic man was cited $500 for animal cruelty after deputies found a cat inside his home malnourished and barely breathing, authorities said Wednesday.
In 2005, the Santa Clara River was named one of the nation's 10 most endangered rivers by the national environmental organization American Rivers.
On April 28 at about 5:50 a.m., I was riding my bike along Bouquet Canyon Road on the sidewalk by Wendy's on my way to the Metrolink station to catch the train to work.
SCV Dodger Day organizers have named the four locals who will throw out the first pitch at the 34th annual Santa Clarita Valley Dodger Day festivities at Dodger Stadium Saturday night, May 14.
Over 2,000 top executives and business people from around Southern California will learn how to help their businesses succeed at the fourth annual KFI AM 640 "Mind Your Own Business" event on Saturday, May 14, 2011. The event happens at the University Center at College of the Canyons from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The city of Santa Clarita invites local middle school and high school students to participate in the second Annual Santa Clarita Transit Go Green Art Contest.
Everyone is welcome to attend a number of exciting events hosted in Old Town Newhall this month, offering a wide variety of opportunities to stay local. During the month of May, festivities include the weekly Farmers Market, Taste of Cinco de Mayo, Santa Clarita's very own Cupcake Wars, interactive music performances, and fantastic entertainment at the local theaters.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - At a news conference with Sheriff Leroy Baca, local and federal law enforcement officials at the County Emergency Operations Center, Los Angeles County Mayor Michael D. Antonovich issued the following statement regarding the death of Osama Bin Laden and the County's terrorism prevention effort:
San Francisco and Los Angeles -- Parents now have a powerful tool that uses Internet and Web 2.0 technologies to show just how much money will be cut from their public schools if an all-cuts budget goes forward.
The City of Santa Clarita along with the Community Garden Council, are proud to announce the grand opening dedication celebration for Santa Clarita's first community garden project slated for Monday, May 9, 2011 at 5 p.m.
If you change your own motor oil and filters, the city of Santa Clarita is asking you to recycle it – for free.
Entourage Hair Studio, a long-time Valencia Town Center tenant, has recently relocated into a new location on Town Center Drive. In the process of creating a brand new, ground-up salon, owner Michael Beck was inspired to combine fine art and hair fashion together to create a whole new experience in art and style.
At Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary, history is as ubiquitous as death, remembrance and peace.
For as long as she can remember, Dr. Patrice Rifkind wanted to help people.
While the task is not small, Canyon Country Little League is undergoing a large transformation.
It's all about family at Advanced Audiology.
Chartered in 1989, the Assistance League of Santa Clarita is now helping 3,000 students in the Santa Clarita Valley as it celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
When Nancy Grunbok purchased the center in 1995, her goal was to provide the Santa Clarita Valley a safe and enriching environment for children of the community to learn and play during child care services, as well as working one-on-one with families to meet their needs.
The Master's College in Santa Clarita offers a variety of instructional programs and open-to-the-public performances, including concerts, theatre, a music summer camp and a semester-long piano course for community members.
Standing in the hallway before a workout, three women chatted easily, filling the gym with laughter and pausing only to say hello to friends passing through their conversation.
For more than three decades, the Valley Industry Association has served as a collective body of, and voice for, businesses located in the manufacturing and industrial geographic pockets and business parks operating throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
In today's fast-paced, multi-tasking world, it can be hard to find time for a lunch break-much less commute to a crowded campus, fighting traffic, all in an attempt to arrive on time and sit down to take a college course.
With campuses in Wiley Canyon and North Valencia, Sunshine Child Care & Learning Centers is a private preschool that is designed to champion children to grow intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically, by cultivating a lifetime love of learning.
With the IRS Tax filing deadline just around the corner, many taxpayers are working to submit on time.
For Total Financial Solutions, giving back to the community is an important goal and focus.